Please check your draw every Wednesday as the draw may change.

Years 5-8 Competition Round Draw

[ CLICK HERE ] to view the latest Northern Suburbs Netball Draw.

Note: the last game of the round is being played on the 24th August, with a reserve day on the 31st August. Any cancellations during the round will result in the reserve day being a game day. Please plan accordingly.


Northern Suburbs Netball utilises both Newlands Intermediate and Newlands College Netball courts for its Saturday Netball Competition, with the majority of the games being played at the College. The game draw indicates on which court the teams will be playing.

Game Format

Years 1 & 2 participate in Mother Earth futureFERNS programme. They have a 25 minute skill season, followed by a 2 x 10 min game, with a 3 minute half time break. They play on Sunday afternoon during term 3 at Queen Margaret College.

Years 3 & 4 participate in Mother Earth futureFERNS programme. They have a 25 minute skill season, followed by a 2 x 10 min game, with a 3 minute half time break. They play at the same time every week for 9 weeks. On the 10th week of the programme they have a mini tournament. All games are played at Newlands College on Saturday afternoon. 

Years 5 & 6 play Mother Earth futureFERNS 6 a side netball. Games have 4 x 8 minute quarters with a 1 minute interval at 1/4 time and 3/4 time, and 2 minutes at 1/2 time.

Year 7 & 8 games have 4 x 10 minute quarters. There will be a 1 mintue interval at 1/4 time and 3/4 quarter time and 3 minutes at 1/2 time.

The timekeeper will sound the bell to signal to the umpires the start and end of each game quarter. The umpire will blow his/her whistle to start and stop each quarter.

 2016 College Bell Times

 2016 Intermediate courts bell times

Injuries and Assistance

For all injuries come over to where the timekeeper stands at the courts, Northern Suburbs has qualified first aid staff available.
Require assistance? Northern Suburbs have committee members floating around, check the notice board at the courts for information on who to contact. These members are more than willing to help you.

Please use the form below to record all serious injuries. Ensure that a copy is given to the court controllers. If needed, copies are held by the court controllers.

 NSN Serious Injury Form



The Duty Umpire/Acting Duty Umpire is identifiable by a yellow vest.

All umpire enquires can be emailed to

Draw inquires should be emailed to


Northern Suburbs attempts to deal with complaints effectively and confidentially.
Below are the appropriate documents regarding the procedures and the appropriate forms to lodge a complaint.

Please note the documents are in pdf format.

Complaints Resolution 2016

Complaints Form 2015

Uniform Register

The uniforms as registered by each of the participating schools can be found in the document below

2019 Uniform Register


Other documents relevant to game day can be found below:

NSN Code of Conduct

Handbook 2018

Player Rotation 2014

Scoring a Game and determining Odds and Evens