Code of Conduct for Colts and their Supporters.

Colts Section 2016 Season

Please note that failure to sign and abide by this code could mean a player being prohibited from participating in training sessions and matches.


The player agrees:

  • To work hard towards the attainment of their full potential
  • To attend games punctually, behave with self-discipline and give reasonable notice and reasons for absence or lateness.  Wear the Cove Cricket Club shirt for all matches and shirts should be tucked into trousers while playing.
  • To abide by instructions given by the team manager or the coach
  • To practice the techniques/skills taught by the coaches and attempt to apply them in matches
  • To abide by the laws of cricket and the ethos of the game
  • To accept the umpires decision at all times and not show any dissent
  • To play cricket in a competitive manner but maintain the highest standards of sportsmanship
  • To accept victory and defeat with dignity and grace and to learn from defeat
  • Not to use foul language on or off the field of play.
  • Not to attempt to intimidate or deliberately distract opponents by aggressive language or behaviour.  To treat all players as you would like to be treated
  • To co-operate with coaches, teammates and officials.  Remember that without them there would be no game
  • To be proud of your club and remember that you are it’s representative on the field.


The parents/guardians agree to:

  • Take responsibility for ensuring there son or daughter is signed in at the start of training sessions with the coach.
  • Encourage and help the player meet targets, including abiding by the code of conduct
  • Support the player without pressure, praise good work and refrain from criticising lapses
  • Set a good example to the player by encouraging and supporting the team in a calm and controlled manner
  • Refrain from coaching or interfering with the coaching of the players during training or at matches, as this is the responsibility of the coach or team manager
  • Know why your child is playing cricket.  The objective of Cove Cricket Club Colts Section is to provide a quality learning environment, to improve techniques but above all to encourage enjoyment of the sport
  • If you have any concerns, please contact Paul Lynch in the first instance.