Ballina Touch News

Nominations for coaches and managers - Rep Season

Ballina Touch is calling for nominations for coaches and managers for the upcoming senior representative season.
Nominations close on Friday 1 August 2014.more

Ballina Touch Bullsharks Hoodies

The club has been working on designs for new uniforms including off field gear. This is in part of raising the profile of the club at representative level and encouraging more players to have ago at representative Touchmore

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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