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WOMEN'S FIRST DIVISION

The Women's First Division is split into two sections – Group 2 kicks off on Saturday, 12 June, and Group 1 will be starting on Saturday, 26 June. Four teams will battle it out in Group 1 of the First Division – Free State, Griffons, Griquas and SWD – while Group 2 features five teams – the Leopards, Limpopo Blue Bulls, Mastercard Golden Lions, Valke and Pumas. These teams will go head-to-head over a single round with the Lions defending the title they won in 2019. The top team in each group will advance to the final, which will be played as the curtain raiser to the Premier Division final.

The history

Women's First Division 2021 table
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Mastercard Golden Lions Women
4 4 0 0 127 12 115 23 0 19
2
Leopards Women
4 3 1 0 103 63 40 14 11 14
3
Free State Women
3 3 0 0 80 20 60 13 2 14
4
Valke Women
4 2 2 0 158 85 73 28 14 11
5
Griffons Women
3 1 2 0 32 66 -34 6 12 6
6
Limpopo Blue Bulls Women
4 1 3 0 95 177 -82 15 31 5
7
Griquas Women
3 1 2 0 37 63 -26 5 10 5
8
SWD Women
3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
9
Pumas Women
4 0 4 0 5 151 -146 1 25 0

Group 1
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Free State Women
3 3 0 0 80 20 60 13 2 14
2
Griffons Women
3 1 2 0 32 66 -34 6 12 6
3
Griquas Women
3 1 2 0 37 63 -26 5 10 5
4
SWD Women
3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

Group 2
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Mastercard Golden Lions Women
4 4 0 0 127 12 115 23 0 19
2
Leopards Women
4 3 1 0 103 63 40 14 11 14
3
Valke Women
4 2 2 0 158 85 73 28 14 11
4
Limpopo Blue Bulls Women
4 1 3 0 95 177 -82 15 31 5
5
Pumas Women
4 0 4 0 5 151 -146 1 25 0

There are currently no fixtures available.

RESULTS

10 Jul|Outeniqua Park, George

SWD Women

0 - 0

Griffons Women

10 Jul|UJ West Sport Field, Johannesburg

Mastercard Golden Lions Women

27 - 0

Valke Women

10 Jul|Olen Park, Potchefstroom

Leopards Women

0 - 0

Pumas Women

Women

Tournament news

Golden Lions defend Women’s First Division title

The Mastercard Golden Lions Women successfully defended the Women’s First Division title they won two years ago when they beat Free State in the final in Johannesburg on Saturday, setting up an opportunity to get promoted to the Premier Division next year.

Team news

Raubenheimer names strong squad for RWC camp

Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer named an impressive squad of 35 players for their second Rugby World Cup preparation camp in Stellenbosch in August, with a number of Women’s Premier and First Division star performers featuring alongside a strong core of experienced players.

Preview

Rescheduled Women’s First Division Final locked in

The Mastercard Golden Lions will defend the Women’s First Division title they won in 2019 against Free State in Johannesburg on Saturday, after the final had to be postponed last week.

Match report

Border back on top in Women's Premier Division

The Border Ladies, spearheaded by a magnificent Lusanda Dumke, outplayed DHL Western Province 24-15 in a pulsating Women’s Premier Division final in Cape Town on Friday, upsetting the defending champions and claiming the most valuable prize in local women's rugby for the first time since 2016.