Wet Weather

Published on January 9th, 2013 | by Bonnet Bay FC

Wet Weather, Lightning and Hot Weather Information

In the event of wet weather the following guidelines apply:


  1. Council can close grounds in which case clubs have no discretion. They provide a daily advice on the status of grounds through a recorded message on 9710 0105.
  2. The club may choose to close fields or parts of fields due to their condition – this will be advised via email to our database
  3. Coaches or Managers should call training off when it is likely the fields will be damaged by proceeding


  1. Never Assume games are off
  2. Clubs advise the association whether fields are okay to play on
  3. The association may move matches from one field to another as late as the morning of the match – team managers will be advised by club committee and updates posted to www.shirefootball.com.au and www.bonnetbayfc.com
  4. Where a large number of fields are unplayable the association may call all games off. Games called off in this manner are not necessarily replayed.
  5. Referees or ground control may call games off where conditions deteriorate during the day. This can even occur part way through games. These games will generally be replayed.

Lightning & Heat

  1. Training and matches should be suspended whenever there is lightning nearby – refer to Football NSW Lightning Policy for details
  2. In the event of extreme heat training and matches may be suspended or special arrangements put in place – refer to Football NSW Heat Policy

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