BFNC Statement re Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The BFNC as a member of the SFNL is bound by the directives and advice of the League. The League is working closely with the AFL, AFL Victoria, Netball Victoria and takes its advice from the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services, Australian Department of Health and Vic Sport. At this point in time, the League has stated that the 2020 season will continue as planned. They have also stated that they will continue to monitor the situation with the relevant authorities and will provide clubs with regular updates as required Please be assured that the BFNC takes very seriously it's responsibility to look after the welfare of its players, officials and volunteers. To this end a number of protocols to assist in the provision of a safe environment whilst engaged in club activities such as training or playing in matches have been put in place. These include common sense hygiene practices that people should already adopt on a daily basis. Our training and coaching staff have been proactive in both putting in place and communicating them to our players and officials. The club executive will continue to work closely with League officials and our various stakeholders to manage this trying situation that we share with other sporting communities. Please regularly utilize our electronic and social media platforms for updated information. If any member has any has personal concerns or questions re the current situation, please don't hesitate to contact a member of the Club Executive, the relevant coaching staff or Head Trainer. Garry Matlock General Manager BFNC On behalf of the President and BFNC Executive

Please read below for a relevant Industry Practice Note from the AFL


AFL Industry Covid-19 Practice Note

Version 1 – 11 March 2020