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2018 Regional Coaching positions

January 30, 2018
2018 Regional Coaching positions

We’re excited to announce Regional coaching appointments for National Touch League, National Youth Championships and Junior State Championships in 2018. Our regional representative teams are in good hands this year, with a healthy mix of experience and youth in our positions. If you are interested in filling one of the vacancies please email us. Men’s…

January 20, 2018
Talent Coach Course – Toowoomba 10/02/2018

A Talent Coach Course will be delivered by Tristan Mana at the SWQ Touch Office, 6 Cress Street, Toowoomba on Saturday, 10/02/2018. The course will run for approximately 8 hours from from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Morning tea and lunch will be provided. To register for this course, please click here and complete all of the mandatory…

January 11, 2018
2018 QTF Coaching Forum and Titans E8 Junior Clinic

In keeping with QTF High Performance initiatives, a Coach Forum for Talent level coaches in SWQ will be conducted in Toowoomba on Sunday, 11 February. This follows the Coaching Forum held in July 2017 which covered theoretical principles, the Forum on 11 February will cover more practical aspects. QTF have combined this initiative with an…

December 15, 2017
2018 News

The SWQ Events Calendar for 2018 has been added to the website: www.swqtouch.com There are quite a few exciting changes to the calendar – it seems like it’s been changing daily for the last few months! We are entering a new chapter in the region, one which we hope will provide new opportunities for development…

December 12, 2017
2018 Women’s T League

Congratulations to players selected in the SWQ Women’s T League team to compete at the National Touch League in Coffs Harbour next March: Alice Rathie Chloe Campbell Chloe Watt Elly Ashurst Gabby Bartlett Hannah Hegedus Jada Ferguson Kiara Taylor Natalie Gleeson Natalie Webster Paige Leicht Shae-Lee Campbell Zoe McLoughlin Zoe Webster

December 4, 2017
2018 Men’s T League

Congratulations to players selected in the SWQ Men’s T League team to compete at the National Touch League in Coffs Harbour next March: Aaron Rosin Andrew Luck Brad Groves Brydan Thompson Harrison Pengilly Hayden Bartlett Jake Hooper Jordan Bartlett Kade Bauer Kedan Chan-Tung Lachlan Watt Tom Eddie Tom Schatz Tyler Bickoff Coach:    Chris Bartlett Assistant…

December 4, 2017
2018 Open Mixed

Congratulations to players selected in the SWQ Open Mixed team to compete at the National Touch League in Coffs Harbour next March: Tegan Byrnes Casey Grosskopf Zoe Nearhos Abbie Prendergast Savannah Ranford Mikeely Roberts Ella Taylor Jesse Campbell Benjamin Choice Tate Costigan Elijah Getawan Dan O’Brien Zac Pierce Kevin Platz

December 3, 2017
SWQ Men’s 30s, Women’s 40s and Men’s 40s teams

Congratulations to all players selected in the to compete at the National Touch League in Coffs Harbour next March: Men’s 30s Mark Ashley Steven Barrett Aaron Broderick Jeremy Cox Joseph Endicott Michael Holden Craig Jackson Taki Luke Scott Martin Jamie Nuku Kyran Peterson Andrew Ryan Haydan Seymour Faigame Tevita   Women’s 40s Kelly Brown Melita…

November 9, 2017
Level 1 Referee – Goondiwindi 9/12/2017

  A Level 1 Referee course will be delivered by Terry McSweeney in Goondiwindi (venue TBA) on Saturday, 9/12/17, from 10am to 2pm. To register for this course, please click on this link and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership &…

October 11, 2017
SWQ Swans Primary All Schools 15/10/2017

The SWQ Primary All Schools Tournament will go ahead as planned today. Forecast is for scattered showers so bring a raincoat!   The draw and field map for this Sunday’s SWQ Primary All Schools is available here: Draw (Version 2) – 2017 Swans Primary All Schools Touch Field Layout  

October 9, 2017
SWQ Primary All Schools

The SWQ Swans Primary All Schools Tournament will be held on Sunday, 15 October at the Dalby Touch Association grounds, Cooper Street Dalby. The draw will be available Wednesday, event start time will be available Tuesday. Conditions of Entry for this year’s Swans Primary All Schools can be downloaded here: 2017 SWQ Primary All Schools…

September 28, 2017
Foundation Coaching Course – Springfield Lakes 8/10/2017

The Foundation Coaching Course to be held at Springfield Lakes 8/10/2017 has been cancelled. The Junior Skills Clinic will go ahead as planned. Course Type: Foundation Coach Presenter: Terry McSweeney Venue: Springfield Lakes YMCA Date: Sunday, 8/10/17, from 9am-12pm

September 28, 2017
Level 1 Referee – Dalby 14/10/2017

A Level 1 referee course will be delivered by Matt Burns at the Dalby Touch Grounds on Saturday, 14/10/17, from 8am to 12pm. To register for this course, please click on this link and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership &…

September 25, 2017
Foundation Coaching Course – Roma 13-14/10/2017

A Foundation Coach Course will be presented by Terry McSweeney at the Roma Touch Grounds on 13 and 14 October 2017. Theory Component:  Roma Touch Football Grounds, Bungil Street, Roma Date: Friday, 13/10/17, from 5:30pm to 8pm Practical Component: Roma Touch Football Grounds, Bungil Street, Roma Date: Saturday, 14/10/17, from 9am to 12pm. To register…

September 25, 2017
Level 1 Referee – Roma 12/10/2017

A Level 1 referee course will be delivered by Terry McSweeney at the Roma Touch Grounds on Thursday, 12/10/17, from 5:30pm to 9pm. To register for this course, please click on this link and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership &…

September 10, 2017
Level 1 Referee Course – Toowoomba 5/10/2017

A Level 1 referee course will be delivered by Matt Prendergast at the Toowoomba Touch Association clubhouse on Thursday, 5/10/17, from 4pm to 7pm. To register for this course, please click on this link and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership…

September 1, 2017
2018 National Touch League – SWQ Coach & Manager Applications

SWQ Touch is now calling for applications for coaches and managers for the 2018 NTL. If you are interested in applying for a position please complete and return the form below to SWQ by Friday, 29/09/17. SWQ Coach & Manager Application – 2018 NTL For further information, please contact Sam on 0417 419 837 or by…

August 31, 2017
Junior State Champs Referees

A massive thank you to our 8 Referees who toured with us – Luke McKenzie, Pat Williams, Kurtis Sankey, Riley Prendergast, Jed Hill, Paige Bowtell, Will Schatz and Jack Carmichael. Without all of you we wouldn’t have been there! Congratulations to Luke McKenzie, who was named Male Referee of the Championship and to Riley Prendergast…

August 31, 2017
Junior Elite 8 Representative Teams

Junior Elite 8 representative teams were selected from within the boundaries of the existing Elite 8 permits following the Queensland Junior State Championships in Townsville (25-27 August) – Cowboys from North and Central Queensland, Broncos from Sunshine Coast and Brisbane, and Titans from South West Queensland and South Queensland and Border Districts. SWQ players will attend a…

August 31, 2017
2017 Junior State Championships Wrap Up

South West Queensland have recorded some great results at the Queensland Junior State Championships held in Townsville on the weekend, finishing third overall. SWQ were represented in five of the six Semi Finals, having our U12 Boys progress through to the Grand Final. SWQ were defeated 5-3 by South Queensland Border Districts in a hard…

August 15, 2017
Level 1 Referee Course – Chinchilla 18/08/2017

A Level 1 referee course will be delivered by Terry McSweeney at Chinchilla Touch Association grounds on Friday, 18/08/17, from 6pm to 9pm. To register for this course, please click here and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership & Participant…

August 8, 2017
SWQ Swans Secondary All Schools Draw Version 1

Version 1 of the draw for this Sunday’s SWQ Secondary All Schools is the Final Draw – there have been no changes! See you all on Sunday! Download the Pools – 2017 Swans Secondary All Schools and 2017 Final Draw here

July 29, 2017
Level 1 Referee Course – Wandoan 30/07/2017

A Level 1 referee course will be delivered by Terry McSweeney at Wandoan football grounds on Sunday, 30/07/17, from 11:30am to 3pm. Prior to attending this course, participants MUST: Complete the Australian Sports Commission Introductory Level Officiating General Principles course which can be found at this link. Allow around 4 hours to complete the course….

July 20, 2017
2017 Swans Secondary All Schools

SWQ Touch Association invites nominations for the 2017 Swans Secondary All Schools which is being held at the Toowoomba Touch Association complex on Sunday, 13 August. Nominations close Friday, 28 July 2017. Swans Secondary All Schools – 2017 Conditions of Entry Swans Secondary All Schools – 2017 Team Nomination Form For further information, please contact Sam on 0417419837 or…

July 19, 2017
Level 2 Referee Course – Toowoomba 5/08/2017

A Level 2 referee course will be delivered by Matt Prendergast at the Toowoomba Touch Clubhouse, on Saturday, 5/08/17, from 8am to 12pm. To register for this course, please click here and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership & Participant…

July 3, 2017
SWQ Coaching Forum

SWQ Touch and Queensland Touch invite you to a Coaching Forum to be presented by QTF High Performance and Pathways Manager Peter Bell The Forum will be held from 9am to 12pm on Saturday, 15 July 2017 at the John “Cracker” McDonald Function Room, Toowoomba Sports Ground, 47 Arthur St, Toowoomba City QLD 4350. There…

June 24, 2017
Level 1 Referee Course – Toogoolawah 22/07/2017

A Level 1 referee course will be delivered by Terry McSweeney at Toogoolawah SHS, 76 Old Mount Beppo Rd on Saturday, 22/07/17, from 10am to 2pm. To register for this course, please click here and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National…

June 21, 2017
2017 National Youth Champs – SWQ Trials

The National Youth Champs will be held at Kawana, 13-16 September 2017. Our SWQ U18 Boys and U18 Girls trials are just around the corner! Players born during or after 1999, who play in a TFA affiliated competition are eligible to trial (please check the 2017 Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Juniors for full…

June 15, 2017
2017 National Youth Champs – SWQ Coach and Manager Appointments

We’re pleased to announce coaching appointments to our U18 teams attending the National Youth Champs in Kawana from 13 to 16 September 2017: 18 Boys Coach: Chris Bartlett Assistant Coach: Aaron Rosin Manager: Meryl Eddie 18 Girls Coach: Neil Ward Assistant Coach: Clare Giarola Manager: Chrissy Bartlett

June 15, 2017
Senior State Championships

Queensland Touch Football will not stage a Senior State Championships in 2017. In consultation with the six regions it was determined the event, scheduled for later this year, was no longer viable. Read the full statement from QTF here

June 15, 2017
SWQ Squads – 2017 Junior State Champs

Congratulations to players named in our SWQ Swans Squads to attend the Junior State Champs in Townsville 25-27 August 2017! Our final selection trials will be held on Sunday, 16 July at the Kearney’s Spring Sports Complex, Toowoomba. 2017 JSCH SWQ Squads Coaching appointment update: U16 Boys U16 Girls Coach: Bailey Garcha Coach: Brenda Rackemann…

May 9, 2017
2017 National Youth Champs – SWQ Coach and Manager Applications

SWQ Touch is calling for applications for Coaches and Managers of SWQ 18 Boys & SWQ 18 Girls teams to attend this year’s National Youth Championships in Kawana (13 to 16 September). Please complete the application form below and return it to SWQ Touch by Friday, 19/05/17. 2017 SWQ Coach and Manager Application Form – National…

May 3, 2017
Foundation Coaching Course – Dalby 7 May 2017

A Foundation Coach Course will be held in Dalby from 10am to 3pm on Sunday, 7/05/17 at the PCYC, Cooper Street, Dalby. To register for this course, please click on this link and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership & Participant…

May 2, 2017
SWQ Squads – 2017 Junior State Champs

Congratulations everyone on your efforts at the Swans Junior Cup last weekend. You all played so well and made the job of our selectors extremely difficult! Players selected in SWQ Squads for this year’s Junior State Championships (24-27 August, Townsville) will be notified via email by Friday 5 May, Squad lists will be published on…

May 2, 2017
2017 Swans Junior Cup – Results

What an amazing day – thank you to the 147 teams that attended, your coaches and managers, parents and supporters! There’s a long list of people to thank who contributed to making the tournament a success: Tania – our announcer/ timekeeper. Amazing job! Dave, Jordan and Hayden – results; Tayler and Lachlan – runners; State…

April 21, 2017
Swans Junior Cup – Information

Parking As always, parking will be at a premium on Sunday 23 April at the Kearney’s Spring Sports Complex. There will be a shuttle bus running from Freying Park, cnr Ruthven and Nelson Streets from 7:15am all day, for your convenience. Freyling park has ample parking to accommodate the parents and supporters of our amazing…

April 21, 2017
Swans Junior Cup – Draft draw Version 4

Version 4 (as @ 21/04/2017) of the draft draw for the Swans Junior Cup is available below (please note changes to 18 Boys and field numbers for U10s): 2017 Swans Junior Cup – Pools (V4) U10 Draw Version 4 – 2017 Swans Junior Cup U12-U18 Draw Version 4 – 2017 Swans Junior Cup The field map…

April 13, 2017
Swans Junior Cup – Online Registration

Online registration is important as without it you are not covered by insurance for the event. Parents please register your child online here as a player or referee for the Swans Junior Cup 23 April 2017: Player online registration Referee online registration  

April 13, 2017
Foundation Coaching Course – Roma 26 & 27 April 2017

A Foundation Coach course will be delivered in Roma on Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 April 2017. The theory component will be held at St John’s Catholic School (Bowen Street) on Wednesday, 26/04/17, from 6pm to 9pm and the practical component will be held at the Roma Touch Football Grounds (Bungil Street) on Thursday, 27/04/17,…

April 3, 2017
Level 1 Referees Course – Toowoomba

A Level 1 referee course will be delivered by Matt Prendergast at the Toowoomba Touch Association clubhouse on Thursday, 20/04/17, from 4pm to 7pm. To register for this course, please click on this link and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes reading and agreeing to the terms and conditions contained in the National Membership…

March 28, 2017
SWQ Junior Coaching Appointments – Junior State Champs

SWQ Touch is pleased to announce the following coaching appointments to our 2017 Junior teams to attend the State Championships in Townsville (Friday, 25 to Sunday, 27 August): U16 Boys Coach: Bailey Garcha Asst Coach: Janelle Ramsey Manager: Julieanne Bannister U16 Girls Coach: Brenda Rackemann Asst Coach: Lorelle Sankey Manager: Chrissy Bartlett U14 Boys Coach:…

March 20, 2017
SWQ Regional Administrator

SWQ Touch congratulates Sam Heath on her appointment as the new SWQ Regional Administrator following the retirement of Michael McSweeney. Sam is a long-standing member of the Toowoomba Touch community and she has a good understanding of how the sport operates at the local and representative level. We wish Sam all the best in the…

March 16, 2017
2017 National Touch League Results

SWQ Touch was well represented at the National Touch League tournament held in Coffs Harbour last week with the following 7 teams participating:  Men’s T League Women’s T League Open Mixed A Open Mixed B Women’s 27s Men’s 30s Men’s 40s  Our Women’s T League were the flag-bearer going through undefeated and claiming the title…

March 6, 2017
2017 Swans Junior Cup

SWQ Touch Association invites all TFA affiliated members to nominate your junior representative teams for the 2017 Swans Junior Cup which is being held at the Toowoomba Touch Association complex on Sunday, 23 April. Further information about this event can be found in the documents below:   2017 Swans Junior Cup – Conditions of Entry 2017…

February 22, 2017
SWQ Coach & Manager Applications – 2017 Junior State Champs

SWQ Touch Association is calling on applications for coaches and managers of our teams attending this year’s Junior State Champs in Townsville (Friday, 25 to Sunday, 27 August). Please note that ALL of the appointed coaches and managers MUST be available to travel with our group who will be bussing it to Brisbane Airport early…

February 7, 2017
Regional Administrator Position

South West Queensland Touch Association is seeking to appoint a Regional Administrator to oversee the day to day operations of the organisation. The position is for thirty hours per week which includes some weekend and after hours work.            The successful applicant will need to be highly motivated, self-reliant, capable of…

November 15, 2016
National (Schools) Touch Titles

SWQ Touch congratulates the Qld teams who went through undefeated at the National (Schools) Touch titles held recently in Mandurah, Western Australia. Pictured below are the Toowoomba members of those teams: (From left to right)  Lauren Potter (12 Girls Coach); Emily Ward  (15 Girls); Courtney Middleton (12 Girls); Teketel Tyson (15 Boys); Lachlan Watt (15 Boys);  Demi Ashurst (12…

November 15, 2016
Men’s 40s Team – 2017 NTL

Congratulations to the following players on being selected in our Men’s 40s team for the 2017 NTL: Neil Ward (C); Craig Neilan (VC); Ken Ward; Chris Neville; Tony Klein; Shane Simmons; Mark Delaney; Michael Ashurst; Bailey Garcha; Dave Campbell; Dave Bowtell; Michael Crook; Greg Lisle; Kevin Flett Shadows: Troy Adamson and Brad Young Coach: Kev Flett Asst Coach:…

November 7, 2016
SWQ Touch Teams – 2017 NTL

Congratulations to the following players on being selected to represent SWQ Swans at next year’s NTL: Open Mixed A (Listed in no particular order) Ben Choice; Dan O’Brien; Shane Whitehouse; Peter Sykes; Kevin Platz; Matt Crooks; Cody Andrews; Brayden Insley; Abbie Prendergast; Julia Linnan; Zoe Nearhos; Casey-Leigh Grosskopf; Maddie McCarthy; Mikeely Roberts Shadows: Damian Leggat; Coby Ferguson; Gabby Bartlett;  Ellen Nussey; Abi Friedrichs Coach: Greg Lisle Open Mixed B (Listed…

November 2, 2016
SWQ Men’s T League Team – 2017 NTL

SWQ Touch congratulates the following players on being selected in our Men’s T League team for next year’s NTL: (Listed in alphabetical order) Hayden Bartlett; Jordan Bartlett; Kade Bauer; Tyler Bickhoff; Alex Hinch; Will Hockam; Jake Hooper; Andrew Luck; Kane O’Keefe; Jack Ramsey; Antoine Roma; Aaron Rosin Tom Schatz; Lachlan Watt Coach: Chris Bartlett Asst…