Please note, following the Government’s announcement on 22.09.2020 regarding changes to COVID-19 restrictions we are now working through what this means for our sport and will supply appropriate guidance as soon as possible. To find out more click here.
The health and safety of the Netball Family is our main priority and to avoid the spread of Coronavirus we are constantly planning and preparing for netball to return in its fullest form in the safest way possible.
We are aware that the COVID-19 outbreak and the Government’s guidance in line with this is constantly changing, however we will do all we can to keep everyone updated on how this effects netball in a timely fashion.
We are delighted to say that we have started to see some forms of the game begin to unlock! All details of this and our guidance for each stage of netball’s return are broken down for you on this page.
Please continue to visit this page for the latest COVID-19 guidance ongoing.
Guidance for Schools and Colleges
Full guidance for any school (primary or secondary) delivering netball within the curriculum or as part of their after-school provision can be found here.
Guidance for Facility Operators
As a non-asset owning sport, netball relies upon the availability of community sports facilities to restart the game. Click here for guidance aimed at facility operators.
Guidance with Competitions and Events
To support during this time here are a few tips that you can consider to help keep netball competitions and events progressing.
Guidance on Local Lockdowns
In some areas of the country increased local lockdowns have been introduced as a result of increased rates of infection.
Guidance for Safeguarding
With the increased volume of virtual sessions and the netball world doing a brilliant job at connecting via digital platforms, it is important to remember safeguarding is still crucial. To help, our safeguarding team have pulled together some simple steps.
Guidance for AGMs
Many of you would usually be organising your Annual General Meetings (AGMs) now. With social distancing in place you'll need to consider the best approach for your organisation at these times. We can help with our AGM guidance!
Archive: Stage 4a unlocked
England Netball is delighted to announce that the Government has given the green light to accelerate the return of the sport through a modified version of the game.
Archive: Roadmap for the Return of Community Netball
We’re delighted to introduce to you our anticipated Roadmap for the return of community netball.
Archive: Response to new Government measures for sport
On 9 July, the Government announced that some recreational team sports can begin to return and indoor leisure facilities can re-open their doors from 25 July. Read what this means for netball here.
Archive: Stage 2 guidance
In June, further Government guidance on social distancing and the return of outdoor sports came into effect, see more about this and what it means currently for netballers.
Archive: Vitality Netball Superleague cancellation information
See the latest information about the Vitality Netball Superleague here.