Player Code of Conduct

Enjoy the Game Players' Code of Conduct

- Be a good sport. Respect all good play whether from your team or the opposition.

- Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit. Make every effort to develop your own abilities.

- Always respect the match official’s decision.

- Make every effort to be consistent with the General Principles of this code of conduct

- Honour both the spirit and letter of the competition rules and live up to the highest standards of ethics and sportsmanship; avoid gamesmanship and respect the traditions of the game.

 

- Never engage in discriminatory or unacceptable conduct of any sort including swearing, obscene gestures, offensive remarks, taunting or other actions that are demeaning or disrespectful to other players, officials or supporters. Treat others as you would like to be treated.

- Care for and respect the facilities and equipment made available to you during training and competition.

- Safeguard your health; don’t use any illegal or unhealthy substances.

- Recognise that many officials, coaches and match officials are volunteers who give up their time to provide their services. Treat them with the utmost respect. Remember, without them you do not have a game.