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CODE OF CONDUCT

Please read the attached document to understand what is expected of all participants and spectators.more

NSW JUNIOR REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Our representatives in the Northern Eagles 14/16/18's participated in a very tough tournament of touch on the weekend, but all appeared to enjoy themselves and I'm sure learn't a lot. The best performing Eagles teams were the girls 14's with Lucy Spain who lost the semi final and the boy's 16's with Beau Langford who made the grand final, going down to Hunter Western Hornets. Photos in gallery.more

PLAYERS SELECTED FOR NORTHERN EAGLES TEAMS FOR NSW JUNIOR REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Congratulations to the following Macksville Falcons players who have been selected for Northern Eagles for the 2016 NSW Junior Regional Championships.
14 Boys - Logan Jones. 14 Girls Lucy Spain. 16 Girls Matiese Trisley , Emily Hall, Matilda Englert. 16 Boys - Beau Langford. 18 Girls Claire Spain, Mercedes Peterkin, Peta Salter, Melea Castle. 18 Boys Lleyton Doolan.more

GRAND FINAL REFEREE APPOINTMENTS FOR 17.3.16

Year 6 B Grade, 5pm - Lucy Spain, Emily Hall, Matilda Englert.
Year 6 A Grade, 5pm - Melea Castle, Johanna Walsh, Matiese Trisley.
Year 9, 5pm - Nick Willer, Danny Taylor, Josh Fitzgerald.
Mxd Open B Grade, 6pm - Kendall Stirrat, Colin Thompson, Darrell Flanders.
Mxd Open A Grade, 6pm - Damien Cross, Craig Englert, Vicki Wassens.
If you cannot attend please let Craig Englert know, 0428292028.more

NATIONAL TOUCH LEAGUE AT COFFS THIS WEEK

The National Touch League will be played at Coffs International Stadium Wed 9th to Sat 12th March 2016. Northern Eagles have 7 sides competing in the tournament so come along and cheer them on. Saturday is finals day in the stadium where the top tier of touch in Australia the Womens and Mens Elite 8 Semi Finals and Grand Finals are on from 1050am. Full draw is at Touch Football Australia website.more

SELECTION PROCESS FOR NORTHERN EAGLES JUNIOR REGIONAL TEAMS

Northern Eagles selection panel have selected 14 players for each 14,16,18's boys and girls teams to compete at the NSW Junior Regional Titles in April. These selections were made after watching players at Taree and Ballina Gala Days and at JSC. In addition up to another 7 players were chosen for each team as shadow players to fill positions where any original 14 players drop out.more

DRAW FOR 3RD MARCH UPDATED

This weeks draw has been finalised.
Any issues please advise ASAP.
This is the last round before semi finals.
A reminder that the Yr 3 and under division will finish this week. (no final series). There will be a small presentation at the conclusion of their last game.
Semi Finals for all other divisions (top 4 only) will be on the 10th March with Grand Finals on the 17th March.more

Duty Referee Roster Round 15 (11/02/2016)

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NATIONAL TOUCH LEAGUE REPRESENTATIVES

Congradulations to Matiese Trisley (Womens T League), Geoff Batten (Mens 40's), Craig Englert and Kendall Stirrat (Mens 55's) who have been selected to play at the National Touch League for Northern Eagles.more

Damian Cross our first State Badged Referee Level 4

Congratulations to Damian Cross (Damo) who was awarded his Level 4 Referee Badge at the recent State Cup. Damian has worked hard to achieve this level which included attending many tournaments across NSW and Queensland where he has been assessed by the NSW State Referees panel. We are hoping Damo will continue on over the next couple of years and progress to the top Level 6.more

State Cup 2015 wrap

MIXED OPEN - Went all the way to the Shield final only to go down in a drop off in extra time. This team was a credit to our association and an inspiration.
MENS 40's - Found it tough going but every player put in 100 % effort and all had an enjoyable time.
COMBINED BALLINA/MACKSVILLE 20'S WOMENS - Had a fantastic tournament going out in the semi final of the bowl division.more

Northern Eagles - 14's, 16's,18's selection process for 2016 Junior Regionals

Northern Eagles will use Gala days, Taree 24.1.16, Ballina 7.2.16, JSC Port Macquarie 19-21.2.16, NTL Coffs Harbour 9-12.3.16 to identify players and select 14/16/18 boys and girls regional teams to compete at NSW Junior Regionals in Parkes on 15-17.4.16. The Eagles Junior regional sides will have training/gear fitting on Sunday 6.3.16 at Advocate Park Coffs Harbour.more

CRAIG 'NOODLES' ENGLERT NAMED ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR

A huge congratulations must go to Craig Englert who received the NSW Northern Eagles Touch Assoc Administrator of the year award at the recent NSW Touch awards night in Sydney
It's great recognition for all the hard work and long hours Craig puts in to make sure our comp runs so smoothly.
Well done Noodles!!more

MACKSVILLE TOUCH ASSOCIATION NAMED NORTHERN EAGLES REGION AFFILIATE OF THE YEAR AGAIN

Macksville Falcons Touch Football Association was awarded the Northern Eagles Region affiliate of the year for the second year in succession at the NSWTA State Conference last weekend. Congratulations to the Committee and everyone involved with Macksville Touch Association.more

CODE OF ETHICS/CONDUCT REMINDER

Parents
• Encourage children to participate and have fun.
• Focus on the child’s effort and performance rather than winning or losing.
• Never ridicule or yell at a child for making a mistake or losing a competition.
Spectators
• Respect the performances and efforts of all people.
• Reject the use of violence in any form, whether it is by spectators, coaches, officials or athletes.more

WET WEATHER POLICY

Touch will only be called off if the fields are unsafe or unplayable due to water lying around or lighting in the immediate area. JUST BECAUSE IT IS RAINING DOES NOT MEAN THAT TOUCH IS OFF. Touch will be on unless it indicates on this website that it is off at 2.30pm on Thursday afternoons.more

THE SEASON DRAW WILL CHANGE EACH WEEK TO MAKE REFEREES AVAILABLE.

Please check this website each week after Tuesday night where it will indicate if the draw is now correct for the upcoming round.more

NORTHERN EAGLES EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR NTL NOW OPEN

The National Touch League will be held in Coffs Harbour 9-12/3/2016. Northern Eagles have now opened expressions of interest for players to trial. To read more go to 'Links'click on Northern Eagles Regional Touch which will take you to the NSWTA page, scroll down and click on EAGLES.more

2015/16 SUMMER COMPETITIONS CONDITIONS OF ENTRY AND INFORMATION SHEET FOR TEAM MANAGERS AND PLAYERS

All information for team managers and players is contained in the attached document 'Conditions of entry and information for team managers summer 2015/16 competitions'. To access this document click on 'more' and then the attachment.more

JUNIOR STATE CUP 2016 INFORMATION DOCUMENT

Information on the 2016 Junior State Cup is contained in the attached document.more

PLAYERS MUST BE REGISTERED AND PAID IN FULL BEFORE THEY CAN TAKE THE FIELD

As a result of new insurance obligations players will not be able to take part in any game until they are registered and have fully paid the registration fee.more

COMPETITION STARTS THURSDAY 8th OCTOBER - REGO FEES

Cost: Juniors - $60.00 per player.
(A player registering in 2 junior divisions will receive a $30.00 deduction making the cost $90.00). (A junior player registering in one junior division and 1 senior division will receive a $30.00 deduction making the cost $120.00).
Seniors - $90.00 per player plus $100.00 team bond . (Seniors can only play in I division) Please read conditions of entry formmore

SENIOR STATE CUP 2015 INFORMATION FOR PLAYERS

Information and costings are available by clicking on the attachment. To be considered all players must submit the application (available in document links) prior to or at the trial. If you are unable to attend on that date you must submit the application and a letter explaining your absence.more

Registration and payment information

Payments can ONLY be made online at time of registration or by using the following bank transfer details.
Macksville touch football.
BSB 704328
Account No. 224353S11
(be sure to put players name as a reference)
REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT ON THE FIRST DAY OF COMPETITION IS NOT AN OPTION FOR SECURITY AND ORGANISATIONAL REASONS.
REMEMBER NO PAY OR NO REGO means NO PLAYmore

Code of Conduct Requirements

Attached is Code of conduct requirements for all involved. Please read and understand.

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CANTEEN

Our canteen is open each Thursday and has hot food, snacks and drinks available. Also we are selling our Club merchandise - eg water bottles, Caps and bags.more

Players selected for Junior Northern Eagles Regional teams

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected to play for Northern Eagles at the Junior Regional titles in Sydney on 18/19 April, 2015. 14's girl's - Matiese Trisley, Emily Hall, Lucy Spain, Johanna Walsh. 14's boys - Simon Walker . 16's girl's - Georgia Dent. 16's boy's - Lleyton Doolan. 18's girl's - Claire Spain. 18's boy's and NTL T League - Dawson Denison.more

Report on Junior State Cup 2015

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Wet weather policy.

TOUCH FOOTBALL IS ON UNLESS IT STATES ON THIS WEBSITE THAT IS CANCELLED. Just because it is raining doesnt mean it is off. If the fields are not under water and are playable touch will be on. If there is lighting near by at the time of kickoff or during games we may call it off.more

PLAYERS ARGUING WITH REFEREES OVER DECISIONS.

There has been a marked increase in the number of players arguing with referees this season. Rule 18 states that players are not to talk to the referee. The Captain may respectfully and politely enquire briefly with the referee on decisions. Players arguing with referees and Captains who are not respectful and polite can be sent from the field.more

PLAYERS SENT FROM THE FIELD .

As per our rules and Touch Football Australia Playing Rules 7th edition any player that is sent from the field for the remainder of the game (not sin bin) by the referee will serve an automatic minimum 2 games suspension. The Committee may increase this suspension period for more serious misconduct as it sees fit. The appeals process costs $200. See our document links for appeals process.more

NRL and Touch Football Australia form alliance

The National Rugby League (NRL) and Touch Football Australia (TFA) have formed an alliance. To read more click on the document.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.

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

You have been warned!more

Have a look in our photo gallery, there are great photos of Junior State Cup and Grand Final night.

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Play by The Rules Website

Provides education, information and resources for individuals and organisations to ensure that sport is safe and free from discrimination and harassment.

http://www.playbytherules.net.au/more

MENTION MACKSVILLE TOUCH WHEN SHOPPING AT A MART ALL SPORTS

Macksville Touch is part of the community rewards program at A Mart All Sports Coffs Harbour. When you purchase something in the store mention us and we receive 5 percent of the purchase price that is very worthwhile for our association so we can purchase balls etc.more
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