|DATE OF BIRTH:||31-03-1994|
|POSITION:||Tight head prop|
Babalwa Latsha hails from Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. She has, however spent a large part of her life in Cape Town, Khayelitsha where she currently resides. Babalwa is a dual international rugby player, having represented her country in both rugby 15’s and rugby sevens. She participated in the women’s’ World Cup sevens held in San Francisco. Also, Babalwa has captained the Springbok Women to qualify for the World Cup in 2021 to be held in New Zealand. Furthermore, Babalwa has lead the Western Province Women’s Senior team for three consecutive seasons resulting in her team retaining the Inter-Provincial Championship title for those consecutive seasons.
Captained Springbok Women to World Cup qualification.
Captain of Western Province Senior Women (3XInter-Provincial Championships)
South African Students 7’s
Springbok Women 7s-
Sevens Rugby World Cup player in San Fransisco
Springbok Women 15s vice captain- European Test matches
Western Province Senior Women 15s captain
University of the Western Cape Sportswoman of the Year.
University of the Western Cape Achiever of the Year
Western Province Senior Women’s Rugby V/C.
Call-up to Senior Women’s Springboks for UK Tour in October.
South African Rugby Union Women’s Achiever of the Year
Western Province Senior Women’s Rugby.
SARU Conditioning and testing call-up.
Western Province Senior Women’s Player of the Year Award.
South African Students 7s.