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England Touch is giving its members the chance to voice their opinion as part of the Association's planning for 2019. 2018 was the biggest ever year for England Touch, with more tournaments, live streaming, hosting the European Championships and expansion of the Touch Nationals. Next year promises further growth and development, as well as the largest ever number of England tea ...

Loughborough University came out on top of this year’s opening round of the University National Touch Series, overcoming a strong Exeter Hurricanes side 5-3 in a highly anticipated Cup final at Maidenhead RFC. Exeter, who proved to be so strong in last season’s Uni NTS, boasted teams in all four finals proving their depth again this year. However, Loughborough came from behind ...

England Touch has announced the tournament dates for the 2019 domestic Touch season, along with the international competitions that the country will be playing in during the year. 2018 was the largest ever year for Touch in England, with more tournaments, more teams and more players competing across the country. New venues such as Nottingham RFC, Wasps RFC and Birmingham Mose ...

The training squads have been announced for the 2019 Junior Touch Championships. In all 45 girls and 59 boys have been chosen for the first two training days in January and February, with age group squads then having three further training days before the final teams are selected. The Junior Touch Championships themselves are being held in Paris, France, between August 16th a ...

The 2018/19 University National Touch Series taps off in Maidenhead this Saturday, and the University of Exeter players are looking to build on their maiden Series success last time around. Exeter was the dominant force last time out, winning the majority of the Cup titles during the University NTS and sending multiple teams to most of the venues, too. Ewan Armstrong was part ...

England Touch is now seeking individuals to help the Association continue its rapid recent growth, with a number of new roles having been created in the Events and Development departments. The Events department is seeking a Tournament Co-Ordinator and National Events Assistant to assist the National Events Manager in delivering the wide range of club and regional tournaments t ...

Two new appointments have been made to the England Touch management team. Head of Elite Logistics Pippa Bourke Pippa is an avid sports enthusiast and supporter of England Touch. As a Managing Consultant for an international boutique search consultancy within the regulated pharmaceutical industry, Pippa has extensive project and account management experience and is used to d ...

The Seniors and Masters squads have been named for the upcoming High Performance Training Squads. The men and women chosen in the Women's 27s, Men's 30s, Mixed 30s, Women's 35s, Men's 35s, Men's 40s and Men's 45s squads will assemble at Bisham Abbey on the last weekend of September for the first of the training camps that will culminate in Kuala Lumpur next April for the Touch ...

The Midlands has been crowned as the number one region in England following the completion of the 2018 Touch Nationals programme. The South-East had the better of the Opens Nationals in August, winning three of the four categories, but when the Juniors and Masters divisions had their turn the Midlands' performances saw them swoop to the top of the rankings with four of the six ...

The Midlands teams took home the majority of the titles from the 2018 Junior and Masters Touch Nationals. Twenty-eight teams headed to Oxford RFC to compete across six categories, X15, B18, G18, W27/35, M35 and M45. And building on last year’s successful day in Droitwich, this year’s tournament was extended over two days, with every team playing 40-minute matches across the we ...

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