Bell/Specialized South Africa young rider Hayley Smith will be hoping to build on the second place she claimed in 2011, when she tackles Saturday’s Magma Security Scottburgh MTB Race
An out-of-form Lebo Phalula beat the best Mapaseka Makhanya (2nd) and Nolene Conrad (3rd) had to offer, to win the senior women’s title at the 2013 Athletics SA Cross Country trials in Boksburg on Saturday, and put herself into pole position for a place in the ASA teams to the Southern Region Championships, and World Championships
Lebo Phalula among an elite field also including Christine Kalmer, Tebogo Masehla and Portia Ngwenya heading the biggest field ever for annual Cross Country trials as athletes vie for a place in the Athletics SA squad for two major Cross Country Championships in March.
Being invited to take on world-leading netball teams Australia, New Zealand and England in October’s Quad Series, in Australia and New Zealand, is proof that Netball SA is making progress in establishing itself as a top contender for world stakes, according to national coach Elize Kotze
Netball SA Director of Selectors, Christine du Preez, views Malawi as the SPAR Proteas’ sternest challenge in the upcoming Diamond League also featuring Botswana and Zambia, as the hosts looks to regain the world no. 5-ranked spot in the world
Sunette Viljoen charting a come-back trail timed to peak just at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Experience key in Netball squad for 3-test Jamaica tour
Identified as top candidate, Elize Kotze remains Netball SA coach until after June tour to confront world top-four professionals, Jamaica.
Netball South Africa (NSA) says it will not stand in the way of the captain of the Spar National Netball team, Amanda Mynhardt, if she wishes to go to New Zealand to gain experience, as long as she follows the correct procedures.
After two intense semi-final matches on the fifth day of the SPAR National Netball Championships, the top teams are to meet in a repeat of last year’s final. Gauteng North and Free State Motheo will meet on court on Saturday at 11h30.