Policies & Procedures



Stowmarket RFC is committed to ensuring that equity is incorporated across all

aspects and every team of the Club. In doing so, the Club acknowledges and

adopts the following Sport England definition of sports equity:

- Sports equity is about fairness in sport, equality of access, recognising

inequalities and taking steps to address them. It is about changing the

culture and structure of sport to ensure it becomes equally accessible to

everyone in society.

- The Club respects the rights, dignity and worth of every person and will

treat everyone equally within the context of their sport, regardless of age,

ability, gender, race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexuality or

social/economic status.

- Stowmarket RFC is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their

sport in an environment free from threat of intimidation, harassment and


- All club members have a responsibility to oppose discriminatory

behaviour and promote equality of opportunity.

- The Club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour

seriously, according to Club disciplinary procedures.