South Africa women's national rugby union team

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South Africa
UnionSouth African Rugby Union
Head coach Lawrence Sephaka
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First colours
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Second colours
World Rugby ranking
Current13 (as of 23 November 2020)
First international
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 5–8 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg
( Port Elizabeth, South Africa 29 May 2004)
Biggest win
Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 38–0 Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg
( Al Ain, Dubai 10 April 2010)
Biggest defeat
Flag of England.svg  England 101–0 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg
( Surrey, England 14 May 2005)
World Cup
Appearances3 (First in 2006)
Best result10th place, 2010, 2014
South Africa at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup - South Africa 01.jpg
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 in the rugby union. The side first played in 2004.

Contents

South Africa have appeared in three World Cups since their debut in the 2006 Women's Rugby World Cup, and are currently ranked 15 in the world.

Squad

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

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

Results summary

Full internationals only. Last updated 25 November 2018

Rugby: South Africa internationals 2004-
OpponentFirst gamePlayedWonDrawnLostPercentage
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 200630030.00%
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 200930030.00%
Flag of England.svg  England 200550050.00%
Flag of France.svg  France 200930120.00%
IRFU flag.svg  Ireland 200610010.00%
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 201810010.00%
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan 2006430175.00%
Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 20062200100.00%
Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 201010010.00%
Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa 2006210150.00%
Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland 20102200100.00%
Flag of Spain.svg  Spain 201420020.00%
Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda 20131100100.00%
Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2009510420.00%
Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales 2004720533.33%
Summary421212927.9%

Results

See List of women's international rugby union test matches for information about the status of international games and match numbering.

[468]
2004-05-29 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg5–8 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Adcock Stadium, Port Elizabeth [1/86/1]
[470]
2004-06-05 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg15–16 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria [2/87/2]
[503]
2005-04-30 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg9–24 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Ebbw Vale [93/3/3]
[504]
2005-05-14 England  Flag of England.svg101–0 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Imber Court, London [112/4/1]
[563]
2006-06-17 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg35–0 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Port Elizabeth [5/76/1]
[563]
2006-06-24 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg42–12 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands Durban [6/77/2]
[]
2006-08-31 (WC) Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg68–12 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [18/7/1]
[]
2006-09-04 (WC) England  Flag of England.svg74–8 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [121/8/2]
[]
2006-09-08 (WC) Ireland  IRFU flag.svg37–0 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [77/9/1]
[]
2006-09-12 (WC) Samoa  Flag of Samoa.svg43–10 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa St. Albert Rugby Park, St. Albert [12/10/1]
[]
2006-09-16 (WC) Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg36–0 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Ellerslie Rugby Park, Edmonton [37/11/1]
[758]
2009-08-10 (NC) France  Flag of France.svg17–17 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Oakville [135/12/1]
[761]
2009-08-13 (NC) Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg35–17 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Oakville [70/13/1]
[763]
2009-08-16 (NC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg0–39 Flag of the United States.svg  United States Oakville [14/88/1]
[765]
2009-08-19 (NC) England  Flag of England.svg25–0 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Oakville [154/15/2]
[810]
2010-04-08 Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg17–22 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Al Ain, Dubai [44/16/2]
[811]
2010-04-10 Kazakhstan  Flag of Kazakhstan.svg0–38 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Al Ain, Dubai [45/17/3]
[828]
2010-06-05 Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg8–27 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Lasswade [129/18/1]
[829]
2010-06-12 Scotland  Flag of Scotland.svg17–41 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Lasswade [130/19/2]
[837]
2010-08-20 (WC) New Zealand  Flag of New Zealand.svg55–3 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [54/20/1]
[841]
2010-08-24 (WC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg15–10 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [21/133/4]
[850]
2010-08-28 (WC) Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg62–0 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [30/22/2]
[853]
2010-09-01 (WC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg25–10 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg  Kazakhstan Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [23/49/4]
[860]
2010-09-05 (WC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg17–29 Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Surrey Sports Park, Guildford [24/136/5]
[899]
2011-08-02 (NC) Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg52–17 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Oakville [88/25/2]
[901]
2011-08-05 (NC) England  Flag of England.svg46–8 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Chatham-Kent [175/26/4]
[903]
2011-08-09 (NC) United States  Flag of the United States.svg23–26 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Oakville [81/27/2]
[905]
2011-08-13 (NC) United States  Flag of the United States.svg29–9 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Oakville [82/28/3]
[1004]
2013-07-30 (NC) United States  Flag of the United States.svg32–22 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Northern Colorado University, Greeley [89/29/4]
[1005]
2013-08-04 (NC) England  Flag of England.svg18–17 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Northern Colorado University, Greeley [203/30/5]
[1007]
2013-08-07 (NC) Canada  Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg53–15 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Northern Colorado University, Greeley [94/31/3]
[1009]
2013-08-10 (NC) United States  Flag of the United States.svg61–5 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Infinity Park, Glendale [92/32/5]
[1015]
2013-09-07 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg63–3 Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda East London, Eastern Cape [33/19/1]
[1054]
2014-07-04 France  Flag of France.svg46–8 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Marcoussis [186/35/2]
[1059]
2014-08-01 (WC) Australia  Flag of Australia (converted).svg26–3 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa CNR  [ fr ], Marcoussis [35/36/3]
[1068]
2014-08-05 (WC) France  Flag of France.svg55–3 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa CNR  [ fr ], Marcoussis [188/37/3]
[1072]
2014-08-09 (WC) Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg35–3 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa CNR  [ fr ], Marcoussis [160/38/6]
[1075]
2014-08-13 (WC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg25–24 Flag of Samoa.svg  Samoa CNR  [ fr ], Marcoussis [39/22/1]
[1082]
2014-08-17 (WC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg0–36 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain CNR  [ fr ], Marcoussis [40/110/1]
[1274]
2018-11-10 Wales  Flag of Wales (1959-present).svg19–5 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Cardiff Arms Park [190/41/7]
[1281]
2018-11-17 Spain  Flag of Spain.svg17–5 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Villajoyosa [128/42/2]
[1290]
2018-11-25 Italy  Flag of Italy.svg35–10 Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Prato [143/43/1]
[1338]
2019-08-09 (AC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg89–5 Flag of Uganda.svg  Uganda Johannesburg [44/26/2]
[1341]
2019-08-13 (AC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg73–0 Flag of Madagascar.svg  Madagascar Johannesburg [45/2/1]
[1343]
2019-08-17 (AC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg39–0 Flag of Kenya.svg  Kenya Johannesburg [46/25/1]
[1345]
2019-09-21 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg12–29 Flag of Spain.svg  Spain WJ De Wet Stadium, Despatch [47/132/2]
[1346]
2019-09-30 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg5–47 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland City Park Sports Grounds, Cape Town [48/193/3]
[1347]
2019-10-05 South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svg15–38 Flag of Scotland.svg  Scotland City Park Sports Grounds, Cape Town [49/194/4]
[]
2021-09-18 (WC) France  Flag of France.svgv Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Eden Park, Auckland [-/50/4]
[]
2021-09-23 (WC) England  Flag of England.svgv Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa Semenoff Stadium, Whangārei [-/51/6]
[]
2021-09-28 (WC) South Africa  Flag of South Africa.svgv Flag of Fiji.svg  Fiji Waitakere Stadium, Auckland [-/52/1]

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References

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