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What's the score?
Netball is 7v7 for 60 minutes of high-speed court action.

The beauty of this game is you only need a ball and a hoop to give it a go.

What's in the kit bag?
PE kit and regular trainers should suffice for starters.

Top tip
For practice, set up a hoop at home, 10 feet above the ground, and challenge your kids.

Or try some passing where whoever is catching the ball jumps at the same time so they can move their feet to the best position on landing.

Want more details on the sport
Our Sport Academy site has a Netball section with details on the rules, masterclasses from England star Tracey Neville and skill tips on perfect pivoting and bounce passing. Then why not take the training challenges and see how your kids measure up.

Where else can I get information on the sport?


The All England Netball Association has information on everything from the English team and where to play to Easter and summer schools.

Northern Ireland
Netball Northern Ireland
Kate Harrup
House of Sport
Upper Malone Road
Belfast, County Antrim
Tel: 028 9038 3806



The All England Netball Association has a disability page with details of courses and adaptations of the game.

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Sport is imperative in a child's development, both mentally and physically. It gives them a sense of achievement, helps them interact and work as a team.
- A Brightman, netball coach


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