National Touch League (NTL)

Represent Townsville on the National Stage!

The National Touch League is the chance for you to represent Townsville on the national stage, with Townsville Saints teams taking on the best touch footy teams from across Australia!


8-10 March 2024


Coffs Harbour, NSW


Ages 15 & over

General Information



Players will be required to make their own travel arrangements between Townsville and Brisbane. Return travel has been booked between Brisbane Airport and Coffs Harbour. Costs will be included in the TTF Player Levy.


Accommodation has been booked in Coffs Harbour. Costs will be included in the TTF Player Levy.

Player Levies

Touch Football Australia will charge each player $110 to compete in the event. Townsville Touch Football will charge a fee per player, in order to cover the costs of transport, accommodation, and some costs such as sports trainers, tent hire, etc.


To be eligible to play for Townsville at the 2024 National Touch League, a player must:

  1. be a fully registered and financial member of Townsville Touch Football (i.e. not owe any money to TTF, or to one of its member clubs);
  2. have played at least five (5) games in the current or previous calendar year
    1. in the one team
    2. in the one division/grade
    3. in the one competition
    4. in the one season
  3. and be either:
    1. a currently registered as a player in any of the following competitions:
      • 2023 Colliers Shield
      • 2023 Winter Mixed (Monday nights)
      • 2023 Veterans (Tuesday nights)
      • 2023 Summer Mixed (Monday nights)
      • 2023 Summer Men's Open or Men's 20's (Wednesday nights)
      • 2023 Juniors (Thursday nights)
    2. or, a "home grown player", i.e. played their first representative match for Townsville, or a TTF-aligned club at a regional or state event, who has satisfied all criteria in (2), above.
Team Numbers

A maximum of sixteen (16) players can be registered to each team, however only fourteen (14) will be permitted to play in a match. A team's Coach and Manager will be responsible for ensuring all players are registered correctly, and for ensuring that each player competes in the required number of matches to remain eligible to play in the finals series.

Divisions & Ages
Men's Open / Women's Open / Mixed Open / All Abilities (Touch Football Specialised)Born in or before 2008
Boys 20's / Girls 20'sBorn between 1/1/2004 and 31/12/2008 (inclusive)
Men's 30's / Senior MixedBorn in or before 1994
Women's 27'sBorn in or before 1997
Men's 40's / Women's 40's / Masters MixedBorn in or before 1984
Men's 45's / Women's 45'sBorn in or before 1979
Men's 50's / Women's 50'sBorn in or before 1974
Men's 55'sBorn in or before 1969
Men's 60'sBorn in or before 1964
Men's 65'sBorn in or before 1959

Selection Process

A "train & trial" process was held to assist the coaching team of each side to select players. Coaches from each team selected players that attended based on their performance and committment.

Coaching Appointments

DivisionHead CoachAssistantManager
Men's OpenTim VillalbaKevin HunterJodi Villalba
Women's 20'sMark EdwardsKyle WoolfeJodie Edwards