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Exeter University Hurricanes had to battle Storm Dennis as well as their opposition as they took home another Uni NTS cup after beating the Bath Hawks 3-1 in Loughborough. Fifty mile an hour winds weren’t enough to stop the fourth round of the 2019/20 Uni NTS, which saw Exeter's first, second and third teams all take home awards. The Hurricanes once again found themselves in a ...

The Regional Leads for the next 12 months have been announced. Regional Leads are a crucial cog in the pathways within the England Touch system, organising teams to compete at the Nationals and being the first port of call for advice and help for clubs throughout their area. Regional Leads are responsible for: Managing all high performance activities within a region Devising t ...

Both Bath and Exeter will be looking to take a lead in this seasons University NTS, with both teams winning one competition apiece so far. Round 3 of the 2019/20 Uni NTS was unfortunately postponed due to the prevailing weather conditions before Christmas. However, after a long break, teams have trained hard and are preparing for a great second half of the campaign. This Saturd ...

The Federation of International Touch (FIT) has announced the 2021 Youth World Cup is heading to Manchester, England. The Manchester event is the first time the global sport’s showpiece at youth level will be held in Europe, with previous tournaments staged in Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia. “The best young players in the world will be heading to Manchester in the summer o ...

The teams have been announced for July’s 2020 European Touch Championships in Nottingham. There will be 11 categories in Nottingham, with the Men’s 50 competing for the first time and the Women’s 35 expanding from two to four teams, as many as were at the 2019 World Cup. The 2020 Euros gets underway on Tuesday, July 28th, with the competition reaching its climax on Saturday, Au ...

Half-a-dozen nations will be represented in the 2020 International Series being staged at the University of Nottingham’s Highfields Sports Centre. Canada, Chile, Middle East Touch, Singapore, South Africa and the USA will all have teams in Nottingham, who will play against their European counterparts during the round-robin stages before their own International Series on finals ...

England Touch is taking its High Performance programme to a new level of collaboration and co-operation with the introduction of a new Hive Learning platform. The High Performance management regularly canvasses players and coaches for their feedback to improve the overall programme. One major area identified was communication and collaboration between the actual High Performanc ...

With six months to go until England welcomes the rest of Europe to Nottingham for the biggest ever European Touch Championships, England Touch High Performance Director Ben Powell says that he has been pleased by the first phase of preparations. Over 300 athletes were initially selected for the pre-Christmas training camps, a number reduced before the squads reconvene in West L ...

The England Touch organising committee has launched the ‘On-Siders’– the official volunteer programme for European Touch Championships 2020. The On-siders will be made up of volunteers from across the country and will be the faces of the Tournament, showcasing the values of Touch as well as welcoming the world to Nottingham, England when the Euros returns in July. Recruitment w ...

There are now just six months to go until the biggest ever European Touch Championships comes to England! The University of Nottingham’s Highfields Sports Centre will once again be host venue, having showcased itself during a 2018 Euros which itself set records. That year had 63 teams from 17 nations, but those figures are set to be smashed in 2020 with a 33 percent expansion i ...

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