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All National coaches for the forthcoming 2016 international Touch campaign in are now in place.The senior squads head coaches are:Men’s Open:​Ben SmithMen’s 30s:​Nathan BourkeMen’s 35s:​Jason Logan​Men’s 40s:​Lon LovellMen’s 45s:​Ian MoodyMixed Open:​Justin Conway and Phil Adams (co-coaches)Mixed Senior:​Martin WrightWomen’s Open:​Simon ClareWomen’s 27s:​Gary LambertThe junior ...

Exeter played host to the inaugural University Touch Series tournament on Saturday 14th November.The first fixture of the season, and for many their first ever tournament, saw over 300 players from Bath, Bristol, Southampton, Loughborough and Exeter Universities, as well as invitational teams from Truro, Exeter City and Thames Valley Vikings descend on Duckes Meadows. The ...

Sport plays a positive role in the lives of many people. As well as the obvious health benefits, participants can also gain important social and life skills. That is why it is important that everyone who provides sport does as much as possible to create and maintain an enjoyable and safe environment.Touch is a sport promoted for all abilities and ages. It is therefore common fo ...

For the Junior Touch Championships in 2016 there will be a new division – Mixed 15s.England Touch are currently in the process of building our number of eligible athletes to play in this division in 2016. If you are 15 or under by 01 January 2016, please complete the following form.Loading...Or click the GoogleForm Icon to open in new window/tab: Any questions, get in contact w ...

Recently, the 16th Level 1 referee course of the year was held in Exeter, alongside a coaching course. We are looking forward to see those 17 new referees officiate!We also have three more courses lined up: please keep an eye on referees website page where the courses will appear as soon as registration opens. Alternatively, you can register your general interest on our brand n ...

We've got a lot on the list for the new season... New Playing Kit Designs New Items for the England Touch Catalogue Online shop for Kit PurchasesAll the current England Touch (Off Field) Kit will still be available but we are looking for a more expansive catalogue and more streamlined process for obtaining your much loved kit.What items would YOU like to see in the online st ...

Just in case it has escaped your notice, the ETA has added another age bracket at the senior end of the age range.There is now an England Men's 45s squad, and we have been welcoming many new players (and some old hands) into the squad.If there is anyone who would like to be considered please contact us ASAP, as there is only a limited time before the window for joining in time ...

Reflection on the yearThe ETA medical team had a busy year culminating in the medical support for the World Cup in Australia, back in May.We had a successful year in collaboration with our university partners and the sports scientists from Chester University, led by Craig Twist and Nick Dobbin. The testing of the squads enabled them to provide training programmes that were spec ...

Do you live in or around London? Would you love to excel at Touch and go on to represent your country?The ETA have successfully secured funding to develop an excellence centre for Junior Touch from the Wembley National Stadium Trust (WNST).Schools Touch Liaison officer and England Touch President, Gregg Cropper, seen receiving the cheque on behalf of the Association.WNST is an ...

The 2015 Rugby World Cup reached its pinnacle stage recently, with the all mighty All Blacks emerging victorious over its ‘big brother’ of Green and Gold. The bronze medal match was also an all-Southern Hemisphere affair, with the Springboks outshining the Pumas for a place on the podium. So why is it that the Southern Hemisphere countries did so well in the RWC compared to its ...

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