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Rhinos complete VNSL squad with South African duo

NOT shy of recruiting some huge names this off-season, Leeds Rhinos have made another splash by bringing in a couple of talented South Africans for the 2023 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season. The Rhinos have now recruited eight players among their 12 signings, and have provided quite the depth in the attacking end with a […]

2022 Commonwealth Games Preview: South Africa

THE 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England and just around the corner. To celebrate, we are previewing each of the competing netball nations and predicting how they might fare in the tournament. Today it is South Africa, who finished fifth back in the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Having just missed out on the semi finals last […]

2022 Commonwealth Games Preview: Scotland

THE 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England are just around the corner. To celebrate, we are previewing each of the competing netball nations and predicting how they might fare in the tournament. Today it is Scotland, who came ninth in the most recent Commonwealth Games, but finished 11th in the 2019 World Cup. Scotland is […]

2022 SSN Season Review: Sunshine Coast Lightning

THE 2022 Suncorp Super Netball season has come to an end, so let us now take a look back at each team’s season in retrospect. Today’s team in review is the Sunshine Coast Lightning, who ultimately finished last in 2022. To say 2022 did not go to plan for the Sunshine Coast Lightning would be […]

SSN Round 1 preview: New season, new hopes, same dream

IT is finally that time again. Another season of the Suncorp Super Netball (SSN) is upon us, with four cracking games this weekend to get us underway. It’s the dawn of a new era in broadcasting the SSN competition too, with Foxtel and Kayo now the sole broadcaster of the league. Fans can watch two […]

2022 Quad Series team review: South Africa

SOUTH Africa came into the 2022 Quad Series as the underdog, and, after a shaky start, managed to find some rhythm in the later matches to almost steal third spot. The Proteas have never finished in the top three, but came within a goal of doing just that despite missing their best player. WHAT WENT […]

Roses kick-start Quad Series with 24-goal win

HOME nation England Roses have kick-started their 2022 Quad Series campaign off on the best possible note with a comprehensive 24-goal win over South Africa. The Roses proved far too good for the understrength SPAR Proteas, taking full advantage of the visitors missing Karla Pretorius. Winning each term by between three and 10 goals, England […]

2022 Quad Series preview: South Africa

SOUTH Africa SPAR Proteas should embrace the underdog tag at the 2022 Quad Series in England this weekend. The African nation is the lowest ranked of the four sides in fifth, and is missing its best player in Karla Pretorius, since Pretorius announced her pregnancy. It means the nation will head in against the highly […]

SPAR Proteas name 2022 Quad Series squad

SOUTH Africa SPAR Proteas have named their 14-player squad for next month’s 2022 Quad Series tournament in England. Though the squad will be without star talent Karla Pretorius after the defender announced her pregnancy, the SPAR Proteas have plenty of players to watch. The loss of Pretorius and shooter Lenize Potgieter does leave the side […]

Birmingham 2022 schedule: Is there an “easy” group?

WITH the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games edging closer and closer, the first match schedules for the netball event have been released this week with a huge week-long group stage preceding the semi-finals and eventual medal matches. With six nations already confirmed, we run through the two round robin groups and whether there is an “easy” […]

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