Women´s Panel

Maria Mabote

Born: 8 January 1984
Height: 1.61
Weight: 69 Kg
Home province: Griffons - Welkom
School attended: Letsete Secondary School
Favourite country: South Africa
Favourite food: Pasta and meat.

Rugby history:

Played for the Thabong Ladies Team, Purple Heart Ladies Team and captained the Griffons Provincial Team for more than five years.

Why You chose to become a referee:

I was asked to ref while still playing, but had to try it.

Refereeing history:

Started refereeing in 2011

Women Candidates 2014

Women Panel 2016

Career highlights:

Women’s B Division Final 2015

AR for the African Women’ Sevens 2015

National Girls’ Week U16 Final 2016

Who would you like to meet:

Alicia Keys

Hero/Mentor:

Elliot Mtsewu

Advice for new recruits:

Use every opportunity you get to make your mark.

Outside interests:

I work at Matjhabeng Municipality in the Sport and Recreation Department, also involved with community activities.

Did you know?

When I started playing rugby I was a tight head prop.

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