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The European Touch Championships is the largest touch tournament in Europe. This year’s edition was held at the Lancenigo-Villorba sports centre from the 11th to the 16th of September, at the very gate of the City of Treviso.Fifteen European nations were represented and a total of fifty teams in seven categories of play (Men's Open, Women's Open, Mixed Open, Senior Mixed, Men's ...

Back Row (L-R) Jon Lovell (Player/Coach),  Will TenBroeke, Simon Clare, Jose Luis Dias, Dan Holland, Martin Wright, Joel Buchan, Jason Grace, Gregg Cropper.Front Row (L-R) Rebecca Yousefian, Kate Hyde,  Julie Walker, Tamsin Openshaw Julia Kang, Sarah Rosenburg, Joelene HughesManager: Ben Powell. Physio: Emma Knott It was only a matter of a few months ago that the mixed 30s squa ...

This year was the culmination of 4 years of effort by the Men’s 40s squad.Four years ago the first 40s squad started on the road, but lost heavily to all the teams at the 2009 Home Nations. The next two years, the England Men’s 40s team showed more promise but still didn't deliver. Nevertheless, the fruits of all that effort came this year. The lesson learnt was that - success ...

When: Saturday 3rd NovemberWhere: Gosford All Blacks RFC, Stratfield Brake, Freize Way, Kidlington, Oxford OX5 1UPCost: £TBCCategories: MixedContact: bonfire@oxfordtouchrugby.co.uk  ...

In true English fashion, this blog is about the weather. We woke up to a perfect morning of Touch weather, overcast and much cooler than previous days. Game faces were being prepared, looks showed a mixture of nervous excitement and some apprehension.Nerves soon melted away and smiles and celebrations could be seen around the England camp, as team after team shared their good r ...

Treviso, Italy - home to Benetton, appliance maker De’Longhi, bicycle make Pinarello and now Wikipedia will have to add another fact to this impressive list, host city to European Touch Championships 2012!The 200 strong England squad, along with fourteen other nations, descended on the city’s main square. There were whoops, cheers and lots of flag waving as the teams snaked thr ...

The first National Malaysian Development Tournament was staged at the Equestrian Park Putrajaya recently, involving 26 teams across 5 divisions, and not only unveiled Malaysian club Scorpion Putrajaya as a rising force in the game, but also highlighted Malaysia's potential as a world-class host of the sport.With talks of the 2019 Touch World Cup set to be hosted by Malaysia rif ...

It was a great sunny day for the finals in the glorious surroundings of Lilleshall NSC, their was some great skills, teamwork and controversy too, making it the biggest and best finals to date!NTS Elite 8sThe teams were lined up and ready for the double points playoff which ensued..After winning all their games, controversy came at the 1st break where Tumeke where found to be p ...

A field of around 30 women of all abilities assembled for Manchester Chargers' first ever 'Women's Only' development evening. Australian Men's 30s Coach, John Singh was on hand to keep everyone in check, and soon noted the girls best assets, their voices of course!They learned the importance of communicating on the pitch, as well as a host of other basic skills including; passi ...

As part of the proposed partnership between the RFU and England Touch, a group of representatives were invited to participate in the European Beach Rugby Cup in Anglet, France, on 20, 21 & 22 July 2012. It was a venture into the unknown for the group of players as they had no experience of Beach Rugby or playing on sand, let alone at the highest level.The European Beach Rug ...

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