Netball

Winter Netball

Winter netball is played during terms two and three. Registrations are open to students in years two to six. Both boys and girls can play.

  • Year Two Winter Netball

Year two winter netball participates in the Mother Earth FutureFerns Competition run by Netball North Harbour. It is a modified game to allow the younger players to develop basic skills without worrying too much about positions.  Boys are welcome to play.

To get an overview of how the Year two programme works, please click on the Netball NZ page and video here.

Venue:

Netball North Harbour, 44 Northcote Road.

When:

The games are played on Monday afternoons. Each week your team will play ONE game and your game start times will vary from week to week. The start times for games are 4:00pm, 4:40pm and 5:20pm. The last round/ game ends at 6:00pm. All games are indoors in the Onewa Arena.

2021 Winter League Dates:

Monday 17  May to Monday 6 August (excluding 7 June- Queen’s Birthday and breaking for the school holidays).

Registrations:

Registrations are advertised in the weekly school newsletter in the middle of term one and  in the daily news (CBTV). Information letters with all the necessary details are emailed to all year two classrooms. The information letters can be found under Sports Information Letters 2021, which is under the sports tab on the home page of the school website.

All students who register and sign up via the online payment portal by the due date are able to play.

Click here for the Year Two Winter Netball 2021 Information Letter

Trials:

There are no trials for year two netball.

  • Year Three and Four Winter Netball

Year three and four winter netball participates in the Kidzplay Netball League, which is played over terms two and term three. Boys are welcome to play.

Venue:

Pinehurst School, Bush Road, Albany.

When:

Saturdays between 8.45am and mid-afternoon. Please note that you will have ONE game per week and the start time will vary from week to week. The final round start time depends on the number of teams in the league.

2021 Winter League Dates:

Saturday 15 May to Saturday 3 July (excluding 7 June – Queen’s Birthday) and from 31 July to 11 September (14 weeks).

Registrations:

Registrations are advertised in the weekly school newsletter in the middle of term one, in the daily news (CBTV) and information letters with all the necessary details are emailed to all year three and four classrooms. The information letters can be found under Sports Information Letters 2021, which is under the sports tab on the home page of the school website.

All students who register and sign up via the online payment portal by the due date are able to play.

Click here for the Year Three and Four Winter Netball 2021 Information Letter

Trials:

There are no trials for year three and four netball.

Year 3&4 General League Information:

  • Play with a size 4 netball and shoot at 2.6m (8ft 6inch) goal posts. Games are two 15 minute halves with a 2 minute half time break.
  • All players MUST rotate positions each week.
  • Substitutions cannot be made except when players are on a half game. Then the new player must go into the position vacated at half time. NO players can be moved around during the game.
  • Game balls are supplied. These need to be left on court for the following game.
  • Only 3 minutes between games so please vacate the court quickly so the next game can start on time.
  • Teams need to be on the court and ready to start play when the bell commences play.
  • No coaches or parents are allowed on the court during games. The playing area is for the players.
  • Supporters and coaches are not allowed to stand at either goal lines, but are welcome along the sidelines.
  • Supporters and coaches must respect the umpires’ decisions – NO spectator influence will be accepted.
  • The Kidzplay Netball league is a learning experience for players, coaches and umpires.
  • Basic First Aid supplies are available. Every team is responsible for providing their own First Aid kit for band aids and other small necessities.
  • Please click here to see the map which outlays the courts. click here.

  • Year Five and Six Winter Netball

Year five and six participate in the primary competition run by Netball North Harbour during terms two and three. Boys are welcome to play.

Venue:

Netball North Harbour, 44 Northcote Road.

When:

Wednesday evenings, between 4:00pm and 7:00pm.

2021 Winter League Dates:

Wednesday 5 May to Wednesday 11 September (14 weeks). 

Registrations:

Registrations are advertised in the weekly school newsletter in the middle of of term one, in the daily news (CBTV) and information letters with all the necessary details are emailed to all year five and six classrooms. The information letters can be found under Sports Information Letters 2021, which is under the sports tab on the home page of the school website.

All students who register and sign up via the online payment portal by the due date are able to play.

Trials:

These will be held for both year five and year six students during school hours on Friday 19 March and Monday 22 March. The trials will go ahead whether wet or fine.

Click here for  Year Five and Six Winter Netball 2021 Information Letter

  • Year 5 & 6 teams play on a Wednesday afternoon.  Round times are 4.00 pm, 4.50 pm, 5.40 and 6.30 pm.
  • Year 5 play quarterly rotations and play on hoops 2.6m high with a Size 4 ball.
  • Year 6 have no rotations (straight netball as per normal rules) and have the 3.05m high hoop with Size 5 ball.
  • Teams are required to supply their own umpires for their games.
  • Each team needs to supply their own umpire.

Spring Netball

Year two to four:

Spring netball for years two to four play on a Saturday morning at Kidzplay Netball. Please check later in the year for more information.

Year five and six:

Year five and six will participate in the Saturday morning league at Netball North Harbour. Please check later in the year for more information.