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At the #TouchNationals in Cambridge back in August 2016, our Premiership Permit selectors were kept very busy watching some incredible Touch talent on display.  We have now finalised the initial training squads for our six Premiership Permit teams. These squads will be reduced to 24 players in early 2017, with teams being finalised in April 2017.Our three Women’s and three Men’ ...

England beat off competition from both Germany and Portugal to secure hosting rights.England Touch are delighted to have been informed our extensive bid to host the 2018 European Touch Championships has been successful.The European Federation of Touch (EFT) announced earlier that England had beaten off competition from the Germany and Portugal to host the 9 division tournament ...

A cold and misty morning was the back drop for the first University Touch Series (UTS) tournament of the 2016-17 academic year. The mist lifted for tap off, revealing 4 immaculate pitches laid out by the host’s, Surrey, and 11 teams representing 8 University’s, all ready to get stuck in.The first round of games saw some of the familiar faces to the UTS circuit facing off; with ...

[av_textblock size='' font_color='' color='']The England Touch Association hosted their First ever National Schools Touch tournament on 1st October 2016.Canterbury Touch, Simon Langton Boys School and Ashford School co-hosted the event which saw over 180 juniors competing for the title of National School Champions.The venue was the Langton Boys School in Canterbury and was open ...

My name’s Melissa. And I’m a referee. Not an alcoholic.But just like alcohol, refereeing can be fun, a massive buzz and also slightly addictive.I love sport and I love Touch in particular. It wasn’t until after I represented England in the Mixed Open team at the 2014 European Championships and 2015 World Cup though that I started to get involved with refereeing. Because I’m pre ...

Ahead of 'Women In Sport Week' Oxford Touch hosted their 2nd Ladies Touch Tournament 'Oxfest'.Bad weather threatened the day but that didn't dampen spirits as teams from across the country arrived at Oxford's Gosford All Blacks RFC home. Players ranging from those with international experience to those playing their first competitive games of touch made set for a great day and ...

We are pleased to announce that the dates and venues are now all confirmed for the 2017 UTS season. They are as follows:• Surrey 22nd October• Exeter 12th November• Loughborough 18th February• Bristol 4th March• Bath 1st AprilUniversity Championships• London 15th AprilWith freshers week(s) in full flow across the country and University Touch clubs being high on their agenda, th ...

England Touch has commenced the process to appoint Assistant Coaches for our teams to compete in the new European Federation of Touch Permit Premiership (EFTPP) tournament in 2017.While names are still TBC, there will be three England Permits and six England EFTPP teams (see a map of the Permit boundaries here): Southern Permit Women’s Open Men’s Open Western Permit Women’ ...

England Touch is pleased to announce the following six coaching appointments for the inaugural 2017 European Federation of Touch Premiership Permit competition: Northern Women's - Jon Lovell Northern Men's - Tim Osborne Southern Women's - Doug Benzie Southern Men's - Jason Logan Western Women's - Gary Lambert Western Men's - Martin WrightThese coaches will work closely wi ...

After a successful first outing, winning gold at this year's European Touch Championships, the England Men's 45s coaching and leadership team have ambitious plans to participate in international friendlies with other European countries in summer 2017.To qualify for this England squad you need to be 45 or older on 31st December 2016. The pathway for selection in next year's Engl ...

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