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The best Mixed teams in the country are in the north-west this weekend for Round 2 of the 2019 Belief Sports Elite National Touch Series. There will be stiff competition among the 18 teams who are taking part. Twelve will start in the Elite competition – three pools of four – with the remaining six starting in the Premiership/Championship pools. The competition will then head i ...

There were eight Level 1 referee awards at the Steeden Development National Touch Series in Wymondham this past weekend. Uma Ramaswami shrugged off the rain and wind on the Saturday tournament to coach and assess the referees throughout the day, handing out the badges to the successful individuals, who were: Alana Gauntlett (Crewe and Nantwich), Julie Coulter (Surrey G:Force) ...

Manchester Chargers stayed ahead of their rivals with a third Cup title from three Steeden Development National Touch Series tournaments in Norfolk. The north-west outfit maintained their consistent record with another dominant day in Wymondham, on the outskirts of Norwich. However they had to do it the hard way after coming second to Thames Valley Vikings in the pool stages. ...

England Touch has announced that Anthony Atherton is stepping down as High Performance Director. Atherton joined England Touch in December 2017, utilising his experience from the Rugby Football League and Wigan Warriors in the build-ups to the 2018 European Touch Championships and 2019 Touch World Cup, in which England finished first and third respectively. “It has been an ho ...

The National Touch Series is heading into Norfolk this weekend to the new facilities at Wymondham RFC. This is the first time that the National Touch Series is being held at Wymondham, on the outskirts of Norwich, and there will be plenty of action throughout the weekend. Development NTS Manchester Chargers remain the team to beat, having lifted the Cup titles in both Rounds ...

BBR continued as the team to beat in the Belief Sports Elite National Touch Series, but the gap is certainly closing. BBR had tough competition in both the semi-final against Cambridge Hornets and in the final against CSSC London 1. But they saw off both teams to win the Elite Cup and put themselves at the top of the table in the process. This was the first Elite NTS event si ...

The four #OneEngland teams for the 2019 Junior Touch Championships have been named. England won medals in all four categories – Mixed 15s, Boys 18s, Girls 18s and Mixed 18s – in 2018 and has a strong record in the tournament. This year will see 27 teams from 10 nations head to Marcoussis, the home of French rugby located just to the south of Paris, for three days of action bet ...

Twenty-one teams are heading to Banbury for the opening of the 2019 Elite club season. Belief Sports have once again sponsored the Elite National Touch Series, which brings together the best mixed teams in the country across three events, the first coming on the Northamptonshire/Oxfordshire border. There are two new teams making their debuts at this level, including Exeter Ra ...

Manchester Chargers remain the team to catch in the 2019 Steeden Development National Touch Series, after taking home a second successive Cup title. After coming through a challenging pool unbeaten against Percy Park Pirates, Warwick Knights, Thames Valley Vikings and EY London Vipers, the Chargers then saw off CSSC London and Norwich Rebels en route to a final against Chelten ...

Banbury RFC hosts an England Touch event for the first time this weekend, with the Steeden Development National Touch Series heading to the town. Once again this event was fully booked weeks in advance with 20 teams taking part. Peterborough Tropics and Derby Merlins, who made their Development NTS debuts in Chester in Round 1, are having their trails followed by Didcot, EY L ...

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