South Africa women's national rugby union team

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South Africa
South Africa national rugby union team.svg
Union South African Rugby Union
Coach(es) South Africa Lawrence Sephaka
Team kit
Change kit
First international
 South Africa 5-8 Wales 
(Port Elizabeth, South Africa 29 May 2004)
Largest win
 South Africa 38-0 Kazakhstan 
(Al Ain, Dubai 10 April 2010)
Largest defeat
 England 101-0 South Africa 
(Surrey, England 14 May 2005)
World Cup
Appearances 3 (First in 2006)
Best result 10th place, 2010, 2014
South Africa at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup.

The South Africa women's national rugby union team are a national sporting side of South Africa, representing them at rugby union. The side first played in 2004.

History[edit]

South Africa have appeared in three World Cups since their debut in the 2006 Women's Rugby World Cup.

Squad[edit]

Squad to 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup:[1]

Player Position Date of Birth Caps Club
Thantaswa Macingwana Hooker 13 January 1994 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Denita Wentzel Hooker 31 March 1990 South Africa Western Province
Portia Jonga Prop 4 November 1988 South Africa Eastern Province
Cebisa Kula Prop 19 May 1981 South Africa Eastern Province
Nwabisa Faith Ngxatu Prop 25 October 1983 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Asithandile Ntoyanto Prop 6 May 1991 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Celeste Aneurin Adonis Lock 7 June 1992 South Africa Western Province
Nolusindiso Booi Lock 29 June 1985 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Nomathamsanqa Yolanda Faleni Lock 3 March 1985 South Africa Eastern Province
Rachelle Geldenhuys Flanker 20 January 1987 South Africa Blue Bulls
Lamla Momoti Flanker 27 March 1985 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Vuyolwethu Vazi Flanker 11 July 1987 South Africa Blue Bulls
Shona-Leah Weston Number 8 25 November 1991 South Africa Blue Bulls
Mandisa Williams Number 8 8 November 1984 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Tayla Kinsey Scrum-half 5 September 1993 South Africa KwaZulu-Natal
Fundiswa Plaatjie Scrum-half 4 December 1985 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Siphosethu Tshingana Scrum-half 12 October 1987 South Africa Eastern Province
Zenay Jordaan Fly-half 4 April 1991 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Lorinda Brown Centre 16 December 1983 South Africa Eastern Province
Bella Benele Makwezela Centre 16 January 1986 South Africa Western Province
Ziyanda Tywaleni Centre 26 November 1987 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Phumeza Gadu Wing 21 June 1985 South Africa Eastern Province
Veroeshka Jasmine Grain Wing 11 December 1990 South Africa Western Province
Sinazo Nobele Wing 5 October 1988 South Africa Blue Bulls
Siviwe Basweni Fullback 17 October 1990 South Africa Border Bulldogs
Cindy Cant Fullback 9 October 1982 South Africa Blue Bulls

Results summary[edit]

(Full internationals only. Last updated August 9, 2013.)

Rugby: South Africa internationals 2004-
Opponent First game Played Won Drawn Lost Percentage
 Australia 2006 2 0 0 2 0.00%
 Canada 2009 4 0 0 4 0.00%
 England 2005 5 0 0 5 0.00%
 France 2009 2 0 1 1 25.00%
 Ireland 2006 1 0 0 1 0.00%
 Kazakhstan 2006 4 3 0 1 75.00%
 Netherlands 2006 2 2 0 0 100.00%
 New Zealand 2010 1 0 0 1 0.00%
 Samoa 2006 1 0 0 1 0.00%
 Scotland 2010 2 2 0 0 100.00%
 Uganda 2013 1 1 0 0 100.00%
 United States 2009 5 1 0 4 20.00%
 Wales 2004 5 2 0 3 40.00%
Summary 2004 36 11 1 24 31.94%

Results[edit]

See Women's international rugby for information about the status of international games and match numbering

Full internationals[edit]

[462]
2004-05-29 South Africa  5-8  Wales Adcock Stadium, Port Elizabeth [1/86/1]
[464]
2004-06-05 South Africa  15-16  Wales Loftus Stadium, Pretoria [2/87/2]
[496]
2005-04-30 Wales  9-24  South Africa Ebbw Vale RFC [93/3/3]
[497]
2005-05-14 England  101-0  South Africa Imber Court RFC [112/4/1]
[556]
2006-06-17 South Africa  35-0  Netherlands Port Elizabeth [5/73/1]
[557]
2006-06-24 South Africa  42-12  Netherlands Durban [6/74/2]
[563]
2006-08-31 (WC) Australia  68-12  South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [18/7/1]
[566]
2006-09-04 (WC) England  74-8  South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [121/8/2]
[576]
2006-09-08 (WC) Ireland  37-0  South Africa St. Albert Rugby Park, St. Albert [77/9/1]
[581]
2006-09-12 (WC) Samoa  43-10  South Africa St. Albert Rugby Park, St. Albert [12/10/1]
[585]
2006-09-16 (WC) Kazakhstan  36-0  South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [37/11/1]
[761]
2009-08-10 (NC) France  17-17  South Africa Oakville, Ontario [135/12/1]
[761]
2009-08-13 (NC) Canada  35-17  South Africa Oakville, Ontario [70/13/1]
[763]
2009-08-16 (NC) South Africa  0-39  United States Oakville, Ontario [14/68/1]
[765]
2009-08-19 (NC) England  25-0  South Africa Oakville, Ontario [154/14/3]
[809]
2010-04-08 Kazakhstan  17-22  South Africa Al Ain, Dubai [44/16/2]
[810]
2010-04-10 Kazakhstan  0-38  South Africa Al Ain, Dubai [45/17/3]
[827]
2010-06-05 Scotland  8-27  South Africa Lasswade [129/18/1]
[828]
2010-06-12 Scotland  17-41  South Africa Lasswade [130/19/2]
[837]
2010-08-20 (WC) New Zealand  55-3  South Africa Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [54/20/1]
[841]
2010-08-24 (WC) South Africa  15 – 10  Wales Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [21/133/4]
[850]
2010-08-28 (WC) Australia  62 – 0  South Africa Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [30/22/2]
[853]
2010-09-01 (WC) South Africa  25 – 10  Kazakhstan Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [23/49/4]
[860]
2010-09-05 (WC) South Africa  17 – 29  Wales Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [24/136/5]
[899]
2011-08-02 (NC) Canada  52-17  South Africa Oakville, Ontario [88/25/2]
[901]
2011-08-05 (NC) England  46-8  South Africa Chatham-Kent, Ontario [175/26/4]
[903]
2011-08-09 (NC) United States  23-26  South Africa Oakville, Ontario [81/27/2]
[905]
2011-08-13 (NC) United States  29-9  South Africa Oakville, Ontario [82/28/3]
[1004]
2013-07-30 (NC) United States  32-22  South Africa University of Northern Colorado [89/29/4]
[1005]
2013-08-04 (NC) England  18-17  South Africa University of Northern Colorado [203/30/5]
[1007]
2013-08-07 (NC) Canada  53-15  South Africa University of Northern Colorado [94/31/3]
[1007]
2013-08-07 (NC) Canada  53-15  South Africa University of Northern Colorado [94/31/3]
[1009]
2013-08-10 (NC) United States  61-5  South Africa Infinity Park, Glendale [92/32/5]
[1015]
2013-09-07 [WCQ] South Africa  63-3  Uganda East London, Eastern Cape [33/19/1]
[1053]
2014-07-05 France  39-8  South Africa Marcoussis [186/35/2]

Other matches[edit]

[-]
2005-04-26 Wales A  10-17  South Africa UWIC, Cardiff [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-05-07 England A  42-12  South Africa Old Albanians, St Albans [-/-/-]
[-]
2005-05-10 England Academy  25-19  South Africa Old Albanians, St Albans [-/-/-]
[-]
June 2006 South Africa A  5-3  Irish Barbarians Durban [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-08-09 South Africa  34-40 Celeste e Blu.png Nomads Ellis Park, Johannesburg [-/-/-]
[-]
2008-08-16 South Africa  0-29 Celeste e Blu.png Nomads Newlands Stadium, Cape Town [-/-/-]
[-]
2012-06-23 South Africa  28-17 Celeste e Blu.png Nomads Cape Town [-/-/-]
[-]
2012-06-30 South Africa  17-15 Celeste e Blu.png Nomads Goodwood RFC, Cape Town [-/-/-]
[-]
2014-06-28 Nomads Celeste e Blu.png 5-20  South Africa Teddington, UK [-/-/-]
[-]
2014-07-01 Nomads Celeste e Blu.png '  South Africa London Wasps [-/-/-]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ IRB (2014). "South Africa Squad". Retrieved 26 August 2014. 

External links[edit]