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The 22nd of August 2015 was to mark an historic moment in European Touch as youngsters gathered from across 7 Nations to represent their country and take part in the first stand alone Junior Touch Championships and we were honoured to be able to host this in Nottingham, England.It started as a vision, a discussion between two gentlemen, Matt Reid and Kevin Hobbs, keen to see th ...

The weather in Cambridge didn't disappoint as regional teams travelled from across the country to take part in the annual Touch Nationals event..One Leisure, St Ives, Cambridge was the venue for the second year running with the pitches in pristine condition looking green and lush in the beautiful August sunshine.Thanks to our sponsors Belief Sports, SPORTTAPE and Steeden for th ...

What a season it has been for the Development Touch Series (DTS) rounds, new to the England Touch scene this year as raw talent and unknown squads ventured out on to pitches for the first time to play in glorified tournaments. It was only fitting that the Steeden DTS finals be held at the Nationals Competition as the pinnacle to the DTS.Well done to all those teams involved in ...

Three England junior teams will travel to Nottingham to compete in the 2015 Junior Touch Championships over the weekend of 22 and 23 August 2015. England will be represented by the elite England Mixed 18s side and two development sides – the Lions Boys 18s and Lions Girls 18s.The selection process for the Mixed squad commenced in the 2014 Touch Nationals with an extended traini ...

This has become UK’s best social touch tournament of the year. Being a Rugby World Cup year it will be the absolute best way to kick off the celebrations!  With space for only 20 teams and already half being taken, you’d need to act quickly to get you and your team entered. Each year all 20 teams are given a country at random to come dressed up as and represent that c ...

At the up-coming #TouchNationals the newly appointed England Touch Head Coaches and selectors will be assessing the talent on display with the aim to announce initial England squads for 2016. An announcement of squads is planned for September 2015.The following Head Coaching appointments have been formalised: Men’s Open: Ben Smith Men’s 40s: Lon Lovell Women’s Open: Simon Clare ...

Men’s Open:North West BladesLast Year’s Finalists will be looking to go one step further this year under the guidance of Clark Hobson. The squad has a good blend of Youth & experience with some exciting Rookies making their debut.The gun player to watch has to be the NTS top scorer for the last 2 years, Sam Grant, hard to believe he is still only 16 !  Midland Tig ...

Along side the #TouchNationals, open trials will run for those not playing in a regional team. The trials are the alternative pathway for selection in an England squad for the 2016 international season. Details below:.Date:Sunday 9th August.Time: Muster from 0930 for a 1000 start (duration will depend on numbers, Nationals finals commence at 1340 (these are well worth a watch). ...

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