|Goal Keeper (GK)|
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.Tasks:
It is important for the Goal Keeper to be aware of what is happening out in front of them. This will allow them to read the attacking team’s movements and anticipate any interceptions, thus creating turnovers.
|Goal Defence (GD)|
The main task of the Goal Defence is to defend the attacking moves of their opponent, the Goal Attack, to prevent a goal being scored. 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. Tasks:
It is important for the Goal Defence to be aware of what is happening out in front of them. This will allow them to read the attacking team’s movements and anticipate any interceptions, thus creating turnovers.
|Wing Defence (WD)|
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. They should be ready at all times to pick up any tips or deflections created by the circle defenders and they also need to play a supporting back up role for the attackers down court.Tasks:
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.Tasks:
|Wing Attack (WA)|
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.Tasks:
|Goal Attack (GA)|
The Goal Attack shares the goal shooting responsibilities with the Goal Shooter and is allowed to move within the goal third and centre third. The Goal Attack must also work closely with the WA on the centre pass to gain possession and feed the ball to the GS.Tasks:
|Goal Shooter (GS)|
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 awareness when working in confined areas with the GA. They must also be able to execute a variety of leads and movements in order to break away from the defenders.Tasks: