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You can't run in Netball otherwise it will be too easy for people/teams to get to the other end and shoot, and if that happens there is a bigger chance of a tie at the end which allows more time for the game ( its like another game but shorter ) and a tie once again will get the advantage against 1 winner and 1 loser.

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Q: Why cant you hold a ball for too long in netball?
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