Time Keeper

The Time Keeper acts as the official 'keeper of time' for the duration of the match.   The time keeper is accountable to the Field Umpire and the Team Manager.

Responsibilities 

  • Keep time for each quarter of the match 
  • Record on time cards the time taken to play each quarter;
  • Lodge completed time cards with the Team Manager after the game has finished;
  • Sound the siren in accordance with the procedures contained in the association / league rules and regulations;
  • Stop the clock used for timing of each quarter as required by the association / league rules and regulations;
  • Perform any other function as may be directed; and 
  • Liaises with the umpires and the timekeeper from the opposition team.

 

Age Group 

Playing Time per Quarter 

Break Time 

Under 6    

8 Minutes    

2 Minutes @ Quarter Time, 

5 Minutes @ Half Time, 

2 Minutes @ Three Quarter Time        

Under 8 – 10   

10 Minutes   

2 Minutes @ Quarter Time, 

5 Minutes @ Half Time, 

2 Minutes @ Three Quarter Time   

Under 11 - 14 

Youth Girls 

15 Minutes 

3 Minutes @ Quarter Time, 

10 Minutes @ Half Time, 

5 Minutes @ Three Quarter Time 

 Under 15 +

 20 Minutes 

3 Minutes @ Quarter Time, 

15 Minutes @ Half Time, 

5 Minutes @ Three Quarter Time