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Netball

Netball – Womens League

(No University Netball players)

Monday – 7.30pm-10:30pm

RULES
All matches take place in the Netball Centre.

1. All games will be played according to the IFNA and MNA Rules of the Game currently in force in England at the time, except where noted below.

2. All players of the hall must not be affiliated/member of Loughborough students netball club, meaning any player who plays for the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th/development squads.

3. No team may start a match with less than five players.

4. If by the time designated for the start of the match a team does not have the required number of players, they forfeit the match and the other team will score a win – 5 points.

5. No substitutions are allowed during play except in case of injury or illness. A player having to leave the court through injury or illness may be substituted, in which case (s)he may not rejoin the game until the following quarter. If a player leaves
the court for treatment and is not substituted, (s)he may rejoin the game in the normal way after treatment.

6. During any stoppage for injury the opposing team may not make substitutions, although they may change positions.

7. The first centre pass in any game is awarded to the first-named team on the fixture list. Choice of ends is automatically awarded to the second named team on the fixture list

8. There will be central timing, therefore in case of illness or injury time will not be stopped. However if umpire feels that play has to be postponed for extended time they shall take note of the time lost to which the Intramural Representative shall adjudicate.

9. Play will consist of four 7 minute quarters, with a minute breaks in between quarters except for half time where there shall be approx 3mins break.

10. 5 points will be awarded for a win, 4 points for a draw, and 3 points for a loss.

11. An umpires ruling on court is final, and is not to be questioned.

12. All participants will be expected to conduct themselves in a dignified and sportsmanlike manner, and to respect the rights of all other players, coaches, umpires, administrators and other personnel, and to play in the true spirit and within the rules of the game. The Intramural rep and Umpires present reserve the right to warn or suspend, any player who behaves in an unacceptable manner.

13. Squads are of a maximum of 12 – no more than this please.

14. Every hall must provide a scorer of whom shall stand with the opposing teams scorer, and score together – this is essential as all official umpires only officiate the match; they are not responsible for keeping score.

We must stress that if you are planning on bringing spectators down then limit the number. THEY MUST watch upstairs for health and safety reasons