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The Gauteng Jaguars and Free State Crinums square off in the grand final of the Telkom Netball League in Mangaung at 19:00 (Watch it LIVE on SuperSport Variety 4).

Here are all the facts you need to know:

  • It will be the fourth occasion that the two teams meet in the final. The Crinums won the previous three in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  • It is the seventh consecutive final for the Jaguars and the fourth one by the Crinums.
  • With three titles each, the winner will become the most successful team in the competition.
  • The Jaguars is unbeaten in their last 20 matches (a new competition record) and last suffered a defeat in the first round in 2019.
  • The finalists have played each other 15 times before in the competition, the Jaguars winning all but three of them. The closest the Crinums came to a win since winning the 2016 final, was in last year’s semi-final when the goal difference was just one (49-48).
  • Jasmine Ziegelmeier of the Jaguars will play in her fifth consecutive final. Three of her teammates will feature in their fourth: Lungile Mthembu (2015, 2017, 2019, 2020), Marlize de Bruin (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020) and Chantelle Swart (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020).
  • For the Crinums, only captain Lefébre Rademan has been involved in a final before (in 2015 and 2016).
  • Izette Griesel, captain of the Jaguars, is the only surviving member of the inaugural final on 8 June 2014.

Final Records:

  • Biggest win: 15 goals (Jaguars 53-38 Stings, 2019)
  • Smallest winning margin: 2 goals (Crinums 61-59 Jaguars, 2015) & (Jaguars 49-47 Stings, 2018)
  • Most goals scored: 120 (Crinums 61-59 Jaguars, 2015)
  • Most goals scored by a team: 61 (Crinums 61-59 Jaguars, 2015)
  • Least goals scored: 70 (Stings 39-31 Stars, 2014 Division 2)
  • Least goals scored by a team: 31 (Stings 39-31 Stars, 2014 Division 2)