Port Elizabeth, South Africa – Netball South Africa (NSA) announced a 26-member SPAR Protea training squad after the national championships in Port Elizabeth this week.

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The 26 member team will be whittled down to a national squad of 12 after a training camp in August.

NSA also announced a President’s XII, a Fast Five squad, a development squad and an under-21 squad.

Many senior Proteas players missed the national championships because they are playing overseas, but they have been included in the training squad.

SPAR Proteas training squad:

Shooters – Lenize Potgieter, Sigi Burger, Ine-Mari Venter, Maryka Holtzhausen, Renske Stoltz, Danelle Lochner, Talja Venter, Meagan Roux

Centre court – Bongi Msomi, Erin Burger, Izette Griesel, Rome Dreyer, Kgomotso Ithlhabanyeng, Khanyisa Chawane, Tshina Mdau, Jeanette Vermeulen

Defenders – Phumza Maweni, Karla Pretorius, Zanele Vimbela, Shadine van der Merwe, Juline van der Merwe, Jessica Khomo, Zandre Erasmus, Monique Reynecke, Lentsa Motau, Precious Mthembu (subject to fitness)