Although the unbeaten Lightning Roses from Bloemfontein will go into the second semi-final of the Netball Grand Series as the outright favourites on Saturday, the fourth-placed team on the log, Black Diamonds, have the ability to ensure an intriguing semi and even cause an upset if they hit their straps.
Netball Grand Series
The second-placed Galaxy Blues advanced to the finals of the Netball Grand Series when they beat the Starlight Jets 43-36 in the first semi-final in Pretoria on Saturday.
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.
In an unprecedented move, half of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University’s netball team have been named in the South African student squad, the academic institution announced on Monday.
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.