Umpiring rules explained   25/04/2018

Thank you to England Netball Officiating for creating these videos allowing an easier understanding of the correct procedure to use for certain rules.


Short clips to help with Game Management and Match Protocols at all levels of the game and Short Clips which highlight individual rules and the associated hand signal


Please click on the link below to watch the videos.


Primary carer

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.581052655593849/1650906784945028/?type=1


Incorrect Centre pass

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.581052655593849/1650904744945232/?type=1


Suspending a player

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.581052655593849/1650911244944582/?type=1


Ordering off

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.581052655593849/1650900604945646/?type=1


Discipline Team Official

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.581052655593849/1650898888279151/?type=1



Short Clips which highlight individual rules and the associated hand signal


Rule 8.1 - Start of Play 

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650945628274477/?type=1


Rule 8.2.1 - Centre positioned incorrectly

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650917661610607/?type=1


Rule 8.4 - Throw-in 

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650946461607727/?type=1


Rule 9.4 - Incorrect playing the ball

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650934061608967/?type=1


Rule 9.4.1.ii.c - Held ball

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650931618275878/?type=1


Rule 9.5.2 - Over-A-Third

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650944158274624/?type=1


Rule 9.6 - Footwork

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650929438276096/?type=1


Rule 9.7 - Offside

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650942558274784/?type=1


Rule 10.2.ii.b - Deflecting the ball on its downward flight towards the ring

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650926558276384/?type=1


Rule 11.1 - Obstruction of a player in possession of the ball

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650935608275479/?type=1


Rule 11.2 - Obstruction of a player not in possession of the ball

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650935608275479/?type=1


Rule 12.1 - Contact

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650922438276796/?type=1


Rule 12.1 - Contesting

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650924954943211/?type=1


Hand signal


Hand signal 8 - Contact and goal not scored

https://www.facebook.com/OfficiatingEN/videos/vl.967004633474936/1650923944943312/?type=1