South Africa national netball team

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South Africa
Nickname(s) SPAR Proteas
Association Netball South Africa
Confederation Confederation of African Netball Associations
Head coach Norma Plummer
Asst coach Bennie Saayman
Manager Nisha Rupnarain
Captain Maryka Holtzhausen
INF ranking 5
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World Championships
2015 placing 5th
Best result 2nd (1995)
Commonwealth Games
2014 placing 6th
Best result 4th (1998)

The South Africa national netball team, nicknamed the "SPAR Proteas", are the national netball team of South Africa. The SPAR Proteas are coached by Norma Plummer, and are captained by Maryka Holtzhausen. The team are governed by Netball South Africa and sponsored by SPAR. As of 1 July 2015, South Africa are fifth in the INF World Rankings.[1] [2]

Players[edit]

2015 SPAR Proteas Netball World Cup Team[edit]

The following squad has been selected to represent South Africa at the 2015 Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia. [3]

South Africa national netball team
Players Coaching staff
  • Lenize Potgieter
  • Elsunet du Plessis
  • Lindie Lombard
  • Maryka Holtzhausen (c)
  • Bongiwe Msomi (v-c)
  • Izette Lubbe
  • Erin Burger
  • Rebecca Rademeyer
  • Rochelle Lawson
  • Karla Mostert
  • Adele Niemand
  • Phumza Maweni
  • Head coach: Norma Plummer
  • Asst coach: Bennie Saayman
  • Manager: Nisha Rupnarain

Past SPAR Proteas Netball squads[edit]

Twelve players have been chosen to represent South Africa during the three-Test series against England, played in late September 2013, the three tests were held in Bath on 22 September, Wembley on 25 September and Worcester on 27 September.

South Africa national netball team
Players Coaching staff
  • Melissa Myburgh
  • Lindie Lombard
  • Yolandi Stone
  • Maryka Holtzhausen (c)
  • Bongiwe Msomi (c)
  • Simnikiwe Mdaka
  • Nokuthula Qegu
  • Karla Mostert
  • Precious Mthembu
  • Adele Niemand
  • Vanes-Mari du Toit
  • Nontle Gwavu
  • Head coach: Bennie Saayman
  • Asst coach: Burta De Kock
  • Manager: Marchelle Maroun

The following squad was assembled to represent South Africa at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.[4]

South Africa national netball team
Players Coaching staff
  • Maryka Holtzhausen (c)
  • Vanes-Mari du Toit
  • Mari-Lena Joubert
  • Elsunet du Plessis
  • Lauren-Lee Christians
  • Tumelo Mantjiu
  • Amanda Mynhardt
  • Shadine van der Merwe
  • Phumza Maweni
  • Bhongo Nqubeni
  • Head coach: Bennie Saayman
  • Asst coach: Burta De Kock
  • Manager: Marchelle Maroun

The following squad was selected to represent South Africa at the 2014 Fast5 Netball World Series in Auckland, New Zealand.[5]

South Africa national netball team
Players Coaching staff
  • Maryka Holtzhausen (c)
  • Melissa Myburgh
  • Anna Bootha
  • Erin Burger
  • Bongiwe Msomi (c)
  • Zanele Mdodana
  • Nothando Mthembu
  • Karla Mostert
  • Lenize Potgieter
  • Adele Niemand
  • Kifiloe Tsotetsi
  • Zanele Vimbela
  • Head coach: Bennie Saayman
  • Asst coach: Burta De Kock
  • Manager: Marchelle Maroun

Competitive history[edit]

Netball World Cup
Year Championship Location Placing
1963 1st World Championships Eastbourne, England 6th
1967 2nd World Championships Perth, Australia Med 3.png 3rd
1971 3rd World Championships Kingston, Jamaica DNP
1975 4th World Championships Auckland, New Zealand DNP
1979 5th World Championships Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago DNP
1983 6th World Championships Singapore DNP
1987 7th World Championships Glasgow, Scotland DNP
1991 8th World Championships Sydney, Australia DNP
1995 9th World Championships Birmingham, England Med 2.png 2nd
1999 10th World Championships Christchurch, New Zealand 5th
2003 11th World Championships Kingston, Jamaica 5th
2007 12th World Championships Auckland, New Zealand 6th
2011 13th World Championships Singapore 5th
2015 14th World Cup Sydney, Australia 5th
Netball at the Commonwealth Games
Year Games Event Location Placing
1998 XVI Games 1st Netball Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 4th
2002 XVII Games 2nd Netball Manchester, England 5th
2006 XVIII Games 3rd Netball Melbourne, Australia 7th
2010 XIX Games 4th Netball Delhi, India 6th
2014 XX Games 5th Netball Glasgow, Scotland 6th
Fast5 Netball World Series
Year Tournament Location Placing
2009 1st World Series Manchester, England DNP
2010 2nd World Series Liverpool, England 6th
2011 3rd World Series Liverpool, England 5th
2012 4th World Series Auckland, New Zealand Med 3.png 3rd
2013 5th World Series Auckland, New Zealand 4th
2014 6th World Series Auckland, New Zealand 5th
2016 7th World Series Melbourne, Australia 6th

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