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National governing body for Touch undertakes groundbreaking research into injury rates Study part of increased support for England national players and regional representative players Injury rate sustained during Touch tournaments comparable to Rugby Sevens Research to be expanded to national club tournaments in 2017 Eighty-one percent of players surveyed rated medical pr ...

Touch is one of England’s fastest growing participation sports with nearly 20,000 people playing regularly England Touch Association setting targets for continued growth ahead of 2018 European Touch Championship in Nottingham England Touch Association developing sponsorships and partnerships to help achieve its goals England Touch Association developing programmes for deli ...

By Harry GrocottA 04:15 alarm could only mean one thing, Loughborough away. Despite Touch being well known as a summer sport the midlands is yet to accept this fact and presented sides with cold conditions and snow to kick the day off.The group stages saw teams warming up very quickly, with notable scores going to Loughborough Lions who opened the day with an 8-0 win over UEA, ...

What is your sporting background?I’ve been really fortunate to have played professional Rugby League and Rugby Union in three countries over a 14-year time span. I was able to play for my favourite club, the North Sydney Bears in Australia, be a member of the New South Wales Waratahs Rugby Union franchise and play for AS Carcassonne XIII in the French Elite competition. I am al ...

 All England Touch ran events have now had their dates and venues confirmed. Further information will be sent to club contacts soon.Note: A new registration process will be implemented in the coming months. NTS/CTSDateVenue6th May 2017Nottingham20th May 2017Cambridge10th June 2017Coventry29th July 2017London16th Sept 2017NottinghamNational DTSDateVenueDivisionEnter he ...

Following a successful Masters tournament in London in late 2016 and a series of trials held across the country, England Touch would like to congratulate the players listed below who have been included in the 2017 England Men’s 45s training squad.England Men’s 45s Training SquadPaul Ainscough, James Barnett, Robert Byrne, Mark Carlyon, Gavin Crowley, Neil Davies, Eddie French, ...

Bournemouth Touch Centre has launched its Walking Touch sessions to expand the sport to new players.The initiative was sparked in November when a newcomer to Touch attended a session at Bournemouth Touch Centre and asked if the club would consider introducing Walking Touch into its sessions.Six weeks later this became a reality, and 14 players attended the first session in earl ...

The Touch season has tapped off in Bournemouth with a four-team challenge hosted by Jason Cunningham, ETA Regional Development Officer for Dorset and Hampshire.The challenge, held on February 4th, was aimed at developing knowledge and skills for four local Touch teams in a tournament environment with qualified referees, subs, and half-a-dozen games played in a three-hour period ...

Kate Hyde, Women's 27s Captain has every right to feel proud.Kate lives in Nottingham and has represented both the Senior Mixed and the W27 over her 5 year international career. She captains the Nottingham Hoods Touch team.  She also plays hockey with Boots hockey club, a well established team in the city.Kate was nominated for the Notts Sports personality of the year after a s ...

by Melissa DayFirst fun fact: I have a strong preference for primary colours.  So when I got my Level 2 Referee Badge, the joy was somewhat tainted by the green-ness of my new badge level.  Something had to be done.  So I decided to pack my skort and continue on my refereeing journey – the next phase of which I call “The Road To Level 3”.  Or, for those instagrammers, tweeters, ...

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