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The 2019 Belief Sport Elite National Touch Series dates and venues have been announced. The Series is heading to two new venues for this particular competition - Banbury RFC in Round 1 and Trafford MV RUFC in Manchester (which hosted the Men's and Women's National Touch Series and Development National Touch Series in 2018) in Round 2 - before rounding off in Oxford for Round 3. ...

Five England players have been included in the Women’s 35s team which will represent Europe at the 2019 Touch World Cup. Holly Birch, Kirsty Prior (team manager)(Bristol Fijians), Leanne Simm (Manchester Chargers), Lesley McCallion (coach)(Percy Park Pirates) and Renee Watson (Oxford) are part of a team featuring eight different nationalities that will be heading to Malaysia at ...

The Federation of International Touch has announced the pools for the 2019 World Cup. In all there will be 117 teams from more than 20 countries in Putrajaya, Malaysia, at the end of April as the Touch World Cup shows dramatic expansion from the 2015 edition in Coffs Harbour. Every continent will be represented during the six days of competition, and with different numbers of t ...

England Touch has made two appointments to help grow the Association’s revenues to underpin future growth and development. Chris Powell (Commercial Partnership Services and Sponsorship Manager; sponsorship@englandtouch.org.uk) will be working to maximise the commercial potential of England Touch through sponsorship, major events, marketing partners and broadcast partners. He wi ...

England Touch is seeking individuals who can help the Association's development in a number of areas. As England Touch continues to grow so does the importance of good governance. The Association is seeking a Governance Director who can bring the experience and expertise to lead this vital work. The role's responsibilities include: Ensure England Touch’s compliance with a ...

England Touch is seeking individuals to help increase the Association’s grassroots development provision. England Touch has undergone recent rapid expansion in this area, bringing on board a number of new school development officers and agreeing a partnership with Koi Sports CIC. Two new roles have therefore been created to underpin this work and build resilience within what is ...

England Touch is now recruiting for a restructured Referee Management Team in 2019. The structure has been adapted to meet the changing needs of Touch in England, with a particular emphasis on providing strong referee pools for the various National Touch Series events, supporting regional leads in developing referees in their areas, and liaising with international governing bod ...

England will be represented by seven players in the GB Touch Men’s 50s team that is heading to Malaysia for the 2019 World Cup. Mark Scott, Mark Carlyon (Saracens Touch), Shaun Dalais (Wellesbourne O2), Mark Hobson (Nottingham), Nigel Webb, Simon Ince and David York have all been included in the group which was selected recently. A further four players – Andy Sharpes (Chester C ...

Six members of England’s #TeamRef are heading to Malaysia in April to officiate at the 2019 Touch World Cup. Jordi Bitlloch, Gareth Hinds, Nicholas van de Rijt, Uma Ramaswami, Bronwyn Wake and Alice Watchorn are all among the most qualified and experience referees in England, with plenty of international experience, too. The half-dozen will be among over 100 referees from acros ...

The 10 England teams that will be heading to Malaysia this April have been announced. In all 30 clubs are represented among the 160 players chosen, from as far afield as Exeter and Percy Park on Tyneside, Manchester and Canterbury, and this is the largest England squad to have gone to a World Cup. They have been chosen following four High Performance Training Camps during the a ...

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