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The England Touch management team has welcomed two new members who will help develop the sport in this country at both the elite and grassroots level.Anthony Atherton joins the board as High Performance Director. He has a wealth of experience in player development, coach development and competition management as a former National Talent and Participation Manager for the Rugby F ...

The 2018 England Scholars High Performance Training Squad has been announced.The Scholars made their international debut at the 2017 EFT Championship Permit in France, a competition where they finished second in both the Men’s Open and Women’s Open against some of the continent’s other full national teams.Next year the Scholars are being included in the full high performance pr ...

England Touch has two opportunities to help guide the nation’s elite teams.MEN’S OPEN Ben Smith’s untimely return to Australia means that we have a rare opportunity to coach one of England’s flagship teams.Tim Osborne has taken the reins on a caretaker basis, but England Touch is now accepting applications for the permanent position.The successful applicant will be responsible ...

Starting his UK Touch career at Oxford Touch back in circa 2010, Ben Smith made a huge impact on the scene ripping teams apart in his ‘Golden Boots’. Over the next seven years, he played for pretty much every team in the country due his love of the game.His England coaching started in 2011 as a late-appointed assistant coach for the Senior Mixed side at the Edinburgh Touch Worl ...

‘Tis the season to be jolly off the field, and to put the hard yards into making sure that you hit the 2018 Touch season ready and raring to go!No, this isn’t a contradiction, because you can both enjoy the festive season while also remembering some core tips to underpin your winter training programme.The off-season is about body maintenance, reviewing previous and current inju ...

England Touch is re-committing its focus on growing age group Touch in 2018, including running a national schools tournament.Over the past few years England Touch and some of its member clubs have been actively developing work in schools in their local areas, with projects across the country.As a result the number of youngsters taking up the sport has increased exponentially, a ...

It has not just been the Men’s Open team that has been representing England Touch in the New South Wales State Cup this weekend; Uma Ramaswami has also been in Port Macquarie as the Men’s Open team referee.[caption id="attachment_32314" align="alignnone" width="1030"] Uma with the Men's Open team[/caption]Uma is a stalwart of the England Touch refereeing community and has plent ...

England had a day of improved performances in the second day of New South Wales State Cup action, even if this was not reflected in results against some of Australia's top Touch teams.England started strongly with a big performance against the Murwillumbah Mavericks. The team hit the ground running, driving hard and flowing into attack well. This was backed up by some excellent ...

England went from strength to strength on the first day of the New South Wales Touch Association State Cup, recording their first win in the third game of the day.The first game of the day was against Penrith Panthers, last years winners, in the stadium of the tournament fields. England were slow to start, taking some time to adjust to the speed of the game and the occasion. En ...

The Men’s Open team have arrived in Port Macquarie this evening ahead of the start of the New South Wales Touch Association State Cup tomorrow.The team spent the day travelling down Australia’s east coast from their training base on the Sunshine Coast, where they had three training sessions at Chancellor College and one trial match against Brisbane Metro Cup Champions the Redla ...

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