AFL Victoria Return To Play Protocols

Published on Thursday, June 25, 2020

AFL Victoria has today released its Return To Play protocols.

Returning to play in a safe, hygienic and controlled manner is paramount to AFL Victoria. The safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority.

Following the Victorian State Government advice around the return of community sport, AFL Victoria endorses a return to club sanctioned training and matches provided participants follow the relevant Victorian State Government guidelines and AFL Victoria’s COVID-19 guidelines are implemented.

This protocols document relates specifically to senior and junior community football in Victoria, including umpires.

In accordance with the State Government advice, these include:

• For people aged 18 years and under – a return to full contact training and competition

• For people aged over 18 years – subject to the advice of Victoria’s Chief Health Officer and the continued management of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), adults can resume full-contact training from 13 July.

Please click on the links below to download the Return To Play resources

Return to Play Protocols (Effective June 25)

Return to Play Checklist (Effective June 25)

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