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  • ST JOHNS YEAR 1-6
    futureFERNS

    ST JOHNS YEAR 1-6
    futureFERNS

    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 14 May and runs until Thursday 20 August 2020 (No play 9, 16, and 23 July).

    Key Information

    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
    • Year 1&2 Coach Workshops – Full training is provided for coaches – please see Coach Development page for upcoming dates

    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
    • Year 3&4 Coach Workshops – Full training is provided for coaches – please see Coach Development page for upcoming dates

    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
    • Year 5&6 Coach Workshops – Full training is provided for coaches – please see Coach Development page for upcoming dates

    Further Information

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

     

    Forms

    Useful forms for the Year 1-6 St Johns Competition

     

    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

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    Year 1-6 St Johns Competition

    FEBRUARY 11 February Entries close for Summer League – Junior (Year 3 – 8)
    18 February Summer League – St Johns Junior (Tuesdays) commences (6 weeks)
    19 February Summer League – Windmill Park Junior (Wednesdays) commences (6 weeks)
    MARCH4 MarchAuckland Netball AGM 6.30pm – St Johns
    One representative from each school or club to attend
    24 March Pre-Season Meeting – St Johns Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 1- 8
    4.00pm all school/club netball co-ordinators to attend)
    27 March Entries close for Junior Pre-Season Tournament (Year 3 - 8) – St Johns
    APRIL5 AprilJunior Pre-Season Tournament (Year 3 – 8) – St Johns
    11 April Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 1 - 8 Entries close
    29 April Fees and Team List Registration Forms due by 5pm
    30 April Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 5&6 Coach Workshop – St Johns
    30 April Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 5&6 Umpire Workshop – St Johns
    MAY3 MayMother Earth futureFERNS Year 1-4 Coach Workshop – Windmill Park
    3 May Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 5&6 Coach Workshop – Windmill Park
    3 May Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 5&6 Umpire Workshop – Windmill Park
    5 May Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 1-4 Umpire Workshop – St Johns
    7 May Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 1-4 Umpire Workshop – St Johns
    14 May Year 1&2 Programme commences (13 weeks)
    14, 21 & 28 MayYear 3-6 Grading Weeks 1, 2 & 3
    JUNE4 JuneYear 3-6 Programme commences (10 weeks)
    12 JuneEntries close for Windmill Park Mid-Winter Year 3 – 6 Tournament
    21 JuneWindmill Park Mid-Winter Year 3 – 6 Tournament
    JULY3 JulyEntries close for St Johns Mid-Winter Year 3 – 6 Tournament
    9, 16 & 23 JulyNO PLAY | School holidays
    26 JulySt Johns Mid-Winter Year 3 – 6 Tournament
    AUGUST27 August Last games
    SEPTEMBER 3 September Saver Day (in case of postponed during season)
    OCTOBER 2 October Entries close for Summer League – Junior (Year 3 – 8)
    20 October Summer League – St Johns Juniors (Tuesdays) commences (8 weeks)
    21 October Summer League – Windmill Park Juniors (Wednesdays) commences (8 weeks)