The information on this page relates to the NetSetGo games played at Lofberg Courts (6-7s and 8s)
NetSet Go games played at Canoon Rd (9s and 10s) are played under normal Netball rules (9s slightly modified) and umpired by umpires allocated by KNA.

If you have any queries please email our NetSetGo Convenor.

Specific Rules for NetSetGo at Lofberg

  • Match Duration – 4 x 10 minute quarters
  • Goal Post – 2.4m (8ft) in height
  • Ball – Size 4
  • Time to Pass the Ball – 5 seconds
  • Stepping – Shuffling on the spot to regain balance allowed without moving down the court.
  • Defending – Strict “one-on-one” defence. Players may defend a shot at goal.
  • Obstruction – A player must defend from a distance no less than 1.2m (4 ft).
  • Application of Sanctions (updated 18.3.16)
    For U8s, apply the NSG rules and award the relevant sanction including the transfer of ball possession to the opposition.
    For U7s, start the year explaining the rule and play on, no transfer of possession of the ball to the opposition. To be reassessed throughout season as to whether to continue or to impose the sanctions. Teams will be advised
  • Substitutions – The game time should be evenly distributed amongst all players. A team (up to 10 players is recommended) may make unlimited substitutions at intervals or at any time during play.
    The procedure for making a substitution during play is:

    • Before entering the Court, the substitute shall tag the player leaving the Court.
    • Both the substitute and the player leaving the Court shall not interfere with the play during the substitution process;
    • Both the substitute and the player leaving the Court shall observe the Offside Rule when leaving or entering the Court.
    • Players should be substituted into either only attack positions or only defence positions for the duration of the game.

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Games at Lofberg Rd are umpired by a parent from each team.

Things to remember on game day

  • Remember to sound confident, the children are looking to you to help them learn the rules.
  • You will need a whistle and access to a coin to toss at the commencement of the game.
  • Check the appropriate Size 4 ball is ready for use and toss for first centre pass.
  • Dress code for umpires is not strictly enforced however sensible clothing such as a track suit and appropriate footwear is mandatory.

Rotating positions

Players must experience all positions over the course of the program/season. KNA have rotation sheets that must be followed. KNA Rotation Sheets

Centre Pass

The initial Centre Pass will be taken by the team that won the toss and all other Centre Passes shall be taken by the team that did not score the last goal.

Awards and Scoring

Scores may be kept but no ladder produced. No final matches should be played. Each participant in the competition should be given a memento of participation e.g. a medal.