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England Touch’s management is delighted to announce that the Finals Day of the 2018 Touch Nationals will be streamed live by BBC Sport Online on Monday, August 27th. Following an extremely successful European Touch Championships, which drew pleasing audience figures to the BBC the showpiece day of the domestic Touch season will now be broadcasted. The Touch Nationals – held ann ...

England had a positive 2018 Junior Touch Championships in Stirling, Scotland, with every team coming home with a medal and two of the four improving on their finishing positions of a year ago. Girls’ 18s For the second year running the Girls’ 18s headed home as European champions, but they were made to fight for it all the way in a thrilling final against Wales. The win capped ...

The 2018 Masters and Juniors Nationals is heading to Oxford RFC. This is the second year that these categories have had their own distinct event, and following a successful day in Droitwich in September 2017 the Masters and Juniors Nationals has been expanded into a two-day tournament. Oxford RFC has been a popular venue for England Touch tournaments in 2018, with the opening r ...

This weekend is the time for the England age groups to shine at the 2018 Junior Touch Championships. England is sending teams to Stirling, Scotland, in all four available categories – Boys’ 18s, Girls’ 18s, Mixed 18s and Mixed 15s – and collectively they will be a part of a tournament that has grown and grown in its four previous editions. Boys’ 18s 2017 finish – 3rd Englan ...

This is the inaugural year of the Volunteer Workforce Awards, established to reward and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the Touch volunteer workforce over the last 12 months. Touch in England is thriving! This is not least due to the efforts of our army of volunteers, who are the backbone to our sport, expending their time and energy in driving our sport onwards. ...

London Scorpions and Wigan Touch Warriors have been crowned the overall champions in the Sporttape Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series. London Scorpions went to Finals Day in Canterbury knowing that only a catastrophic loss of form would have had them heading home without the overall title, thanks to their Cup wins in both Oxford and Manchester. Their place as the number ...

England Touch has today unveiled a new Sponsorship Rewards Scheme as part of the Association’s drive to raise funds to be invested into the growth of Touch in England. England Touch has expanded rapidly over the past few years, with more affiliated players and clubs, bigger competitions, live streaming on YouTube and Facebook, and 16 England teams across different categories. ...

England Touch has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help all of its players meet the costs of representing their country at the 2019 Touch World Cup. The 2019 Touch World Cup is being staged in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and the costs of playing will run into several thousand pounds per person. With teams being entered into 10 categories and 16 players per squad, plus coaches, ...

The Sporttape Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series reaches its final round in Canterbury this weekend and there is everything to play for in the race for the overall titles. The Elite Men’s competition could go to any one of four teams. Hot Custard and Wigan Touch Warriors are tied on 32 competition points, with London Scorpions on 30 and CSSC on 28. Saturday’s winner will ...

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