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19 Struggles Only Netball Players Will Understand

Why is netball a winter sport again?

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1. Trying to drag your sorry ass out of bed every Saturday morning.

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2. Getting outside in the freezing cold and wondering why the hell you put yourself through this.

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3. Not being allowed to wear tights or leggings underneath your uniform.

4. Getting to the courts and not even being able to find your teammates due to the fog.

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5. Never being able to grow your fingernails during the season.

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6. Or forgetting to cut your fingernails and praying the ref wouldn't notice for just ONE day.

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7. Having to remove piercings or tape over them if you had just recently been pierced.

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8. Having the ball hit your frozen finger mid-game and experiencing pain like no other.

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9. Or having it hit your cold, red little nose.

10. Falling over and feeling that cold burn of the court.

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11. Attempting to keep your skirt or bodysuit down and not flash too much butt during a windy quarter.

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12. Being placed against a super-tall or fast opponent.

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13. Accidentally colliding with an opponent and trying to convince them you aren't a bitch out to get them.

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14. Getting a stray elbow to the head.

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15. Catching the ball off-guard then flailing around awkwardly, trying not to step.

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16. Getting a little too enthusiastic and overstepping your boundary line.

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17. Finally warming up, only for your coach to give you the next quarter off.

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18. Finishing your game and finding out you're on ref duties for the next game.

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19. And finally getting home to shower, and feeling like a million needles were zinging your cold skin.

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