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This is the inaugural year of the Volunteer Workforce Awards, established to reward and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the Touch volunteer workforce over the last 12 months. Touch in England is thriving! This is not least due to the efforts of our army of volunteers, who are the backbone to our sport, expending their time and energy in driving our sport onwards. ...

London Scorpions and Wigan Touch Warriors have been crowned the overall champions in the Sporttape Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series. London Scorpions went to Finals Day in Canterbury knowing that only a catastrophic loss of form would have had them heading home without the overall title, thanks to their Cup wins in both Oxford and Manchester. Their place as the number ...

England Touch has today unveiled a new Sponsorship Rewards Scheme as part of the Association’s drive to raise funds to be invested into the growth of Touch in England. England Touch has expanded rapidly over the past few years, with more affiliated players and clubs, bigger competitions, live streaming on YouTube and Facebook, and 16 England teams across different categories. ...

England Touch has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help all of its players meet the costs of representing their country at the 2019 Touch World Cup. The 2019 Touch World Cup is being staged in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and the costs of playing will run into several thousand pounds per person. With teams being entered into 10 categories and 16 players per squad, plus coaches, ...

The Sporttape Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series reaches its final round in Canterbury this weekend and there is everything to play for in the race for the overall titles. The Elite Men’s competition could go to any one of four teams. Hot Custard and Wigan Touch Warriors are tied on 32 competition points, with London Scorpions on 30 and CSSC on 28. Saturday’s winner will ...

The organisers of the 2018 European Touch Championships believe that the tournament can be a springboard for future growth at all levels of the sport in England and beyond. Over 1,500 players, coaches, referees, support staff and volunteers headed to Nottingham University last week for four days of non-stop action which included 312 matches across eight fields, an opening cere ...

Now that things have (just about!) settled down after an amazing week in Nottingham it is worth reflecting on what we have achieved in the past six months here at England Touch. When I took up the role as Chief Operating Officer, our first full-time paid position – and the only full-timer at any National Touch Association outside Australia and New Zealand – I was excited about ...

It was another successful European Touch Championships for England, who retained the overall title along with the Seniors and Opens trophies, too. Every team ended with a medal, with four teams winning their categories: CHAMPIONS Men’s Open, Women’s Open, Women’s 27s, Men’s 30s RUNNERS-UP Mixed 30s, Men’s 40s, Men’s 45s BRONZE Mixed Open TEST SERIES VICTORIES Women’s 3 ...

England Rugby and the England Touch Association (ETA) have formalised a new partnership to grow Touch across the country to coincide with the European Touch Championships currently being staged in Nottingham. This new partnership will see England Rugby and the ETA work together to increase adult participation in O2 Touch and the ETA performance Touch leagues, underpinned by in ...

Yorkshire Thorns were all smiles in the sun after taking home the Cup title from the third round of the 2018 Steeden Development National Touch Series. The Thorns had reached the semi-finals at both of the opening two rounds of the competition, and they made the most of their first final by seeing off St Albans to lift the trophy. Fourteen teams headed to Lincoln, with the re ...

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