The Sports: (Netball Sports )


Popular sport among women, but men are catching on. Netball is closely related to the original version of basketball developed by James Naismith in 1891. Netball game consists of four 15-minute quarters. Court is divided lengthwise into thirds with goalpost (with a net but no backboard) on each end. Shots must only be attempted within the circle specified. Dribbling is not allowed, only throwing and catching and shooting hoops without dunking. During play, each of the 7 players do not move outside his-her designated area on the court. The ball must not be held for more than 3 seconds, players cannot take more than two steps with the ball. Only the goal attacker and goal shooter can shoot baskets (1 point each). Netball Sports.

Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players. Its development, derived from early versions of basketball, began in England in the 1890s. (wikipedia)