Touch is a team sport played across men's, women's and mixed competitions. It is played on an outdoor field and games are 2 x 20 min halves. There is a requirement for each team to fulfill duty requirements as per the draw.
Teams will be required to register a minimum squad of 8 players to participate at the EUGs. For teams to avoid a forfeit fine they will be required to field 4 players at the start of their scheduled game time. Teams are able to have 3 players cross accredit from another sport at the EUGs.
Mixed touch is a qualification sport for the Australian University Games.
Draws for touch will be available online a week prior to EUGs.
Venue: Wallsend Touch fields
Address: Lewis St, Wallsend NSW 2287
Carpark Access: Enter off Lewis St or Burney Cl. Street parking also permitted.
Facilities: Outdoors sporting oval with eight touch fields. Small clubhouse, toilets, change rooms and spectator seating available.
Warm up areas: Perimeters of football fields can be utillised for warm up areas. Depending on the draw, some fields may be specifically reserved as warm up courts.
Surface Type: Grass.
Catering: Onsite canteen facilities available.
Sports Medicine: A sports medicine representative will be present. Taping with players’ own tape is free, but a fee will apply to use trainers’ tape.
Draws will not be made available until the week before the event, with results made accessible once the event has commenced.
Results from EUG 2016:
- View draws and results for all sports at the 2016 Eastern University Games
- View final pennant rankings for all sports at the 2016 Eastern University Games
Duties & Uniform
Australian University Sport (AUS) conducts its competitions under the official playing rules and regulations implemented by the national sporting organisation for that sport. However, AUS events are unique and hence there are often variations that are implemented.
Uniform and duty requirements are addressed in the relevent sport rules.