Ballina Touch News

O40`s State Cup Players

Men's 40's State Cup Muster. A Muster for the Ballina Men's 40's side will be held this Sunday 31 August at Saunders Oval 3.00pm, rain hail or shine.more

Referees Level 1 Course

For players who want to be a referee for the summer comp you must first complete the online section of the course.Clickmore

Players without a Team

We now have a team called No Team with a Unique TEAM CODE for players who are new to the area, or players looking to play in the Ballina Senior Touch Summer Competition. Click.more

Coaches Appointments - Rep Season 2014

Congratulations to the following coaches:

Men's Open Coach - Wayne Krause
Ladies Open Coach - Beau Milner
Ladies Open Manager - Kahli Milner
Ladies U20 Coach - Scott Turner
Men's 45's Coach - Brad Eyre
Men's 50's Coach - Graham Leesmore

Ballina Touch Bullsharks Hoodies

Promoting club hoodies is a part of raising the club profile in the town, and also promoting the club at the representative level while encouraging more players to have ago at representative Touch.more

Dave Brown Referees Aussies v Kiwis

Our clubs only level 6 referee Dave Brown was invited to referee an Australian v New Zealand match while attending the Waitangi Cup at Runaway Bay on the week end. This was a great honour and reward for Dave, and deservedly so for all the time and effort he puts into Senior & Junior touch, at home or travelling to tournaments, congratulations Dave.more

Peter Randle Life Membership

Peter Randle has been awarded Life Membership of the Ballina Touch Association. Full story at more ->more

Jetts Ballina Gym Supporting Ballina Touch Referees

Ballina Touch Association would like to thank Jetts Ballina Gym for the support they have given to our referees this season.
If you didn't know Jetts have support our referees at both Senior and Junior State Cups and that's up till now.
Members if you are into fitness let's show our support and check out Jetts Ballina Gym
Thanks again Jettsmore

Eagles Affiliate of The Year 2013

President Allan Kirchen was presented with this award last weekend at the NSWTA Blues Award night @ Bankstown Sports Club. Congratulations to all of our members who have made this possible.more

$550 FINE FOR SMOKING AT A SPORT EVENT

Please be aware that NSW Health - Tobacco Compliance Officers will now be issuing fines to people found smoking at sporting events.
Smoking has been banned at sport venues in spectator areas since 7 January 2013 under the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000.
Club members and spectators are still saying that they are not aware of the new regulation.
Unfortunately this excuse will not prevent the individual from receiving a fine.

The fine for smoking at a sporting event is $550 to the individual smoker.

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Ballina Touch Continues Tough Stance

The Ballina Touch Association in co-operation with our referees will continue its tough stance on referee intimidation. For the full story go to more ->

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Referee Abuse is NOT ON

Referees train like players, they have a huge responsibility like players, they are coached and analysed like players, they are passionate like players and they fight for honour and positions like players. Yet despite all of this, in any sport, we never hesitate to abuse referees and it seems that `sport rage' is becoming common terminology for our behaviour. In saying this it is a timely reminder for us all to think about our behaviour so that we all can enjoy our sport. Click on more for the full story -->

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