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SOUTH AFRICA WIN BID TO HOST 2023 NETBALL WORLD CUP

Cape Town, South Africa - The International Netball Federation (INF) has today announced that Netball South Africa has won the rights to host the 16th staging of the Netball World Cup in 2023. The tournament will be held in the International Convention Centre in...

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HEARTBREAK AND JOY FOR SPAR PROTEAS

Liverpool, United Kingdom - The SPAR Proteas put on their best performance against New Zealand since 1995 in their Quad Series match at the Copper Box in London on Sunday, forcing the Silver Ferns into extra time and ultimately going down by 60 goals to 62. It was a...

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NEW RECORD FOR SPAR PROTEAS

Liverpool, United Kingdom - The most experienced Protea team ever. This is the little bit of history that was created on Sunday in the opening match of the 2019 Quad Series in Liverpool. South Africa went down by 45-62, which is the same goal difference as the...

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PROTEAS WRAP UP DIAMOND CHALLENGE TITLE DEFENCE

The SPAR Proteas sealed the defence of their Diamond Challenge netball tournament title in style on Saturday with a 73-44 victory over Zimbabwe at the Ngoako Ramatlhodi Sports Complex in Polokwane. The win made it five out of five for the home side, who have dominated...

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PROTEAS MADE TO WORK FOR ZAMBIA WIN

The SPAR Proteas continued their unbeaten run at the Diamond Challenge netball tournament in Polokwane on Friday with a 57-36 win over Zambia. But it was their least composed performance of the tournament so far. The first quarter clearly belonged to the home side...

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SA NOTCH UP THIRD DIAMOND CHALLENGE WIN

 In what is likely to be their toughest encounter of the Diamond Challenge, the SPAR Proteas netball team still managed to run out 62-35 winners over the SA President’s XII in Polokwane on Thursday. The Proteas took to the court with the unusual combination of Lenize...

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Sliver Ferns beat SPAR Proteas by 24 goals

The SPAR Proteas had an awful start to their match against the New Zealand Silver Ferns in their Sanzea Quad Series netball match in Tauranga on Tuesday and were soundly beaten by 61 goals to 37. Although the SPAR Proteas were first on the board, it was 10 minutes...

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SPAR PROTEAS NETBALL COACH UNCONCERNED ABOUT WORLD CUP DRAW

Fifth-ranked South Africa has been drawn to play fourth-ranked Jamaica in the first round of the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, but SPAR Proteas coach Norma Plummer is unconcerned. “It is what it is,” she said. “Yes, we lost to Jamaica at the Commonwealth Games...

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SPRINGBOK WIN WILL INSPIRE NETBALL PROTEAS

When the SPAR Netball Proteas meet the New Zealand Silver Ferns in their second Sanzea Quad Series match in Tauranga on Tuesday, they will take with them the memory of the Springboks’ thrilling 36-34 win over the All Blacks on Saturday. “Yes, they watched the Test and...

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SPAR PROTEAS GO DOWN FIGHTING AGAINST AUSTRALIAN DIAMONDS

Despite an outstanding start, the SPAR Proteas lost their opening match of the 2018 Sanzea Netball Quad Series in Auckland, New Zealand, going down 61-44 to the Australian Diamonds.   The Proteas were on fire at the start, overturning Australia’s opening centre pass,...

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NEW FACES IN SPAR PROTEAS SQUAD

There are several new faces in the SPAR Proteas netball squad to play in the Quad Series in New Zealand and Australia next month. Announcing the squad after a training camp in Pretoria, head coach Norma Plummer said the loss of three key centre court players was a...

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SPAR PROTEA TRAINING SQUAD ANNOUNCED

Netball South Africa (NSA) announced a 26-member SPAR Protea training squad after the national championships in Port Elizabeth this week. The 26 member team will be whittled down to a national squad of 12 after a training camp in August. NSA also announced a...

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MORE SURPRISES AT SPAR NETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

The SPAR national netball championships at Young Park continued to throw out interesting results on Thursday, with tournament favourites Tshwane beating log leaders Dr Kenneth Kaunda (Potchefstroom) and Cape Winelands losing two matches in a row.   Their first loss...

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