Gauteng Central vs Gauteng North rematch on the cards as the 2012 runners-up serve notice with two quick SPAR National Netball champs wins at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in Rustenburg on Tuesday
Vanes-Mari du Toit
Jenny van Dyk leads Gauteng North into the SPAR National Netball champs as 2013 favourites, but she expects stronger performances from full-strength opposition in this year’s tournament.
The SPAR Proteas and Baby Proteas were the toast of the town at a ritzy event by Sports and Recreatation Minister Fikile Mbalula at Monte Casino on Thursday, after South Africa were named African Netball Champions following the senior team’s win over Malawi in Blantyre in July.
“We have now lost the Malawi ghost, and are officially top in Africa,” enthuses SPAR Proteas coach, after the national netball team beat arch-nemises Malawi to claim the 2013 African Championships title in Blantyre on Friday
The SPAR Proteas will have to pull out all the stops in Blantyre today, where a win in their semi-final against Zambia will see them face the better of Malawi or Uganda for a chance at continental bragging rights
The SPAR Proteas are assured of an African Netball Championships semi-finals place after outplaying Swaziland by 73-28 goals in their second Pool stage match in Blantyre, Malawi on Wednesday
The SPAR Proteas team notch up convincing opening African Championships win against Namibia, as their preparations for direct netball in the absence of info on their opponents pays dividends
SPAR Proteas coach Elize Kotze is confident that the experienced squad is ready for the unpredictable and physical African competition at this year’s African Netball Championships, in Blantyre, Malawi.
Netball SA recalls Yolandi Saalmans and Nontle Gwavu alongside sole new cap, goalshooter Colleen Ferreira, in a strong and mature squad of twelve for the African Championships in Malawi
SPAR increases sponsorship properties in 3-year R20m contract with Netball SA incl. naming rights to world no. 6 SPAR Proteas and as broadcast partner for Supersport’s coverage of netball