St Johns Year 7 & 8 Competition

Year 6 - 8 Netball

This competition follows the rules of the game and players start to specialise in a certain area of the court eg. shooting, defence or mid-court. 


Auckland Netball Year 1 - 8 Junior Netball (411.3 KiB)

2018 YEAR 7 & 8 DATES (113.8 KiB)

Auckland Netball Cancellation Procedures 2016 (51.8 KiB)

Court Layout (21.0 KiB)

St Johns Yr 7 & 8 Comp Pack 2018 (4.7 MiB)

Team List 2018 (74.5 KiB)

Player Release Request Form 2018 (1.3 MiB)

Foundation Coaching Modules information

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Year 7 & 8

  • Game times: Tuesday 4.00pm | 5.00pm | 6.00pm|  7.00pm
  • 15 minute time on court for warm up followed by a game
  • 7 v 7 (recommend 10 players per team)
  • Substitutions during an interval or when play has stopped for injury/illness
  • Minimum of half a game per game
  • Provide opportunities for players to play a variety of positions
  • Played on a full size netball court
  • Play with a Size 5 ball
  • Goalposts at 3.05m
  • Games will be 40 minute duration – 4 x 10 minute quarters
  • GK, GD, WD, C, WA, GA, GS
  • Scores taken for competition points table
  • Full training is provided for coaches – please see calendar dates for coaching clinics

Programme dates for Year 7 & 8 : 8 May –  29 August 2018 (No play 10, 17, and 24 July)

Boys in futureFERNS Netball – Netball New Zealand Junior Policy 2017

All Boys may play Netball alongside girls up to the age of 12 (Year 8) without restriction.
Boys on court at any one time should not be more than half the team.
Note: Year 7 & 8 boys, a maximum of 3 boys are allowed on the court at any time, with only one in each area of play i.e. GS or GA | WA, C, or WD | GD or GK.

Running your team trials

Information to assist you with running your team trials


Year 7 Development Programme

Auckland Netball offers an opportunity for high performing year 7 players to be involved in our Year 7 Development Programme. The purpose of this programme is to enhance the skills and capabilities of Year 7 players who aspire for Representative honours and a future in performance sport. Accepted players are involved in weekly training sessions, plus seminar sessions and an interactive parent session.

In 2018, the Year 7 programme is open to approximately 40 participants. To be eligible, players must be financially registered and playing for a School or Club team at Auckland Netball and have the support of their school or club. Online registrations and information evening are held in April, with the programme commencing in May.

Year 8 Representative Teams

Auckland Netball offers an opportunity for players to be selected and compete in a Representative Programme from Year 8 through to Under 19 grades. The purpose of these teams are to provide a competitive pathway from development to performance netball and showcase our best players, coaches, managers and umpires. Selected players compete in Representative Tournaments against teams from other netball centres.

In 2018, there will be two Year 8 teams. To be eligible, players must be financially registered and playing for a School or Club team at Auckland Netball and have the support of their school or club to their capability as a top performer. Online registrations open in April, with trials for the teams held in May.

Please Note:

Due to the zonal changes, players can now play Club netball at more than one centre as long as those centres fall within the Northern Zone region. Players must be affiliated either by playing for School or Club to nominate to trial for an Auckland Netball representative age group team.

For more information please contact our Development Manager