Code of Conduct

Accies’ Minis aim to ensure that all people, irrespective of their age, gender, ability, race, religion, ethnic origin, creed, colour, nationality, social status or sexual orientation, have a genuine and equal opportunity to
participate in the game of rugby union at all levels and in all roles.

To ensure this can happen, in as favourable environment as possible, Accies’ Minis have a number of policies on how we expect our players, coaches, volunteers, members and visitors to behave towards each other.

By joining either Accies’ Minis both parents and children agree to follow our Code of Conduct. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action being taken by the appropriate club against the individual(s) concerned.

 

We always:

• Support positively and applaud good play.
• Respect officials and opposition players.
• Remember that children are playing to have fun.
• Behave as good role models on the touchline.
• Congratulate the opposition and make their supporters feel welcome.

We never:
• Force any child to play rugby.
• Stray from the touchline onto the pitch.
• Verbally abuse match officials, players or other spectators.
• Threaten, intimidate or use bad language.
• Give offence by way of insult, humiliation or discrimination.

 

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