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January 30, 2019
2019 Junior State Championships

The Queensland Junior State Championships will be held from Friday 23 August to Sunday 25 August 2019 in Bundaberg. SWQ fields teams in Under 12s, Under 14s and U16s, who are selected from Affiliate representative teams. The 2019 selection process for SWQ Regional representative teams is: 1. TID opportunities at local competitions, Twisters Junior Cup...

January 14, 2019
2019 SWQ Junior & Youth Representative Coaches

SWQ Touch is pleased to announce Junior and Youth representative coaching positions for the 2019 season: U18 Boys   U18 Girls Coach: Neil Ward   Coach: Brenda Rackemann Assistant: Darryl Fry   Assistant: Meghan Ballon Manager:  Abbie Prendergast   Manager:  Chrissy Bartlett                     U16 Boys  ...

December 10, 2018
SWQ Junior and Youth Coaching positions – 2019 applications closed

Applications for 2019 Coaching positions have closed! Coaching appointments will be finalised by 9 January. SWQ Touch is calling for applications for coaches and managers for the SWQ Representative Junior and Youth teams touring in 2019: QTF Junior State Championships – Bundaberg, 23 to 25 August 2019 (U12, U14, U16 Boys and Girls teams) National...

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…

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…

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…

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:…

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…

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…

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 16, 2016
SWQ Junior Trials – 17/07/16

The trials to finalise our teams for this year’s Junior State Champs are still going ahead tomorrow at the Toowoomba Touch fields. If the rain persists, we will move down to the McDonald fields which are near Kearney Street (western side of complex). Any questions, please contact Michael McSweeney on 0417 419 837. 

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 28, 2016
SWQ Squads – 2016 Junior State Champs

SWQ Touch would like to congratulate the players listed in the document below on being selected into our Swannies’ squads for this year’s Junior State Champs in Kawana (26 to 28 Aug): SWQ Squads V4 – 2016 Junior State Champs PLEASE NOTE Players who have been selected in these squads MUST be available to attend the final…

March 22, 2016
SWQ Coaches and Managers – 2016 Junior State Champs

SWQ Touch is pleased to announce that the following coaches and managers have been appointed to our teams attending this year’s Junior State Champs in Kawana:  16 Boys Coach: Scott Pierce Asst Coach: To be confirmed Manager: To be confirmed  16 Girls Coach: Brenda Rackemann Asst Coach: Jenny Webster Manager: Chrissy Bartlett  14 Boys Coach:…

February 16, 2016
2016 Junior State Champs Information

SWQ Touch Association is now calling for coaches and managers of our teams attending this year’s Junior State Champs on the Sunshine Coast (26 to 28 August). NB. The venue for this event should be announced by Qld Touch sometime next week. For anyone interested in applying for a coaching position, please complete the application…

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 13, 2015
Draft Draw – 2015 Junior State Champs

Listed below is a draft version of the draw for the upcoming Junior State Champs: 2015 JSCH – Draft Draw v1 Please note that the draw is subject to change.

July 20, 2015
SWQ Teams – 2015 Junior State Champs

Our teams for this year’s Junior State Champs were finalised at the trials held yesterday in Toowoomba and the names of the players who gained selection can be found in the following document: SWQ Teams – 2015 Junior State Championships Congratulations to the selected players and a big thank you to all of the squad…

July 11, 2015
SWQ Junior Trials – Sunday, 19/07/15

SWQ Touch will be finalising its teams for the Junior State Champs next Sunday (19 July) at the Toowoomba Touch fields in Kearney’s Spring. The trial times, which are listed below, have been staggered to enable the uniform sizings to be undertaken at different times: 12s – Boys and Girls                     9am to 10.30am 14s –…

April 29, 2015
SWQ Squads – 2015 Junior State Champs

Congratulations to the following players on being named in the SWQ squads for this year’s Junior State Champs: SWQ Squads (V2) – 2015 Junior State Champs Please note that the first training run / final selection trial will be held at Kearney’s Spring (Toowoomba) on Sunday, 19/07/15. By that time, the players and most of our coaching…

April 1, 2015
SWQ Coaches and Managers – 2015 Junior State Champs

SWQ Touch Association congratulates the following members on being appointed to the coaching staff of our teams attending this year’s Junior State Champs in Toowoomba: U16 Boys Coach – Brendan Taylor  U16 Girls     Coach – Brenda Rackemann; Asst Coach – Sandy Gleeson; Manager – Karen Hegedus U14 Boys     Coach – Geoff Ryan U14 Girls     Coach –…

February 26, 2015
2015 Junior State Champs – Amendment

Qld Touch has just advised that the 18s division won’t be offered at this year’s Junior State Champs. Therefore, please find listed below our amended coach and manager application form together with our player eligibility and selection policy:   SWQ Player Eligibility and Selection Policy – 2015 Junior State Champs (Version 2) SWQ Coach and Manager Application Form –…

February 23, 2015
2015 Junior State Champs Information

Please find listed below information that applies to our players, coaches and managers for this year’s Junior State Champs in Toowoomba (28 to 30 August): SWQ Player Eligibility and Selection Policy – 2015 Junior State Champs SWQ Coach and Manager Application Form – 2015 Junior State Championships SWQ Touch will be looking to nominate teams in all of the divisions on…

January 27, 2015
2015 SWQ Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Juniors

SWQ Touch members are requested to take note of the following selection policy in place for our junior representative teams in 2015: 2015 Player Eligibility & Selection Policy – Juniors

September 1, 2014
Junior State Champs Wrap-Up

SWQ Touch Association would like to congratulate all of our teams on their performances at the Junior State Champs held in Palm Beach last weekend. Overall it was a good result for our region with 4 of our teams making it to the semi-final stage (12, 14, 16 Girls & 12 Boys) and the 14 Girls going one step further by progressing to the grand final. Unfortunately, they came up against a red-hot Sharks outfit who proved…

July 24, 2014
SWQ Teams – 2014 Junior State Champs

SWQ Touch Association would like to thank all of the players that participated at our final selection trials last Sunday and we would also like to acknowledge the great work done by our selection panels on the day. For full details on who made each of the teams, please click on the link below: Team Lists

July 9, 2014
Information for Players – 2014 Junior State Champs

Final Selection Trials As previously advised, the final selection trials for our Junior State Champs teams will be held on Sunday, 20 July, at the Godsall Street Ovals, Queens Park, Toowoomba – commencing at 10am. Uniforms At the completion of the trials on 20 July, the teams will be announced and the selected players will try on the uniforms…

July 7, 2014
Junior Selection Trials – Venue Change

Please note that our Junior State Champs’s teams will be finalised on Sunday, 20/07/14, but with a change of venue due to Kearney’s Spring not being available on that date. The trials will now be held at the Godsall Street Ovals, Queens Park, (Toowoomba) – commencing at 10am. For directions to the Godsall Street Ovals, please click on the following link http://www.whereis.com/qld/east-toowoomba/godsall-st.

April 29, 2014
SWQ Swans Squads – 2014 Junior State Champs

Congratulations to the following players on being named in the SWQ squads for this year’s Junior State Champs: SWQ Swans Squads As players will have significant commitments for their affiliates from now until mid – July, the final selection trial won’t be held until Sunday, 20/07/14, and this will be at Kearney’s Spring, Toowoomba. At the completion of the trial, the coaching…

April 29, 2014
Junior State Champs – Coaching Appointments Update

Please see the updated list below of the coaching appointments for our Junior State Champs’ teams: U16 Boys     Kerry McCarroll (Coach); Aaron Rosin (Asst Coach) U16 Girls     Brenda Rackemann (Coach) U14 Boys     Geoff Ryan (Coach); Kellie Ryan (Manager) U14 Girls     Ross Coyne (Coach) U12 Boys     Dan O’Sullivan U12 Girls     To be advised

April 3, 2014
Swans Junior Coach and Manager Appointments

SWQ Touch Association congratulates the following on their appointment as coach or manager of our junior teams attending this year’s Junior State Champs at Palm Beach: U16 Boys     Kerry McCarroll (Coach) U16 Girls     Brenda Rackemann (Coach) U14 Boys     Geoff Ryan (Coach); Kellie Ryan (Manager) U14 Girls     Ross Coyne (Coach) U12 Boys     To be advised U12 Girls    …

January 23, 2014
SWQ Coach and Manager Applications – 2014 Junior State Championships

SWQ Touch Association is calling for applications for coaches and managers of our teams competing at this year’s Junior State Champs being held at Palm Beach (29 to 31/08/14). To understand the responsibilities and requirements associated with these positions, please read the document below titled SWQ Selection Information for Players, Coaches & Managers. If you…

January 21, 2014
Swans Selection Information – 2014 Junior State Champs

Please find attached information for players, coaches and managers regarding the selection process for our Swans teams contesting this year’s Junior State Champs at Palm Beach. SWQ Selection Information for Players, Coaches & Managers – 2014 Junior State Champs If there are any questions about this matter, please contact Michael McSweeney on 0417 419 837…

September 3, 2013
Juniors State Champs – Wrap-up

SWQ Touch Association congratulates all of our teams on a job well done at the Junior State Champs held in Rockhampton last weekend. Our 12, 14 and 16 Girls and 14 Boys progressed to the semi final stage with the 14 Girls and 14 Boys taking the next step to the final. The boys won…

August 13, 2013
Draw (V1) & Field Map – Junior State Champs

13/08/13 Please find attached an official version of the draw for the Junior State Champs along with a map of the touch fields. 2013 JSCH – Draw Version 1 Touch Field Layout – Cyril Connell Fields

August 7, 2013
Draft Draw – Junior State Champs

7/08/13 A draft draw for the Junior State Champs in Rockhampton is attached below: 2013 JSCH – Draft Draw

August 6, 2013
SWQ Junior Teams & Training Schedules

7/08/13 SWQ Teams (V5) SWQ Training Schedules – V4  

July 18, 2013
SWQ Teams – Junior State Champs

18/07/13 SWQ Touch Association is pleased to announce our teams to participate at the Junior State Championships being held in Rockhampton. SWQ Teams (V1) Please also find attached the following documents: SWQ Training Schedules Information Sheet for Players Player Costs Medical Form NB. The Medical Form is to be completed and returned to the team coach…

May 29, 2013
SWQ Player Levy – 2013 Junior State Champs

29/05/13 The compulsory SWQ Player Levy for this year’s Junior State Champs has been set at $500.00. NB. Uniforms are a separate fee. The Player Levy covers the following: – Motel accommodation in Rockhampton for 3 nights (Thurs, Fri & Sat) – Bus transport to / from Rockhampton and to / from the fields each day…

May 15, 2013
SWQ Squads – Junior State Champs

15/05/13 Please find listed below an updated version of the SWQ squads for the Junior State Champs. SWQ Squads – Amended

May 1, 2013
SWQ Squads – Junior State Champs

1/05/13 SWQ Touch Association wishes to congratulate the players selected into the Swans squads for this year’s Junior State Champs in Rockhampton. Please note that the 12 Boys squad has not been listed as we still require a suitably qualified coach (minimum Level 1) for that team. Once that appointment has been made, the squad will be…

April 4, 2013
SWQ Coaches – 2013 Junior State Champs

4/04/13 SWQ Touch Association is pleased to announce the coaches and managers for our teams attending this year’s Junior State Champs in Rockhampton. They are as follows: U16 Boys     Kerry McCarroll (Coach); Chris Leadbetter (Asst Coach) U16 Girls     Brenda Rackemann (Coach); Marian Rathie (Manager) U14 Boys     To be advised U14 Girls     Sandy Gleeson (Coach); Ross Coyne…