Player Info

Game Info

This is the page gives you all the details about playing on the court with Melbourne Netball.

Netball is a CONTACT SPORT and has been since 1970. The term ‘contact’ is not the dictionary term.

What do you need to know before you play……

  • Download MN App; this is how all important information is communicated e.g. weather cancellations, fixture changes. All players need to download the App. Links to download are Apple Users: https://apple.co/2DUnEL5 and Android Users: http://bit.ly/2E1Wz7Z
  • Fixtures/Ladders; download MN App via links above to access weekly fixtures and ladders
  • Player Registration Form; any player taking the court with a MN team, must sign this form before playing their first game. All teams need to tick off BEFORE the game the players names about to take the court. If this is not upheld, the game will not qualify for finals.
  • Game Umpires; are booked by MN for teams to implement the AANA Rule Book and uphold the company By-Laws. They also assist players with getting to know Netball with a learn as you go approach. NO other role is performed.  
  • Scoring; teams need to provide their own scorer
  • Fill in players; use the Fill In player button on the App to find a fill in player if you are short. Captains and fill ins meet via a 12.30pm daily post on Facebook and follow post directions.
  • Uniforms; Click Here For Uniforms
  • Weather Procedure; Click Here For Weather Procedure
  • Forfeit Fees; are incurred if games are cancelled. First forfeit is a fine of $150.00 ($70 game fee already paid plus an additional $80 fine). There is an option to pay an additional $80 for the forfeit fee on the Team page. Just go to step 4 and scroll to the bottom of the list. Subsequent forfeits incur a fine of $220 ($70 game fee plus an additional $150 fine). There is an option to pay an additional $150 for the forfeit fee on the Team page. Just go to step 4 and scroll to the bottom of the list.
  • Game Times; 40 minutes. All teams must be available to play all time slots at set venues. Check the start times via the venue icons on the left of this page.
  • Re-grading at redraw; across the first 3 games (if required). Refixture at round 4 in each season for late team entrance
  • Mixed Team Ratio; A mixed team requires no less than 2 males and no more than 3 males on the court at any one time. Each male must cover one of the following positions to remain spread across all 3 thirds. One for GS/GA One for GK/GD One for WD/C/WA. Many teams have 4 males who alternate each quarter amongst themselves. (You can take the court with 5 players; a min of 1 male)
  • Finals; Click Here for Final Details
  • Insurance; Click Here For Insurance
  • Netball Bibs & Balls; all teams must own their own set of bibs. MN will provide a game ball if neither team has one.
  • Adding team members; you can add players to the team throughout the season, they just need to complete the team registration sign on form to ensure they are covered for finals and insurance.
  • MN By-Laws; Click Here for By-Laws
  • Player Misconduct Card; Player Misconduct Card
  • Frequently Asked Questions Individuals; Click Here for FAQ for Individuals
  • Frequently Asked Questions Teams; Click Here for FAQ for Full Teams

 

Merchandise

We now sell merchandise – you pay online and pick up at the venue.

1.Head to this page http://www.melbournenetball.com/new-teams and select from the drop down box.

2.Then email your receipt to melbournenetballtemp@gmail.com to let us know which venue you will be picking the netball gear up from so that we can make sure we have it in stock and the coordinator knows what you purchased.

You can buy;

  • Bright unique coloured bibs from MN for $70
  • Netball tape $5 – buy direct at venue.