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  • Year 1-8 MT Eden
    futureFERNS

    Year 1-8 futureFERNS Mt Eden

    The futureFERNS competition at Windmill Park, 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 14 May – 27 August (No play 9,16 and 23 July)
    • Year 5-8 playing days:Wednesday afternoons from 13 May – 6 August (No play 8, 15 and 22 July)
    • Year 7 & 8 ….Monday afternoons from 4 May – 24 August (No play 1 June, 6, 13 and 20 July)

    Key Information

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

    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
    • Year 3&4 Coach Workshops – 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
    • Year 5&6 Coach Workshops – 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
    • Year 7&8 Coach Workshops – Full training is provided for coaches – please see Coach Development page for upcoming dates.

     

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    Year 1-4 Entry Form
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    Year 5-6 Entry Form
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    Year 7-8 Entry Form
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    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 1-8 Mt Eden Competition Dates

    FEBRUARY 11 February Summer League – Windmill Park Juniors (Wednesdays) commences (8 weeks)
    18 February Summer League – St Johns Junior (Tuesdays) commences (6 weeks)
    19 February Summer League – Windmill Park Junior (Wednesdays) commences (6 weeks)
    MARCH 4 March Auckland Netball AGM 6.30pm – St Johns
    One representative from each school or club to attend
    27 March Entries close for Junior Pre-Season Tournament (Year 3 - 8) – St Johns
    APRIL1 AprilPre-Season Meeting – Windmill Park Mother Earth futureFERNS Year 1- 8
    4.00pm all school/club netball co-ordinators to attend)
    5 April Junior 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
    4, 11 & 18 MayYear 7 & 8 Grading Weeks
    13, 20 & 27 MayYear 5 & 6 Grading Weeks
    14 MayYear 1 & 2 Programme Commences
    14, 21 & 28 May Year 3 & 4 Grading Weeks
    25 MayYear 7 & 8 Competition Commences (10 Weeks)
    JUNE1 JuneNO PLAY Year 7 & 8 | Queens Birthday
    3 June Y 5 & 6 Programme commences (10 weeks)
    4 JuneY 1 – 4 Programme commences (10 weeks)
    12 JuneEntries close for Windmill Park Mid-Winter Year 3 – 6 Tournament
    21 June Windmill Park Mid-Winter Year 3 – 6 Tournament
    JULY3 JulyEntries close for St Johns Mid-Winter Year 3 – 6 Tournament
    6-23 JulyNO PLAY | School holidays
    26 July St Johns Mid-Winter Year 3 – 6 Tournament
    AUGUST14 AugustEntries close for Intermediate Challenge (schools & clubs) Tournament – St Johns
    23 AugustIntermediate Challenge (school & clubs) Tournament – St Johns
    24 AugustYear 7 & 8 Last games
    26 AugustYear 5 & 6 Last games
    27 August Year 1 – 4 Last games
    31 August Saver Day (in case of postponement during the season)
    31 August Year 7 & 8 Prizegiving
    SEPTEMBER2 SeptemberYear 5 & 6 v
    3 SeptemberYear 1 – 4 Saver Day (in case of postponement 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)