- Luvo leaps to another SA record at championships
- Defending champ Telfer well aware of junior threat
- McGuigan also equals course record at Zim Open
- Fisher fires course record 63 to lead by four in Harare
- Cele looking to do a job for Amajita at World Cup
- Simbine sets the pace with sub-10sec 100m victory
- Indigenous Games to be showcased at Arnold Classic Africa
- Olympian BMX ace Dodd in fine form at NAG series
- Banyana’s Mgcoyi picking up valuable skills in Germany
- Quick-starting Hugo holds one-shot lead in Harare
Proteas down the hosts in European Championships
- Updated: May 16, 2015
South African won the third match of their European Netball Championships in Belfast, Northern Ireland on Friday, writes Mark Etheridge.
After beating Scotland 45-34 in their opening encounter, the Proteas then lost 69-33 to England, the world’s top ranked team.
But on Friday they bounced back to beat host nation Northern Ireland 57-47.
After a closely fought first quarter which saw SA leading just 14-11, Northern Ireland pulled back to lead 25-24 at halftime. The third quarter saw SA outscoring their rivals to the tune of 17-11 and it was 41-36 to SA.
There was more of the same in the final quarter as SA added another 16 goals to their opponents’ 11.
Next up for coach Bennie Saayman’s side are Wales on Saturday night and Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday morning.