Off to Spain…

Babalwa "Beast" Latsha, right, in action. Picture: Phando Jikelo/African News Agency (ANA)

EWC LLB graduate and senior national women’s rugby team captain, Babalwa “Beast” Latsha, from Khayelitsha, became the first South African women’s rugby player to sign an overseas professional contract when she recently joined Spanish side SD Eibar Feminino rugby cub. The 25-year-old will also lead the national team to the 2021 World Cup to be played in New Zealand. A product of South African Rugby Legends Association’s Vuka development programme. Latsha has also represented the Western Province and South Africa at both Sevens and 15-a-side formats. She left for Spain last week.