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The England Touch Association is taking its national tournaments to new host venues throughout the 2017 season, including a first return to London for several years.The Belief National Touch Series and SPORTTAPE Challenge Touch Series will both tap off at the Riverside Sports Complex in Nottingham on Saturday, May 6th.This is one of three new venues for England Touch’s top two ...

Professor Mark James joins the England Touch Association’s board as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect Mark is Professor of Sports Law and Director of Research at Manchester Law School His expertise will help the England Touch Association achieve its growth ambitions as one of the country’s top participation sports and align it with the latest Sport England stra ...

Orton Ospreys took home the first trophy on offer in the Midlands in 2017 last weekend.The team from Peterborough beat off stiff competition from across the region at a development tournament in Wixams, near Bedford.Sides from as far afield as Norfolk, Northampton, Essex and Whitley Bay headed to Wixams to take part, and organiser Adrian Twigg said that it was a cracking way to ...

England Touch has announced the launch of the England Universities project, providing a platform for University Touch Series (UTS) players to represent their country and play at the highest level of the sport.There is a fantastic opportunity to enter two University teams into the 2017 European Federation of Touch Championship Permit (EFTCP 2017) in Pays de Fontenay-le-Comte, Fr ...

For the 2017 England Touch Nationals, players who are unable to be selected for their home regional side for any reason (selection, non attendance at trials etc) will be able to nominate into a central draft pool. The nomination form will be embedded on the ETA website.This draft pool will open from 1st June until 10th August 2017 and will be publicly available on the website. ...

The second of two player development sessions was held in Wetherby last weekend, delivered by Lesley McCallion, North East Regional Lead.A fantastic 30 people registered for the session, a mix of newbies and experienced players from new and established clubs around the region. The focus was to improve fundamental skills though drills and modified games that players could take b ...

The all-new England Touch leisure range from Belief Sports is now available to order!The range includes tee shirts in blue and red, base layer tops in blue and red and leggings, polo shirts, singlets, hoodies and mid layer tops, as well as shorts and full zip waterproof jackets.All kit will be ordered via a microsite on the Belief website to ensure rapid and smooth fulfilment o ...

By Martin WrightFirstly the big news of the day is that I have yet to insult another Australian man. My search for the third biggest insult goes on! Oh and there is a small matter of the NTL Grand Finals today as well.Mens Elite 8 Grand FinalIn the men’s competition we have an all Queensland affair with the Cowboys vs the Titans. Neither cruised to victory in the semis but both ...

The worker bee was adopted as a motif for Manchester during the Industrial Revolution, and those running Touch in the area have certainly took on this mantle from the off in 2017. From the Manchester Chargers Touch Boot Camp, Manchester hosted Touch Championships, and Level 1 and 2 Referee courses to local derbies, the England Touch AGM, Junior Touch Discovery day, and even a T ...

There are a number of Level 1 and Level 2 referee courses coming up at a number of locations.The England Touch Association is needing more and more qualified referees with each passing season to ensure the highest standard of officiating at all of the various national tournaments that are held throughout the year.Level 1£20 per participantDATEVENUEPRESENTERTO REGISTER25th March ...

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