St Johns futureFERNS
Year 1-6 Competition

 

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New World Year 1-6 St Johns
futureFERNS Competition

The futureFERNS competition is divided into four key stages of development, from the youngest children in Year 1 right through to Intermediate age children in Year 8. The modified game transforms and becomes more challenging as the players get older and continue to develop their Netball skills.

The futureFERNS Year 1-6 netball competition is on Thursday nights at St Johns. The competition commences Thursday 10 May and runs until Thursday 30 August 2018 (No play 12, 19, and 26 July).

YEAR 1-6 ST JOHNS

Years 1-2

  • Game times: Thursday 4.00pm | 4.45pm
  • 19 minute skill session followed by a game
  • 4 v 4 game with a maximum of 8 per team
  • Rolling subs
  • Played across 1/3 of a netball court
  • Play with a 20cm textured playground ball
  • Goal post at 2.1m or handheld hula hoops
  • Each team must be accompanied by a coach or parent helper each week
  • Excellent for first time coaches to learn in a supportive environment
  • Full training is provided for coaches – please see calendar dates for coaching clinics

Years 5-6

  • Game times: Thursday 4.00pm | 4.55pm | 5.50pm  |  6.45pm
  • 15 minute time on court for warm up followed by a game
  • 6 v 6 (recommend 8 players per team)
  • Rolling subs
  • Played on a full size netball court
  • Play with a Size 4 ball
  • Goalposts at 2.6m
  • Games will be 32 minute duration – 4 x 8 minute quarters
  • Positions include 2 attacks, 2 defence and 2 centres
  • No results tables
  • Full training is provided for coaches – please see calendar dates for coaching clinics

Years 3-4

  • Game times: Thursday 4.00pm | 4.55pm | 5.50pm
  • 14 minute skill session followed by a game
  • 5 v 5 (recommend 7 players per team)
  • Rolling subs
  • Played across 2/3 of a netball court
  • Play with a size 4 ball
  • Goal post 2.6m
  • Each team must be accompanied by a coach or parent helper each week
  • Full training is provided for coaches – please see calendar dates for coaching clinics

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.
  • For more information please contact Anne Nicholson on games@aucklandnetball.co.nz or phone 280 4131

FORMS

Useful forms and information for the Year 1-6 St Johns Competition

 

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Year 1-6 St Johns Competition

MARCH27 MarchPreseason meeting 4:00pm (futureFERNS Yr 1-8). All school/club netball coordinators must attend
APRIL1 AprilYear 1-6 entries close
MAY2 MayFees and team lists due by 5pm
10 MayGrading 1
17 MayGrading 2
24 MayGrading 3
31 MayProgramme commences
JUNE13 JuneEntries close for St Johns Year 3-6 Tournament
24 JuneSt Johns Year 3-6 Tournament
JULY6 JulyEntries close for Windmill Road, Year 3-6 Tournament
12, 19 & 26 JulyNO PLAY | School holidays
29 JulyWindmill Road, Year 3-6 Tournament
AUGUST23 AugustLast game
30 AugustSaver Day