Senior Players Code of Conduct

Naomh Maolmhoig Caislean A Mhuilinn CLG An Duin is fully committed to the safeguarding and promoting the well being of all its members. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the club must, at all times show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of everybody. Therefore all members are encouraged to be open at all times and share any concerns or complaints that may have with their respective Team Manager.


Players should:


  • Respect the rights, dignity and worth of all and treat everyone equitably.
  • Not exert undue influence to obtain person benefit or reward.


Players within the Club must:


1.1              Play by the rules


1.2              Never argue with an official. If you need clarification, have your captain, coach or manager approach the official during a break or after the competition.


1.3              Work equally hard for yourself and your team. Your teams performance will benefit –so will you.


1.4              Be a good sport. Applaud all good plays whether they are made by your team or the opposition.


1.5              Show respect to and acknowledge opponents and officials (e.g. shake hands before and after the game and say things like “good luck”, “thanks for the game” etc.)


1.6              Co-operate with your coach, team-mates and opponents without them there would be no competition.


1.7              Be on time for training sessions, matches and competitions so as not to disrupt the smooth running of their team.


1.8              Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit not just to please parents and coaches.


1.9              Play fair, no verbal abuse of officials, sledging other players (including vilification) or deliberately distracting or provoking an opponent.


1.10          Respect the rights dignity and worth of all participants regardless of their gender, ability, cultural background or religion.


1.11          Never take any prohibited substances (a list is available from the Health & Well-being Officer) NB if in doubt do not take the substance.


1.12          Pay all club subscriptions before the closing date advised by the Ex. Comm. – failure to pay club subscriptions will result in disqualification from taking part in club activities.




I understand and agree to abide by this Code of Conduct. I understand that failure to abide by this Code of Conduct will result in disciplinary action by the club committee.


Signed:   ______________________________________


Date:   ________________________________________