Y1-6 NETBALL 2022


LEVELS        

Years 1 - 6

TERMS        

Terms 2 and 3


TEAM SIZE

Year 1 & 2 - 4v4 - the ideal number of players is 6-7.

Year 3 & 4 - 5v5 - the ideal number of players is 7-8.

Year 5 & 6 - 6v6 - the ideal number of players is 8-9.


GAME LENGTH

Year 1 & 2 - 2 x 6-minute halves, with a 1-minute break in between.

Year 3 & 4 - 2 x 13-minute halves, with a 2-minute break in between.

Year 5 & 6 - 4 x 8-minute quarters, with 2-minute breaks in between.


COST          

The registration fee for Years 3 - 6 is $120.

Year 1 & 2 Future Ferns Fee is $25.


PRESEASON TRAINING

In 2022, there will be a 6-week preseason training program for Year 6-13 students run at Marsden. Click on the 'Preseason Training' tab at the top of the screen for more information.


TRIALS  

No trials held for Year 3 - 6.                     ​​​​​​​


COMPETITION

2022 Dates TBC - usually beings in May and finishes in early September.

Year 1 & 2 - 4v4. Three tournament days at the end of the season (late August, early September)

Year 3 & 4 - 5v5. Play weekly Saturday games.

Year 5 & 6 - 6v6. Play weekly Saturday games.

More information about the modified games can be found here

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PRACTICES        
One practice per week; duration, day, and time-dependent on the availability of the courts and coach.

Every effort is made to have practices during lunchtimes but unfortunately, this is not always possible.
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UNIFORM         

Year 1 - 4 play in the Marsden PE uniform. white ankle socks, and sports shoes.

Year 5 & 6 play in the Green, blue, and white netball skirt, light blue PE top, white ankle socks, and sports shoes.

Tracksuits are strongly recommended for warmth and uniformity of appearance. It is essential that the girls’ uniform is neat and tidy.

Players are permitted to wear dark blue thermals under their playing uniform on colder days.


SAFETY                
Each girl must have nails trimmed, hair tied back, and suitable footwear for both practice and the game.  A named drink bottle should be taken to the games.

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