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Dear ETA members,Please see below, details for the upcoming rearranged SGM.Please find the link to the AGENDA (This has been emailed to all members prior to this web posting) along with the proposals being made and being voted on.This is a very important SGM as it will incorporate a vote on the recent insurance amendments and affiliation costs for ETA members and we therefore u ...

North West Blades' Emily (left) and West Wildcats' Sarah (right) Kelly.BATTLE IN BOLTON - IT'S A SIBLING RIVALRY!Muhammed Ali's 'Rumble in the Jungle' isn't a patch on our 'Battle in Bolton'.  Why?  Because we've got the edge with a sibling rivalry!  Debatable, but  the world of sport isn't short of its sibling rivalries, think of tennis' Williams sisters for one, or boxing's K ...

#TouchNationals 2013 from 13th - 14th of April!Move aside poor weather and make way for Touch Nationals weekend from the 13th to 14th of April.  England Touch enthusiasts from all over the country will be converging on Bolton to either participate in or get a glimpse of the nation's showcase event: #TouchNationals 2013.VENUE & TOURNAMENT MAPIf you're going to be there to su ...

FESTIVAL OVERVIEWNottingham Touch Club has been selected to run one of the five rounds of the National Touch Series featuring the top 16 teams from across England. Running alongside this, we would like to invite local clubs and teams for a mixed development festival with shared post event food, drink and entertainment - all abilities are welcome!  Both competitions take place a ...

Thank you to all involved for your patience and understanding regarding the regrettable but necessary postponement of the nationals this weekend due to adverse weather conditions. A number of issues regarding the rescheduled event have been raised. The following should clarify these issues. If you have further questions about the rescheduled tournament itself, please contact To ...

 2013 CTS Round 1 - Hosted by Thames Valley Vikings - Finalist Results:Shield: Portsmouth Destroyers Touch Club beat Lincolnshire Touch 3-0.Bowl: Blue Coats School beat Halton Touch 4-1.Plate: Nottingham Touch Club beat Canterbury Cougars 2-0.CUP: CSSC Wookies beat Wigan Touch Warriors 4-2.Thank you to the Thames Valley Vikings for hosting a successful 16-team CTS tourname ...

In this interview on the week of the #TouchNationals, the ETA's new Technical Director, Ben Powell (pictured centre as the NW Blades women's squad regional coach), has spent the Winter months working with England Touch colleagues to develop the organisation at the elite level.  He takes this interview opportunity to give the Technical Director's planning perspective.ETA:  From ...

DEVELOPMENT - AN ETA PRIORITY PILLARDave started playing Touch about 8 years ago and does not come from a rugby background.  He participated with work colleagues in a local ETA affiliated  Touch league and was hooked, playing Touch at a social level until 3 years ago, which is when he joined South East based club Hot Custard.  This improved his understanding of the game and his ...

"You wouldn't put diesel in your Ferrari, right?" A previous England Touch news article on the subject of 'Sports Nutrition for Touch' was written by Jessica Pulley, a registered dietician, and was published by the ETA last year.Have you heeded Jessica's advice?  How is your nutritional plan today?England Touch interviewed England Women's Open player and South East Taipans regi ...

England Touch Association welcomes its latest member, Norwich Rebels Touch.The 2013 season will see the Norwich Rebels - in association with England Touch Association (ETA) - organise a social Touch league in the Norwich area.  Full details about the Norwich Rebels can be found on their dedicated Rebels website.  An outline of how you can get involved with Touch leagues in the ...

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