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The 2020 National Touch Series dates and venues have been announced, with a few tweaks in the format of the Elite National Touch Series and Elite Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series. The NTS has grown and developed rapidly over the last two years along with the sport as a whole within England. In 2019 more than 40 different clubs took part in one of the NTS events, with man ...

A number of Level 1 and Level 2 Coaching Courses have been announced for January, February and March 2020. The one-day Level 1 ETA Coaching Course covers topics such as coaching competencies and standards, development of skills and game understanding, session and season planning, risk management and behaviour management. There are both theoretical and practical aspects to the c ...

The revised squads have been named for the next stage of training camps ahead of the 2020 European Touch Championships. Two hundred and fifty-four players, along with a number of development players, will reconvene in February for the first of six camps which will build up to the Euros themselves, which are being held at the University of Nottingham’s Highfields Sports Centre b ...

England Touch has today announced the coaches who will be guiding the national age group teams over the next two-year cycle. It is a particularly exciting time for age group Touch in England, following an unprecedented clean sweep at the 2019 Junior Touch Championships. Not only were all four gold medals brought home from Paris, but between them the teams were unbeaten througho ...

The Bath Hawks earned their first Cup of the 2019/20 Uni National Touch Series after another tense final against Exeter Hurricanes. On a chilly and damp Saturday, Cambridge played host to the largest Uni NTS competition to date. Unfortunately Exeter 2s, 3s and 4s were unable to attend due to a coach breakdown early in the day. The Exeter Hurricanes however, continued where they ...

England Touch has been celebrating a memorable year at Twickenham this weekend, with the 2019 #OneEngland Awards handed out at a special dinner at the home of England Rugby. Club of the Year is Nottingham, who achieved a best ever finish in the Elite National Touch Series – second overall – and continues to provide a stream of players into representative and England teams acros ...

Exeter University showed their strength-in-depth as they convincingly beat the Bath Hawks 7-2 to take the first 2019/20 University National Touch Series Cup in Oxford. The Hawks, who had beaten Loughborough and Bristol earlier in the day, looked set to continue where they left off last season. However, they were unable to halt the creativity and pace displayed by Exeter who sho ...

As the end of a memorable year for England Touch comes ever closer the time has come to unveil the shortlists for the second annual England Touch Awards. Nominations have been made over the last few weeks, and the shortlists reflect the success achieved on the international stage, the growth of the National Touch Series, development of clubs across the country, and the range of ...

The 2019/20 University National Touch Series kicks off in Oxford this Saturday, with current holders Bath aiming for the top step once more. Bath took home the top trophy at four of the five Uni NTS competitions last season and showed how much strength they have within their squads, with the Bath 2nds taking 3rd place on two occasions. England Women’s Open International and Bat ...

A number of roles are now available within England Touch’s management that will all play an important part in helping the Association grow and maximise its opportunities over the next 12 months. Touch in England has grown rapidly over the last 24 months, with the internationals teams achieving success on the biggest stages, the Nationals and National Touch Series expanding, and ...

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