NCNC Twilight & Social Indoor NETBALL RULES

Please remember this Netball is intended as a social competition!

All teams must have paid in full the Thursday before the first game.


  • ALL TEAM DEFAULTS MUST BE MADE BY 2PM on the day of play - PLEASE RING TO DEFAULT Phone: 0210 599 599 (Text a message if no one answers)

  • Normal International netball rules apply to all games, with any exceptions listed below.

  • No children playing please, Year 9 (high school) and above only.  (this is for their safety as playing adults)
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  • There is one umpire per court. (In some cases we have two)
  • Only three males per team are permitted on court at once and only one male may play within each third. EG

1 Attack - 1 male in position GS or GA

1 Mid Court -1 male in position WA or C or WD

1 Defense - 1 male in position GD or GK

PENALTY: If a team plays a 4th Male at any time during the game then 10 goals will be deducted from that teams score and gifted to the opposition. Only 1 male per team allowed in the goal circle.”

  • No jewellery allowed at all – only Medic Alert bracelets and wedding bands, but they must be fully taped.  All hair attire must be soft and safe. Beads may only be worn if secured TIGHTLY against the head with no movement possible.
  • Fingernails must be below the tip of the finger.
  • Correct footwear – sneakers only.  No work boots, bare feet, jandals or sand shoes or similar that may slip off.
  • No alcohol, drug or cigarettes are allowed at the courts.  Please advise NCNC immediately if you sight anyone with alcohol, drugs or cigarettes.  Do not wait until the end of the game.
  • Can all teams please supply someone one for the 'bench' to help score and control time if necessary.
  • NCNC are bound to abide by the NZ Health & Safety Regulations.  This includes:
  1. All prams are to be parked at the end of the courts, not between courts.  This is too dangerous.
  2. No wheels are allowed within the court areas – this includes bikes, skateboards, scooters or rollerblades. 
  3. No dogs are allowed.
  • There are four x 10 minute quarters with a 1 minute break between quarters.
  • The game times are controlled by the bell and no injury time is taken.  You stop the play and ask the player to either swap or go off court to address injury and return after a goal is scored.
  • Each team is responsible for their own first aid.  There is ice available in the pavilion at Dudley. or ask Zoe at Mainpower Stadium.
  • All Complaints must be made in writing by emailing admin@ncnc.org.nz.
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  • If you are looking for players, head to the 'NCNC Social Indoor Netball' facebook page, as there are people on there available.
  • As an umpire,
  1. The Umpires decision is FINAL!
  2. You have full control of the game.
  3. If anything is happening or making playing unsafe, you are able to make the judgment to correct the situation.
  4. No abuse is tolerated.  Please warn any player or spectator who is in any way threatening or not playing safe.

If it continues or you have any concerns at any time, please stop the game & approach the NCNC Official’s window for assistance immediately.


  • NCNC Reserves the right to Ban any player that is displaying un-sportsmanship behavior towards Umpires.

  • IF IT IS RAINING NETBALL WILL STILL BE ON!! - THERE ARE NO CANCELLATIONS UNLESS CONDITIONS ARE CONSIDERED EXTREME
  • IF CANCELLED THE DECISION WILL BE MADE BY 4.30PM AND A MESSAGE LEFT ON THE ANSWERPHONE  03 3131445 (please ring and listen to message), CANCELLATIONS WILL ALSO BE POSTED ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND EMAILED TO TEAM CONTACTS