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Multiple Touch tournaments will be streamed on the BBC Sport website and app in 2019, following a new agreement with England Touch. The first of these will be this weekend’s European Club Championships, which sees 18 clubs from 11 countries head to Maidenhead RFC in Berkshire for a weekend of international competition. This will be followed on the August bank holiday by The Nat ...

The 2019 SPORTTAPE Men’s and Women’s NTS were both up for grabs going into the final matches of the Series for both genders. A late drop-out on the morning of the tournament meant that the Women’s competition was reduced to five teams, who then played each other on a round-robin basis, and as with Oxford two weeks ago the competition was very tight, with CSSC London Eagles, Cam ...

St Albans Gold became the first team to break Manchester Chargers’ run of Cup titles in the Steeden Development National Touch Series, but Chargers’ second place finish in Cheltenham nevertheless saw them extend their lead at the top of the table. Manchester, Norwich Rebels, St Albans, Yorkshire Thorns and CSSC all went through the group stages with a perfect record, with Brist ...

Nottingham Men and Chester Women finished the Emerging Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series in winning fashion, their Cup titles in Cheltenham securing the overall titles in the process. The Men’s competition was very competitive, with G:Force the only team to make it through the pool stages with a 100 percent winning record. For their part Nottingham made their way through ...

CSSC London and London Scorpions were the dominant teams in the opening weekend of SPORTTAPE Elite Men's and Women's National Touch Series action in Oxford. What the tournament may have lacked in numbers it more than made up for in quality, with plenty of England internationals on show across both the Men's and Women's tournaments. CSSC Women and London Scorpions Men mastered b ...

Autotech Recruit has signed on to support the England Mixed 15 team’s campaign at August’s Junior Touch Championships. Autotech Recruit is an award-winning automotive recruitment agency specialising in supplying both temporary and permanent skilled MOT testers and vehicle technicians to automotive companies ranging from independent garages to nationwide fast-fit centres and int ...

Hot Custard rounded off their 2019 Belief Sports Elite National Touch Series in style in Oxford, not only inflicting a first defeat at this level on BBR in over two years but then seeing off Nottingham Hoods to life the Elite Cup title. However BBR’s third place was enough to see them lift the overall title, retaining the crown they had earned 12 months ago. Showcasing Touch a ...

The work of volunteers is crucial to all sports, especially an emerging sport such as Touch. Rewarding their efforts is so important and is the reason that our #OneEngland programme has been established to recognise the contribution of these unsung heroes and going forward it will be firmly establishing itself in the annual Touch calendar. Throughout the year, hundreds of volun ...

England Touch has announced the appointments of the Head Coaches for the Men’s Open, Women’s Open and Mixed Open teams for the next World Cup cycle until the 2023 tournament. Tim Osborne and Justin Conway remain the Head Coaches for the Men’s Open and Mixed Open respectively, with Ben Powell the new Head Coach for the Women’s Open team. Powell was regional lead for the Midlands ...

BBR maintained their run of Belief Sports Elite National Touch Series Cup titles, but the second round in Manchester showcased just how competitive the top level of club Touch is now in England. The opening three games on Field 1 set the trend for the whole weekend, with Exeter Raptors running BBR close in the opener, CSSC 1 and Wigan drawing 10-all and Nottingham Hoods leaving ...

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