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The Free State Crinums held their nerve against the Gauteng North Jaguars in a thrilling final to win the inaugural Brutal Fruit Netball Cup, the first semi- professional netball competition in South Africa's history, held in Pretoria at the weekend.
South Africa's first semi-professional netball competition, the Brutal Fruit Netball Cup, which will see 120 of the country's top players in action in Pretoria from 10 May to 8 June, is set to be a game changer for the sport in the country.
Kass Naidoo’s gsport initiative wants South African sportswomen to gain the recognition they deserve. The organisation believes that more female sporting role models will help more young girls participate, and excel, at sport.
The government has launched a "Magnificent Friday" campaign to encourage South Africans to get behind the country's national sporting teams, three of which are gearing up for World Cups taking place this year.