Women

Inspiration

The Rights stuff for Mkhari: “I was destined to play rugby”

As a young girl, Rights Mkhari harboured dreams of representing her country in sport, and thanks to her dedication and talent she is now a dual international rugby player, playing for the Springbok Women’s 15’s team and contracted to the Springbok Women’s Sevens team.

Inspiration

Booi’s rise from a rural village to Springbok Women’s captain

Leading a national team is undoubtedly one of the biggest achievements for any sportsperson, and in the case of Springbok Women’s lock and captain, Nolusindiso Booi, this feat is particularly notable given her humble upbringing in the rural Eastern Cape village of Trust No 3.

Inspiration

Mpupha: Inspiring girls who want to become Springboks makes me 'Unstoppable'

From humble beginnings in the Middledrift eNjwaxa location near King William’s Town in the Eastern Cape to being one of the top women’s rugby players in South Africa, Springbok Women’s centre Zintle Mpupha’s journey to becoming a professional rugby player is nothing short of admirable.

News

Latsha named among 12 leading women in African Rugby

Springbok Women’s prop Babalwa Latsha was named among 12 leading women in rugby on the African continent as Rugby Africa unveiled its list of 12 #Unstoppables who have been a beacon of inspiration to women in the game on Monday.

Inspiration

Laurian Johannes-Haupt aiming to guide female coaches in South Africa

Education and rugby are two of Laurian Johannes-Haupt’s major passions in life. So, it should come as little surprise that she is planning to use her latest coaching opportunity to benefit future generations of female coaches in South Africa.