2018 NRL Touch Premiership

A new era in elite touch football has commenced with the inargural 2018 NRL Touch Premiership season now underway.  Three teams each from NSW and Queensland will battle it out aiming to make the Grand Final which will be played on the Gold Coast on Sunday 29 July, 2018. Regional touch permit Sydney Scorpions has been aligned with the NRL Parramatta Eels with the Women’s team made up of all 16 players from the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles touch affliliate.  In game one the Parramatta Eels defeated the Wests Tigers 4-3 at ANZ Stadium.  Game two will take place for the Eels against the Newcastle Knights on Saturday 20 June at Newcastle Stadium.  A positive result there will see the Eels up against the top placed Queensland team for a match-up on the Gold Coast in July and live on Fox Sports.

Photo’s can be found here.

NRL Parramatta Eels: Aaliyah Paki, Bec Beath, Brittney Clifford, Chloe Cheney, Danni Davis (Captain), Elesha Dougal, Faith Nathan, Hannah Dyball, Laura Peattie, Lucy McDonald, Samantha Rodgers, Shellie Davis, Steph Maiolo, Tayla Clifford, Yasmin Meakes, Zara Nicholas.  Coach – Barry Gibson Assistant Coaches – Anthony Dudeck & Christian Browne

The team will be gunning for nine championship tournaments in a row with the current record below.

2014 Elite 8 Champions
2015 Vawdon Cup Champions
2015 State Cup Champions
2016 Vawdon Cup Champions
2016 State Cup Champions
2017 Elite 8 Champions
2017 Vawdon Cup Champions
2017 State Cup Champions
2018 Elite 8 Champions


Congratulations to our stand-out players from game one versus the Wests Tigers, with Player of the Match points below.

3. Hannah Dyball
2. Sammy Rodgers
1. Steph Maiolo