Managers Matchday Guidelines...
1/. On A Matchday...
(1). Regulation Kick Off times are :~ Junior Colts - 12:30hrs / Senior Colts - 14:00hrs.
(2). Assigning a Responsible Adult to look after and host your Referee can pay dividends...
(i). Manager or Referee Host should welcome the Referee and offer him his expenses.
(ii). Your Referee is a Guest of your Club and should be afforded Courtesy and Hospitality.
(iii). Ensure your Referee has separate changing and showering facilities from the players.
(3). Carry the latest copy of the Regulations and Matchday Regulations - to help resolve any differences.
(4). Carry a copy of the Colts League Variations - to help resolve points of law / regulation.
NB: It is not advisable to attempt to enter into discussion on points of law whilst the match is in progress.
(5). Carry Contact Numbers with you - for emergency Matchday Contact with your Opposite Number.
(6). Both Managers should prepare a Match Card and hand it to the Referee before the game.
(7). Carry copies of all your RFU Youth Registration I/D Cards.
(i). Check Player I/D Cards in line with RFU Guidelines at least 30 minutes before kick-off.
2/. During the Game...
(1). Replacements must all wear HI-VIZ tabbards (which will be provided at U17 by the League)...
(2). Coaches and Replacements MUST stay within the marked Technical Area per the Code of Conduct
(i). Coaches and Replacements must not follow the game up and down the touchlines.
(3). Manage your Spectators - or ensure a willing adult volunteer is prepared to do this for you.
(i). Spectators must back from the touchlines behind suitable barrier.
(ii). Spectators must never enter the field of play.
(4). Managers and Coaches should ensure Players and Spectators observe the Code of Conduct.
(i). Refrain from inciting Players or abusing Referees from the touchline.
(ii). Offenders will be held to account by their CB Disciplinary Committee.
4/. Immediately After Each Game...
(1). Check scores with the Referee and TEXT the Result to Your League Secretary before 6pm Sunday.
(2). Ask the Referee to complete and sign the Match Card you gave him prior to the game.
(i). Counter-sign your opposition's Match Card.
5/. Immediately After Each Game - (Home Team Managers)...
(1). If you have communal showers ensure the Referee can shower before the Players.
(2). Ensure Referees are hosted fed & watered - Your Guest is as a Stranger in a Foreign Land !!
Now check out the Post Match Guide.
League Admin - 03/06/2012