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• Be a good sport. Respect all good play whether from your team or the opposition and shake hands with and thank the opposition players and officials after the game - win,lose or draw.

• Participate for your own enjoyment and benefit. Make every effort to develop your own abilities.

• Always respect the match official’s decision.

• Make every effort to be consistent with Fair Play and the Laws of the Game. Never get involved in foul play.

• Honour both the spirit and letter of the competition rules and live up to the highest ideals of ethics and sportsmanship; avoid gamesmanship and respect the
traditions of the game.

• Never engage in disrespectful conduct of any sort including swearing, obscene gestures, offensive remarks,taunting or other actions that are demeaning to other
players, officials or supporters. Treat others as you would like to be treated.

• Care for and respect the facilities and equipment made available to you during training and competition.

• Safeguard your health; don’t use any illegal or unhealthy substances.

• Recognise that many officials, coaches and match officials are volunteers who give up their time to provide their services. Treat them with the utmost respect. Remember, without them you do not have a game.

• Do not bet or otherwise financially speculate, directly or indirectly, on the outcome or any other aspect of a rugby league match or competition in which you are involved.