As a player, parent or coach, if you have an issue with a player, parent or coach, that is not resolved by speaking          with your team manager, please contact the Junior Club Captain who in liasion with the Club President will work to resolve the issue. 


Code of Conduct – Players


  1. Play by the rules.

  1. Never argue with an official.  If you disagree, have your captain, coach or manager approach the official during a break or after the competition.

  1. Control your temper.  Verbal abuse of officials and sledging other players, deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent are not acceptable or permitted behaviours in any sport.


  1. Work equally hard for yourself and/or your team.  Your team’s performance will benefit, so will you.

  1. Treat all participants in your sport as you like to be treated.  Do not bully or take unfair advantage of another player.

  1. Respect and listen to your coaches and managers advice and instructions.  Cooperate with your team mates and opponents.  Without them there would be no competition.
  1. Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit, not just to please parents and coaches.
  1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.


Code of Conduct – Parents/Caregivers/Supporters


       1. Remember that children participate in sport for their enjoyment, not yours.

  1. Encourage children to participate, do not force them.
  1. Focus on the children’s efforts and performance rather than winning and losing
  1. Encourage children to always play according to the rules and settle disagreements without resorting to hostility or violence.
  1. Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a competition.
  1. Remember that children learn best by example.  Appreciate good performances and skilful plays by all participants.
  1. Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from sporting activities.
  1. Respect officials’ decisions and teach children to do likewise.  If you disagree have your Manager approach the official during a break or after the game.
  1. Show appreciation for volunteer coaches, officials and administrators.  Without them your child could not participate.
  1. Any concerns or criticisms should go through your team Manager who will deal with issues in the appropriate manner.
  1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
  1. Applaud the performance of both teams.


​​​​​​​Code of Conduct - Coaches


  1. Remember that players participate for pleasure and winning is only part of the fun.
  1. Never ridicule or yell at a player for making a mistake or not coming first.
  1. Be reasonable in your demands on players’ time, energy and enthusiasm.
  1. Operate within the rules and spirit of your sport and teach your players to do the same.
  1. Ensure that the time players spend with you is a positive experience.  All people are deserving of equal attention and opportunities.
  1. Avoid over playing the talented players.
  1. Ensure that equipment and facilities meet safety standards and are appropriate to the age and ability of all players.
  1. Display control, respect and professionalism to all involved with the sport.  This included opponents, coaches, officials, administrators, the media, parents and spectators.  Encourage players to do the same.
  1. Encourage sportsmanship.
  1. Insist on fair play and discipline.
  1. Show concern and caution towards sick or injured players. 
  1. Obtain appropriate qualifications and keep up to date with the latest coaching practises and the principles of growth and development of young people.
  1. Any physical contact with young people should be appropriate to the situation and necessary for the players’ skill development.
  1. Respect the rights, dignity and worth of every young person regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.
  2. Ensure to abide by the CRFU Child Protection Policy.