2017 Rules of Netball

The Official Rules of Netball, updated by the International Netball Federation, came into effect on Friday 1 January 2016.

The rule changes aim to meet the changing needs of the game and reflect the modern, forward-looking sport of netball. They are designed to improve players’ enjoyment of the game, create consistency in the interpretation of the rules across all world regions, and make the game more attractive to spectators.


The Official New Rules of Netball

Stoppages – Injury/Illness or Blood