Netball NT is the peak sporting body for netball in the Northern Territory. We provide support to our five Associations in Alice Springs, Darwin, Gove, Katherine and Palmerston.
The Associations run competitions to cater for all skills and age groups, while Netball NT concentrates on the development of the sport in schools and remote areas. The NetSetGo program is Netball’s entry level modified skill program for 5-10 year olds and available at all Associations. Sports vouchers are able to be used.
Darwin Netball Association is the governing body for netball in the Darwin and Districts region. We aim to unite, inspire and support those who love the sport as much as we do.
Our School Holiday Netball Clinics provide all players aged 5-10 years with the chance to be coached by accredited Coaches with a focus on ball control, goal shooting, defence, footwork, passing and small sided games and most importantly they are FUN!
What is Netball??
Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. Games are played on a rectangular court with raised goal rings at each end.
The object is to score goals from within a defined area, by throwing a ball into a ring attached to a 3.05 metres (10 feet) high post.
Players are assigned specific positions, which define their roles within the team and restrict their movement to certain areas of the court. During general play, a player with the ball can hold onto it for only three seconds before shooting for a goal or passing to another player.
Netball is the most popular women’s sport in Australia with an estimated one million players nationwide.
Although traditionally identified as a sport for women, there is no reason why it can’t be played with mixed teams and more boys and men are becoming increasingly involved.