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First Try Touch Football

What is First Try?

  • First Try is the Touch Football brand of Sporting Schools; a government funded program
  • Available for Primary & Secondary Schools Students
  • Before, During or After School Sport
  • Available for all the 4 terms per year
  • 45 – 60 minute sessions delivered by coaches or teachers to students
  • Current Touch Football packages


  • Delivered to over schools across Australia since the inception in 2015
  • Providing schools with opportunities to get their children excited about sports through quality and diverse programs
  • Provide children with positive sporting experiences in the best possible way: by having a go
  • Support sporting organisations in the delivery of great programs that are suitable for children (before, during and after-school hours)


Touch Football Programs for Schools

  • Development Officer or Teacher delivered sessions
  • Equipment can be purchased
  • NSW Touch Football endorsed Development Officers
  • Multiple coaches/sessions per week is acceptable
  • Minimum of 4 weeks
  • Maximum – based on funding allocation

Why Touch Football?

  • School Pathway Sport
  • Great for all ages & abilities
  • Great for Hand/Eye coordination Skills
  • All-inclusive sport
  • Adaptable for schools

All Australian primary schools  & selected secondary schools can apply to be involved in Sporting Schools. If your school is interested, please register on the Sporting Schools website.

General Frequently Asked Questions

For more information contact:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (02) 9558 9333

Join the Team

Find out more about signing up as a casual Touch Football Development Officer;

NSWTA Touch Football Development Officers

For more information contact:

Email: [email protected]
Phone: (02) 9558 9333