Pevent the unfair advantage gained by teams through the use of superior player numbers.
Maximum player numbers are set for each grade. These should not be exceeded.
If a team will knowingly be short of players for a game, that team should not default.
When the difference in player numbers for a game, between the two teams, is one or more, and one of the teams does not have sufficient players to field a ‘full’ team as set out in the rules for that grade there is little point in a player standing on the sideline as a reserve when they could be playing
Players must be swapped between teams,
The onus is on the coach with the greater player numbers to offer the loan of players,
Once an offer of loan players has been made it must be accepted,
In swapping players between teams, both coaches must take into account the relative strengths of the two playing sides,
Coaches are encouraged to ask children to only play one half of the game for the opposition team and make other players available for the other half.