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The second round of the STEEDEN DTS took place in Manchester on Saturday, with mixed weather that saw lots of sun, thunder, lightning and heavy rain as well as mixed emotion.The 11 teams convened to pay their respects following the terrible attack in Manchester earlier in the week. The tournament organisers described the city as a place of joy, diversity and inclusivity and how ...

The England Mixed 15s, Mixed 18s, Boys’ 18s and Girls’ 18s teams have been confirmed for August’s Junior Touch Championships.The groups have been selected after a series of training and development sessions over the past few weeks, and they will have the opportunity to shine in the Emerald Isle against their compatriots from across Europe at the three-day tournament between Aug ...

London Scorpions took home the main title from the second round of the 2017 Belief NTS.Due to unforeseen circumstances in Cambridge, Nottingham again played host to their second NTS/CTS event of the year.As players left their homes for the next round of series, they prayed for kinder conditions, as the memories of Nottingham's cold and wet opener was still fresh in their minds. ...

Referees manager Nicolas van de Rijt says that this crucial aspect of the sport is developing all the time in England, which is being reflected in the selection of officials for this summer’s Premiership Permit tournament.Nearly half of the officials in Edinburgh will be from England, and the number of referees is growing in the country all the time. Already this year 27 refere ...

England Boys 18s are set to face their counterparts from Scotland, Ireland and Wales following the confirmation of the teams entering the 2017 Junior Touch Championships.The four home nations have entered the Boys 18s category, and are the only four countries to be in all four competitions that will be played later in the year.Here are the full teams that will be heading to Dub ...

The brand new England Touch League in Cheltenham got off to a sunlit start this week.Half-a-dozen teams made up of 72 players, including former England international and Gloucester Rugby star Olly Morgan, headed to Cheltenham RFC. The conditions were perfect for the three matches that took place, each lasting 40 minutes, and set the standard for the 10 weeks of competition stil ...

CSSC Spirits headed down the M1 with the first STEEDEN DTS trophy of the season following a dominant day at Newbold-on-Avon RFC.The Londoners’ momentum grew during the day to culminate in a superb performance against Cheltenham in the Cup final, a match that Spirits built on an early score to win 5-1.Success in the Cup capped an excellent all-round day for CSSC, whose other tea ...

By Julia KangAfter a wonderful week of sunshine across the country, temperatures plummeted and heavy grey skies threatened in the East Midlands last Saturday, which meant it must be the start of the NTS/CTS season.An expanse of open space at Grove Farm, Riverside, was the new venue for the opener in Nottingham, which saw 32 teams descend on the fields, players hungry to put all ...

The NTS, CTS and MWTC tournaments may be underway, but they are not the only competitions to give Touch clubs up and down the country the opportunity to test themselves.There have been several development tournaments across England, which clubs are using as stepping stones to the various national series.BOURNEMOUTHBournemouth’s O2 Touch and ETA Touch Centre, home of the Bournem ...

The England junior players have now been allocated into one of four training squads as preparations take a step forward towards the 2017 Junior Touch Championships.The players are midway through their training sessions, with another two chances to impress before the final selections are made for this year’s competition in Dublin.BOY’S 18sCoaches: Ben Meakin, Dom Tripp, Will Ser ...

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