Code of conduct


Players should make every effort to develop their own abilities in terms of skill, technique, tactics and stamina

They must never criticise any team mate’s skills or technique

Accept success and failure, victory and defeat, equally and always shake hands with the other team and match official at the end of the game

Set a positive example for all others and always have regard to the best interests of the game

Do not use inappropriate language or gestures and resist any temptation to take banned substances or use banned techniques

Make every effort consistent with Fair Play and the Laws of the Game to help your own team win but you must avoid all forms of gamesmanship, and timewasting

Treat opponents with due respect at all times by safeguard the physical fitness of opponents, avoid violence and rough play, and help injured opponents irrespective of the result of the game

Know and abide by the laws, rules and spirit of the game, and the competition rules

Show due Respect and accept the decisions of the match official without protest

Abide by the instructions of your club officials, provided they do not contradict the spirit of this code

You must show Respect towards your club’s officials, your opponent’s club officials and all supporters

Make sure you know the club’s Protection Officer and their full contact details

Talk to the club’s Protection Officer or another club official that you trust if you are unhappy about anything at the club