Former Proteas coach Norma Plummer has been recalled to lead the national team.

For all the progress the sport has made in recent years, South African netball looks to be in somewhat of a shambles at the moment – and the timing couldn’t be worse. Still a fringe sport in South Africa, despite being one of the largest codes in the country in terms of youth participation, netball has a chance to significantly boost its popularity at senior level when Cape Town hosts next year’s World Cup. In 2019, the Proteas finished fourth at the World Cup in Liverpool, reaching the semifinals of the quadrennial showpiece for the first time in 24 years,…