NewsFAST5 Netball: All you need to Know

August 9, 2022by Mitieli Baleiwai

FAST5 is netball like you’ve never seen before; featuring dynamic rules changes including five players a side, shorter quarters, power plays and super shots.Fast5 matches are played on a Netball court with an additional semicircle of radius 2.5 m (8.2 ft) marked inside the goal circle (centre at the mid-point of the outer edge of the goal line).

A match consists of four quarters each of 6 minutes playing duration, with an interval of 1 minute between the first-second and third-fourth quarters. The half-time interval is 3 minutes. Teams change ends each quarter.Each team has one quarter designated as a ‘Power Play quarter’. In a Power Play quarter, all goals scored by that team receive double goal points.

A team consists of up to ten players. There are five playing positions in each team whose playing areas are the same as in Netball: Goal Shooter (GS), Goal Attack (GA), Centre (C), Goal Defence (GD), Goal Keeper (GK) 2. During play a team may not have more than five players on the court. If this occurs the umpire holds time and requires any additional player/s to leave the court. Sanction: Free pass where the ball was when time was held

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