Babalwa Latsha will lead the Springbok Women’s team against Spain on Saturday in the absence of regular captain Nolusindiso Booi as injuries forced coach Stanley Raubenheimer to make a number of changes to his side.
Vodacom Super Rugby's geographical appeal and footprint has been highlighted with the release by SANZAAR of an updated tournament schedule for 2019, that will kick-off on Friday 15 February when the Chiefs host the Highlanders in Hamilton, New Zealand.
Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer focused on the positive aspects of his team’s performance on Saturday following their 19-5 defeat against Wales in a competitive Test match at Cardiff Arms Park, Wales.
Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer said on Monday his team is expecting a challenging task against Wales at Cardiff Arms Park, Wales on Saturday as they switch their focus to their first Test in four years.
The Toyota Cheetahs and Isuzu Southern Kings went down fighting on Sunday against Irish Guinness PRO14 giants, Munster and Leinster respectively, as both teams suffered narrow defeats at home despite playing some courageous rugby.
The Springboks’ failure to finish off their opportunities and some ill-discipline, which resulted in crucial penalties for England, cost them the match at Twickenham on Saturday, according to Rassie Erasmus, the SA Rugby Director of Rugby.
Springbok skipper, Siya Kolisi, reckons his team can expect a huge physical and tactical battle on Saturday against England at Twickenham.
Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux invited two squads of 74 Under-19 and Under-18 players for assessment camps in Stellenbosch, Western Cape in November and January with an eye on preparing for next year’s World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina.