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CONGRATULATIONS TO RRC AUSTRALIA DAY AWARD RECIPIENT - DAN WITHERS

Rocky Touch wishes to congratulate Dan Withers, RRC Australia Day Award winner for SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR! Though Dan is heavily involved in other sporting activities, his involvement with Touch this past year and as an Australian representative is a huge part of the award. Congratulations Dan!more

GIRLS DEVELOPMENT TEAM LISTS - A AND B GRADE

Please see the team lists for the A and B ladies development teams for Wednesday night's fixtures. If yo have any queries please call Tracy on 0437389535......more

A & B LADIES DEVELOPMENT TEAMS

All girls keen to play in the A & B grade ladies development teams being organised by Tracy & Greta, please be advised that there will be a sign on, registration and training session on Friday 29th January from 4 to 6pm. All teams will be finalised and notified on that day. Fixtures commence Wednesday 10th February. Any girls who are interested in playing (ages 12 to 16) ...read more.....more

JUPITERS PAN PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES - 2016

Get your team together to compete at the 10th biennial Jupiters @panpacmasters held between 5th - 13th November 2016 on the Gold Coast. Entries are now open! We'll put the link to their site for full details on our LINKS tab on this site. This is a fantastic tournament for Masters and we recommend that you put it on your bucket list to do at least once (you WILL go again).......more

GIRLS DEVELOPMENT TEAMS - 12S TO 18S

Any girls between 12 and 18 years (in 2016) who would be interested in playing in the upcoming ladies Wednesday night comp in development teams please contact Greta on 0438184978 or Tracy on 0437389535. They will be looking at putting teams in A and B ladies divisions depending on numbers and abilities. Great opportunity to develop skills in the game situation. Dual registration is available....more

2016 WINTER SEASON COMMENCES EARLY

The 2016 Winter season of TOUCH will commence earlier than normal - Mixed on Monday 8th February and Mens/Ladies/Masters on Wednesday 10th February 2016. For information/nomination and team registration forms please go to the DOCUMENTS tab on this site. Rocky Touch is looking at a Veterans Mixed division next season where ladies need to be 30 or over and men need to be 40 or over to compete.....more

LADDER AND SEMI FINALS FIXTURES D & E MENS DIVISIONS

Please click on more for the ladder after the final round games in both D and E Mens divisions along with semi finals fixtures.........more

ROCKHAMPTON OPEN MENS TEAM FOR BUNDY CUP 14/15TH NOVEMBER.

The Rockhampton Open Mens team to compete in the Bundy Cup on 14/15th November has been finalised. Please click on more for the full list of successful players.....more

ROCKY TEAMS FOR BUNDY CUP IN NOVEMBER 2015

The BUNDY CUP is being held 14-15 November and Rocky Touch is nominating teams in the Mens Open and Womens Open divisions. Any player interested in playing in either of these teams will need to put their names on a sheet provided at the ref's station each fixture night or alternatively, email to admin@rockytouch.com. Players will not be considered if not registered and playing in our comp......more

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR TEAMS

Even though we are continually making announcements regarding ensuring ALL players in your team are registered on their first night, there are still people playing without paying. THIS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE and team organisers need to make sure this does not happen. Playing unregistered means playing uninsured. Read more....more

NEWS ITEM FROM THE QLD TOUCH WEBSITE

Qld Touch have announced the appointment of Gavin Shuker as Chairman of their Board. Please click on more for the QTF media release.......
Congratulations to Gavin. We wish you great success in this role.more

FINAL SERIES FOR MENS / LADIES / MASTERS

The procedure for checking on games for the finals series (semis - prelim - grand final) is as follows:- Click on fixtures - click on your grade - fixtures - finals matches. If any doubt about whether your team is playing, what time etc, please call Denise on 0409631633.
THERE ARE NO GAMES ON WEDNESDAY 27TH MAY DUE TO STATE OF ORIGIN... more.more

ROCKHAMPTON LOSES TOUCH NOBILITY

The Touch community is saddened by the loss of long time RTA Administrator, Ron Etherden who passed away yesterday, Thursday 5th March 2015 after a fairly short illness. Ron Etherden built Rockhampton Touch Association into the strong,competitive force it is today and we send our condolences to his wife Noelene and their family and friends.......more

TEAM REFEREES - INFORMATION AND PROCEEDURES

Team referees will need to check this website each week for their game allocation - click on the Referee Draw - Game Allocation tab and check for your name. You will be allocated a game straight before or after you play (unless a game break is requested) and may not be required every week. For teams who have not provided a referee name, the team name will be used. More .......more

2015 WINTER SEASON DRAW

The draw for the 2015 Winter season has now been uploaded to this site. Check the Fixture/Results tab - click on your competition and division. List of teams in the mixed divisions are included in this item for your convenience. Please be aware that though some teams are not in the division of their first choice, all efforts have been made to even the competition out over all divisions.......more

ACCOMMODATION IN ROCKHAMPTON

The Glenmore Palms Motel - 520 Bruce Highway (northern approach to Rocky). All rooms are ground floor, 3.5 star quality - fully licensed bar and restaurant - swimming pool and spa - conference/meeting/function facilities - close to Glenmore Tavern, IGA supermarket and takeways. Perfect for sports teams and offering discounts to Touch players who book direct. Check them out in our LINKS tab.more

NEXT SEASON TO COMMENCE IN FEBRUARY 2015

Full details and documents etc now available on the DOCUMENTS tab on this site. Please contact Denise on 0409631633 if you require any further information.more

MASTERS DIV 4 GRAND FINAL PLAYED

Masters Div 4 Grand Final was played last night, a week earlier than remainder of the Masters comp. The game between Footy Geeks and Dirty Dozen saw Dirty Dozen come out on top 5 touchdowns to 0. Glenn Menzies would have gone close to player of the final with three touchdowns.....more

TEAMS FOR SEMI FINALS

The list of teams to make semi finals is included here. Please click on more...more

INAUGURAL TOUCH GALA DINNER A WONDERFUL SUCESS

The inaugural Touch Gala Dinner held at the Rockhampton Leagues Club on Saturday 22nd November was a resounding success. Over 90 people joined in a night of celebration of our association and its members.....more

NSW TAKE OUT THE 2014 STATE OF ORIGIN SERIES

In what was a very exciting and competitive State of Origin Series, it was NSW who came out on top to take home the State of Origin Shield.

There were nine divisions still in contention going into game three but NSW sealed the deal by taking out the prestigious Men's and Women's Open divisions.more

LUCKY WINNERS

The lucky winners of the $1,000 team draw were -
GRAMMAR C MEN.
CONGRATULATIONS!more

WET WEATHER POLICY

The forecast does not bode well for the start of fixtures this coming Monday and Wednesday. Keep an eye on this website and also on our Facebook page (Rockhampton Touch Football) for news on cancellations.
Most times, a decision will not be made until around 3pm on the day of fixtures. Please do not assume games are called off if its raining at your place - often its dry here!!more

HOW TO FIND OUT WHEN AND WHERE YOU PLAY

Go to the fixtures/results tab on this site ; scroll down to your grade (full list of mixed teams and grades can be downloaded below); click on fixtures ; games will be displayed showing times, fields and opponents.more

LEVEL 1 COACHING COURSE

Rocky Touch is looking to hold a LEVEL 1 COACHING COURSE sometime during the early part of this upcoming season. Anyone keen to attain their Level 1 Accreditation please contact Denise via email admin@rockytouch.com.more

NEXT SEASON INFORMATION, NOMINATION AND REGISTRATION FORMS

All information and forms for next season's competition are in the DOCUMENTS tab on this site. Any queries, please call Denise on 0409631633.more

NEWSLETTER

The latest newsletter is now available to be downloaded or hard copies available at the club on fixture nights. There is some important information contained so please download or pick up a copy and pass it around.more

CHANGE IN FORMAT FOR MASTERS FOR REMAINDER OF SEASON

With the full round of games being completed last night where all Masters teams have played each other once, we now break into divisions in this comp according to ladder positions. Teams have now been split into three divisions (A, B, C) and will have one complete round of games before the semi finals commence on Wednesday 4th June. Please check the fixtures on this site for possible changes.more

ALICE SPRINGS MASTERS GAMES

The Alice Springs Masters Games will be held in Alice Springs 11th to 18th October 2014. For more information please read more....more

PAN PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES

The Pan Pacific Masters Games will be held on the Gold Coast 1st to 9th November. Read more....more

TRYING TO FIND OUT WHEN YOU PLAY?

Click Tab Fixtures/Results on this site - click fixtures in the night and grade/div your team is in. The team lists are posted in the item below to make it easier to find your grade/division. Results are available following each week's games using the same format (click on results).more

LOOKING FOR REFEREE ALLOCATIONS??

If you are looking to see when you need to referee, go to the Referee Draw - Game Allocation tab - click on the date for the fixtures. If allocations are not there, check again until they are. If you are required, you will be in the timeslot straight before or after you play (unless a game break was requested). If your name is not listed, you are not required that night. Check every week.more

TEAM LIST FOR SEASON 1 - 2014 - AMENDED

Teams have now been graded into divisions. Please be aware that these gradings will be subject to change within the first month of competition. Check the list and go to the Fixtures/Results tab on this site. Click on fixtures, click on the grade or division your team is in and the weekly fixtures will come up. Results will also be available each week on the same tab......more

CQ KICKSTART NOTICEBOARD - OCT 2013

You can download the October Ed 1 copy of the CQ Kickstart Noticeboard for activities and events happening around the region this month...more

2014 QLD STATE OF ORIGIN SELECTION PROCESS

Queensland Touch Football has posted advice on their website regarding the 2014 State of Origin Selection Process. Please click on more to familiarise yourself with the process.....more

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CYRIL CONNELL FIELDS - PHYSICAL ADDRESS

Apologies to those people who have been searching for the address of our fields for the upcoming State Junior Championships. The physical address is - CYRIL CONNELL FIELDS - 78 Reaney Street, North Rockhampton. On the northside riverbank past the racecourse - veer right just before the gates of the racecourse and follow the road (becomes Robert Clark Drive).
Looking for accommodation.....?more

COACHING ACCREDITATION UPDATE FORMS - LEVELS 1 & 2.

Coaching accreditation for Levels 1 and 2 must be updated after 4 years.
All coaches participating in events conducted by TFA or QTF are required to have current accreditation. Please read more FOR FULL DETAILS and to download the necessary documents to update coaching accreditation.more

ROCKY TOUCH REGISTERED WITH GET STARTED FUNDING PROGRAM

Rockhampton Touch is registered with the Qld Gov. "Get Started" funding program which gives financial assistance for children from 5 to 18 who can least afford it to participate in sports. Club or team organisers who receive a voucher (sample attached) can accept that as payment of fees and pass on to this association. Pls read more..more

AMART ALL SPORTS COMMUNITY KICKBACK PROGRAM

Rocky Touch has been selected to participate in the AMart Community Kickback Program.  Under this program the association can earn 5% of your purchases at AMart All Sports.  You'll receive access to great member prices and other initiatives and the association will receive 5% credit.

You will need to join up in the North Rockhampton store (not here online) to associate yourself with Rocky Touch so we can receive the 5% credit.

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AN OPEN LETTER FROM CEO TOUCH FOOTBALL AUSTRALIA

Dear valued member of Touch Football Australia,
I am writing to all members in relation to the recent exciting news that Touch Football Aust (TFA) and the National Rugby League (NRL) confirmed that the two sporting bodies have agreed to form a strategic alliance with a view to creating "Australia's largest sporting community". Excerpt from Open letter from CEO of TFA.... Full letter attached...more

MEDIA ANNOUNCEMENT

HISTORIC PARTNERSHIP LAUNCHED.
The National Rugby League and Touch Football Australia have today launched an historic sporting partnership representing the biggest boost to participation and game development in the history of either sport.......more

KickStart CQ Newsletter

The September edition of the Newsletter is now available in the documents tab. A lot of our members will find the KickStart CQ Newsletter very interesting. This newsletter is produced by the RRC Sport & Education Services and includes many different activities happening throughout CQ. Please go to the Document Tab for your copy.more

TRY YOUR HAND AT REFEREEING

We are urgently in need of more REEFEREES for Monday and Wednesday fixtures. We encourage everyone to have a go. Refereeing is an excellent way of achieving fitness and better knowledge of the rules.

Don't sit back and expect others to referee your games if you're not prepared to give them the same courtesy. Refereeing is not for everyone but you'll never know if you don't give it a go.more

MY COMMUNITY MEMBERSHIP

Hi to those people who have joined the My Community section on this site. Why don't you make your page visible for everyone to see? We'd all like to learn a little about our fellow Touchies. Click "Allow everyone to view" in the Privacy section and "Display Profile" in the Personal Profile section. Brad, Melissa and Daniel have left photos but not too sure if that's Tammy on the surfboard.more

CODE OF CONDUCT FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

RTA has always worked under a code of conduct and from the commencement of the 2009 Winter season, this code of conduct will be more strictly applied.

This is to ensure that EVERYONE can participate in Touch in a competitive but enjoyable environment free from any form of abuse and/or harassment.

Copies of the Code of Conduct for All Participants will be distributed with the fixture books to all teams. It will also be available at the canteen, upstairs in admin, at the new Rocky Touch office and on this website in the documents tab.

We urge all teams to ensure everyone attending the Cyril Connell Fields (players, coaches, spectators etc)are made aware of the expectations of their behaviour as any breaches may incur penalties.

Please call 0409631633 with any enquiries re this code.more

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Ladder - Sidebar

2015 SEASON 2 A Ladies
POS TEAM PTS
1 BUCKANEERS 35
2 MAGPIES 30
3 MAGPIES BLACK 29
4 RGS OPENS 19
5 GRAMMAR 15s 14

Ladder - Sidebar

2015 Season 2 A Men
POS TEAM PTS
1 BUCKANEERS 34
2 EMMAUS 28
3 ALLNIGHTERS 27
4 GRAMMAR 21
5 BUCKANEERS 20

Notice Board - Sidebar

Rocky Touch office will be closed from Monday 14.12.15  and will reopen on Monday 28.12.15.

Denise will continue to be available via mobile on 0409631633 for urgent matters.

 

Rocky Touch wishes all of our members and their families and friends a

VERY, MERRY CHRISTMAS

and a

HEALTHY, PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR.

 

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