(Update 12th February 2021)

The following COVID protocols are mandated by the NSW Suburban Rugby Union, the Australian institute of sport, The Inner West Council, NSW Health and the NSW Office of Sport.

COVID - 19 Game Day Protocols

The following protocols are in effect from 12th February, 2021.

A guide to all COVID restrictions can be found here

You can check your symptoms here


A copy of our COVID-19 Safety Plan can be found here


A copy of our internal COVID-19 Processes can be found here


General Guidelines


    • If you are unwell DO NOT come to the ground.
    • You must sign in using the QR codes provided. If you do not have a phone you must fill in the form with name and contact details (phone number  or email address)
    • Download and install the COVID-19 tracking app.
    • No entry for anyone who has visited the Reported Case Locations
    • If your temperature is 37.6 degrees C or above you must go home
    • Maintain good hygiene practices (hand sanitiser is available)
    • Keep social distancing (1.5m apart). Stand on the marks provided
    • If you get COVID-19 or begin to have COVID-19 symptoms contact Kent Prusas (0141 085 191) so NSW Health can trace any possible infections.
    • Do not mingle outside the ground when you leave.
    • Please avoid carpooling with people from different households if possible
    • Masks are not mandatory



            • Spectators must sign in using the QR code provided.
            • Spectators are now allowed on the oval.
            • Changing rooms are for players, coaches, managers, and support personnel only
            • Please follow the general guidelines.


Volunteer and Staff Guidelines

This is for

                • Canteen workers
                • Club Officals
                • Managers
                • Coaches
                • Anyone else helping out at the ground
            • Please read the Volunteers and Staff section and the Canteen section of the Club COVID Protocols.
            • Please follow the general guidelines
            • Wash your Hands Regularly
            • All Volunteers must register on Fusesport. Details here
            • Use gloves when preparing food and handling cash. Discard when finished
            • Clean Surfaces and utensils regularly. Fill in the Log.
            • You are encourages to complete the COVID-19 Food Awareness Training Course.
            • Condiments and Serviettes are not freely available. They are to be provided to customers on request.
            • Contactless payment is preferred

Player Protocols


  • All players must be registered on Fusesport (whether they are taking the field or not)


  • Use Hand sanitizer when you arrive and when you are finished playing


  • Players are strongly encouraged to shower at home.


  • The council has provided hand sanitiser in the changing rooms, please use it.


  • Players must supply their own water bottles. Have them clearly marked.


  • Filling Water bottles


    • There is a tap in the changing room for this
    • Hand santize before and after
    • Wipe the tap and nozzle with a disinfectant wipe when finished


  • Do not put on a used playing jumper


  • Collect all used tape after the game and put it in the bin.


  • If anyone living in your house gets tested for COVID-19, they must self-isolate until their test results are returned. You may still leave your house as long as you have not been tested. See here for more information

Team Protocols

  • Post/Pre-match talks in the changing rooms ARE ALLOWED for a maximum of 20 people


  • A cleaning pack is provided in the warm-up area


  • Disinfect your equipment once you have finished warming up with it


  • Ensure Players use hand sanitizer first thing


  • Ensure Players use hand sanitizer once they have finished


  • Ensure enough jumpers are available for players


  • Do not put a player in a used jumper


  • Collect all used jumpers immediately after the match.


  • Ensure players put their used tape in the bin

Changing Room Protocols

  • 20 people maximum in the changing rooms


  • Showers
    • Cleaned by the occupant after each use.
    • A cloth and disinfectant to be available for each shower stall


  • Surfaces and high contact areas to be cleaned every hour or after every game. This includes Showers, basins, door handles, toilet surfaces (e.g. flush button, seat), switches, taps)


  • Surfaces to be cleaned at the end of the day.


  • Water bottles can be filled from the centre tap in the changing rooms


  • Water bottle tap cleaned after use


  • The council has provided hand sanitiser in the changing rooms