Podcast by SA Rugby
Episode 17 - Celebrating International Women's Day
On Tuesday 8 March 2022, the world celebrated International Women's Day, and SA Rugby used the opportunity to shine a light on all things women's rugby in South Africa. Join us as SA Rugby staff members interview Women's High Performance Manager Lynne Cantwell, as well as Springbok Women and Sevens players Nolusindiso Booi and Sizo Solontsi.
Episode 16 - Jacques Nienaber
We caught up with Springbok head coach Jacques Nienaber at the start of a big and full 2022 season.
Episode 15 - Junior coaching with Bafana Nhleko and Chean Roux
Coaching plays an integral role in the development of younger rugby players, and the guests in this episode are Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhlelo and his predecessor Chean Roux, now involved with the SA Rugby Academy for U20s.
Episode 14 - Elite Player Development with Herman Masimla, Barry McDonald and Nico Serfontein
SA Rugby’s Elite Player Development programme started many years ago with the aim of creating a talent identification and development pathway for players from U16 level, up to U18, the Junior Springboks and ultimately the Springboks. Discussing how the EPD programme works are Herman Masimla, Nico Serfontein and Barry McDonald from the Rugby Department.
Episode 13 - Nutrition with Robyn Moore and Zeenat Simjee
Zeenat Simjee and Robyn Moore, who work as dieticians for SA Rugby, talk about the importance of nutrition, give some ideas on meals during training and on game day, and warn against pitfalls as the season kicks back into gear.
Episode 12 - Tim Qumbu on Strength and Conditioning
Tim Qumbu, who heads up S&C at SA Rugby, discusses training programmes and more, specifically aimed at players who are still at school as they prepare to return to competitive action after a year on the sidelines.