The NSW Touch Association Senior State Cup, held every year in the first weekend of December in Port Macquarie, attracts 245 teams, with approximately 4,000 players and officials in attendance. All up approximately 10,000 people converge on Port Macquarie for this fantastic weekend of touch footy.

This event is when touch football clubs from all over NSW combine to compete at this tournament to become crowned NSWTA Senior State Cup Champions.

The Manly Touch Experience

This is a great weekend away with your teammates and a chance to be the best team in NSW which makes this an amazing weekend every year.

Manly Touch are always very well represented at Senior State Cup with mens, womens and mixed teams from U20s to Opens (Premier League) through to seniors sides 30s, 40s, 50s and 55s attending. In recent times Manly Touch have sent 16 senior teams or 224 players plus coaches, managers, referees to Senior State Cup.

SSC Key Dates* 

Coaching EOI opens 8 August 2022
Coaching EOI closes 28 August 2022
Coaches submitted to Executive for ratification 29 August 2022
Coaching appointments announced  5 September 2022
Coaches meeting TBA
Player EOI opens 4 September 2022
Player EOI closes 2 October 2022
Selection Period (including Trials) 8 October – 31 October 2022
Teams submitted to Executive for ratification 1 November 2022
Team announcements 2 November 2022
Uniform requirements submitted 31 October 2022
Senior State Cup Port Macquarie 2 – 4 December 2022

*Indicative only and subject to change


Player Eligibility

To represent Manly Touch at Senior State Cup, you must be a current financial member and play 5 games in local Senior Summer competition or 5 games in the preceding local Senior Winter competition.

Selection Criteria and Process

For more information on the selection criteria and process please click on our MWTA Representative Team Selection Policy

Senior State Cup Team Officials Information


An Expression Of Interest for SSC Referees will be advised, based on NSWTA timetable.


For more information on this event please contact our Senior Rep Directors Kerrie Doyle & Lynda Robertson via [email protected]