These court measurements form part of the current Official Rules (dated 2001) of the International Federation of Netball Associations.

The 3.05m run off clear space outside each side line and end line is a Netball Australia rule introduced to ensure safety of players and umpires. This measurement is a minimum requirement to attain Official Netball Australia Venue Accreditation.

The Court


  • Sideline: 30.5m (The court is divided into three thirds measuring 10.17m each)
  • Baseline: 15.25m
  • Centre Circle: 0.9m in diameter
  • Goal Circle: 4.9m in diameter
  • Ceiling Height: A minimum of 8.3m
  • Line Markings: White (max 50mm wide)
  • Surface: Double sprung wooden timber
  • Clear Space: 3.05m each side and ends

Goal Post

  • Post height: 3.05m (2.4m netta netball)
  • Post diameter: Standard 65mm
  • Ring: 380mm internal diameter 15mm steel rod
  • Post fixing: Internal

Please note that there are no strutts from ring to goal post.