Nominations open for Orange Thunder Junior Touch Academies

The Orange Thunder Touch Academies are an initiative by our club, with the primary goal to provide development opportunities to aspiring young touch football players. Our touch academies consist of a 4-week program, which focuses on fun, skill development and technique specific to touch football, being run by fully qualified local coaches.

In 2018, Orange Thunder will run two different touch academies, which will include:

** Little Lightning Academy - available for kids born on or between 2006 and 2008.
** Junior Thunder Academy - available for kids born on or between 2003 and 2005.


The cost for successful applicants into these touch academies will be $20 per player, which will include expert coaching and an Academy Pack (shirt and hat).

How To Apply:

To express interest in one of the Orange Thunder Touch Academies, please go to and complete the short application form.

Applications for the Orange Thunder Touch Academies close on Friday 6 July 2018.

Once all applications have been received, all parents of applicants will be contacted to inform them on their successful/unsuccessful application. The confirmed Academy squads will also be posted on this website and our club Facebook page.

All enquiries in relation to this Academy can be directed to our association by email


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