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Dear player, coach, referee, club official, supporter, member and wider Touch community. I have now been in post a little over eight months and felt it was about the right time to provide an update on what we have been doing, how the current climate is impacting and what our plans for the future might look like. Firstly, on behalf of the board of England Touch, I would like t ...

England Touch will be running Level 1 Referee Courses online for the next four weeks. The online workshops and Coaching Courses have been extremely popular during the lockdown, and now referees can take the first step on their qualification ladder with these evening sessions. Content includes guidance on the basic skills of refereeing, an overview of the key rules of the game ...

The UK government yesterday (Monday, May 11th) issued update guidance regarding behaviour during the Coronavirus pandemic. This guidance includes slightly amended information regarding outside exercise, specifically that individuals from the same household can now have unlimited amounts of outside exercise, and that no more than one person from a household can meet no more tha ...

England Touch’s programme of online courses continues in May and June with both Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Courses as well as a series of Bridging Courses for Level 1 coaches wishing to increase their skills before taking the formal Level 2. All courses are being delivered via Zoom by Ben Powell, England Touch's High Performance Director, and more content information can be ...

England Touch has launched a brand new limited edition kit to support NHS Charities, working with our apparel partners, Belief Sports. NHS staff are going above and beyond the call of duty across the country and are rightly being acknowledged each and every Thursday night. You can show your appreciation with this bespoke limited edition t-shirt and vest, with all profits dona ...

England Touch is committed to developing our sport in all contexts, and we are delivering a wide range of workshops during the next six weeks to upskill our members at all levels of participation. Touch in England has been growing rapidly over the past few years and our attention is now increasingly on using innovation to supplement the range of expertise within England Touch ...

Claire Lawson has been appointed as the new Lead Physiotherapist for England Touch. She is a familiar face in the Touch community, having been involved with England Touch for more than two years. Lawson supports the Women’s Open team during their international events and also worked with the Junior and Scholars England teams for their campaigns in 2018 and 2019. Lawson has be ...

The Belief Sports Elite National Touch Series and Steeden Development National Touch Series tournaments in May and June have been cancelled. The ongoing and open-ended nature of the Coronavirus pandemic and national lockdown means that the England Touch events team have decided to make the decision to cancel these events now to avoid any uncertainty. This period covers Rounds ...

The sport may have stopped for now, but England Touch is still giving players and coaches the opportunity to upskill during the lockdown. Working from home is now familiar for businesses up and down the country, and it is the perfect opportunity for England Touch to follow suit, especially because we receive plenty of feedback from individuals who would like to attend courses ...

The 2019/20 University National Touch Series did not finish in the way most teams wanted this year, with the Finals in Bath having to be called off due to Coronavirus concerns. Twenty-three teams were due to head to Bath at the end of March to battle it out for the final pieces of silverware of the season...and for the end of season awards.  However, it is not all doom and gl ...

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