In football talk, it's "Inside the numbers". It's the clear area of field with numbers on each side.
The Centre (player) must be within the centre circle when the centre pass is taken. All players (except the two centres) must be behind the third lines (i.e. not in the centre third) The ball must be received by another player within the centre third.
Netball is started with a Centre pass. Only the centre and the opposing centre are allowed in the centre third. All other players will stand outside the third and wait for the whistle. The ball must be received or touched in the Centre Third. After a goal is scored the defending team will take the centre pass and the game is restarted with the teams taking alternate centre passes. If there is an interception by the opposing team and a goal is scored this team can take the centre pass. So intercepting is important. Netball is started with a Centre pass. Only the centre and the opposing centre are allowed in the centre third. All other players will stand outside the third and wait for the whistle. The ball must be received or touched in the Centre Third. After a goal is scored the defending team will take the centre pass and the game is restarted with the teams taking alternate centre passes. If there is an interception by the opposing team and a goal is scored this team can take the centre pass. So intercepting is important.
if the centre pass is not received in the centre pass then opposition get to take a free pass from where the attaking players wrongly caught the ball
anywhere in the centre third ONLY and prefferably to one of your team mates.
No particular position has to touch the ball on the way to the shooters. If it is a centre pass, the centre os obviously going to have to touch it, before passing off to either the GA, WA, GD, WD to pass through to the GS or GA. The GS or GA may then shoot the ball
a centre pass is where theecentre takes a pass from the sentre of the centrethrid, but it must betouched in thecentre third before it goes/rolss into the goal thirds
The c starts with the ball in the circle on the court. They are allowed anywhere except the semi circles.(Ds)
There are a few rules in netball, you must follow them or you get blown up.The ball must be held no longer than 3 secondsThe foot you land on cannot be regrounded until you release the ball. (It may, however, be moved)GS and GK are only allowed in the shooting thirdGA and GD are allowed in both the shooting third and the center thirdC is allowed everywhere except from the D (the goal circles)WA and WD are allowed in the centre third the shooting third, but not the DShooters (GS and GA) can only shoot when inside the DStrictly NO contactYou can't repossess the ball (ie, no dribbling, no tossing from hand to hand etc)The centre pass has to be received in the centre thirdNo gloves or jewelleryNo player can make contact with an offside area, whether in possession of the ball or not. (The ball is considered part of the body when held by a player)When secondary marking (when the opponent has the ball, blocking their sight and ability to throw the ball) your closest foot must be 90cm (3 feet) away from their landed footThey are the basic rules, but as you get more advanced there are more rules.
centre passes are important because they can decide which team is going to be having a go at a shot. A centre pass can also help you see if the team is a strong/weak team because if a team performs it well they will win the ball on every centre pass whether it is their team who starts the centre pass or not.
Prior to a game of netball, there will be a toss. The winners of the toss will usually take the centre throw. A game of netball then starts when the winning team's centre (C) has stepped into the circle and thrown the netball.Also all players must be in the correct positions and no feel in the semi circle or into the middle third,except for the centers(c)
The radius must pass through some point between the centre of the circle and its circumference.
when the centre of a team passes the ball in the centre of the court while all the other players stand outside the centre third and lead in to get the pass from the centre once the umpire has given the signal