Rugby League

Parents and Carers

As a parent this is what your child can expect from Rugby League:

  • A safe, friendly and enjoyable environment for all children and young people
  • Fun and a sense of achievement
  • Encouragement of a healthy lifestyle
  • Skills such as leadership, confidence and self-esteem

What can parents expect from the club?

  • All coaches should be qualified and have a current DBS through the RFL
  • There should be a Club Welfare Officer
  • Clubs should monitor their coaches to make sure their behaviour is good at all times
  • There should be a first aider at all games
  • Coaches must abide by the concussion protocols and take any player who has a bang to the head off permanently

What can the club expect from parents?

  • Respect the match officials’ decisions at all times – remember the match officials are often children themselves
  • Never ridicule or scorn a player for making mistakes
  • Positive cheering that encourages players in both teams
  • Never get involved in taunting or intimidating the opposite team, spectators or match officials

As a parent you will be expected to adhere to the parent / carers / spectators code of conduct which can be found HERE.