About Touch New Zealand
Touch New Zealand is a member of the Incorporated Societies and is a non profit organisation.
In 1909, members of the North Shore Rugby Club's 3rd Grade B Team decided to change to the new code after being impressed with the new type of open football that they had seen the "All Golds" Rugby League team play at Victoria Park.
The Mount Albert Lions are a rugby league club based in Mount Albert, New Zealand. The Lions home ground is at Fowlds Park.
Tag football is a popular alternative outdoor recreational team sport that has competitions running throughout Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Eight players in each team are on the field at anyone time. Players wear shorts with a Velcro patch on each side. A strip of cloth is attached to the Velcro, known as a tag.
SUB Football is a summer sport, with 7 players on the field and an unlimited number of substitutes. It is played on a pitch which measures 60 x 40 metres and games are 40 minutes duration.
The Wests Tigers are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in Sydney's mid-western suburbs. They have competed in the National Rugby League since they were formed at the end of the 1999 season as a joint-venture club between the Balmain Tigers and the Western Suburbs Magpies.
The Newcastle Knights are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in Newcastle, New South Wales.
The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are an Australian professional rugby league team based in Cronulla, New South Wales in the Sutherland Shire, south of Sydney. They compete in the National Rugby League (NRL), Australasia's premier rugby league competition.
The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles are an Australian professional rugby league club based on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. They compete in the National Rugby League's Telstra Premiership, the premier rugby league competition of Australasia.
The Sydney Roosters is a professional rugby league football club based in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia.
Perth Glory FC is a professional football (soccer) club in Perth, WA, Australia, competing in Australia's top football (soccer) competition the A-League.
The game of Touch had very humble beginnings indeed. Used as a training technique for Rugby League teams during the 1950s and 60s it was never seen as a sport in its own right.
The Balmain Tigers (also known as the Sydney Tigers from 1995-96) were one of the founding rugby league football clubs of the New South Wales Rugby League and one of the most successful in the history of the premiership, with eleven titles.
OZTAG football is the latest craze in recreational sport that now has competitions running all over Australia, with the largest areas located in Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra.
The NSW/ACT Rams were an under 18 Australian rules football representative club in the TAC Cup.
The Wynnum-Manly Seagulls are an Australian rugby league football club based at Kougari Oval, which is in the Eastern Brisbane suburb of Manly West.
The Western Suburbs Magpies (originally Western Suburbs District Rugby League Football Club) are an Australian rugby league football club based in the western suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales.
North Melbourne Football Club, nicknamed The Kangaroos, is the fourth oldest Australian rules football club in the AFL and is one of the oldest sporting clubs in Australia and the world.