All teams must take the field with five players - 4 outfielders and one goalkeeper
Teams can make unlimited substitutions throughout the match, these must be made in dead-ball situations
No slide tackles
No out of bounds, ricocheting the ball off perimeter fencing is allowed and remains in play
Heading is permitted
If the ball touches any part of the side of the net (behind the goalkeeper) the ball automatically goes to the goalkeeper for a play restart
Fouls & Contact
Free kicks are awarded against players if any of the following offences occur;
Holding an Opponent
Impeding an opponent with Contact
Time wasting in the corner/against the boards
The Goalkeeper can pick up the ball at any time in the goal area
Goalkeepers can come outside of their goal square, but can not use their hands when outside the square
Goalkeepers can pass the ball out with their feet or throw it out with their hands, the throw must be underarm only
Goalkeepers may not pick the ball up if it has been passed to them from a teammate
Goalkeepers cannot kick the ball out of their hands
Goalkeepers must pass or release the ball within 6 seconds
Serious fouls/on-field incidents will be punishable by yellow and red cards
Maximum of 3 substitute players per team
In the event of a free kick, opposing players must stand a minimum of 2 metres away from the player taking the free kick
Goals can be scored from anywhere on the field of play
Match fees are due before kickoff. Cash or Eftpos.
Fixtures and Kick Off times can be found online at www.foxfootballfives.com.au/fixtures
All teams should be ready to start 10 mins prior to Kick Off
If you are more than 5 minutes late, your team will incur a 3 goal deficit to begin the match
Speak directly with management if you have any issues with fixture times
Fox Football Fives is an all-weather facility; games are played in all weather conditions. Matches will only be cancelled prior to severe weather conditions at the discretion of Fox Football Fives management.
Referees are not to be abused at any point.
Unacceptable Conduct includes the use of foul language, fighting or threatening behaviour.
All spectators must not abuse other players and referees.
Competitive, Social, Mixed and Youth leagues must wear matching shirts as a minimum for their kits.
Boots with moulded soles or joggers only to be worn on pitches. No screw in/steel studs.
Jewellery is to be taken off prior to Kick Off, this includes watches.
Shin pads are recommended, if you choose to play without it is at your own risk.
Consuming Alcohol is permitted in licensed bar area only. No alcohol can be brought to the venue for consumption.
No smoking is permitted anywhere within the Fox Football Fives/Cambridge bowls club as per Government regulations.
No outside food is to be brought into the Fox Football Fives area.
Fox Football Fives is committed to making sure each team plays its match as scheduled
Our cancellation policy is designed to ensure your fixture is completed and in the event of forfeit you are given as much notice as possible. Any forfeits where we do not have 24 hours notice, you will be charged.
Forfeit fees are as follows:
Less than 7 Days Notice- $70
Less than 24hrs Notice – $100
Team No Show (no notice to management) - $150
The Cancellation Policy applies for each fixture. If your side is in breach you must pay for the fixture that you missed.