An unfancied Scotland team were just out of touch for most of their match, outscoring South Africa in the final quarter.

While they have outclassed their opposition this week, as expected, it is clear that the Proteas are going to have to step it up a gear if they are to be competitive at next year’s Netball World Cup. Hosting the global showpiece for the first time, pressure is on the SA team to secure a historic medal at the 2023 spectacle in Cape Town. Just eight months out, however, they are not displaying the form that will be required to challenge for the World Cup trophy – or even a podium place – on home soil. ALSO READ: Proteas coach…