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Netball positions

The rules of netball are really simple the aim of the game is to get the ball down the count to your end and into the circle so your shouters can shout a hop. The positions of netball are WD,WA,C,GD,GK,GS,GA. The main task of the Wing Defence is to defend the attacking moves of their opponent, the Wing Attack, at the centre pass, around the goal circle and throughout the centre and goal thirds. The main task of the Wing Attack is to deliver the ball to the Goal Shooter/Goal Attack using a variety of attacking moves. They are allowed to move in the attacking goal third and the centre third, but not in the goal circle. The centre is the link player from the defence third to the goal third and plays an important role in both attack and defence. They are allowed to move over the whole court, except the goal circles. The main task of the Goal Defence is to defend the attacking moves of their opponent. The Goal Defence also needs to have good attacking skills, which are important for getting the ball out of the defence third, and assisting the team in attack. The main task of the Goal Keeper is to defend the goal third to prevent the ball from making it to the goal circle, and to stop a goal being scored. Their opponent is the Goal Shooter. The main task of the Goal Shooter is to score goals. They are allowed within the goal third only and they must have good space. The Goal Attack shares the goal shooting responsibilities with the Goal Shooter and is allowed to move within the goal third and centre third.
Oct. 2013 Netball Series - 1st Test - Aus vs. Malawi (1st Qtr)