SA RUGBY PANEL
|Born:||27 June 1987|
|Married to:||Zaandré Barrett-Theron|
|Home province:||Western Province - Cape Town|
|School attended:||Northlands Girls High School (Durban)|
|Favourite country:||South Africa|
Played women rugby for:
- KZN 2005-2008
- WP 2008-2012
- SA 7's and 15's: 2008-2012
- 7's World Rugby Cup in 2009
- 15's World Rugby Cup 15's in 2010
In addition: played in the Junior Touch Rugby World Cup in 2005 and the Senior Touch Rugby World Cup in 2007
Why You chose to become a referee:
I was looking for a new challenge and wanted to stay involved in the game that I love. I also wanted to give back to the sport that gave me so many opportunities and allowed me to travel the world.
Started refereeing in 2014
Academy Squad 2014
SARU Women's Panel 2015 to 2016
World Rugby Women 7's panel 2016/2017
SARU Men National "B" Panel 2017
Refereed at the Rio Olympics 2016
AR at the HSBC 7's Cape Town 2016
Refereed a Cup Quarter Final of the Women's 7's World Series in France 2016
Test Debut: World Cup Qualifying - Fiji vs Japan 2016
2nd Test: RBS Women Six Nations - Scotland vs Ireland
FNB Varsity Shield 2017: Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) vs University of Fort Hare (UFH)
Appointed to the World Rugby Women World Cup in Ireland 2017
Favourite international sportsperson:
"Live the dream!" - If you want it, work hard and don't stop until you've got it - it's worth it!
Who would you like to meet:
My mom she may not be the sportiest person I know but she is definitely the strongest and she has motivated me to become the person I am today.
Advice for new recruits:
Every match will challenge you physically, mentally and emotionally in some way, stay strong and keep your head up. Mistakes happen learn from them and move on.
Playing Touch Rugby, stand up paddle boarding, surfing and spending time at home with friends and family.
Did you know?
I love to read!
Number of matches officiated/TMO:
18 Women International Tests, 8 WR 7´s Women Tournaments, 2 First Division, 10 Women Provincial