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Junior Touch

Junior Participation Options

Summer Touch Program – girls & boys (Under 6 – 19) of all abilities: Mondays, Oct – Dec 2024 & Feb 2025

The program commences with 3 skills and come and try nights over the first three weeks of October.

The program / competition is structured as follows:

  • Under 6 – 9  development group in which skills drills and modified mini-games (no competition) are run
  • Under 10 – 18  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 9 week social competition in which the primary emphasis is on fun and development.
  • For elite talent and players some tailored and additional development sessions are available
  • New players can join at any stage of the program
  • A mixed adults social competition program will also run for families and other interested participants (7.45pm-8.30pm) on Mondays weekly between from Oct –  Dec 2025

23/24 Junior Summer Touch

Girls and Boys aged 6-19 years old of all abilities
Every Monday 9 Oct – 4
December and 5- 26 Feb. Starts at 6pm

Under 7 Registration
Under 9 Registration
Under 10-18 Registration

23/24 Elite Junior Touch

Girls and Boys aged 12-18 years old of all abilities
Run throughout the year
as part of the VT League

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NOTE: Junior competition structure and divisions will be finalised based on registrations received at the start of  November.​ New joiners can be added to existing teams subsequently.

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If you have any queries email the organiser.

Come and play in a program that offers fun, skills development, participation and some healthy social competition. We have the largest junior touch football boys and girls program in Melbourne, approximately one third of whom are girls as well as social and elite Mens and Womens teams. Our program caters for beginners, intermediate and elite players.

Date: Weekly on Monday nights, Oct – Dec 2024 & Feb 2025

The mixed social adults program will start at the end of October.

Time: 6.00pm – 7.40pm (Juniors)

Where: Harlequin Club at Harlequin Drive, Ashwood, Victoria, 3147

Who: Boys and girls who are 5 years old to 18 years old.

Beginners, intermediate and elite players
Cost: $115 (includes playing shirt or shorts, ground hire, referees, insurance and Touch Victoria Affiliation)
Meals & facilities Hot meals, canteen, free WIFI and clubhouse facilities (with big screen TV)

Coaching: The program is run by Victorian State Touch Coaches and Elite Adult Players. Parents with interest in supporting are welcome to help.

Elite Junior Youth Program (Under 12-18)

  • We have Melbourne’s largest juniors and elite youth program with numerous Girls and Boys representing Victorian Under 12, 14, 16 and 18 Boys and Girls teams. Several of our elite players from Under 15-18 also play in our Adults VT League squad. Squad sessions run regularly during the year
  • The summer program runs from October-February for Under 6-18 boys and girls (see above details for our Summer Touch Program).
  • Under 12 and 16 VT League for Boys and Girls. Details of trials for the VT League program are posted on facebook and instagram @harlequintouch.
  • A number of our Under 15-18 elite players also play in our Senior Mens and Womens VT League teams in Summer on Sundays – details are on our Senior Touch page
  • Enquiries to