2012 NTL Media Coverage

first_imgA number of Port Macquarie’s leading players will compete for the Northern Eagles in the X-Blades National Touch League.This year the competition will be played at Port Macquarie’s Regional Sports Stadium and the Tuffins Lane fields from Thursday this week until Sunday.http://www.portnews.com.au/news/local/news/general/northern-eagles-take-on-allcomers-on-home-turf/2479248.aspxLarge Touch ContingentThe Cairns Post 24.02.2012Twenty-five Cairns touch football players will head to Port Macquarie next month to represent Queensland in the National Touch League.The players have been selected to represent Cairns in a number of age groups at the national championships.In the men’s open team, Cairns touch stalwart Col Beckitt will coach fellow Far North representatives Lawrence Oberleutter and Theo Majid.Connie Finlay will play in her first open women’s team and Chanel Ryan and Evie Everden were chosen in the open mixed division.Troy Hastie earned another call-up for the over-40 men’s alongside three other Cairns players, while 12 representatives will be in the over 50 and over-55 teams. Mel Dunne, Kym Finlay and Katina Davis will represent Cairns in the over-35 women’s team.Six locals picked for National LeagueGoulburn Post, 05/01/2012Six locals will don the green and gold strip of the Southern Suns when they join 4000 players at the National Touch League in Port Macquarie. Chris Roberts has been named in Barry Jackson’s 13-strong under 20s men’s team, Joel Macpherson in the male open squad, Emma Price, Rachael Ross and Courtney Wallace in the women’s open team and Sophie Broadhead in the mixed open outfit. Aside from performing well at an individual level, the sextet is eager to buck the Southern Suns’ lean spell at the nationwide tournament when it taps off on March 8. Of the teams to be represented by Goulburnians, only the men’s 20s have a won a National Touch League in the last 15 years. A handful of home-made touch footballers will help re-write the record books if they have their way at the four-day carnival. To view, please click on the links below. If you see a story in your local media about the NTL that you’d like to see on the website, please email media@austouch.com.auTeams Set For NTLAustralia’s best players, coaches and referees will unite at Port Macquarie next week for four days of action-packed touch football.The National Touch League (NTL) is Australia’s premier touch football event featuring affiliated regional and state representative teams from all states and territories throughout Australia.http://www.themorningbulletin.com.au/story/2012/03/01/touch-football-australias-best-players-coaches/Youth To Provide Spark For SwansYouth will be the key for the South West Queensland Swans when the National Touch League kicks off in Port Macquarie on Thursday.After finishing runner-up at the state championships last year, the open women’s side is hoping to go one better on the national stage.http://www.thechronicle.com.au/story/2012/03/06/young-guns-to-provide-spark-for-south-west/Northern Eagles Take On All Comers On Home Turflast_img

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