Junior Polices and Downloads

Policy statement relating to the use of video/photographic images  OPM RFC recognises the need to ensure the welfare and safety of all young people in Rugby Union. As part of our commitment to ensure... Read more

COACH'S CODE Be reasonable in your demands on the young player's time, energy and enthusiasm. Remember that they have other interests Teach your players that the laws of the game are mutual agreements which no-one should break. Avoid... Read more

Staff/volunteers who deliver sports activities to children may, on occasions, be required to deal with a child’s challenging behaviour. These guidelines aim to promote good practice and to encourage a proactive response to supporting children to manage their own behaviour. They... Read more

Policy statement relating to changing and toilet facilities OPM RFC recognises the need to ensure the welfare and safety of all young people in Rugby Union. There are currently no changing facilities available at the... Read more

OPM RFC acknowledges its responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children and vulnerable adults involved in OPM RFC from harm. OPM RFC confirms that it adheres to the RFU’s safeguarding policy and the procedures, practises and guidelines and... Read more

If you have cause for concern about an incident please report it. Incidents may include: •    Child abuse – sexual/physical/mental •    Bullying and racism •    Poor coaching practice ie coaches showering with players, taking part in contact games,... Read more

All involved with JUNIOR RUGBY at OPM RFC (whether in a formal coaching or match setting or in a social setting) have a moral obligation to ensure that children and young players are provided with the highest possible standard of care. In conjunction with our JUNIOR... Read more