Netball is derived from basketball. It's now the most popular women's participation sport.

As in basketball the game is played on a hard court with scoring rings at both ends, where players score by netting the netball. There are seven players on each team. All have named positions on the court such as wing defence or centre. The netball hoops are smaller and lower than those used in basketball and there are no backboards. The netball court is divided into thirds which regulate where players in each team can move, and two semi-circular shooting shots must be taken.

Back To Netball

Back To Netball is all about rediscovering the sport for those who may not have played for a while or indeed since school. Also the sessions are also an excellent opportunity for those who may never have played and are looking to be involved.

Running across England since 2010, over 60,000 women have taken part in Back to Netball and realised the benefits of getting involved.  From losing weight, developing the body’s cardiovascular system and improving muscle tone, taking part in Back to Netball is great for you in so many ways.

We would love to see you again at the sessions and if you know of anyone else that may like to come along then please feel free to spread the word and bring them too.


Netball in your area

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Stephanie Hastwell 
Regional Development Officer
England Netball
T: 07595 863975