Congratulations to our Kendall Stirrat who was awarded NSW Northern Eagles Touch Football Regions Administrator of the year at the recent NSW State Conference and Blues Awards night.Kendall does a mountain of work in all areas of touch football for both the Falcons and in his regional position. Well deserved Kendall.more
The Macksville Gift Committee have invited Macksville Falcons Touch Association to enter relay teams in 100m relay at the Gift on Saturday 10th November between 7pm and 8pm.
Each team is to consist of 4 runners and can be male, female or mixed teams. Preferable if they are 14 years of age and above , however a quick team who are a bit younger would be ok. Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org asapmore
Expressions of interest are now open at the NSW Northern Eagles Website for players and coaches who wished to be considered for selection in Northern Eagles 14/16/18's boys and girls teams to compete at the NSWTA Junior Regional Championships in 2019.more
Coffs Harbour TFA are conducting touch competitions on Monday afternoon / evening and are looking for referees.
They are paying $20 per game.
Junior timeslots are 5pm and 530pm.
Adult timeslots are 610pm and 7pm.
If you are interested you can contact Carla at email@example.com
or just turn up at Advocate Park.more
A big welcome to Coffs Harbour Touch Football Association into the NSW Northern Eagles touch football region.
Coffs Harbour TFA run junior and senior competitions. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org
If you would like to become a touch referee and help out our association and earn a little money you could register for the Level 1 referees course being held in Coffs Harbour on Saturday 22nd September, 9am to 1pm. Coffs Harbour Touch Association are NSWTA's newest affiliate. If interested please email email@example.com with your details. Nominations close on Monday 17th September,2018.more
We have Players/ Supporters Jackets, T shirts, singlets, Bags , caps and Visors. To see the gear go to our facebook page. To try gear on go to the control room at Monday, Wed trainings or at touch on Thursdays. Please note jackets have to be in ordered in batches of 10 and visors have been ordered.more
Due to the size of the NSW Junior State Cup has been split into a Northern Conference (Port Macquarie ) and Southern Conference ( Wagga Wagga ). The top 8 teams from each age division from the Northern conference JSC and Southern Conference JSC will play off in a 16 team tournament in Wollongong on the 27 and 28th April, 2019 to determine the State Champion.more
Due to some of the Bowra Junior League teams playing semi finals our fields are being used for League training so we have moved our trials times later in the evening.
Please click on more for new times.more
If you have submitted an expression of interest to trial for one of our 2018 Senior State Cup teams you need to attend the trials on Monday 23rd July, 2018 at our fields commencing at 6pm sharp. If you cannot attend the trial and you wish to be considered for selection you MUST send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the trials commencing.more
Congratulations go out to Xanthe Ronan on being selected for the NSWTA 18's Girl's Development Squad. Xanthe was selected whilst playing for Northern Eagles 18's Girl's at the recent NSWTA Junior Regional Championships in Penrith.
Congratulations go to Wulaaran Walker on her selection for NSW CHS 15's girl's team.
Congratulations go to Lucy Spain on her selection for NSW CIS open's girls.more
Congratulations to our Nicholas Willer who was awarded the NSW Northern Eagles Junior Championships 2018 referee of the tournament at the recent NSWTA referees dinner and awards night in Sydney. Well done Nick.more
In addition to our senior teams and as part of our association's Junior Development Process we are looking at taking 2 Men's 20's and 2 Women's 20's teams to the NSW Senior State Cup 2018. (This includes contesting the Hunter Regional Championships in October which is our lead in tournament for all teams). Click on 'more'for more information.more
Our 2018 Annual General Meeting will be held at the Macksville Ex Services Club commencing at 6pm on Tuesday 22nd May, 2018. All welcome. If you would like to help out please come along and nominate for a position. The AGM will be followed by an ordinary committee meeting.more
Year 4-6 - Bridgestone Bullets defeated The Black Hawks
Year 7-8 - Coronation K9's defeated The Ravens
Mixed C Grade - The Tropics 9 defeated Friendly's 7
Mixed B Grade - Cha Chas 13 defeated Goonies 10
Mixed A Grade - Sables Young Guns 6 defeated Bazinga 4more
The National Touch League is underway at Coffs International Stadium this week 7-10 March, 2018. Good luck to the following Falcons who are playing / coaching or managing for our region the NSW Northern Eagles. Click on more to see who they are.more
Due the size and continuing increasing participation numbers the Junior State Cup will be played in a North (Port Macquarie - 15-17 Feb 2019) and South (Wagga Wagga - 22-24 Feb 2019) conferences. The top 8 teams from each division from each conference will participate in the finals in Sydney on 27/28 April 2019. An under 8's division will be run at both conferences from 2019. More info - NSWTA webmore
Northern Eagles AGM will be held at The Nautilus Resort Coffs Harbour at 6.30pm, Tuesday 6th March, 2018.
Positions to be voted upon are
Regional Director, Finance Director, Technical Director (all 2 year tenures).
Coaching Director, Selections Director, Juniors Director, Referees Director ( all 1 year tenures)
Applications to the Regional Director email@example.com by 3rd March.more
Our Falcons players, coaches, managers, referees and supporters again showed what a passionate and proud club we are at the Northern Eagles Junior Championships on the weekend. Thank you all, its a pleasure to be part of this association. Special thanks to our referees who did an outstanding job. Our coaches are going really well and as result so are our teams.For results click on moremore
In recognition of sustained performances and achievements over the past 12 months at National, State and Regional Levels the following Falcons will receive Australia Day Awards on the 25th of January, 2018.
Junior Sports Person (Female) - Matiese Trisley
Senior Sports Team - Macksville Falcons Touch Association Women's 20's representative team.
These awards are well deserved.Click more to see teammore
We are running a Level 1 referee course, Macksville ,Tuesday 23rd January, 2018 in the evening , 6pm to 9pm.
Become a referee, earn some money follow the following process to register for the course.
Go to NSWTA website.
Click on Community > Refereeing, scroll down to the course for Macksville on 23.1.18 and click on Register Now. Pay by Credit card.
Print your receipt and we will reimburse you.more
There will be no touch on Thursday 30.11.17 as we have 4 teams (Mens 20's, Womens 20's, Open Mixed and Senior Mixed )competing at the NSW State Cup. In addition most of our committee and referees will be at the State Cup. We wish our teams, coaches, managers and referees a successful tournament.more
Information regarding round cancellation due to weather will be posted at 2.30pm on Thursday afternoons at this website and on our Facebook. Just because it is or has been been raining does not mean touch is cancelled. Decisions are made on the condition of the fields and lightning activity. Thankyou.more
THE ADULT MIXED COMPETITIONS A,B, C Grades are currently full. Positions may become available in the next few weeks if teams do not full the requirements or drop out. If you wish to place a team on a waiting list please contact us by email. Click on more for further competition information.more
Information regarding our summer 2017-18 competitions is contained in our By Laws. See the top of this page, click on Competition Rules and then MFTFA season 2 By Laws. To register a team use the team rego box to the right where you will receive a team code for your players use. Use the Individual rego box to the right with the team code to register as a player, referee, coach and volunteer.more
Council has undertaken major filling,top dressing on our fields during the week without our knowledge. There is soil spread across a large area of the oval. Touch will continue tonight, however there will be field boundary changes and cones used to highlight lines. All players should assess the condition of the fields before playing. If you have a safety concern please do not play.more
A big congratulations to Matiese Trisley (opens) and Lucy Spain (15's) who have been selected to play for NSW All Schools. Matiese progressed through the levels in the CHS system and Lucy via the CIS system. Both players are talented athletes and earned their selections through hard work and commitment. Well done ladies and best of luck in representing our State.more
The 2017 winter competitions will recommence on Thursday 20.7.17 . Games will be played on each Thursday until 31st August which will be the final round (Round 12). Thursday 7th September will be a combined Semi Finals (1v4 and 2v3) in each division and Grand Final (winners of the 2 semi finals) evening.more
The current winter competition has been increased in duration by 2 rounds. The Semi Finals will now be played on Thursday 3rd August and the Grand Finals the following week the 10th August, 2017.
The Semi Finals format will be 1 v 4 and 2 v 3 in each division with the 2 winners playing in the Grand final.
At our Thursday nights AGM Daniel Wassens (President), Vicki Wassens (Secretary, Myles Thompson (Vice President) and Catie Thompson (Treasurer) stood down from these positions for a deserved break. Myself and the incoming committee congratulate them on 7 years of committed service on the committee. These 4 people started Macksville Falcons Touch Football Association 7 years ago. MORE to read on.more
Winter comps commence this Thursday, 11th May. The draw will be on the website in the coming days. The 4 Mens Teams and 4 Mixed Open A Grade will be a combined Division of 8. The 11 Mixed Open B Grade teams will play in their own division. There will be 2 timeslots, 6pm start and 6.40pm start. Games will be 30 minutes straight, no half time. Team payment of $900 is required by round 2. Thanks.more
The Refereeing Roster is ready to be viewed. If you have any concerns or are unable to referee please let us know ASAP. Email Macksville Touch via the email or notify Myles Thompson. (sms or Facebook messenger)
A massive thank you to all our refs who have contributed to our fantastic season. Without you, we certainly wouldn't be able to have the competition we have. Good luck in the finals.more
The following Falcons have been selected to play for NSW Northern Eagles at the National Touch League in 2017.
Mens T League James Weimer
Womens T League Matiese Trisley, Claire Spain, Lucy Spain, Xanthe Ronan.
Men's 40's Darrell Flanders, Neville Donovan.
Men's 55's Kendall Stirrat, Craig Englert.
The number Macksville Falcons selected to represent at higher levels increases every year.more
We have been asked to join the Hornsby Lions Touch Football Association in the Boots 4 PNG program. If anyone has pre loved touch / sports shoes or touch shirts /singlets could you bring them into the control room at touch on a Thursday afternoon for the next 5 weeks. We will then hand them to Hornsby who will transport them to Brisbane for the use of less fortunate people in PNG. Thankyou.more
Our Association has won it's first trophy at a major NSW tournament with the Womens 20's at the 2016 NSW State Cup. Congratulations ladies. Our Association had Mixed opens, Senior Mixed, Mens 20's and Womens 20's completing at the NSW Touch Football Associations premier seniors tournament. A huge thankyou to all of our players, coaches, managers, referees and our magnificent spectators.more
Congratulations to the following Macksville Falcons who were selected for NSW and competed at the recent School Sports Australia National Championships in Perth.
Matiese Trisley 15's girls.
Brin Trisley 12's girls.
Wulaaran Walker 12's girls.
Nicholas Willer - Referee.more
TOUCH FOOTBALL IS ON UNLESS IT STATES ON THIS WEBSITE THAT IS CANCELLED. Just because it is raining doesn't mean it is off. If the fields are not under water and are playable touch will be on.
If there is lightning near by at the time of kickoff or during games we will decide then the appropriate decision.more
If you are interested in trialling for Northern Eagles National Touch League senior age divisions (30's, 40's 45's etc )you are invited to attend trials at Advocate Park Coffs Harbour, Saturday 8 October, 2016, commencing at 11am. Trials for open divisions (Mens/Womens T League/Open mixed) are at the same venue and time on Saturday 12 November. EOI are to be completed at the Eagles website.more
• 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.
• 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
Congratulations to Brin Trisley and Wulaaran Walker who have both been selected to play for NSW in the Australian All Schools National championships in Perth in October. Both were selected from the recent NSW PSSA State Finals in Coffs Harbour whilst playing for Polding and North Coast respectively. Go you Falcons.more
Matiese is set to play for the NSW U16's all schools team in the National Championships in Perth in October. Matiese was selected from the NSWCHS team after they won the State Final 4-0 over NSW CCC. She will play against all of the other Australian States and Territories, but has her sights set on downing Queensland in particular. Well done Matiese and good luck. Go you Falcon.more
Macksville Falcons are pleased to announce the following teams will be contesting the 2016 NSW State Cup. Open's Mixed, Men's 20's, Women's 20's. This is our largest number of teams to attend . Click on 'MORE' to view the selected teams. Coaches will be announced in the next week.more
NSW Northern Eagles have made significant changes to the process for trials and selections for the 2017 National Touch League and 2017 Junior Regional Championships. Information is attached. If you wish to express your interest in being considered for selection in a team or as a coach for these tournaments go to the NSW Northern Eagles website and complete the EOI.more
Congratulations to our Claire Spain who has been selected into the NSW State Development Squad (Girls 18's). Claire was selected from the Junior Regional Championships where she was playing for Northern Eagles Girls 18's. She becomes our first Macksville Falcons female junior to be selected at the full State Level. Jai Doolan was our first male to be selected which was in 2014.more
Matiese Trisley has continued her outstanding touch football journey being selected in the NSWCHS opens team. This puts her in the top 14 girls in the public high school system in NSW and at only 15 years of age. Our association is so proud of her achievements. Matiese is a great role model for our kids, always modest with her achievements, always available to help out. GREAT EFFORTmore
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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