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Netball is a fast-paced and intensive game, which will quickly boost your health and fitness levels. Netball East Region is one of 9 Regions within England Netball and includes the Bedford and Luton area.

An Overview of Netball

Netball is played on a hard court with scoring rings at both ends, where players score by netting the netball. There are seven players on each team. All have named positions on the court such as wing defence or centre. The players are restricted to specific areas according to their position. Players cannot travel with the ball, making netball a game of fast passing with the object being to outscore your opponent by shooting more balls through the goal ring.

Why not try something new? There are so many opportunities in netball, whether that's finding another way to play, offering to help out at your local junior club, buying a whistle and getting on the Into Officiating course or even volunteering at the Quad Series. Find out what's happening in Bedfordshire by clicking here:


Netball helps to build upper body strength, leg muscles and the cardiovascular system, amongst other benefits. Netball is a fast-paced and intensive game, which will quickly boost your health and fitness levels


Dependent on the club, coach and session. Taster sessions are often free; Netball Now, Back to Netball is a very affordable pay and play scheme if you don't want to commit to a club and full on membership.


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  • Suitable trainers and clothing
  • A netball and netball posts
  • Position labelled netball bibs

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England Netball is delighted to announce that we are introducing a fabulous new version of the sport, Nets!

Workplace Netball

Firstly, we would like to thank you for considering netball as an option to get you, and your work colleagues more active!

National Governing Bodies

England Netball

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Special Olympics Great Britain

Special Olympics offers a lifetime of learning through sport and benefits individuals of all ages and ability levels – from those with low motor abilities to highly skilled athletes.

Slough Netball

These sessions are available to females aged 14yrs and over of all abilities,they are a fun way to keep fit and be part of a team sport.
Our main aim is to get more woman back into the game with the option to play competitively long term or just for fun/

East Midlands Netball Grant

East Midlands Netball Grant

East Midlands Netball will support their affiliated members by providing subsidies and mentoring opportunities to help develop coaches; tutors; umpires; volunteers and players across the region.