SMNC Umpires

New to UMPIRING or joining SMNC as an Umpire!

Complete our Umpiring Expression of Interest Form below

To be an umpire for St Marks Netball Club,
where we pay $15 per NetSetGo game, you must have completed the Foundation Umpire Education Course and
the Rules of Netball Theory Exam
in the last 4 years
(click Netball Australia Umpiring Accreditation link below).
If we do not have a C Badge Umpire or higher the Umpiring Co-ordinator will give preference to those who are enrolled to or have participated in the Greenshirts program through WDNA.

Already a SMNC Umpire

As an umpire it is very important that you are covered by WDNA insurance.  To be covered by their insurance you need to be either a registered player or affiliated with the St Mark’s Netball Club as a Non-playing Official.  If required, please take a few moments to REGISTER in MyNetball.  There is no cost involved.

Umpiring Expression of Interest 2020

Umpiring NetSetGo
Netball Australia
UMPIRING ACCREDITATION
INF_Netball Rule Book Manual 2020
Memo 2020 Rules of Netball
Key Amendments
Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds
Taken by the non-scoring team. Alternate centre pass.
Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds

A player who moves into an incorrect playing area and self- corrects should not be penalised for offside.

Players should be given guidance if they move into offside areas and not be penalised at the first instance.

If a player regularly goes offside, after guidance is given, they may be penalised.

Usual offside rule applies, with consideration given to the age and skill level of the players.

If a player regularly goes offside (and does not seem aware that they are breaking the rules), they should be given guidance when being penalised.

 

Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds
A Player who breaks on the centre pass should not be  penalised for breaking. Players should be given guidance if they break on the centre pass and should not be penalised in the first instance.
Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds
Strict one-on-one defence.
Players may not defend a shot at goal.
Strict one-on-one defence.
Players may not defend a shot at goal.
Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds
Players should be given guidance if they are obstructing
(i.e., defending from a distance of less than 1.2m or have arms away from the body so as to limit the movement of
an opponent) and should not be penalised at the first instance.
If a player regularly obstructs, even after guidance is given, they may be penalised.

A player must defend from a distance of no less than 1.2m.
A player who is within 1.2m of an opponent cannot use movements where their arms are away from the body so as to limit the possible movements of an opponent.

If a player obstructs, they should be penalised.

Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds
Up to 5 seconds. Up to 4 seconds.
Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds
Ball must be thrown (not handed) to another player.
If two players from the same team gain possession of the ball
in quick succession, this is not considered a short pass.
Ball must be thrown (not handed) to another player.
If two players from the same team gain possession of the ball in quick succession, this is not considered a short pass.
Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds
A player who fumbles while gaining possession of the ball will not be considered to have replayed the ball.
A player may bat or bounce the ball up to 2 times to gain possession.
While the usual rules for replay apply, consideration must be
given to the age and skill level of the players in determining whether a player has control of the ball (i.e., some fumbling should be expected and allowed).
Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds
1-2 steps to regain balance allowed. Shuffling on the spot to regain balance allowed,
without moving down the court.
Set: 7-8 year olds GO: 9-10 year olds

The coach may enter the field of play to provide players with immediate feedback as required
(but not interfere with the umpire).

Umpires should explain their calls to players
to enhance their learning experience!

 

The coach may move along the sideline to provide players with immediate feedback as required
(but not interfere with the umpire).

Umpires should explain their calls to players
to enhance their learning experience!