Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Can't find the answer?  Try our Policies and Document pages,
or send an email to enquiries@waratahnetball.asn.au

 
  • What is the season format for 2024?
    • The 2024 season format can be found on the NNA website. 7yrs play on Friday nights at 5.20, and 8yrs play at 6.15. All other age groups play on Saturday. 
 
  • How  much does it cost?
    • At Waratah Netball, we pride ourselves on offering the best value that we can. So we are not increasing the cost for you to play this year – this is despite the increase in Netball NSW fees! Our fees will remain the same as last year as follows:
      • NetSetGo (5yrs)           $100
      • NetSetGo (6 – 9yrs)     $175
      • Juniors (10 – 17yrs)     $210
      • Seniors                        $265
      • Non Playing Members (Coaches/Managers) - No Fee
    • Your uniform will cost extra - approximately $70 for a playing uniform
 
  • How do I register?
    • The Club will also have a registration day on Saturday 3rd February at Mayfield West Bowling Club (one of our major sponsors) in Norris Avenue, Mayfield.  We will be there from 10am to 1pm so you can come and meet some members of the Club and try on uniforms.
    • If you don’t need to visit us, then you can register via one of the following links (NOTE: please use the age the member will turn in 2024):
10yrs to seniors (including coaches and managers, and Tri-Series): 
 
  • How do I get a uniform?
 
  • When do we train?
    • Most senior teams usually train on Thursday nights at either 6.00pm or 7.30pm depending on the team.  The senior team "Maes" will train on Monday nights, and the senior "Raptors" train on Tuesdays.
    • Junior teams usually train on Tuesday nights
    • Training is at the Newcastle Netball Courts on Union Street
 
  • Do we have team duties or other responsibilties?
    • Yes - you will have team duties which may Include umpiring and canteen duties.
    • Your team will also have a commitment to our major sponsors which include raffles and social events at Mayfield West Bowling Club in Norris Avenue, Mayfield.
 
  • I don't want to umpire. Can I pay someone else to do it for me? How much does it cost?
    • Although Waratah Netball Club encourages all players to do their umpiring duties, NNA does allow players to pay for umpires. The cost is approx $30 per umpire per game
    • Please call Donna on 0418 881 317 for more information
 
  • I am keen to learn to umpire - who do I contact.
    • We are always keen to develop new umpires, and have very good support mechanisms.
    • Please call Donna on 0418 881 317 for more information
 
  • I want to play netball but I can't make every game. Can I play casually? Does it cost less to be a casual?
 
  • How do I know which team I will be put into? Can I play with my friends?
    • Waratah Netball Club conducts a selection for senior teams, and will then advise you of the team that you are in.  We will also try to support your request to play with your friends. This is covered in our Team Selection Policy.
 
  • I am interested in sponsoring a team.  What are the options?
    • Waratah Netball Club always welcome new businesses who want to support our Club
    • If you are able to sponsor us in any way, then please contact Nicole on 0421 215 372
 
  • I registered and paid online but now I can't play. How do I withdraw/ get a refund?
    • Depending on when you identify that you cannot play, you may be entitled to a refund.  This also depends on why you can't play, and whether it is after the Netball Australia cut-off date
    • For more details please email registrar@waratahnetball.asn.au or call 0468 889 500.