Code of Conduct - Parents/Guardians

  • Set an example to your child
  • Applaud good play by your team and by members of the opposing team
  • Be friendly to parents of the opposition
  • Do not question publicly the referee’s decision
  • Support all efforts to remove verbal and physical abuse from mini and junior rugby
  • Recognise and value the importance of coaches
  • Do not force an unwilling child to participate in rugby, their enjoyment is paramount
  • Encourage your child to play by the Laws/Rules
  • Teach your child the importance of effort and teamwork
  • Help your child to improve skills and to learn a positive attitude to the game
  • Always ensure your child is dressed appropriately for the activity and has plenty to drink
  • Keep the club informed if your child is ill or unable to attend sessions
  • Endeavour to establish good communications with the club, coaches and officials for the benefit of all
  • Share any concerns or complaints about any aspect of the club through the approved channels
  • Use correct and proper language at all times
  • Never punish or belittle a child for poor performance or making mistakes
  • Always collect your child promptly at the end of a session