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The trophies were shared between the regions at the 2017 Ryvita Touch Nationals for Junior and Masters teams.This was the first year that these specific sections had had their own dedicated showpiece day, and – with the exception of the last match of the day – the conditions at Droitwich rugby club matched the prestige of the occasion.In all 33 teams took part across the seven ...

London Scorpions had a happy day in Oxford last weekend, taking home both of the cup titles on offer in the final round of the 2017 Men’s and Women’s Touch Cup.The Scorpions men continued where they had left off in London and Manchester to dominate proceedings, once again pipping London Galaxy into second place.For the Scorpions’ women the Oxford success marked their second suc ...

The University Touch Series is growing again this coming season.This academic year will see seven tournaments staged across the country, up from five in 2017/17, with venues ranging as far afield as Norwich and Exeter.Dates and entry forms are below:R1 Bristol | October 14th | Enter at goo.gl/forms/jVatXHY8CuB50BtF2R2 Cardiff | October 28th | Enter at goo.gl/forms/sbKaDcXMJPUSx ...

Bareback Riders completed a superb season by being crowned the 2017 Belief NTS overall winners in Nottingham.The season ended where it had begun, at the Riverside Sports Complex, but unlike opening day the finals were swathed in sunshine as the forecast rain stayed away for the vast majority of the competition.Bareback Riders came into finals day having won three of the four to ...

The coaches who will lead England’s Juniors and Masters teams until the 2019 World Cup and Junior Touch Championships have been announced.The coaches were all selected after a rigorous selection process and deserve congratulations for their achievement.JuniorsX15 Andrew PenniceardX18 Leah CuthbertsonG18 Marnie WillsB18 Ben Powell21s/Scholars Mark Aldous, Harry GrocottSeniorsM30 ...

The England Touch Association is seeking to expand its schools programme over the coming academic year, culminating in a national tournament to coincide with England hosting the 2018 European Touch Championships.Over the past few months the ETA has organised, or help organise, successful pilot programmes and tournaments in Canterbury and Reading, and a number of affiliated club ...

On Saturday, September 16th, the best club sides in the country will be gathering together in Nottingham for a newly expanded Finals Day.For the first time the Belief NTS, SPORTTAPE CTS and STEEDEN DTS teams will be competing in four competitions to decide the overall winners for 2017.Here’s how the all-new Finals Day will look:- The top 10 teams from the Belief NTS will take p ...

The England Touch High Performance Training Squad (HPTS) have been announced for the Opens and Senior Categories.Direct selection into Men’s, Mixed, and Women’s training squads based on the player pool available from Nationals, JTC and exemption process in 2017 has be replaced by a single unified elite training squad – the High Performance Training Squad (HPTS).The HPTS consist ...

This year's Ryvita England Touch Nationals was the biggest ever event and not just for the players; #TeamRef also had a memorable weekend!The highlight of the ETA calendar for players competing for their national squads, Nationals is also a key event for referees who work hard throughout the season to prepare for this unique challenge.As well as being physically demanding (runn ...

England Touch High Performance Selection Policy31 August 2017 England Touch today have released the England High Performance Selection Policy. The aim for the release of this policy is to provide clarity and transparency to the selection process undertaken for all representative teams from England.In a targeted bid to improve results and gain a competitive edge at internat ...

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