HSOB Rugby Code of Conduct

Player Code of Conduct

o	Play for enjoyment
o	Play hard but fair
o	Play by the laws of the game
o	Be committed to your team.  Attend all practices and matches
o	Never argue with the referee.  Control your temper at all times
o	Work equally hard for yourself and your team
o	Be a good sport.  Applaud all good play whether by your team or your opponent
o	The goals of the game are to have fun, improve your skills and feel good

Coach Code of Conduct

o	Positively reinforce the actions of players
o	Lead by example
o	Be honest with yourself and players
o	Create an enjoyable environment in which to play the game
o	Develop team respect for referees
o	Give all players the opportunity to participate in the game
o	Insist on fair play and discipline
o	Be reasonable on the demand on players' time, energy, enthusiasm
o	Encourage sportsmanship

Spectator / Parent Code of Conduct

o	Applaud the performance of both teams
o	Be positive with the referee
o	Acknowledge the efforts of the referee
o	Let players play their game, not your game
o	Praise efforts, not results
o	Set an example for the players


o	Respect equipment and property of Club at all times
o	Create an environment of camaraderie and friendship
o	Poor or inappropriate behaviour will not be tolerated
o	Drink responsibly
o	Make our club your club by attending regularly if you can

Updated June 2015