CODE OF CONDUCT – CLUB, MATCH & TEAM OFFICIALS

MATCH OFFICIALS

  • Be impartial! Also, be consistent, objective and courteous.
  • Place the safety and welfare of the players above all else; be alert to minimise dangerous physical play, fair or foul, especially in junior matches.
  • Accept responsibility for all actions taken.
  • Avoid any form of verbal contact with coaches, team officials, parents and spectators during play.
  • Avoid any situation which may lead to a conflict of interest, both on and off the field.
  • Maintain an appropriate level of fitness for the standard of game at which you are officiating.
  • Condemn all and every instance of unsportsmanlike, foul or unfair play.
  • Set a good example by the way you dress, speak and act towards player, coaches, officials, parents and spectators.
  • Show concern and caution towards sick and injured players.
  • Officiate to the age and/or experience of the players.

TEAM CLUB OFFICIALS

  • Uphold the integrity of the game of Rugby League at all times;
  • Always act in a sportsmanlike manner, respecting opposition players, team and club officials and spectators;
  • Make decisions in the best interests of the game of Rugby League;
  • Place the safety and welfare of players as the top priority;
  • Accept responsibility for all decisions made.