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NTL 2017 Squads

Sydney Scorpions 2017 National Touch League updated squads can now be found below.  The tournament will take place in Coffs Harbour from 8-11 March, 2017.  All senior team players are required to pay their levy deposit to confirm their position in their squad and order their NTL gear by 21 Nov 2016.  Contact details for each team can be found below and additionally you can make contact via email@sydneyscorpions.com

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NTL 2017 – Key Dates:
Mon 21 November – Senior player NTL uniforms, player deposits due
Wed 7 December – NTL final senior teams published (post State Cup)
During Nov/Dec/Jan – Accommodation requests taken & levy payments due
* T-League & MXO have more time to confirm their teams due to the Elite 8 selection process, which should be finalised the week following State Cup.  T-League players need to be born in or after 1997 (no minimum age), with no age restriction for up to six players.

NTL Senior Squads Train-on Squad / Trials:
*More trial info published here when it comes to hand

NTL Coaching Appointments:
Men’s T-League:
Head Coach – Brad Curl Assistant Coaches – Anthony Dudeck & Matt Lawson Manager – Keith Lee  Email: MTL@sydneyscorpions.com
Women’s T-League 1:
Head Coach – Brandon McDonald  Assistant Coaches – Craig Beacroft & Keith Smith Email: WTL@sydneyscorpions.com
Women’s T-League 2:  Head Coach – Position vacant, please apply via email@sydneyscorpions.com
Mixed Opens: Head Coach – Jye Malcolm  Assistant Coach – Andrew Windsor   Email: MXO@sydneyscorpions.com
Senior Mixed: Head Coach – Shannon Warren  Manager – Sarah Nash  Email: SMX@sydneyscorpions.com
Men’s 30’s: Head Coach – Terry Cooper  Manager – Chris Cooper  Email: M30@sydneyscorpions.com
Men’s 40’s: Head Coach – Ron Larcombe  Email:  M40@sydneyscorpions.com
Men’s 50’s: Head Coach – Brett Gillard  Email: M50@sydneyscorpions.com
Men’s 55’s: Head Coach – Cliff Lyons  Manager – Caren Friend Email: M55@sydneyscorpions.com
Women’s 27’s: Head Coach – Charlie Hassarati  Manager – Jo Lawson Email: W27@sydneyscorpions.com
Women’s 40’s: Head Coach – Lynda Robertson  Manager – Kerrie Doyle  Email: W40@sydneyscorpions.com
Women’s 45’s: Head Coach – Paul Robinson  Manager – Megan Kennedy  Email: W45@sydneyscorpions.com

NTL Senior Squads updated as at 06/12/16:

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2017 Junior Regional Update

Sydney Scorpions congratulate Northern Eagles permit and Ballina Touch Association on being selected to host the 2017 Junior Regional tournament on 22-23 April, 2017 and we look forward to supporting their local community at this great event.  On the Saturday evening 22 April Scorpions is pleased to announce that our annual Junior Regional Dinner will take place at the Ballina RSL Function Centre. Scorpions has secured some accommodation for players and parents with further information below.

In coming weeks an online briefing video will be available to all clubs, players and parents to fully explain our selection process.  In summary our Talent Identification (TID) process where our selectors and coaches will be assessing players will take place as follows:

  • Scorpions Junior Gala Day – Sunday 29 January, 2017 at Nolan Reserve, North Manly (all team nominations via your affiliate in bulk to Scorpions)
  • Parramatta Eels Twilight Gala Event – Friday 3 February, 2017 at Doyle Ground, North Parramatta
  • The NSWTA Junior State Cup 17-19 February, 2017 at Port Macquarie will then be used to finalise all our squads (approx. 24 players per team) for our Scorpions Junior Elite Camp to be held at the Sydney Sports Academy, Narrabeen on 4-5 March 2017.  This camp will then be used to select our 14’s & 16’s Junior Regional final teams of 14 players each.  Our 18’s teams will not attend this camp, they will be selected from two trials (Friday 24 & Sunday 26 February) and then potentially via train-on squads
  • Scorpions final 14’s & 16’s teams will be announced following the camp by 6 March, 2017
  • Following the final team announcements players and parents will have one week to request their Junior Regional accommodation requirements via Scorpions

Further in-depth information in regards to our Junior Elite Camp will be provided in coming weeks and is also available here.

Please note that in addition to selecting the 14/16’s teams at our Junior Elite Camp, the skills gained by all players – whether they are selected or not and the atmosphere of participating in an elite camp will give our younger players an experience that will be invaluable. Especially for those players that go onto even greater elite representation such as Australian Youth teams as our camp is being held at the same venue as Touch Football Australia hold their national youth camps.  Our new longer selection process will also allow the selectors to follow these players over two full days of training and games, rather than our previous two selection sessions.

From an affiliate position it is imperative that your club teams once selected are forwarded on to our High Performance Unit.  This should include coach and manager details and will allow Scorpions to be best prepared, as there are many players to assess and we aim to provide every player an equal opportunity and this includes players in affiliate development teams.  We will also ask affiliate coaches for feedback on their players, to assist us with the TID process.

Stuart Geros
High Performance Manager
Stronger Together
stuart.geros@sydneyscorpions.com

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Scorps On-Line Store Open Now

Sydney Scorpions are pleased to launch their new on-line store.  Here you are able to pay for your NTL & Junior Regional Scorpions levy as well as ordering your playing uniform, off-field gear and paying for tournament accommodation.  National Touch League levy deposits are due by all players by Monday 21 November 2016, with uniforms being ordered shortly after this time.  All players need to pay their NTL deposit levy to be classed as financial and retain their position in their team/squad. Deposits are fully refundable for players that do not make the final team and any gear ordered will remain with Scorpions.

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2017 NTL SENIOR TEAMS LEVY DEPOSIT & GEAR ORDERS – DUE MON 21 NOV 2016

Scorpions NTL levy for senior teams includes compulsory new 2017 design playing shorts or bike pants & medium weight hoody for all.  All senior players need to do the following by 21/11/16 to be classed as financial and retain their position in their team/squad:
1. Pay $100 deposit
2. Order Hoodie
3. Order Playing Shorts or Bike Pants (both are a new design for 2017)
4. Order any additional gear required including a playing shirt/singlet, socks, hat, etc.

Off-field polo shirts and shorts are also available and need to be ordered as per the date above.  Further levy and accommodation payments will be requested over coming weeks and paid via this store.

According to TFA NTL uniform compliance male players in the same team need to all be wearing either a shirt or singlet, not a mix of both.  Additionally all female players in the same team need to all be wearing either playing shorts or bike pants, not a mix of both.  W27, W40, W45 wear playing shorts. WTL & SMX wear bike pants.  All NTL Men’s teams wear playing shirts except MTL, MXO & SMX. If other male teams wish to wear singlets then the entire team will need to do this. If you wish to wear a hat at NTL this needs to be a Scorpions Hat which is TFA approved.  All socks need to be Scorpions socks only, the design of which has been the same for a few years now.

2017 NTL T-LEAGUE & MIXED OPEN LEVY DEPOSIT & GEAR ORDERS – DUE MON 21 NOV 2016

Scorpions NTL levy for T-League & Mixed Open includes compulsory new 2017 playing shorts or bike pants & medium weight hoody for all. All players need to do the following by 21/11/16 to be classed as financial and retain their position in their team/squad:

1. Pay $50 deposit
2. Order Hoodie
3. Males order Playing Shorts & Females order Bike Pants (both are a new design for 2017)
4. Order any additional gear required, for new T-League/Mixed Open players this will be a playing singlet (not shirt), socks, hat, etc.

Off-field polo shirts and shorts are also available and need to be ordered as per the date above. If you wish to wear a hat at NTL this needs to be a Scorpions Hat which is TFA approved.  All socks need to be Scorpions socks only, the design of which has been the same for a few years now.  Further levy and accommodation payments will be requested over coming weeks and paid via this store.

Deposits are fully refundable for players that do not make the final team and any gear ordered will remain with Scorpions. Our 2017 NTL shop items are featured below. If players wish to purchase other items these can be purchased via the other sections of the store.

Coaching Appointments – Junior Regionals 2017

Sydney Scorpions are pleased to announce their coaching teams for the 2017 NSW Touch Junior Regional tournament.  This event is held in April 2017 with exact dates and venue still to be advised via NSW Touch.  Scorpions have a proud tradition at this tournament being crowned Champion Permit for the past seven years.  Our final selection trial for our 14/16’s teams will be via our Junior Elite Camp to be held at Sydney Sports Academy at Narrabeen on 4-5 March 2017.  Further information on our Scorpions STING Junior Development program can be found via https://goo.gl/iiymSk

Sydney Scorpions 2017 Junior Regional Coaching Appointments:

Boys 14’s:  Head Coach – Brandon McDonald  Assistant Coach – Matt Lawson  scorps14boys@sydneyscorpions.com
Boys 16’s:  Head Coach – Matthew Scranage  Assistant Coach – Tua Marsters  scorps16boys@sydneyscorpions.com
Boys 18’s:  Head Coach – Brad Curl  Assistant Coach – Alex Ferro  Manager – Keith Lee  scorps18boys@sydneyscorpions.com

Girls 14’s: Head Coach – Peter Langmack Assistant Coaches – Andrew Windsor & Craig Beacroft  scorps14girls@sydneyscorpions.com
Girls 16’s: Head Coaches – Anthony Dudeck & Keith Smith  Assistant Coach – Carol Jones  scorps16girls@sydneyscorpions.com
Girls 18’s: Head Coach – Melissa Mitchell  Assistant Coach – Tracey Elliot  scorps18girls@sydneyscorpions.com

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NTL 2017 T-League Information

Sydney Scorpions are pleased to announce their updated Women’s T-League train-on squads. Two squads have been published as Scorpions will be sending two teams to the NTL. Additional players who have previously played Elite 8 will most likely be added over coming weeks. Players can still be moved from one squad to another as the selection process continues over coming weeks. Any interested coaches that would like to be involved in the second Women’s T-League team should make contact with Scorpions Coaching Director via brad.curl@sydneyscorpions.com Further information and expressions of interest from players that have not trialled as yet can be made via WTL@sydneyscorpions.com

Women’s T-League 1 (27 players as at 20/10/16): Abbey Steanes, Amelia Suters, Annalise Kay, Bailee Nix, Briana Hibbert, Caitlin Cimarosti, Chloe Scranage, Clare Belfanti, Clare Vanzino, Courtney Milone, Emily Goodsir, Isabella Geros, Jade Geros, Jane Hill, Jane Vanzino, Larissa Canning, Lucy McDonald, Madison Higgins-Ashby, Michala Ford, Nicole Saldern, Olivia Steer, Sabrina Green, Shannyn Bissett, Simone Rodgers, Talisha Maruta, Tatum Bird, Taylah Nicholls.

Women’s T-League 2 (18 players as at 24/10/16): Alana Barlow, Ash Clegg, Ash Newlan, Brianna Sorbello, Brittney Haskins, Caitlin Rodgers, Hayley Bird, Hayley Creed, Jacelyn Maher, Kate Ryan, Lara Grzechnik, Maddy Graham, Madeline Wright, Mel Harrison, Molly Bird, Olwen Higgins, Sarah Woodrow, Stephanie Haskins.

Sydney Scorpions is pleased to announce their updated Men’s T-League squad. Another trial will take place in late October with further information available in coming weeks. This squad will be more than likely impacted by the NSWTA Elite 8 squads, of which further information will be available in coming weeks. Further information and contact via MTL@sydneyscorpions.com

Men’s T-League (27 players as at 24/10/16): Anthony Mercieca, Brad Davoren, Campbell Marks, Charlie Suters, Jacob Eldick, Jacob Harrington, Jarrah Rogan, Jaycob Fong, Jeremy Wallace,  Josh O’Connor, Josh Phillips, Keeley Bowen, Lawrence Bingham, Liam Simbolon, Luke Maiolo, Luke Osborne, Marley Simbolon, Mason McDonald, Ray Wehbe, Rodjay Gonzales, Sam Edgley, Sam Kelly, Sam Watkins, Tom Collins, Tom Suters, Trevor Yiu, Zac Simons.

– T-League players need to be born in or after 1997 (no minimum age), with no age restriction for up to six players
– Ongoing Talent ID will take place during the 2016 Vawdon Cup season and State of Origin series
– The T-League trial will take place on Sunday 25 September 10.30am-12.30pm at Narrabeen Sports High All Weather Facility, North Narrabeen
– Following this trial squad training will commence to finalise teams, taking into account some players may be included in Elite 8 draft which will be conducted later in the year
– Further information via email@sydneyscorpions.com

Men’s T-League:  Head Coach – Brad Curl  Assistant Coaches – Anthony Dudeck & Matt Lawson  Manager – Keith Lee
Women’s T-League:  Head Coach – Brandon McDonald  Assistant Coaches – Craig Beacroft & Keith Smith  Interim Manager – Keith Smith
Mixed Open:  Head Coach – Jye Malcolm  Assistant Coach – Andrew Windsor  Manager – TBC

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