Chabe, rugby's dynamite with a big heart

Bright future: Chabe has made positive strides
Bright future: Chabe has made positive strides

During a physical match played between Ryders and White Hogs, an outstanding pint-sized figure in the middle of the Wharic Park blowing the whistle, caught the eye.

She was unfazed by the big frame of the players around her, frequently flashing a smile as she raised her hands to give signals.

Naledi Chabe was the woman in charge of the league encounter and has enjoyed more than a decade of officiating. Her first encounter as a touch rugby was at the school level in 2009. “I got a chance to be a touch judge in 7s and 10s games. In 2012, that is when I got introduced to contact games but I was still a referee at the 7s and 10s format at the school level.

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