Balmain Touch 2019-2020 summer competitions recently finished on a high.
In the Mixed Division 1 both Grand Finalists had convincing wins the week before in their elimination semi-finals with D-Force proving too good for Young Guns, and TNG 2.0 the winners against Leebryce Lizards.
In what proved to be a very fast and tight grand final, D-Force emerged victors against the young Balmain juniors, TNG 2.0, 9-8.
In the Mixed Division 1 Consolation, long term finalists Fireflies just pipped...
Coach's Last Word - Andrew Windsor
Women’s 30s took on a very tough competition, up against a few teams with years of playing togehther & a galaxy of superstars to call on. Throw in a heavy workload (9 round games) and we were definitely going to get our money's worth.
Friday started with a hard fought loss to the defending premiers Cronulla, then a game vs Mudgee where nothing seemed to go right - an unlucky 3-2 loss there meant the campaign was teetering on the brink. Luckily a Bec...
At the recent NSW Touch Football State Cup held in Port Macquarie the Balmain club had 3 referees upgraded.
- Jacob Hogan and Charlotte Pratt from Level 1 to Level 2
- Craig Carmody from Level 3 to Level 4. Craig is now part of the elite group of State Graded referees.
Coach's Last Word... by Pat Digiglio
Competitive in all 3 games on Friday, however results didn’t go our way.
A new day brought with it a new attitude & determination to give it all. And this is what the ladies did.
4 wins & a draw.
The pride & passion shown by the team particularly in their last game when they were reduced to 5 players on the field for just over 7 minutes with only 3 subs. The Tiger spirit shone through toughing out a 0-0 draw....
Due to the Melbourne Cup, there will be no games for the Mixed Competition next Tuesday, 5th November.
The summer competition has been pushed back another week, starting 22nd/23rd October.
Team nomination deadline is on October 15th, Tuesday. Full early bird fee must be transferred by the 24th October, Monday.
We are implementing a new rule, going forward. Players in mixed teams are only able to play in one mixed team per night. The rule of one game per night does not apply to Wednesday night competitions.
For example, the players in...
It has been a record year with Balmain Touch entering 5 teams in the Vawdon Cup. Two men's and two women's teams and one girls youth team, in conjuction with Balmain Junior Touch Association.
Congratulations to the following people:
Women's Division 1
Coach: Johanne Tuatai Joe
Co-Captains: Amy Mitchell & Rebecca Szewcow
Men's Division 2
Coach: Terry Joe
Assistant Coach: Wayne Calleja
Co-Captains: Alex Lorenzelli & Nathan McLachlan
Women's Division 2