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SWQ Junior Touch

October 16, 2018
Lockyer District Touch Football

Lockyer District Touch Football Junior comp starts 23 October at UQ Gatton Campus – get in touch! Download the flyer Lockyer District Touch Football website

August 29, 2018
2018 SWQ Primary All Schools

The SWQ Primary All Schools Tournament will be held on Sunday, 21 October at the Dalby Touch Association grounds, Cooper Street Dalby. Conditions of Entry for this year’s Primary All Schools can be downloaded here: 2018 SWQ Primary All Schools – Conditions of Entry (version 2) Please note that team nomination is via online registration…

August 20, 2018
2018 SWQ Secondary All Schools Results

26 schools, 75 teams, over 1000 participants… Congratulations to all of the teams who competed yesterday. Despite the difficult conditions there was some excellent touch played! Champion schools for 2018: U13 Boys – Our Lady of the Southern Cross U13 Girls – The Glennie School U15 Boys – St Mary’s College U15 Girls – St…

August 9, 2018
2018 SWQ Secondary All Schools Draw

The draw for the 2018 SWQ Secondary All Schools (V3) is available: Click here Download V3 of the draw 2018 SWQ Secondary All Schools General Information Please get in touch if there are any issues admin@swqtouch.com Results and ladders will be published here during the tournament

April 9, 2018
2018 Qld Junior State Champs Trials

The 2018 Qld Junior State Championships will be held from 24-26 August 2018 at Whites Hill Reserve, 258 Boundary Rd, Camp Hill. As the SWQ Swans Junior Cup is on hold this year, our junior rep teams will be selected through a different process – that being independent trials. Our SWQ U12, U14 and U16…

March 25, 2018
Roma Country Cup – 24/25 March 2018

Congratulations to Roma Junior Touch for a very successful inaugural Country Cup Carnival which was held Saturday 24th April, 2018. The carnival was a great success and the feedback received has been very positive. Thanks to Khanui Cox, Jade Deaves and Mackenzie Sadler who played in the Cup and also completed a skills session on…

March 24, 2018
NRL Titans in Toowoomba

In the build up to the historic first ever NRL match in Toowoomba, the TFH Gold Coast Titans spent some time in the community. SWQ Touch helped out at the come and try kids clinic at Gold Park with approximately 180 kids in attendance, who loved seeing and getting some tips from the Titans players!…

March 20, 2018
Twisters Junior Cup

Toowoomba Touch Association invites nominations of Junior Affiliate Representative teams for the 2018 Twisters Junior Cup to be held on Sunday 6 May at the Kearney’s Spring Sports Reserve. Conditions of Entry can be downloaded from the Toowoomba Touch website. Download the team nomination form here

March 14, 2018
Falcons Junior Cup

Ipswich Touch Association invites nominations of Junior Affiliate teams for the 2018 Falcons Junior Cup to be held on Sunday 27 May at the Redbank Plains Recreational Reserve. Falcons Junior Cup Conditions of Entry Nominate an affiliate team

February 28, 2018
SWQTA AGM

The South West Queensland Touch Association Annual General Meeting was held at 9:30am on Sunday 18 March at the SWQ Touch office, 6 Cress Street, Toowoomba. SWQTA’s 2018 Committee President: Reg Hart Vice President: Chris Bartlett Minutes Secretary: Bailey Garcha Director of Finance: Chrissy Bartlett Director of Referees: Matt Prendergast Director of Coaching: Brenda Rackemann…

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 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…

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  

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…

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 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 – 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  

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 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…

September 26, 2016
Swans Junior Touch Skills and Drills Clinic

Approximately 90 kids attended the Swans Junior Touch Skills and Drills Clinic held for 7 to 12 year olds at the Toowoomba Touch complex yesterday morning. The kids all seemed to enjoy the session and I am sure they went away from it with a better understanding of the basics of our game. SWQ Touch…

September 26, 2016
NYC Results

SWQ Touch congratulates our Boys and Girls teams on their performances at the recently completed National Youth Champs in Kawana. Both teams finished 9th in their division which is a great effort by the players and a credit to the coaching staff. We would also like to thank our physios, Allie and Tom, who did…

September 7, 2016
Swans Junior Touch Skills and Drills Clinic – Toowoomba, 25/09/16

SWQ Touch is conducting a junior skills and drills clinic (for kids 7 to 12 years of age) at the Toowoomba Touch fields on Sunday, 25/09/16. For further details, please check out the flyer below:  2016 Swans Junior Touch Skills and Drills Clinic

September 1, 2016
2016 Junior State Champs Results

SWQ Touch would like to congratulate all of our players on their performances at the Junior State Champs held at the Glasshouse Mountains last weekend. Our 6 teams were once again very competitive with 5 of them (12 Girls, 12 Boys, 14 Girls, 14 Boys & 16 Boys) progressing to the semi-final stage and the…

August 9, 2016
Draft Draw & Pools (V3) – 2016 Swans Secondary All Schools

Version 3 of the draw is now listed below where the only change is to the 13 Girls (PA R3) game on Field 10 in the 11.40am time slot: Draft Draw and Pools (V3) – 2016 Swans Secondary All Schools

August 4, 2016
SWQ 18 Boys Team – 2016 NYC

Congratulations to the following players on their selection into our SWQ 18 Boys team for the NYC: Lachlan Kelly; Tom Bannister; Lachlan Watt; Lewis Boyd; Alex Hinch; Hayden Bartlett; Will Hockam; Harry Skinner; Tom Eddie; Tyler Bickhoff; Brydan Thompson; Tom Schatz; Nathan Nobbs; Zac Lever Shadows: Coby Ferguson; Joel Kaatz The team’s training schedule will…

August 3, 2016
Level 3 Referee Course – Toowoomba, 13/08/16

The document below contains information about the Level 3 referee course that Luke McKenzie is delivering in Toowoomba on Saturday, 13/08/16: Level 3 Referee Course – Toowoomba, 13.08.16

July 26, 2016
Talent Coach Course – Toowoomba, 13/11/16

A Talent Coach Course will be delivered by John Singh in the Toowoomba Touch clubhouse on Sunday, 13/11/16. The course will commence at 8am sharp and run for approximately 8 hours. Morning tea and lunch will be provided.  To register for this course, please click on this link and complete all of the mandatory fields which includes…

July 19, 2016
SWQ Player Registrations – 2016 National Youth Champs

Players who want to be considered for selection in our 2016 NYC teams (18s Boys & 18s Girls) are reminded that they MUST register their interest via email to swqtouch@bigpond.com by no later than this Friday (22/07/16). The following information is to be included in that email: Full name Address Date of birth Mobile number Current affiliate NB. Prior…

July 19, 2016
SWQ Teams – 2016 Junior State Champs

SWQ Touch congratulates the players named in the following list on being selected to represent the SWQ Swans at this year’s Junior State Champs: SWQ Team Lists – 2016 Junior State Champs

July 11, 2016
2016 Junior State Cup Results

SWQ Touch congratulates all of our affiliate teams who participated at the just completed Junior State Cup in Hervey Bay. Overall, the teams performed extremely well with a number of them progressing to the finals and two of them then making it through to the grand final stage. In the 14 Boys’ division, it was…

July 4, 2016
SWQ Final Selection Trials (Junior State Champs) / Titans Junior Cup

Final Selection Trials (Junior State Champs) A reminder to the players who have been selected in our squads for this year’s Junior State Champs that the final trials will be held at the Toowoomba Touch complex on Sunday, 17/07/16, starting at 9am. At the completion of the trials, the teams will be announced and the selected players (inc….

April 18, 2016
Pools & Draw (V2) – 2016 Swans Junior Cup

Version 2 of the pools and draw for the Swans Junior Cup is listed below: Pools and Draw (Version 2) – 2016 Swans Junior Cup A field map, with tent areas marked, will be posted on this website within the next couple of days. 

January 5, 2016
Referee and Coaching Courses – Toowoomba

Information about the courses being held in Toowoomba during February can be found in the following documents:  Level 1 Referee Course – Toowoomba, 11.02.16 Foundation Coaching Course – Toowoomba, 14.02.16

November 11, 2015
2016 SWQ Selection Policies

SWQ Touch members are requested to take note of the following selection policies in place for our 2016 representative teams: 2016 SWQ Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Opens & Seniors 2016 Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Juniors

September 1, 2015
Swans Junior Touch Clinic – Toowoomba, 27/09/15

SWQ Touch is conducting a FREE Junior Touch Clinic at the Toowoomba Touch fields on Sunday, 27/09/15. The clinic is aimed at kids aged from 7 to 12 years and it will primarily focus on improving their skills and understanding of the game. An invitation is also extended to junior coaches (preferably 1st or 2nd year)…

September 1, 2015
Results – 2015 Junior State Champs

SWQ Touch would like to congratulate our players and coaching staff on their performances at the just completed Junior State Champs held in Toowoomba. Out of the 6 divisions being contested, we had 5 teams make it through to the semi-final stage, i.e. 12 Boys, 12 Girls, 14 Boys, 14 Girls and 16 Girls. Our…

August 19, 2015
Draft Draw and Pools (V2) – 2015 Swans Secondary All Schools

Version 2 of the draft draw and pools for the Swans Secondary All Schools tournament is listed below along with the field map: Document removed – see updated version Pools (V2) – 2015 Swans Secondary All Schools Toowoomba Field Map Any questions, please contact Michael McSweeney on 0417 419 837 or by email at swqtouch@bigpond.com.

August 6, 2015
2015 Swans Primary All Schools – Dalby, 18/10/15

An invitation is extended to primary schools to nominate teams for the Swans Primary All Schools tournament which is being held at the Dalby Touch Association fields on Sunday, 18 October. Please note the following changes to the age requirements:  For all divisions, the minimum age is born during 2005 and the maximum age is born during…

August 1, 2015
Ipswich Touch (Juniors) – 2015 / 2016 Sign-on

Ipswich Touch is holding sign-on days for their upcoming junior competition at Jim Finimore Park (Old Toowoomba Road, One Mile) on 24 & 25 August and 1 September from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. The 15 week competition, which commences on 10 September, will be played across 4 divisions (U8s, 10s, 12s & 14s) – Boys &…

July 14, 2015
2015 Junior State Cup Results

SWQ Touch would like to thank our affiliates who took teams to this year’s Junior State Cup in Hervey Bay. We acknowledge that there is a lot of time and effort that goes into organising and preparing teams for this tournament (and all of the lead-up events) and we really appreciate your work and that…

May 22, 2015
Qld Coaching Vacancies

Queensland Touch is calling for expressions of interest for Head Coach positions at the following tournaments: 2016 Elite 8 Series 2016 State of Origin  For further information regarding the application process, please click on these links:   2016 Elite 8 Series EOI – http://tinyurl.com/p5yaj4e 2016 State of Origin Series EOI – http://tinyurl.com/pmnt5oe

May 4, 2015
Level 1 Referee Course – Toowoomba, 14/06/15

SWQ Touch is delivering a Level 1 referee course in the Toowoomba Touch clubhouse on Sunday, 14/06/15. If you are interested in attending this course, please register by going to the Registration tab at the top right of this page. More detailed information about this course can be found in the following document: Level 1 Referee Course – Toowoomba, 14.06.15

March 24, 2015
Level 1 Coaching Course – Toowoomba, 10/05/15

SWQ Touch will be delivering a Level 1 coaching course at the Toowoomba Touch Association clubhouse on Sunday, 10/05/15. The course will commence at 9am sharp and run for approximately 5 hours. Participants are requested to be at the clubhouse by no later than 8.45am to complete some paperwork. To register for this course, please…

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