Code of Conduct for Players

Children are expected to:

  • Keep within the defined boundary of the playing/coaching area.
  • Behave and listen to all instructions from the coach.
  • Take care of equipment owned by the club.
  • Refrain from the use of bad language or racial/sectarian references.
  • Refrain from bullying or persistent use of rough and dangerous play.
  • Show respect to other youth members and leaders
  • Keep themselves safe
  • Report inappropriate behaviour or risky situations for youth members
  • Play fairly
  • Respect officials and accept decisions
  • Show appropriate loyalty and be gracious in defeat
  • Respect opponents
  • Not cheat
  • Not use violence

Children/Young people have the right to:

  • Be safe
  • Be listened to
  • Be respected
  • Privacy
  • Enjoy your sport in a protective environment
  • Be referred to professional help if needed
  • Be protected from abuse by other member or outside sources.
  • Participate on an equal basis, appropriate to their ability
  • Experience competition and the desire to win
  • Be believed
  • Ask for help


Any misdemeanours and general misbehaviour will be addressed by the immediate coach and reported verbally to the designated person.  Persistent misbehaviour will result in dismissal from the club. Parents will be informed.

Dismissals can be appealed by the child/parent with final decisions taken by the club committee.