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Commonly referred to rules

Match sheets

  • Ensure that FFA numbers for all players are on the match sheet and ID cards sighted on the field BEFORE each game ($200 fine if this isn’t done)
  • Teams U12 upwards MUST have a shirt number shown on match sheet
  • Any borrowed player must have FFA number, team, grade and shirt no. (if applicable) put on the match sheet
  • After the game, verify the result entered by the referee, tick the appropriate boxes and sign the match sheet.

Match balls

  •  Make sure your match ball is of correct size and properly inflated. Failure to take it to the game incurs a $50 fine.

Playing Kit

  • Every player must wear the same GUFC shorts, GUFC shirts and GUFC socks and protective shin pads
  • All players must wear protective shin pads.
  • A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to themselves or another player (including any kind of jewellery).
  • A player requiring to wear sports (safety) glasses to play competition games must have the glasses approved by the SSFA before they can be worn.