Netball proudly stands on the podium as one of our most popular sports. The fast paced, skillful and fun competition is played at Flagstaff Gardens and Docklands venues. There are Mixed, Open and Women's competitions available.

New to the game?

No need for a backboard here. Centres, defenders and goal shooters make up the court and are restricted to thirds depending on their position. When you’re in possession of the ball you must keep a grounded foot, and pass the ball within three seconds. Defenders must be three feet away before they defend the player in possession of the ball.

DIVISIONS

Open
Open teams require seven players, either male or female. No restrictions apply on the male to female ratio. Each team must bring along a non-playing scorer.


Mixed
Mixed teams are allowed a maximum of three (3) males on the court at once. There can only be one (1) male player in each third. All-female teams are permitted in a mixed Netball competition. Each team must bring along a non-playing scorer.


FORMAT

Our games include two 12 minute halves, with a two minute half time break.

Games will run at 12:00pm, 12:30pm, 1:00pm and 1:30pm. Weekly times will be available on the below fixtures once registrations are finalised.


SEASON DURATION

Each season runs for 14 weeks starting from the week commencing 31 July, plus finals. Once registrations are finalised your weekly fixtures will be available under fixtures below.


TEAM SIZE

Each team has seven (7) players/team members on court at once. Netball teams must have a minimum of five (5) players to take the court for all divisions.


PLAYER & SPECTATOR CODE OF CONDUCT & FAQs

Important information for players and spectators are contained in the following documents. Please read them carefully and contact the AMCS team if you have any questions

Player and Spectator Code of Conduct
FAQ's

Flagstaff Gardens: Tuesday (Mixed), Wednesday (Open)
Docklands Sports Courts: Thursday (Mixed)

FLAGSTAFF GARDENS

309-311 William Street

West Melbourne VIC 3000

View Google Map of Flagstaff Gardens

 

DOCKLANDS SPORTS COURTS

80 Harbour Esplanade

Docklands VIC 3008

View Google Map of Docklands Sports Courts

FLAGSTAFF GARDENS 

Train

Flagstaff Gardens is an approximate 180 metre walk from Flagstaff Railway Station. Exit the Railway Station on La Trobe Street and head up William Street and into the gardens.

 

Tram

A number of trams run to and from the gardens. We recommend looking at the one of the following:

No. 58 (West Coburg to Toorak) stop 8

No. 24 (La Trobe St City to North Balwyn) stop 3

No. 30 (Bourke Street & Harbour Esplanade to St. Vincents Plaza) stop 3

 

Walking

Time permitting, Flagstaff Gardens is also accessible by foot.

From the Docklands

From the Docklands, the gardens are approximately 1.3km. This walk should take 15-20 minutes. Starting on Harbour Esplanade, head north up the Esplanade and turn right onto La Trobe Street. Walk 1km along La Trobe Street until you get to Flagstaff Gardens. The courts are on the Williams Street side of the gardens.

From Flinders Street Railway Station

From Flinders Street Railway Station, the gardens are approximately 1.6km. This walk should take between 17-23 minutes. From the station head north up Elizabeth Street for 900 metres and turn left on to La Trobe Street. From here walk approximately 500 metres and you will arrive at the start of the gardens. The courts are approximately another 100 metres away on the Williams Street side.


DOCKLANDS SPORTS COURTS

Train

The Docklands Sports Courts are an approximate 800 metre walk from Southern Cross Railway Station. This walk should take around five minutes.

 

Tram

A number of trams run to and from the Docklands. We recommend looking at one of the following:

No. 30 (Bourke St & Harbour Esplanade to St Vincents Plaza) stop D3

No. 70 (Wattle Park to Waterfront City Docklands) stop D3

No. 11 (West Preston to Victoria Harbour Docklands) stop D16

No. 31 (Hoddle St to Victoria Harbour Docklands) stop D16

No. 48 (North Balwyn to Victoria Harbour Docklands) stop D16

 

Walking

Time permitting, the Docklands Sports Courts are also accessible by foot.

From Flagstaff Railway Station

From Flagstaff Railway Station, the courts are an approximate 1.6km. This should take 15-20 minutes. Head west along La Trobe Street for 1km and turn left at Harbour Esplanade. Walk approximately 600 metres and the courts will be on your left.

From Flinders Street Railway Station

From Flinders Street Railway Station the courts are an approximate 1.8km walk. This should take you close to 20-25 minutes. Head west along Flinders Street, after 900 metres turn right on to Spencer Street. Walk 250 metres and turn left on to Collins Street. After 600 metres turn right on to Harbour Esplanade.

 

WHAT TO WEAR

Your team will be required to wear matching coloured tops, and you will all need similar coloured bottoms. You can play in leggings, shorts, tracksuit pants or netball skirts - whatever is comfortable for you. No pockets are allowed on your clothing for safety reasons.

Please wear suitable footwear - bare feet and business shoes are not permitted.


WHAT TO BRING

If you need strapping tape, bring it along!


WHAT IS PROVIDED?

A Venue Manager, qualified umpires, water & sports drinks, balls and alternate bibs for all matches. 

Team entries are available at $938 per team. No individual entries are available.

One of your team members is required to register your team and make payment in full. After this, all other team members are invited to access the registration platform and join the team at no cost to the individual. Each team member is required to go through this process before your team registration is finalised.

To enter the Netball competition a member of your team will need to create your team and make payment in full.

Each team member is then required to follow the same registration process join the team and register themselves at no cost. Once all team members have completed the online registration form then your team will be finalised.

Register here

Player's joining a register team at no cost Register Here

The fixtures for all Netball competitions are available here

The results for all Netball competitions are available here

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