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Ahead of the 2019 Touch World Cup those players who are making their England international debuts were handed their vests at a special team meeting in Putrajaya. The players are: MEN’S OPEN (team sponsored by Champion Power UK) Jack Strain (CSSC) MIXED OPEN Teddy Brooks (London Scorpions)Naomi Fearnett (Hot Custard)Emily Irons (London Scorpions)Jamie Ironside (Galaxy Londo ...

The 2019 Touch World Cup will be live on the BBC Sport website and app and on BBC iPlayer, the first time the sport’s global showpiece has received such exposure. BBC Sport will be streaming five hours per day from the tournament site in Putrajaya, Malaysia, between 6am and 11am UK time, following an agreement with Federation of International Touch (FIT) facilitated by England ...

England Touch has today announced that Maximuscle has agreed to become the Association’s new Official Sports Nutrition Partner. The news comes ahead of England sending its biggest ever team to the 2019 Touch World Cup, with 160 players and over 50 coaches and support staff heading to Malaysia at the end of April. But this new partnership extends beyond the national teams, and ...

England Touch thanks all of the companies who have sponsored teams for the 2019 World Cup. Men’s Open – Champion Power UK Mixed 30s – Peter Armitage Builders Men’s 40s – Open Air Design And thanks to Capita for their kind donation to the Women’s 35s team. ...

The 2019 club season tapped off in the north-west, and there were plenty of different teams heading home with silverware from the Cheshire County Sports Club. STEEDEN DEVELOPMENT NATIONAL TOUCH SERIES Manchester Chargers were the first Cup winners of the year after enjoying an unbeaten day. After topping Pool B with three wins and a draw from their four matches the Chargers h ...

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 ...

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 t ...

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 nu ...

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 ...

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. En ...

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