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England Touch will have its first action of 2018 this weekend as the University Touch Series hits Loughborough University.Ten teams are heading to the Midlands as the UTS resumes after its Christmas break.Exeter will be looking to consolidate their place at the top of the standings, but with Bath, Bristol and hosts Loughborough all within 20 league points and breathing down the ...

The Medical, Sport Science and Performance team has been busy working behind the scenes to ensure players are fit, injury free and ready for the 2018 European Touch Championships.Following a successful recruitment drive in 2016 and 2017 England Touch now has a wealth of applied experience and knowledge. This team now consists of 19 Physiotherapists/Sport Therapists, four Streng ...

England Touch has announced the appointment of two Non-Executive Directors that will help the Association achieve its ambitions across a range of areas.David Christophi is Director of Operations at Strength and Conditioning Education, the UK’s best provider of education, resources and coaching to fitness, conditioning and athletic development specialists. He has over 15 years’ ...

England Touch has announced that Sammie Phillips has been appointed as the Association’s Head of Elite Performance.This new role within the England Touch High Performance team will see Phillips work closely with High Performance Director Anthony Atherton in leading the tactical and performance delivery of the high performance programme.Another key part of Philips’ role will be ...

England Touch is running a number of Level 1 and 2 referee courses this winter and spring.DATELEVELVENUEPRESENTERFeb 10thL2HammersmithIan SyderFeb 11thL1PershoreDavid FieldFeb 17thL2BathKevin HobbsFeb 17thL2ManchesterJordi BitllochMar 3rdL2OxfordIan SyderMar 24thL2New ElthamNicolas Van De RijtCLICK HERE to register for any of the Level 2 courses.CLICK HERE to register for the L ...

England Touch has a number of coaching courses in early 2018.DATELEVELLOCATIONPRESENTERCOST17-18 FebIntermediateNottinghamTim Osborne£8522nd FebCommunityMedwayTom Humphreys£3010-11 MarIntermediateLondon (TBD)Tim Osborne£85The Community course, run by Schools Liaison Officer Tom Humphreys, is ideal for people who are new to the sport and just starting up their own club. It is al ...

England Touch is strengthening its group of Non-Executive Directors even further with the appointments of Geraint Thomason and David Jenkins onto the Association’s Board.Thomason brings a wealth of business experience with him garnered from several decades working in the IT sector, including 18 years as a senior executive within IBM, where he led the team responsible for some o ...

In mid-July England Touch is hosting the 2018 European Touch Championships, and is now seeking volunteers to help make the tournament a success.The European Touch Championships is the largest international tournament outside of the World Cup and this year over 15 countries will be represented. The 2018 tournament, which runs between Tuesday, July 17th (opening ceremony) and Sat ...

The 2018 England Touch Annual General Meeting has been confirmed for Sunday, February 25th. Timings are TBC but the AGM is likely to start around 11am.The AGM, which will take place in Manchester, is the opportunity for current members – individuals, clubs and league operators – to hear from the England Touch management about the current state of the Association and the plans f ...

The European Federation of Touch (EFT) has just announced its new Commission appointees, and England has increased its representation by two.Marnie Wills (Youth) and Gary Lambert (Women) join Kevin Hill (Events Director), Ian Syder (EFT Board) and Ben Powell (President) in helping to shape the future of European Touch.EFT provides a forum for national governing bodies across Eu ...

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