13 September 2010 - IFNA Rule change for 2010 season
In summary, the changes now allow coaching from the side line during stoppages (including injuries).
“IFNA formally agrees that Rule 3.4.2 and Rule 7 of the Rules of Netball be changed as follows:
OLD:
3.4.2 From the Team Bench coaching is allowed while play is in progress. Coaching is also allowed during intervals (refer Rules 2.1 and 2.2) but not allowed during any Stoppage (refer Rules 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3). Team Officials and bench players may not indulge in inappropriate comments or behaviour, including moving up and down the Side Lines or along the Goal Lines during play (refer Rules 20 (iv) and 20.1.2).
NEW
3.4.2 Team Officials and bench players may coach while play is in progress provided that they remain seated or stand at their Team Bench. Coaching is also allowed during intervals (refer Rules 2.1 and 2.2) and during Stoppages (refer Rule 7). Team Officials and bench players may not indulge in inappropriate comments or behaviour (refer Rules 20 (iv) and 20.1.2).

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RULE 7: STOPPAGES
No coaching is permitted during any Stoppage (refer Rules 7.1, 7.2 and 7.3) by any Bench Team Official or bench player (refer Rule 3). However, the Team Manager may approach the players at the sideline for the purpose of providing rehydration.

NEW:
RULE 7: STOPPAGES
Coaching is permitted during any Stoppage by any Team Official who may approach the players at the Side Line. Bench players may approach the Side Line if coaching occurs. During a Stoppage any Team Official may approach the players at the Side Line for the purpose of providing rehydration. (Refer Rule 3, 7, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3).

This rule change was authorised on the 20th August 2010 and will come into effect on Monday 23rd August 2010.”