Team SA named for the 2016 Region 5 U20 Games in Angola

SASCOC has announced the names of Team South Africa that will be participating at the 2016 Africa Union Sports Council Region 5 Games, previously known as Zone VI Games, in Luanda, Angola from 9-19 December. This is the seventh version of the games. A squad of 119...

Jamaica overcome South Africa in golden goal thriller

It came right down to the wire in the playoff for fifth in the Fast5 World Series, with scores locked after regular time. Play was extended for one minute of overtime and when the teams still couldn’t be separated, a golden goal situation ensued. With shooters from...

Malawi go back to basics to beat South Africa to open day two.

South Africa fell short against rivals Malawi in a well-organised, tactical display from Malawi. Better use of the powerplay made all the difference in the opening game of day two of the Fast5 World Series as Malawi took their second win of the tournament, 36-21. Both...

South Africa draw with England in thriller

A stunning three-point supershot in the dying seconds has earnt South Africa a 29-all draw with England. England appeared to have secured the result when Joanne Harten put her side ahead with five seconds remaining, but some slick movement and a well-placed shot by...

New Zealand dominate South Africa to remain undefeated

New Zealand made full use of the power play as they defeated South Africa by 29 points to win their second game of the Fast5 World Series. South Africa were unable to keep up with New Zealand, who ran away 49-20 victors. New Zealand controlled the match early, but...

Jamaica hang on to claim opening day victory

Jamaica has held off a fast finishing South African side to claim victory in their opening game of the Fast5 Netball World Series. An even first quarter saw both teams creating plenty of chances, with Jamaica taking a one-point lead into the first break. Jamaica was...

Fast 5 Rules

THE OBJECT OF THE GAME Is to score more goals than the opposition. Goals are scored when a team member positioned in, or outside of the attacking shooting circle shoots the ball through the goal ring. Netball is played on a rectangular court, which is divided into areas called thirds.

Fast 5 Team 2016

Congratulations to the players who will form part of South Africa’s FAST5 Team competing at the Fast5 Netball World Series in Melbourne 29-30 October.

Fast 5 Coach Elsje Jordaan answers a few quick ones

Q: Are you excited about going to Australia for the Fast5 World Series? EJ: “Yes I am extremely excited to be going to Australia, once again.” Q: What is different about how you prepare your team for this format of the game? EJ: “Although the basis...

Australian celebrities prepare for Fast5 action

Some of Australia’s biggest TV and radio personalities will test their skills on the netball court, when they suit up for a Celebrity Fast5 Match to be held at the Fast5 Netball World Series on October 29-30. The TODAY Show’s Karl Stefanovic and Tim Gilbert, Nine...

SOUTH AFRICA WIN NETBALL DIAMOND CHALLENGE

South Africa retained their netball Diamond Challenge title with an emphatic 68-34 victory over Zimbabwe at the University of Durban-Westville on Wednesday night. The SPAR Proteas stamped their authority on the match from the start and were 18-11 up after the first...

SPAR PROTEAS STEP UP A GEAR

After a lacklustre start, the SPAR Proteas stepped up a gear and beat the President’s XII comfortably, by 56 goals to 35, in their Diamond Challenge match at the University of Durban-Westville on Tuesday night. With nothing to lose, the President’s XII got off to a...

SPAR PROTEAS STEP UP A GEAR

Durban, South Africa – After a lacklustre start, the SPAR Proteas stepped up a gear and beat the President’s XII comfortably, by 56 goals to 35, in their Diamond Challenge match at the University of Durban-Westville on Tuesday night. With nothing to lose, the...