SPAR Proteas set to benefit from return of experienced campaigners Bootha and Mdodana, as tri-nations vs world greats England and Trinidad and Tobago await in PE next week
The SPAR Proteas ended their three-match away netball Test series against England in true South African style, playing their hearts out in Worcester on Friday night
Ruthless world no. 3 England seize on a lack of confidence by the SPAR Proteas to convincingly win the second Test 51-33 in front of a packed Wembley stadium in London on Wednesday
Coach expects the SPAR Proteas to take on world no. 3 England with a winning mentality in the first of their three-test international netball series starting in Bath at 2:30pm this afternoon
World number three England taught the SPAR Proteas a lesson in endurance, finishing each quarter better than the African champions to win the opening encounter of the 3-test series
Netball SA announces a strong and balanced SPAR South African Netball team for the three-match England Test Series starting 25 September
The SPAR SA Netball Proteas lost their second test 24-63 to world no. 2 New Zealand in Tauranga on Sunday. After being sideswept by a rampant Silver Ferns team in the opening 10 minutes, the Proteas regrouped and played a positive match to hold their heads high
SPAR Proteas Coach Elize Kotze says that her team has analysed videos of their first match against the Australian Diamonds in the Quad Series, and believe that defence will be key in making progress against the world’s best.
A fighting SPAR Proteas team have lost their third match in the Quad Series, to world number-three England, by a margin of 62-53. This is by far the SA team’s best performance in the series, after big losses to both Australia and New Zealand.
Former Protea player Irene Van Dyk proves too strong for South Africa’s Adele Niemand, in the SPAR Proteas first match of the Quad Series on Sunday. Photo: Courtesy Netball Australia