SFNL Return to Play Date

The SFNL Board this week resolved to return to play on July 25as per the Government guidelines.


Returning to play in a safe, hygienic, and controlled manner was paramount to the board’s decision with the safety and well-being of our participants being our number-one priority.With this at the forefront of mind, The SFNL present to clubs the following Return to Play (RTP) documents from AFL Victoria:

Community Football Return to Play Protocols


Community Football Return to Play Checklist


Suspected Covid-19 Case – Process Flowchart


Further resources to support the implementation of the protocols are available on the Toyota AFL Club help website https://www.afl.com.au/clubhelp


Moving forward the protocols will be updated in line with the directions and advice from DHHS https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/sport-and-exercise-restrictions…


The RTP document includes a section on the restrictions of spectators, we are pleased to report that no restriction has been placed on the overall number of spectators at a venue – however strict social distancing rules must be undertaken at all times.


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