YEAR 1-8 MT EDEN COMPETITION

 

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CSG Year 1-8 futureFERNS Mt Eden

The futureFERNS competition at Windmill Road, Mt Eden 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.

Year 1-4 playing days: Thursday afternoons from Thursday 10 May – Thursday 30 August 2018 (No play 12, 19, and 26 July)

Year 5-8 playing days: Wednesday afternoons from Wednesday 9 May – Wednesday 29 August 2018 (No play 11, 18, and 25 July)

YEAR 1-8 MT EDEN

Year 1 & 2

  • Game Times: 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 Coach Development page for upcoming dates.

Year 5 & 6

  • Game times: 4.00pm | 4.45pm | 5.30pm | 6.15pm
  • 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

Year 3 & 4

  • Game Times: 4.00pm | 4.55pm | 5.50pm | 6.45pm
  • 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 Coach Development page for upcoming dates.

Year 7 & 8

  • Game times: 4.00pm | 4.45pm | 5.30pm | 6.15pm
  • 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 Coach Development page for upcoming dates.

 

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

Year 1-8 Mt Eden Competition Dates Table

MARCH28 March4:00pm Pre-Season meeting (futureFERNS Yr 1-8). All school/club netball co-ordinators to attend)
APRIL5 AprilYear 1-8 entries close
MAY2 MayFees and team lists due by 5pm
9 MayGrading 1 (year 5-8)
10 MayGrading 1 (year 1-4)
16 MayGrading 2 (year 5-8)
17 MayGrading 2 (year 1-4)
23 MayGrading 3 (year 5-8)
24 MayGrading 3 (year 1 - 4)
30 MayYear 5-8 programme commences
31 MayYear 1-4 programme 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
11, 18 & 25 July (year 5-8)
12, 19 & 26 July (year 1-4)
NO PLAY | School holidays
29 JulyWindmill Road Year 3-6 Tournament
AUGUST10 AugustEntries close for Intermediate Challenge Tournament, St Johns
19 AugustIntermediate Challenge Tournament
22 AugustLast game (year 5-8)
23 AugustLast game (year 1-4)
29 AugustSaver day (year 5-8)
29 AugustPrizegiving Year 7&8 only
Prizegiving will be on 5 September is saver day used
30 AugustSaver day

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