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CODE OF CONDUCT

  1. ALL MEMBERS OF THIS CLUB ARE EXPECTED PLAY OR SUPPORT THE PLAYING OF THE GAME OF RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SPITIT OF GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP AND FAIR PLAY.

  2. IN PARTICULAR, MEMBERS SHOULD ENSURE THAT IN THE PLAYING OF THE GAME, AND ALOS IN THEIR SUPPORT OF THE CLUB AND IT’S TEAMS, THEYAT NO TIME INDULGE IN ANY UNSPORTING BEHAVIOUR OR ACTIVITIES WHICH COULD BLEMISH THE GOOD NAME OF THE CLUB OR BRING THE GAME INTO DISREPUTE.

  3. NAMELY; INSULTING OPPONENTS, MAKING OFFENSIVE REMARKS TO THE REFEREE/TOUCH JUDGES OR OPPOSING SUPPORTERS. DELIBERATELY FEIGNING INJURY, TAKING PROPERTY THAT BELONGS TO OPPONENTS OR THEIR CLUB, PUBLICLY CRITICISING THE REFEREE VIA THE MEDIA OR SOCIAL NETWORKING, PLAYING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF EXCESSIVE ALCOHOL OR THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS, MAKING RACIAL OR RACIST REMARKS, OR BEHAVING IN ANY WAY LIKELY TO CAUSE OFFENCE (INCLUDING TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WHILST TRAVELLING TO OR FROM A FIXTURE).

  4. MEMBERS SHOULD UNDERSTAND THAT THE CLUB COULD BE HELD RESPONSIBLE/ACCOUNTABLE TO THE HAMPSHIRE RUGBY FOOTBALL UNION IN TURN FOR THE ACTIONS OF ITS MEMBERS IN RESPECT OF ANY MISCONDUCT SUCH AS OUTLINED, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVE TO, THOSE OUTLINED ABOVE.

  5. THIS CLUB WILL DISCOURAGE THE SELECTION OF ANY PLAYER WHO REPEATEDLY INFRINGES THIS CODE AND IN RESPECT OF ANY PLAYER OR MEMBER MAY HOLD AN INQUIRY INTO ANY ALLEGED BREACH OR SUSPEND OR EXPEL FROM MEMBERSHIP ANY SERIOUS OFFENDER.

  6. REFEREES ARE OBLIGED TO REPORT ANY BREACHES OF THE CODE DIRECT TO THE RFU AND THIS ACTION COULD INITIATE LEGAL OR DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AGAINST OFFENDING CLUBS.