Nelson Bay Touch Association

Representative

About Representative

Players who want to test their skills beyond the park level competition are encouraged to trial for representative team pathways. There are a number of levels of representation at both the junior and senior levels. Representative teams cover all age groups from under 8’s to over 55’s.  There are divisions for girls, boys, women, men and mixed.

All players must participate in the local competition to qualify for the representative pathways. Representative teams cover all age groups from U/8’s to over 55s with divisions for girls, boys women, men and mixed. We currently compete in the NSW State Cup, Vawdon Cup orCountry Championships and NSW Junior State Cup.

For more information around representative competitions please visit https://www.nswtouch.com.au/representative/

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE  COACHING EXPRESSION OF INTEREST – Seniors 2022

Applications for our senior representative coaches are now open. If you are interested in applying for a coaching role for one of our senior teams, please click on the link below and complete the attached form.

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 30th June, 2022.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeEQKLEC2SerWoAgwm5nkwG5wJ_4A8i-EAzo5VxHz6kSARB5g/viewform?usp=sf_link 

 

 

 

REPRESENTATIVE ONLINE FORM   REGISTER ONLINE HERE

Expressions of interest for Junior Rep is now open. Closing date for forms be forwarded is 8th November.
 
 
Each team at least must do 2 training sessions prior to selection days.
Training can commence from Tuesday 27th October.
Trial date 8th November if needed.
 
16 girls will start Tuesday 27th. Tuesday’s and Thursday’s – 4.30 to 6.00pm, Field 7.
U10 boys will be Thursday 4:30 – 5:30 commencing on 29th October
U10 Girls on Tuesday 27th Oct & Tuesday 3rd Nov 4.30pm – 5.30pm.
The U12 girls will train:
Tuesday 27/10, 5-6pm
Friday 30/10, 4-5pm
Tuesday3/11, 5-6pm
12 Boys will be training Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30-6 Field 4 from the 27th November
 
U14 girls and U18 boys will start Tuesday 27

 

Junior Representative TouchInability to Trial form 2021

If your child is unable to attend our representative trials for the 2021/2022 season, please complete the above linked form prior to the commencement of the final selection trial.

If your child is feeling unwell please stay home and do not attend the squad training sessions or trials.

Junior representative players 16 years and over must be fully vaccinated to attend the squad training sessions and the final selection trial. Please complete the Inability to Trial form if you are unable to attend.

 

REPRESENTATIVE UNIFORM  – Order Form 

Use the ‘Order Form’ link above to order a represetative uniform for to 2021/2022 Season.

 

 

SENIOR REP COACHES 2021

Congratulations to all of our successful coaching applicants. We are excited for the upcoming 2021 senior representative season.
– Mens 20’s – Matt Richards
– Ladies 20’s – Alex Haxton
– Mens 40’s – Calvin Mitchell
– Ladies 40’s – Nicole Mitchell
– Mens 50’s – Shane Murchie
 
 

Coaches for 2020 Representative season

JUNIORS
Girls
U10 Michelle and Glenn Sproule
U12 Joelene Cheviot and Kaitlin Dawson
U14 Nic Mitchell
U16 Drew McIntyre
U18 Alex Haxton
Boys
U10 Pat Hay
U12 Elissa and Ian Doherty
U14 Todd Edmond and Dani Burcher
U16 None

U18 Cal Mitchell

SENIORS
Mens 50s Mick Lennon
Mens 40s Ian Doherty and Cal Mitchell
Women’s 40s Janine Law
 
 
 
 
 
MORE DETAILS WITH REGARD REP SELECTIONS AVAILABLE SOON
 

 

NSW Junior State Cup 2020 Northern Conference

NSW Junior State Cup 2020 Southern Conference

NSW State Cup 2019

State Cup is the premier NSW Touch Football representative event and is conducted in Port Macquarie each year commencing on the first Friday in December.

Club Policies

Our association has a number of policies which are listed below. 

  • Membership Protection Policy
  • Selection Policy
  • Code of Conduct
  • Spectator Policy
  • Smoking Policy
  • Alcohol Policy
  • Constitution

NSWTA Policies

As an Affiliate of New South Wales Touch Association, State policies apply to our Affiliate.  

Selection Criteria

To be eligible for participation in NSWTA representative events, you must have played in the clubs current or most previous season to date. These seasons are defined by the Events General Conditions of Entry

Uniform

Full club uniforms must be worn when competing/coaching/managing at NSWTA events. Players/coaches/manages will be requested to leave the field by tournament officials until uniform compliance is met. For further information, visit General Conditions of Entry

View all NSWTA policies here 

TFA Policies

As an Affiliate of New South Wales Touch Association, National policies apply to our Affiliate. 

View the TFA policies here

Pathways

2020 Inferno National Touch League on YouTube

Region

There is an opportunity for players who excel in competitions like Vawdon and State Cup to play higher amongst the best in their region through the Inferno National Touch League (NTL). NTL is a nationwide tournament held annually in Coffs Harbour NSW. The annual four-day event allows 13 regional permits from across Australia to compete in Open, Mixed and Masters as well as All Abilities divisions.

2018 State Of Origin Friday on YouTube

State

Touch State of Origin is the best-of-three series between the best NSW & QLD Touch Football teams. Opens and Masters divisions are included in this event.

2020 Youth Trans Tasman Test Series on YouTube

National

The NRL Touch Premiership is an annual elite competition consisting of mens and womens teams representing NRL clubs throughout the NRL season. In addition to that, there is also the NRL All-Stars competition to cater to our indigenous participants.  This is where the best indigenous Australian & Maori touch player go head to head for a cultural clash.

Trans-Tasman

Finally, we have the Trans-Tasman Test Series, where a best-of-three series between Australia and New Zealand is played. The divisions include mens, womens and mixed.  A Youth Trans-Tasman for Under 18s and Under 20’s is held annually as well a Masters series available for older divisions.