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NSWCCC Touch Championships


15 years Must not turn 16 in the year of competition
Opens Must not turn 19 in the year of competition
Age is taken as at 31st December in the year of competition


Any player selected to represent NSWCCC in Under 18’s CANNOT then pull out to play for a regional team or NSW Touch Development Team. If they pull out of the NSWCCC side, they are no longer eligible to play in the National Youth Tournament for any other team. This will be enforced by the Australian Touch Association


Wednesday 31st March 2021


8.30am - 3.30pm


Tomaree Sports Complex
20 Aquatic Close Nelson Bay

Closing Date

19th March 2021


What to Bring

All players are to bring the following:-

  • Appropriate personal protective gear for game conditions
  • Medication e.g. asthma inhaler
  • Any preventative taping is the responsibility of the individual player
  • Bring own water bottle and lunch

A canteen will be available


Qualified referees will be allocated for all games. All referees must attend the Referees meeting at 8.15am for game allocation..


Team Managers will not be provided with lunches.

NSWCCC Representative Teams

The NSWCCC Representative Teams will be selected in each division. To assist in the selection do not change shirts during the day. A total of 14 players will be selected in each representative team.

  • 15 years Boys
  • 15 years Girls
  • Open Boys
  • Open Girls


NSWCCC Touch Convener, Craig Beacroft
Email: CBeacroft2@parra.catholic.edu.au

Team Size

12 players


All playing rules of the TFA will be played unless otherwise stated.
For this championship, teams will be SIX players per side.


Games will be centrally timed.


All games played in the Round Robin Series will be of 20 minutes turnaround format with no half time break. Turnaround, is when teams change ends after each touchdown. Finals will extend to 20 minutes turnaround.
If after 5 minutes one of the teams has not taken the field, a forfeit will be awarded to the opposition. A five (5) Nil (0) score line will be awarded to the non-offending team. The game still needs to be played if a forfeit has been claimed.

Semi Finals

The top two teams in each pool will advance to the semi-finals with the first team from group A playing the second team from group B and the top team from group B playing the second team from group A.
However, if any teams finish level on competition points at the conclusion of the Round Robin Series, `For and Against’ will determine the outcome. For and Against is calculated by touch downs `scored against’ from touchdowns `scored for’. The team with the better result will receive the higher position. If both teams are equal on for and against the winner of the match between the two sides will proceed to the semis. If that game was a draw then a toss of the coin will be used.
In the case of pools where not ALL sides have the bye or not all sides play the same number of games then if the team that plays the most games ties for 2nd, the team to progress will be the winner of the round games between these 2 teams. If this result was a draw then ‘for and against’ percentages will be used. If these are still equal there will be a toss of a coin.


Draws in the Round Robin series will be awarded two points (see competition points).

Competition Points

Points for the Round Robin series will be:-
Three Points Win
Three Points Bye
Two Points Draw
One Point Loss
No Points Forfeit

Drop off Procedure

In the event of a drawn game in which a result is required (semis and finals), a Drop Off situation will be utilised to decide a winner.

1. Should a Winner be required in drawn matches, the following Drop-Off procedure is used to determine a Winner. 

2. Each Team will reduce their on-field Team to four (4) players and within 60 seconds take up a position to restart play from the Halfway Line, defending the same end of the field as at the End of Play. 

3. The Drop-Off commences with a Tap from the centre of the Halfway Line by the Team that did not commence the match with Possession. 

4. The Drop-Off will commence with a two (2) minute period of extra time. 

5. Should a Team be leading at the expiration of the two (2) minute period of extra time then that Team will be declared the Winner and Match complete. 24.1.5 Should neither Team be leading at the expiration of two (2) minutes, a signal is given and the match will pause at the next Touch or Dead Ball. Each Team will then remove another player from the Field of Play. 

6. The Match will recommence immediately after the players have left the field at the same place where it paused (i.e. the Team retains Possession at the designated number of Touches, or at Change of Possession due to some Infringement or the sixth Touch) and the Match will continue until a Try is scored. 

7. There is no time off during the Drop-Off and the clock does not stop at the two (2) minute interval. 

8 Substitution during the Drop-Off is permitted in accordance with normal Interchange Rules.  


Players Note
  1. During the original game, if a player has been sent from the field of play for the remainder of the game, that player cannot participate in the drop off.
  2. A team that had a player (or players) dismissed from the field for the remainder of the game will commence the Drop Off with the same number of players they finished the game with. At the drop off time, each team will reduce their playing strength as per the rules, thus ensuring the one team will have player advantage as per in the game. Once a team reaches only three players, no further drop off of players will occur.
  3. Injured players can be replaced at any time.
  4. Substitutions can be made at any time as per normal playing rules.
  5. Any player sent off the field for misconduct will incur and automatic 1 match suspension. No indecent language or abuse will be tolerated at this tournament by referees or officials.
NSWCCC Representative Teams

The NSWCCC Representative Teams will be selected in each division. To assist in the selection do not change shirts during the day. A total of 14 players will be selected in each representative team.

  • 15 years Boys
  • 15 years Girls
  • Open Boys
  • Open Girls

Congratulations to the following students for being selected into the NSWCCC Touch teams.

Open Boys Squad:
Wil Botham – Maitland/ Newcastle
Darcy Brettle - Parramatta
John-Paul Catalano – CBSA
Jordan Endemann – MCC
Owen Flaherty – Broken Bay
Luke Hanson – MCS
Jacob Matta – MCC
Luke Matta – Parramatta
Thomas McTaggart - Maitland/ Newcastle
Jesse Michniewicz – Broken Bay
Tyler Moriarty – Broken Bay
Toby Patterson – Broken Bay
Riley Pollard – MCS
Jamie Sarkis - MCC

Open Girls Squad:
Yasmin Aloisio – Parramatta
Kate Bishara – SCC
Tyla Brown – Maitland/ Newcastle
Sienna Hinwood – Broken Bay
Mia Jamer – Broken Bay
Tasma Patterson – CGSSSA
Lily Riolo – Wollongong
Mia Rodgers – CGSSSA
Sara Ryan – CGSSSA
Imogen Sayer – CGSSSA
Piper Simons – Broken Bay
Emily Smith – Broken Bay
Ruby Thomasyu – CGSSSA
Nina Van Der Reyden – CGSSSA


15 Boys Squad:
Jaxson Allen – Wagga Wagga
Jack Attard - MCS
Oliver Baum – Broken Bay
Jack Dean - Bathurst
Jaxen Edgar - MCS
Jared Haywards – MCS
Tom Kirk – Wollongong
Charlie Poynton – Broken Bay
Cody Reynoldson – Wagga Wagga
Toby Rodwell – Wollongong
James Safi – CBSA
Marc Tannous – MCC
Ethan Tombs – Lismore
Joe Walsh – Broken Bay

15 Girls Squad:
Sophie Bishop – Broken Bay
Stevie Botham – Maitland/ Newcastle
Tynise Bowrey – CGSSSA
Amelie Fehir – CGSSSA
Grace French – Broken Bay
Eadie Hurley – SCC
Jemma Kalms – Broken Bay
Annabel Lynch – Broken Bay
Demi Owens – Bathurst
Charlotte Rousell – Broken Bay
Mya Simmons – Bathurst/ Wilcannia Forbes
Sienna Thomas – Broken Bay
Holly Williams – Wagga Wagga
Sienna Wheelhouse – CGSSSA


There are delays on the online confirmation for Touch. More details to follow, via email.

Thank you for your patience.


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