South Africa women's national rugby sevens team

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South Africa
UnionSouth African Rugby Union
Coach(es)Paul Delport
Captain(s)Mathrin Simmers and Christelene Steinhobel
Team kit
World Cup Sevens
Appearances2 (First in 2009)
Best resultChampions(2009) Rugby World Cup Sevens
South Africa at the 2012 Dubai Women's 7s

The South Africa women's national rugby sevens team competes at events within the World Rugby Women's Sevens Series and was a core team for 2014–15 season. They first played in the 2009 Rugby World Cup Sevens, and also competed in the IRB Women's Sevens Challenge Cup in the 2011–12 season.

Tournament History[edit]

Rugby World Cup Sevens[edit]

Rugby World Cup Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
United Arab Emirates 2009 Semifinalists 3rd, bronze medalist(s) 5 3 2 0
Russia 2013 Bowl Quarterfinalists 13th 4 1 3 0
United States 2018 14th 4 1 3 0
Total 0 Titles 2/2 9 4 5 0

Commonwealth Games[edit]

Commonwealth Games
Year Round Position Pld W L D
Australia 2018 8th 5 0 5 0
Total 0 Titles 0/0 0 0 0 0

Women's Africa Cup Sevens[edit]

Women's Africa Cup Sevens
Year Round Position Pld W L D
2013 Champions 1st 4 4 0 0
2014 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0
2015 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0
2016 Champions 1st 5 5 0 0
2017 Champions 1st 6 6 0 0
Total 5 Titles 5/5 26 26 0 0

Squad[edit]

Squad to the 2017 Dubai Women's Sevens:[1]

  • Megan Comley
  • Phumeza Gadu
  • Veroeshka Grain (c)
  • Jacqueline Kriel
  • Unathi Mali
  • Zintle Mpupha
  • Marithy Pienaar
  • Nadine Roos
  • Mathrin Simmers
  • Chane Stadler
  • Christelene Steinhoebel
  • Eloise Webb

Previous Squads[edit]

2012 London Sevens[edit]

Group A[edit]

Nation Won Drawn Lost For Against
 England 3 0 0 89 5
 South Africa 2 0 1 49 51
 Brazil 1 0 2 36 83
 Kazakhstan 0 0 3 31 66

Quarter-finals[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dubai Sevens: Women's team profiles". World Rugby. 28 November 2017. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ World Rugby.org (7 May 2015). "World Cup duo back to boost England women". Retrieved 15 May 2015.
  3. ^ "SA Women eye more improvement in London". South African Rugby Union. 10 May 2012. Archived from the original on 6 June 2016. Retrieved 6 June 2016.

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