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Summer competitions 2014/15 are full.

Our Junior and Adults competitions cannot take any more teams at this stage as they are full. If you are wanting to nominate a team please contact us at macksvilletouch@bigpond.com as some teams may drop out and create a position.more

2015 JUNIOR STATE CUP TRIALS

Junior State Cup will be held in Port Macquarie on 20 - 22 February, 2015. We will be holding trials on Saturday 18th October, 2014 at our fields. Times to be advised. Please open the attached document for further information.more

Player Registration and Payment 2014/15 season

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

JUNIOR STATE CUP 2015 - COACHES REQUIRED

We are short of coaches for our Junior State Cup Representative teams for February 2015. We must supply 2 accredited coaches for each team we send. Currently we have 14 accredited coaches. To send a team in each age group we need 20 accredited coaches. If we don't have them several age groups will miss out. Please email macksvilletouch@bigpond.com if you can attend a locally run coaching course.more

2014/15 SUMMER COMPETITIONS - TEAM NOMINATIONS AND INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN

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STATE CUP MENS OVER 40'S TRIALS - 30.8.14

Our association is looking to send a mens over 40's side to the NSW State Cup, held in Port Macquarie, 5,6,7 December, 2014. Trials will be held on Saturday 30 August 2014 at our fields at 4pm. To be eligible you must be registered in our upcoming summer competitions and be born in 1974 or before and committed to training.more

Level 1 referees course Macksville

Our Association will be running a Level 1 (beginners) referees course soon. We need referees for our competition and you will be paid to referee. The cost of the course is covered by our Association and takes 1 day to complete plus a short online pre course certificate. You need to be 12 years old and above. If you are interested please contact us at macksvilletouch@bigpond.commore

Flood lights for our home ground

We are pleased to announce that our efforts to secure funding for floodlighting at our fields has been successful. In association with Nambucca Shire Council we have been submitting grant applications over the past few years and recently we were informed that the Council has been successful. Funds to install sports level lighting to our fields is included in the grant.more

NSW Mens State Development Squad

Congratulations to Jai Doolan who has been selected in the NSW Mens State Development Squad.more

Northern Eagles Regional Representatives 2014

Congratulations to the following Macksville players who have been selected to represent Northern Eagles at the Regional Level.

14's girls - Matiese Trisley and Emily Hall
18's boys - Dawson Denison and Jai Doolan
50's mens - Craig Englert.more

Junior State Cup 2014 a success for Macksville Touch

Our 7 rep teams did us proud at this tournament. The standard of our teams play is growing each year. Special mention to the 10's girls who made the semi finals and took many big scalps along the way. Thanks to all players, coaches, managers and parents. Bring on 2015.more

GRAND FINAL RESULTS

Congratulations to all teams who made the Grand Finals. Results below

Seniors Division 1
Champions - Knock em Down
Runners Up - Kinkii Rabbits

Seniors Division 2
Champions - The Nobody's
Runners Up - East St Warriors

Juniors 7-10 yrs
Champions - Angry Bulls
Runners Up - Cyclones

Juniors 11-13yrs
Champions - Bulls
Runners Up - Sables Stormers

Well done to all.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

Junior State Cup rep teams newsletter

Please open the attached newsletter for information on the Taree Gala Day and Junior State Cup.more

Bank details Macksville Touch Association

Macksville Touch Football
BSB 704328
Account No. 224353more

SIGN ON SHEETS - SHIRT NUMBERS REQUIRED

All players must write their shirt number on the sign on sheet each week prior to playing please. Referees and committee will be checking the number of players and cross referencing to the sign on sheets.more

Coaches for Junior State Cup teams for 2014

The following coaches have been allocated for our Junior State Cup teams for 2014.more

NSW JSC 2014 SELECTED TEAMS

Our Committee, selection team and coaches have been overwhelmed by the response to representative trials for 2014. The quality of players trialling was outstanding. This has made the selection process long and difficult. To those who missed selection we thank you for trialling and hope you continue to push for selection in the coming years. Please click on 'more' to see the selected teams.more
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NSW JUNIOR STATE CUP 2014

Players selected for our Junior State Cup teams will be posted on this website on Friday 1.11.2013. Players selected who competed at the last Junior State Cup can choose to use the same shorts, cap, Polo shirt and water bottle and as such their costs for the upcoming State Cup will be reduced. See attached info sheet.more

Macksville Touch Newsletter No.2

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Registration and payment information

Payments can 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 REASONSmore

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

Coffs Harbour to host Touch Football World Cup

Coffs Harbour international stadium has been selected to host the 2015 Touch Football World Cup with 100 teams from 30 nations attending. To read more click on links and Touch Football Australia.more

Coaches wanted for our representative teams

Our Association is seeking people to be trained in coaching touch football. We need coaches for our representative Junior and Senior Teams. We must supply a formally accredited coach for each of our teams that enter Junior and Senior State Cups. Our association will pay for the cost of the course. Level 1 coaching courses are a 1 day course. You can then move up to levels 2 and 3 if you wish.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

MERCHANDISE FOR SALE IN CANTEEN

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

Code of Conduct Requirements

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

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