Safety and Health of All
Tag20 Rugby Participants

  • Place the safety and welfare of the participants above all else.
  • Be aware of and support the sport’s injury management plans and return to play guidelines.

Coaching excellence

  • Help each person/athlete, to reach their potential. Respect the talent, developmental stage and goals of each person and encourage them with positive and constructive feedback.
  • Encourage and support opportunities for people to learn appropriate behaviours and skills.
  • Support opportunities for participation in all aspects of the sport.
  • Treat each participant as an individual.
  • Obtain appropriate qualifications and keep up-to-date with the latest coaching practices and the principles of growth and development of participants.


  • Act with Integrity and Objectivity, and accept Responsibility for your decisions and actions.
  • Ensure your decisions and actions contribute to a harassment-free environment.
  • Wherever practical, avoid unaccompanied and unobserved one-on-one activity (when in a supervisory capacity or where a power imbalance exists) with people under the age of 18.
  • Ensure that any physical contact with another person is appropriate to the situation and necessary for the person’s skill development.
  • Be Honest and do not allow your qualifications or coaching experience to be misrepresented.
  • Never advocate or condone the use of illicit drugs or other banned performance enhancing substances or methods.

Honour the sport of Tag20 Rugby

  • Act within the rules and spirit of the sport Tag20 Rugby at all times.
  • Promote FAIR PLAY and competing first, over Winning at any cost.
  • Promote RESPECT of the decisions of the Referee, & all Officials, Coaches & Administrators.
  • Show respect and courtesy to all involved with the sport.
  • Display responsible behaviour in relation to alcohol and other drugs.


  • Respect the rights and worth of every person, regardless of their Age, Race, Gender, Ability, Cultural background, Sexuality or Religion.
  • Players selected in a team are given equal opportunity to participate in every game.
  • Do not tolerate Abusive, or Threatening Behaviour, Bullying or Sledging.