The newly-fledged partnership between the Cronulla Sharks and the Taren Point Touch Football Association came to be seen at the weekend, as the Black, White and Blue competed in the NSW Touch State Cup, at Port Macquarie.
Earlier last week, the Club announced it was taking NRL pathways to another level in setting up quality structures for both male and female Touch Football players in an exciting new agreement, which will see Cronulla Sharks elite Touch Football teams in all age groups
In what was a ground-breaking day in the exciting new Touch pathway program, the Sharks Mens team kicked things off with a commanding 9-1 win over the UNSW side.
Wydnham Peachey, son of Sharks Immortal David and a member of the Mens Open team, said the weekend was a great success for all involved.
"Its great to be playing for the Black, White and Blue. I played SG ball for the Sharks and its great to play again in touch football. I love it," said Peachey.
"Its a great honour to play for the Sharks and follow in my dads footsteps. He was a great player in both rugby league and touch.
"Its the first year of the Sharkies in touch football, and I'm glad to be a part of it."
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