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2018-19 Junior Representative Touch Teams Named

After two highly competitive trials, which saw a record 248 junior touch footballers attend, our club are pleased to announce the Orange Thunder junior representative touch teams for 2018-19.more

Junior Rep Touch Trial (Friday 7 Sept) POSTPONED

Due to the rainfall overnight and continued rain/drizzle today, the first selection trial for the Orange Thunder junior representative touch teams has been POSTPONED. Please read on to see when both selection trials will now be held.more

Junior Representative Touch Trials

Orange Thunder will be holding trials for their 2018-19 junior representative touch teams at Waratahs Sports Ground on Friday 7 and Tuesday 11 September 2018.more

Mixed, Mixed Seniors & Opens Summer Competition Registrations NOW OPEN

Team and player registrations for our 2018-19 summer competition for Mixed, Mixed Seniors, Men's and Women's are now open.more

Mini & Junior Summer Competition Registrations NOW OPEN

Team and player registrations for our 2018-19 summer competition in all mini (U6-9) and junior (U10-14) age divisions are now open.more

Club Committee named for 2018-19

Our club wishes to congratulate the following people who were successfully elected to the Orange Thunder Touch Football Committee for 2018-2019, at this evening's Annual General Meeting.more

Announcement of Club Re-Branding (Orange Thunder Touch Football)

Our club is pleased to announce a re-branding of our club name to Orange Thunder Touch Football. This will replace the previous separate names for City of Orange Touch Association (local touch) and Orange Thunder (representative touch).more

Update on available accommodation for 2019 Junior Southern Conference Championships (Wagga Wagga)

NSW Touch have kindly released updated information from the Wagga Wagga Information Centre on available accommodation in Wagga Wagga and surrounding areas, for those still requiring accommodation for next year's Junior Southern Conference Championships.more

Nominations open for Orange Thunder Junior Touch Academies

Our club are pleased to open nominations for interested kids wishing to be involved in one of the Orange Thunder Touch Academies in 2018.more

Nominations Open for 2018-19 Club Committee

Our club have opened nominations for interested persons to be an integral part of the future direction of our club, by being involved in our 2018-19 club committee.more

Notice of our 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Our AGM will be held on Monday 23 July 2018 in the Sinclair Room at Waratahs Sports Club (Telopea Way, Orange). This meeting will commence at 6.30pm.more

Junior Rep Officials Nominations NOW OPEN

Orange Thunder are calling for nominations from individuals who are interested to be involved as a coach, assistant coach or manager in one of the Orange Thunder junior representative touch football teams in 2018-19.more

Thunder booming and under 14s starring in Hornets’ big touch weekend

Nine Orange Thunder players competed at the NSW Touch Junior Regional Championship as part of the Hunter-Western NSW Hornets side in Penrith over the weekend.more

Vawdon Cup teams named

Congratulations to all players who have been successful in being selected in the Boys and Girls Youth League teams to compete at the Vawdon Cup competition.more

Local Men's/Women's Grand Final Results

Congratulations to all teams who competed in our 2017-18 summer competition Men's and Women's Grand Finals last Friday. Please click on the article to see results from all divisions.more

Local Junior Grand Final Results

Congratulations to all teams who competed in our 2017-18 summer competition Junior (U10-U14) Grand Finals last Wednesday. Please click on the article to see results from all divisions.more

Local Mixed Grand Final Results

Congratulations to all teams who competed in our 2017-18 summer competition Mixed Grand Finals last Friday. Please click on the article to see results from all divisions.more

Player nominations OPEN for representative Opens/20s/Seniors teams

Orange Thunder are calling for interested players wishing to be considered for our 2018 representative teams, in all Opens, Under 20's and Senior divisions.more

Junior Players Wanted for Vawdon Cup (U14-U17)

Orange Thunder are looking for interested players to participate in the Boys and Girls representative Youth League (combined U14-U17) teams, which will play in the weekly Vawdon Cup competition in Sydney from late July until late October.more

**REMINDER** Referee Duty Rules

Please click on this article to read an important reminder in regards to team requirements for their local competition referee duties.more

Orange Thunder junior representative touch teams announced

After a staggering amount of junior players who trialed for our junior representative touch teams, we are pleased to announce our junior representative touch teams for the 2017-18 rep season. Please click on story to see these teams.more

Regrade Complete

Please note there has been a regrade for both Mixed and Opens Competitions completed.
If you cannot find your team in the same division they will be found in either 1 division above or below the old division.more

Important Change to our Mini (U6-U9) Competition

Please click on this article to read information about a very important change being made to our current mini competition (Under 6's to Under 9's).more

Final junior representative touch trial POSTPONED

The final junior representative touch trial scheduled for Friday 20 October has been POSTPONED, due to recent wet weather affecting the condition of the playing fields. Please click on the article to learn of when the final trial will now be held.more

Little Lightning squads named

Following an astonishing amount of interest, our club is pleased to announce our inaugural Little Lightning touch football development squad. Click on the article to view the squad members.more

Committee Nominations for 2017-18 are now open

Our club have opened all committee positions for interested nominees for the 2017-18 season. Click on the article for more information.more

Do you have a question about our local summer competition?

Do you have a question about our upcoming local summer competition? Please click on this story to help get your questions answered.more

Thunder Junior Academy squads named

After an over-whelming response, our club is please to announce the successful applicants who will be invited to be involved in our inaugural Thunder Junior Touch Academy.more

Thunder rep squads for Opens & Seniors named for 2017

Our club are pleased to announce our representative touch squads for Opens and Senior divisions for the upcoming rep season.more

Last week to nominate for Orange Junior Touch Academy

There's been lots of interest in the Orange Thunder Junior Touch Academy, but it's not too late for you to nominate for a spot in the academy.more

Western proves a tough beat at NSWCHS carnival

Both stacked with Orange Thunder talent, the boys’ and girls’ Western Combined High Schools sides clashed with the state’s best in last weekend’s NSW under 15s carnival at Mudgee.more

Naden the star as Thunder’s best lead Hornets at junior regional touch championships

Erin Naden continues to press her claim as one of the city’s top all-round sports stars having won selection in the under 16s girls’ NSW Merit side following a successful NSW Touch Junior Regionals Championships at Ballina last weekend.more

‘An amazing effort’: Orange claims Junior State Cup bronze

Months of preparation went into City of Orange Touch Association’s (COTA) Junior State Cup campaign at Port Macquarie last weekend but all the hard work paid off, with one side claiming bronze and three more finishing inside the top 16 in NSW.more

JSC 2017 Results Day 1

Congratulations to all our teams for wonderful results on Day 1 of the 2017 JSC.
Keep up the hard work on Day 2more

Junior State Cup Information Pack

Please click on this article to view the Junior State Cup Information Pack.more

Level 2 Referee Course

We will be running a level 2 refs course for anyone who is interested.more

Correct Playing number on sign on sheet

It is very important that ALL players make sure that you put your correct playing number on the sign on sheet when signing on. If you score a touchdown and your number is not on the sign on sheet your touchdown will NOT count.more

First Time Players: Please Read

Here is a few important points for those who have never played touch football in Orange.more

Waratahs Membership

As part of our conditions of moving to Waratahs Sports Club for the 2015-16 Season and beyond, We need to get as many of our registered players to become members of the club. If you are 18 or older please read on.more

Modified Junior Rules - 6's, 7's, 8's

Click on the 'more' below to view the modified rules.more

Touch Football Australia Code of Conduct

Please see attached the Touch Football Australia Code of Conduct that governs NSW Touch and any of it's affiliates which include the City of Orange Touch Association. All players agree to abide by these rules when registering to play touch football anywhere in Australia.

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Touch for beginners

The object of the game is to score "tries" by placing the

ball on the ground over your own "try line" before you are

touched" by an opposing player.more

RULES of Touch

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