The Golden Fireballs and the Free State Crinums locked horns on Friday morning in a very scintillating game, both in search of a vital victory but it was the Crinums who were successful at the end with a 40-38 win in the Telkom Netball League.
The Western Cape Tornados retain their number one spot in Division B, while the Gauteng Jaguars officially cement their place in the semi-final round of the Telkom Netball League.
Round Two of the Telkom Netball League got off to a firing start as the Western Cape Tornados retaliated, beating the Eastern Cape Aloes, while Golden Fireball’s head coach, Dumisani Chauke expressed her disappointment losing to the Flames.
Kingdom Stars will be eager to return to winning ways in round two of the Telkom Netball League, while Gauteng Jaguars reclaim top spot on Division A log standings.
The Southern Stings caused an upset in a dramatic encounter against the Free State Crinums, while the Western Cape Tornados redeemed themselves against the Northern Cape Diamonds in the Telkom Netball League.
The Gauteng Jaguars and Southern Stings held each other to a 35-all draw, while the Mpumalanga Sunbirds remain undefeated in the Telkom Netball League.
Award-winning Sports Broadcaster, Rachel Makhura and Kingdom Queens captain, Fezeka Sondgaba, are looking forward to the start of the Telkom Netball League following the release of a bumper fixtures list.
The experienced and star-studded Galaxy Blues will start as favourites when they face the Starlight Jets in the first semi-final of the Netball Grand Series competition in Pretoria on Saturday.
The Black Diamonds achieved their needed two bonus points in a close contest with the Starlight Jets, who won 49-46 in Kempton Park, and that was enough to see the Soweto side clinch the fourth semi-final berth in the first Netball Grand Series competition this weekend.
The main interest in the last round of the Netball Grand Series will focus on the race for the fourth play-off berth between the Ibhayi Gales and the Black Diamonds this weekend.