Netball was originally conceived as a women's version of basketball. It rapidly grew as a sport, particularly in the Commonwealth, and about 20 million people play netball around the world.  The Commonwealth Games along with the World Championships, represent the top level of competition for the sport. 

Netball players can't run with the ball or dribble and are restricted to certain parts of the court, depending on their position. 

Top netball players are fast and agile.  Although height and reach are advantages, great footwork, reflexes and tactical awareness are also important. 

Did you know that Hall of Fame and International Player Amanda Newton competed in London Youth Games. 

Format: Schools Age: Primary

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Format: Open Age: Secondary

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Format: Schools Age: Secondary

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HF Netball 08

England Netball is the organisation responsible for the sport in England. They work to grow participation, including work in schools and prepare teams at all age groups including for the Commonwealth Games