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England Touch has teamed up with Nottingham-based sports events promoters Perfect Motion to run a Corporate Touch Tournament as part of the 2018 European Touch Championships. This tournament will be on Friday, July 20th, and will include 3-4 hours of Touch followed by food and drinks afterwards. It will be the ideal way to start your summer weekend in the heart of England! The ...

Bareback Riders carried on where they left off in 2017 by taking home the main title from the Belief Sports Elite National Touch Series in Nottingham. The reigning overall champions - who lifted the title at the Riverside Sports Complex last September - were one of several teams to show their class throughout a weekend which saw both the anticipated rain hold off until the fina ...

The Elite National Touch Series taps off in Nottingham tomorrow with a brand new format and more coverage of English rugby’s top Mixed club competition. Format This year the opening two rounds of the Elite National Touch Series (NTS) will be played over the course of a whole weekend, mirroring the same format that players will experience at the European Touch Championships in J ...

The players have been announced who will represent England in the Men's Open, Women's Open and Mixed Open competitions at this summer's European Touch Championships! Congratulations to everyone who has been selected! Men's Open Matthew Davis Canterbury Angus Gough Hot Custard Clark Hobson Bareback Riders Max Howard Canterbury Sam Jones Thames Valley Vikings Daniel ...

The players have been announced who will represent England in the Women's 27s, Men's 30s and Senior Mixed competitions at this summer’s European Touch Championships! Congratulations to everyone who has been selected! Women's 27s Nicolette Bird London Galaxy Louise Carr Thames Valley Vikings Stacey Collins London Galaxy Victoria Franks Cambridge Katherine Jones Cambri ...

The players have been announced who will represent England in the Women's 35s, Men's 35s, Men's 40s and Men's 45s categories at this summer’s European Touch Championships! Congratulations to everyone who has been selected! Women's 35s Sarah Bellew Manchester Chargers Katy Chalmers Bristol Fijians Celestine Cheong Hot Custard Julia Cole Thames Valley Vikings Teresa De ...

Harry Grocott has stepped down as University Liaison Manager, with Alex Scott taking up the reins with immediate effect. Grocott has been running the University National Touch Series since its inception three years ago, and his hard work has been reflected in the number of tournaments that are staged each year, the number of universities who enter and how many teams are represe ...

England Touch has teamed up with the Dallaglio RugbyWorks to deliver sessions within the charity’s work in Wandsworth, south London. England Under-15s coach Andy Penniceard led sessions to teach the skills needed in this dynamic form of rugby to young people in their third year of the Dallaglio RugbyWorks programme. RugbyWorks is an intensive, long-term skills development progr ...

England Touch has completed the Association’s Non-Executive Board of Directors with the appointment of Nicola Moloney.Moloney is another experienced addition to the group of Non-Executive Directors supporting England Touch’s development, having worked for over 17 years in a number of major sporting events, notably as Head of Major Events and Competitions for England Badminton a ...

Ken Pollard has accepted the role of Tournament Director for the 2018 European Touch Championships being held in Nottingham this Summer.Pollard will work closely with Chief Operating Officer Gregg Cropper and Europe’s Events Director Kevin Hill in the period leading up to July’s event and will play an integral part of the Local Organising Committee (LOC).Pollard, a former Devel ...

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