South Malvern Netball Club

We are excited to welcome players for the 2024 season. Enclosed are housekeeping details which are there to make it easier for everyone to be on the same page.

We welcome people to come forward with your knowledge, support and any ideas in order to make our club run smoother so we have happy netball players giving their all for their South Malvern Netball Club.

In order for our club to run effectively we rely on the support of the players and families in all areas such as fundraising, weekly raffles, coaching, help during the game, team management, umpiring and being part of the committee.

SOUTH MALVERN CLUB DAY: Club day will be held on Sunday 14th April from 11 AM to 1 PM. We encourage all current and future club members to attend. Club day is a great opportunity to meet everyone, register, collect your uniform and for the year 1-4's to collect their starter packs!! A sausage sizzle and soft drinks will be available. LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING EVERYONE THERE!


Subs are payable PRIOR to the 1st game.

Internet banking is preferable - South Malvern Netball account number – 38-9001-0626751-00

Cash can be given to Sarah Aarts (Treasurer) all contact details are on the home page.

Please note we can no longer accept Cheque Payments.

If you require an automatic payment setup, please speak with Sarah.

A family of 2 or more players receive a 10% discount.

Weekly Requirements of Members:

On a playing Game Day, each team needs to provide the following:

  • One “bench person” to undertake either the electronic scoreboard timing/scoring or official ‘yellow’ card scoring duties This can be a parent, grandparent, sibling of suitable age, or friend. It is up to each team to ensure that there is someone available to do this duty each game. No matter which of these duties a person is doing, remember to keep an eye on the other person to ensure they are recording the score correctly.
  • One “first aid person” wears the designated armband to identify themselves as the person who will undertake any first aid requirements for the team, being the primary person who can go on to the court to assist an injured player. There are a handful of rules which relate to this which will be provided to the person(s) who offer to undertake this role.

In addition to the duties above, it would be great to see each team with a ‘team manager’ who can assist the coach during the season.

Junior Netball:

  • Year 1 to 4 - ten week Future Ferns programme will be held over Term 2.   Starts 29/04/2024
  • Year 5 & 6 - Saturdays in Darfield – 9am academy session (TBC) followed by a 6-aside team game. Teams may practice once during the week optional team decision.                                Starts 04/05/2024
  • Year 7 & 8 – Saturdays in Darfield – 10 am academy session (TBC) then a 7-aside game. Teams may practice once during the week.                                                                                           Starts 04/05/2024

Playing Options for Senior Players:

There are a few new options available to play at the Malvern Netball Centre this year.

  • Mid-Week Premier competition - are taking registrations and this begins TBC
  • Saturday Social Starts 04/05/2024
  • Walking Netball (TBC) - all the fun of running netball, but without the pressure and jarring on the body. A great option for those with long-term injuries that prevent people from playing the running format. Full details are still to be confirmed, but taking registrations.


We appreciate all families being able to participate in fundraising if and when required. Fundraising is a key element of keeping our subs as low as possible and is the sole reason we were able to subsidise our fees for the 2024 season.



Allocated on Club day

At the end of the season, uniforms can be returned at prize giving. Uniforms need to be washed.

Alternatively, arrangements need to be made with Jo 0210659846.


We NEED you to keep the teams playing. It is important to have at least one umpire per team, preferably three so it is not all one person's responsibility. Dads, Mums, and Siblings can be an umpire with the right training and support. Let us know if this sounds like something that you would like to do.


Selwyn District Council has a regulation that dogs cannot be within 5 metres of any playing field. That includes the Netball courts. Therefore please be reminded to keep all dogs at least 5 metres away from the courts. Many Thanks.