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WORLD CLASS NETBALL FOR JOHANNESBURG

Johannesburg, South Africa - “The Battle of the Flowers” – it sounds quite gentle and ladylike.  But make no mistake, the battle between the SPAR Proteas and the England Roses in their SPAR Quad Series fixture at the Ellis Park Indoor Arena on January 28 will not be...

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COUNTDOWN BEGINS FOR BIGGEST NETBALL EVENT IN JOHANNESBURG

Johannesburg, South Africa - The countdown has begun for the biggest netball event ever to hit Johannesburg – the Quad Series brought to you by SPAR involving Australia, New Zealand ,England and South Africa. The South African leg of the Quad Series will be played at...

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THE BEST OF THE BEST COMING TO JOHANNESBURG

Johannesburg, South Africa - There is good reason for netball fans to celebrate – four of the best teams in the world are coming to Johannesburg for the next stage of the SPAR Quad Series. The matches, involving world champions Australia, New Zealand, England and...

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MATCH STATS TELLS SA’S FAST5 STORY

We picked some stats from last weekend’s Fast5 Netball World Serieswhich saw South Africa taking 5th spot. * No player played more minutes than South Africa’s Phumza Maweni – a total of 144 minutes in six matches. It is 13 more than Jhaniele Fowler-Reid of Jamaica in...

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NEW NSA NATIONAL EXECUTIVE MAPS OUT PLANS

Johannesburg, South Africa - The new president of Netball South Africa (NSA), Cecilia Molokwane, is to meet the other members of the new national executive in Pretoria on Thursday to map out plans for netball in the next four years. Molokwane of Limpopo, a former...

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RECORD AMOUNT SA PLAYERS OVERSEAS IN 2018

With the latest singings of Maryka Holtzhausen and Phumza Maweni to an English club, a record number of five Protea players will now be plying their trade overseas next year. Maweni and Holtzhausen will hook up with the Severn Stars in the United Kingdom's Superleague...

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Stingy South Africans take down Malawi in playoff

South Africa were too strong for a resilient Malawi outfit that go winless through the Fast5 series, inconsistent shooting combined with impressive defence from South Africa were the deciding factors. South Africa end their tournament with a win on the back of some...

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Tippett powers Australia to third win over South Africa

Australia’s first half dominance allowed them to cruise to victory over South Africa, securing themselves a spot in the 3rd vs 4th playoff. South Africa never hit their groove throughout the series and their final game was no exception, struggling to hit the...

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Sharpshooting Baard helps South Africa to their first win

With both Malawi and South Africa desperate to open their Fast5 accounts with a win on Day 2, a hard fought affair saw the South Africans ultimately claim a tight victory thanks to some sharp shooting from Charmaine Baard. Malawi brought a new focus into the game,...

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Jamaica pounce on their power play to secure first win

Jamaica have made the perfect start to their 2017 Fast5 World Series campaign, executing during their power play to defeat South Africa. The Jamaicans used an 18-5 final quarter to come from behind and secure the 37-29 victory. The two sides were evenly matched early...

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FAST5 CHERRY ON CAKE IN COMEBACK YEAR FOR JESSICA

When Jessica Khomo returned to competitive netball in this year’s Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League (BFNPL) she wanted to be relevant. And that she certainly was. The 26 year-old Khomo, a member of the South African Fast5 team who’s competing in the World Series in...

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SPEED OF FAST5 ON THE INCREASE

As the veteran of the team and having tasted success in this format, the five newcomers in the South African Fast5 team will look towards Maryka Holtzhausen to set the tone when they take to court this weekend. Holtzhausen will play in her sixth Fast5 World Series. In...

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JORDAAN SHARES LESSONS FROM 2016

In her first year as head coach of the South African Fast5 team, with a very inexperienced side, things didn’t go all that well in 2016, but the lessons learned was invaluable, said Elsjé Jordaan. “There was so much I learned, like the importance of balance with team...

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KZN, 2017’s Division A & B Male Netball Champions

The #SAMaleNetballChamps FINAL was a close contested affair between Gauteng A1 and KZN A1 at the Cape Winelands Netball Courts at the Boy Louw Sports Fields in Paarl on Saturday. KZN in the end had the extra edge to secure victory in both Division A and B....

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SPAR PROTEAS MAKING MOVES ON NETBALL WORLD RANKINGS

London, United Kingdom - It has been a busy period of international netball in the past couple of months with the Quad Series, Pent Series, Taini Jamison Trophy, SEA Games and others all taking place. The INF World Rankings have been updated to reflect matches played...

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SPAR PROTEAS READY FOR FINAL FIJI NETBALL TEST

Suva, Fiji - Despite a comfortable win against Fiji on Wednesday (72-310, SPAR Proteas netball captain Bongi Msomi, 29 yrs, expects a physical Fiji in the second and final test of the Digicel Punjas International Test Netball Series at the Vodafone Arena in Suva on...

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MAJOR ACHIEVEMENT BY THE PROTEAS

After another stunning performance by the SPAR Proteas in the Quad Series, there's again lots to celebrate as the team keeps on impressing against the world’s best. On Sunday in Invercargill the Proteas claimed their very first win in the third edition of the Quad...

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SPAR PROTEAS MAKE AUSTRALIA SWEAT FOR THEIR VICTORY

The SPAR Proteas proved they are a force to be reckoned with in world netball on Wednesday when they put up their best performance against Australia since 1967. The Australian Diamonds won the SANZEA Quad Series match in Canberra by 58 goals  to 52, but the world...

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