If you have submitted an Expression of interest to trial for Northern Eagles National Touch League (Senior) divisions ( T League, (opens) through to 55's) you are invited to attend the first trials at Advocate Park Coffs Harbour, Saturday 8 October, 2016, commencing at 11am. If you are interested in trialing and have not submitted an EOI you may still attend. EOI is available on the Eagles web.more
Minimum age for juniors - must have turned 7 by 30th April 2017
The official minimum age for the senior division is that you must have turned 14 by 1st April 2017. This can be altered at the committee discretion if requested in writing by a parent/guardian.
A junior player can play in both a Junior and a senior division. A $30 discount will apply when registering into Senior Comp. click on 'moremore
NSW Northern Eagles will be running a seniors Gala Day ( hit out before State Cup and part of Northern Eagles selection process) hosted by Macksville Falcons TA on Sunday 30.1.016. Teams from 18's to 55's can participate. To register your team go to the NSW Northern Eagles website.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
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 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
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
• 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
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 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
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
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
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
Payments can ONLY be made online at time of registration or by using the following bank transfer details.
Macksville touch football.
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
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
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
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