Hills Hornets is pleased to announce the start of the 2024 Junior State Cup Campaign.

If you are a junior touch footballer and would like to test your skills against the best players in the state, complete the registration and join the Hornets Swarm.
Players must be registered and playing in Hills Hornets Touch 2023 Spring or Autumn competitions to be eligible for representative team selection.

Age Division Details

Please use the following list to identify the age divisions you are eligible for.

Age Division Date of Birth
Under 10’s Born between 2014 and 2017
Under 12’s Born between 2012 and 2013
Under 14’s Born between 2010 and 2011
Under 16’s Born between 2008 and 2009
Under 18’s Born between 2006 and 2007

Trial Details are as follows:

Location: Centenary of ANZAC Reserve, Wrights Rd Kellyville

There will be two trials per division.  Please take careful note of trial dates and times for each division.

DivisionTrial 1Trial 2Squad Trial
U10 GirlsThursday 19th October 5:30pm - 6:30pmSunday 29th October 3:00pm - 4:00pmTBA
U10 BoysThursday 19th October 5:30pm - 6:30pmSunday 29th October 3:00pm - 4:00pmTBA
U12 GirlsThursday 19th October 6:15pm - 7:30pmSunday 29th October 3:45pm - 5:00pmTBA
U12 BoysThursday 19th October 7:15pm - 8:30pmThursday 26th October 5:15pm - 6:30pmTBA
U14 GirlsThursday 19th October 7:15pm - 8:30pmSunday 29th October 4:45pm - 6:00pmTBA
U14 BoysThursday 19th October 6:15pm - 7:30pmSunday 29th October 4:45pm - 6:00pmTBA
U16 GirlsThursday 26th October 6:15pm - 7:30pmSunday 29th October 5:45pm - 7:00pmTBA
U16 BoysThursday 26th October 6:15pm - 7:30pmSunday 29th October 5:45pm - 7:00pmTBA
U18 GirlsThursday 26th October 6:15pm - 7:30pmTBATBA
U18 BoysSunday 29th October 5:45pm - 7:00pmTBATBA

Players are encouraged to attend both trial dates.
If a player is unavailable for either of the trial dates and wants to be considered for selection, an email detailing reason for unavailability must be submitted to info@hillshornetstouch.com.

Registration Form

Player Information

Please provide player details.


Parent Information

Please provide parent details.


If you have played for another club in the last 5 years, we will need to apply to NSW Touch for a transfer.

Coaching Team

Hills Hornets  Junior State Cup Coaching Roster is as follows.

Girls Coaches

10 Girls
Head Coach – To be announced
Caretaker Coach – Dave Nolan
Assistant Coach – To be announced

12 Girls
Head Coach – Jo Lawson
Assistant Coach – Ellah Johnston
Assistant Coach – Sophie Williams

14 Girls
Head Coach – Mark Jones
Assistant Coach – Kylie Nicholas

16 Girls
Head Coach – Monique Nolan
Assistant Coach – Kaitlin McCaffery
Assistant Coach – Abbey Good

18 Girls
Head Coach – Mel Mitchell
Assistant Coach – To be announced
Assistant Coach – To be announced

Boys Coaches

10 Boys
Head Coach – Jay Armstrong
Assistant Coach – To be announced

12 Boys
Head Coach – Manu Wakely
Assistant Coach – Jane Armstrong
Assistant Coach – To be announced

14 Boys
Head Coach – Ed Matta
Assistant Coach – Christine Matta

16 Boys
Head Coach – Matt Lawson
Assistant Coach – Alexander Nolan
Assistant Coach – Dallas Paterson

18 Boys
Head Coach – Brad Curl
Assistant Coach – Phil McIlwraith

About Junior State Cup

Junior State Cup is the largest sporting tournament held in NSW each year with over 17,000 attendees and divisions for under 10’s to under 18’s. A great opportunity for the aspiring junior player and a chance to be the best team in the state makes this an amazing weekend every year.

Since 2019, Junior State Cup has been divided into a northern and southern conference.  Hills Hornets Touch is part of the Southern Conference.

In 2024, the Southern Conference competition will take place in Wagga Wagga from the 16th to the 18th of February.

State Finals will be played on Sunday 3rd of March at Tempe.

The NSW Touch Junior State Cup page can be viewed here: