Harlequin Touch Football

Harlequin Touch runs Victoria’s largest club Touch Football program with participation from Under 6 girls and boys (born 2002-2016) through to adults.

Our purpose is to “provide an inclusive family environment in which players love the game, have fun and realise their potential”.

Enquiries: touchsignup@quins.com.au

SUMMER JUNIOR MONDAY NIGHT TOUCH - GIRLS & BOYS (Under 6-19) of all abilities:

The program at Harlequin Club, Ashwood, commences with 2 come and try nights on 8 & 15 November 2021. The program / competition is structured as follows:

  • Weekly Mondays (6.00pm-7.45pm) from 8 Nov - 13 Dec 2021 and 31 Jan - 21 Feb 2022 (subject to Government restrictions). We will start earlier if restrictions allow.
  • Under 6 – 9 (birth years 2012 – 2016) development group in which skills drills and modified mini-games (no competition) are run
  • Under 10 – 19 (birth years 2002 – 2011) is expected to have 3 divisions (mixed boys and girls) to reflect the development path best suited to players. Players are allocated to teams, taking into account preferences to play with friends (where nominated in registration). The first 3 weeks of the program comprises a combination of drills, learning the game and social games. This is followed by an 8 week social competition in which the primary emphasis is on fun and development.
  • For elite players some tailored and additional development sessions are also available
  • New players can join at any stage of the program to come and try
  • Registration now open at https://profile.mysideline.com.au/register/clubsearch
    Search for "harlequin juniors" and follow the prompts to register. If you don't already have an account with Touch Football Australia it will prompt you to create one.
  • Also complete the google form for player information and uniform sizing at https://forms.gle/oGcProjNCtwPyYrZ7

JUNIOR ELITE PROGRAM

  • Harlequin Touch Under 12 & Under 16 Girls & Boys teams compete in the Junior Victorian Touch (VT) League which is aimed at intermediate to elite players of u10 - 16 age. This program is a key pathway for elite talent development for the Victorian representative program
  • Elite junior development sessions are also run during the year with numerous players at our club representing the State at Under 12, 14, 15 and 18 teams

SUMMER MIXED ADULTS & MEN'S PROGRAM

  • Weekly Mondays (7.30pm - 8.45pm): 15 Nov - 13 Dec 2021 & 17 Jan - 21 Feb 2022 (no games on 24 Jan) subject to Vic Govt restrictions
  • Mixed adults social and competition program
  • Registration now open at https://profile.mysideline.com.au/register/clubsearch
    Search for "harlequin mixed" and follow the prompts to register. If you don't already have an account with Touch Football Australia it will prompt you to create one.
  • Also complete player information form / expression of interest: at https://forms.gle/UhZ7rocdBsd7udHBA
  • Location: Holmesglen Reserve, Harlequin Club, Harlequin Drive, Ashwood

ADULTS ELITE TOUCH - VICTORIAN TOUCH (VT) LEAGUE: September - November (due to COVID-19 has been postponed to November 2021 commencement)

  • Women's and Men's teams compete in the Victoria Touch (VT) league, which is the premier competition for Touch Football in Victoria.
  • The competition normally runs from mid September - late November on Sundays. This season has been postponed and is likely to commence in November on Sundays
  • Trials and training sessions are held for this program. 
  • Games are mainly played at Elwood Park, Elwood and training is mainly held at Harlequin Club, Ashwood
  • Enquiriestouchsignup@quins.com.au

ADULTS SOCIAL TOUCH IN WINTER & SUMMER

  • Mens, womens and mixed teams are entered in the Fawkner Park competition in winter and summer on Tuesday or Wednesday nights.