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We’re almost at the end of our long journey since the Touch Nationals and initial squad selection 10 months ago. With our final chapter, the 9th European Touch Championships, almost upon us, our 9 representative squads are primed and ready to go back to the fields and play their hearts out in the hope of retaining the European Champions title.In final preparation for the tourna ...

England Touch has appointed dual flag bearers for the 2014 European Touch Championships.This appointment recognises one female player and one male player who both have the honour of being the highest capped female/male player and having the most touch downs of all female/male England players:- Kylie Hutchison (57 caps, 41 TDs)- Justin Conway (56 caps, 46 TDs)Kylie made her Engl ...

A fantastic turn out and a high level of touch skills were on show at the inaugural Northern Stars U18 mixed touch trials, held at Trinity School in Nottingham, on Sunday 20th July.27 youngsters aged from 12-18 were up early and keen to impress, hoping to be selected for the new representative side. The players, and their parents, travelled from 10 different clubs around the no ...

The England Touch Association hosted the combined XBlades NTS / SPORTTAPE CTS Finals this weekend – 12th July 2014 at Droitwich RFC. Playing in warm sunshine for most of the schedule, fast competitive play was the order of the day as clubs from across the country battled it out once more.XBlades NTSIt was a triumphant  day once more for Hot Custard as they mirrored their first ...

The ETA was fortunate enough to welcome ‘Mr Touch’ Peter Walters from Touch New Zealand to our Touch pitches in the last month. Pete is Head of National Coaching and Elite Development Manager of Touch New Zealand and came over to work with some old faces and plenty of new ones too!During Pete’s stay he delivered a coaching presentation on the Saturday evening of the Manchester ...

Officials and volunteers from England Touch, along with two affiliated clubs Halton Touch and Manchester Chargers recently organised and delivered an extremely successful Touch tournament as part of the World Corporate Games in Liverpool.The Corporate Games are the world's largest multi-sport festivals with organisations from across the globe competing to get fit for business a ...

2015Regional Coach - Leah CuthbertsonRegional Assistant Coach - Sam JonesRegional Assistant Coach - Dom TrippEmail - TBC2015 Training/Trial Dates: Sunday 17th of May @ Grasshoppers Rugby Football Club, MacFarlane Lane Off Syon Lane, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 5PNTime: 10.30 meet for 11am start, finish by 3pm. Cost: £5Saturday 23rd of May @ Maidenhead RFC, Braywick Park, Braywick ...

The SMX were all set ready for another training weekend. With past experiences fresh in their mind, the team knew that coach Wright would train them hard, and his recent gatherings hadn’t failed to impress.The venue this time was the beautiful rolling countryside of Gloucester.Unbeknown to the team, this scenery would not be the only thing to take the players breath away!Boots, ...

Last month, 14 people from Lincolnshire took part in an intermediate coaching course at Lincoln rugby club.  Organised by England Touch Association and Paul Farrington, the course was a great success and a huge stepping stone for touch development in the Lincoln area.The attendees gave some great feedback which will allow us to tailor the courses further and allow us to extend ...

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