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The 10 captains have been named for England’s campaign at the 2019 Touch World Cup in Malaysia. Seven have retained their position from the 2018 European Touch Championships, while three players have been handed the armband for the first time. Lead Coach Ben Powell says that they should be congratulated on the achievement. “All 10 players have shown they have the respect of the ...

Touch is growing rapidly, all across Europe, with England leading the way in terms of numbers of players, tiers of events, grassroots development and elite rankings. To continue this growth, we need to ensure that our referee development is on the same trajectory.  To this end, England Touch are looking ahead to safeguard this, by implementing a number of schemes to support the ...

The 2019 England Touch National Touch Series gets underway in the north-west this weekend with a pair of one-day tournaments. The Development NTS and Emerging Men’s and Women’s NTS both have their first rounds and there are a number of firsts for this opening weekend of national club action. The Cheshire Sports Club in Chester plays host for the first time, and there are a numb ...

England Touch has announced that Rugbyshield has signed up to be the Association’s Insurance Partner. Rugbyshield is a new service which is aimed both at providing players with cost-effective and relevant insurance options as well as helping organisations such as England Touch generate much-needed revenues to grow the sport across the country at all levels. Rugbyshield is an Ex ...

England’s team at the 2019 Touch World Cup is much more than the 160 players and 20 coaches, as there is an extensive support staff also heading to Malaysia at the end of April. The support staff includes team managers, physios, sports scientists, psychologists, medics, logistics and media, with nearly 30 individuals working to make the on-pitch teams the best they can be. Engl ...

Bath Hawks capped off a superb 2018/19 Uni National Touch Series by winning the final Cup title of the season. The Hawks headed into their home tournament having won three of the four previous legs, and they carried that form and momentum all the way through to the last match of the University year. This was a battle between Bath – champions in 2016/17 – and Exeter, who had lif ...

The 2018/19 Uni National Touch Series has its final round this weekend, and Bath Hawks are poised to regain the crown they last had two years ago. The Hawks have been the standout team all season, winning three of the four Uni NTS rounds played to date, and with a seven-point advantage at the top of the table are in pole position to be named as overall champions. However, shoul ...

The team of Regional Leads has been announced for the 2019 season. The Leads will be responsible for: Managing all high performance activities within a region Devising the strategy, systems and tools required to get the best long-term performance goals for the region and England Touch Driving the growth, reach and profile and elite touch within the region. This includes linki ...

The dates and venues for the 2019 Sporttape Elite Men's and Women's National Touch Series have been confirmed. This Series is returning to Oxford (July 13-14) and Canterbury (July 27-28), who both hosted successful events last year, for the two weekend-long tournaments. 2019 has seen the Sporttape Men's and Women's NTS split into distinct events for Emerging and Elite teams, to ...

The Federation of International Touch has announced the schedule for April’s World Cup. Men’s Open CLICK HERE to see the schedule Pool A Australia, South Africa, ENGLAND, Scotland, Fiji, Japan, Samoa, Singapore Pool B New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, France, Wales, Ireland, Cook Islands, Philippines, United States, Netherlands Each team to play every other team in their pool. Top ...

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