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# How long are you permitted to hold the ball in netball?

Updated: 9/27/2023

Wiki User

14y ago

On average, you can only hold the ball upto 3(three) seconds. In primary school games, the ball can sometimes be held upto 5(five) seconds but it all depends on the umpire in primary school games.

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14y ago

Wiki User

15y ago

3 seconds in a 7's game but in high 5's 4 seconds is aloud as the players are in year 6 or below.

Wiki User

14y ago

Three seconds, or it is called a held ball.

Wiki User

14y ago

Then the ball must be surrended to the opponent.

Wiki User

10y ago

The opposing team to the player that held the ball for more than three seconds gets the ball.

Wiki User

13y ago

three seconds.

Wiki User

12y ago

three seconds

Wiki User

12y ago

5 seconds

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