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England Touch has confirmed the Association’s continued growth in 2019, both on and off the field. Internationally England Touch has maintained its third-place status in the world rankings following the Touch World Cup in Putrajaya, Malaysia, and achieved an unprecedented unbeaten campaign at the Junior Touch Championships to win all four gold medals. 2019 also saw a growth i ...

Following the success of the first series of online workshops in the past few weeks, England Touch has scheduled a number more during June. **UPDATE** The original dates have been changed to allow more people to sign up - bookings already made will be valid for the new date. All of the below workshops will be hosted on Zoom, with the link emailed out to participants a day or s ...

As with many other governing bodies of sport, England Touch has been considering how best to articulate our views on the Black Lives Matter movement over the last week. In terms of our stance on racism, we want to stress that our position is unequivocal. There is no place for it in Touch, sport or wider society. Touch is an inclusive sport regardless of ethnicity and to this e ...

Emma Cropper has stepped down from her position as England Touch’s Head Physiotherapist after nearly a decade’s direct involvement in the sport, including undertaking research which has highlighted the injuries encountered within tournaments. When I first started in Touch nine years ago myself and Cari [Thorpe, Head of Medical and Sports Science] thought it was going to be an ...

England Touch is giving clubs and players updated guidance (Sunday, May 31st, 2020) for the next stage of lockdown easing. As of Monday, June 1st, six individuals from different households can meet outside for socialising and exercise, while still observing social distancing guidelines. Outdoor spaces for exercise – parks, rugby clubs, etc – are able to be used, and while the ...

England Touch has today announced that both the National Touch Series tournament scheduled for July and The Nationals in August have been cancelled, but it has also outlined a framework for potential competition later in the year, government guidelines permitting. While the lockdown is easing and more people are able to socialise together outside there is no immediate prospect ...

England Touch’s High Performance leaders are following in the footsteps of some of rugby’s leading coaching luminaries with an appearance on The Magic Academy podcast this week. Ben Powell (High Performance Director), Sammie Phillips (Head of Elite Performance) and Peter Bell (Head Coach) are Russell Earnshaw’s latest guests, talking all things Touch, from identification and d ...

England Touch is now accepting applications from individuals seeking election to be the Association's Chair or a Board-level Non-Executive Director. Both positions are voted on at the England Touch Annual General Meeting, which this year is on Sunday, June 21st. The role of the Chair is to provide leadership and direction to the Board, enabling them to fulfil their responsibi ...

The 2020 England Touch Association Annual General Meeting will be held at 9:30am on Sunday, June 21st, 2020. The Annual General Meeting is members’ opportunity to hear from the England Touch management in person, both reviewing an eventful year and looking ahead to how the Association can maximise the opportunities coming in the next 18 months, notably the Youth Touch World Cu ...

England Touch is using the lockdown to put the pieces in place for a bigger and brighter future, and this is where we need your help! We’ve launched the 2020 surveys for both individuals and Clubs to tell us what we’ve been doing well and where we can improve, along with some up-to-date information about the health of the sport across England. The Individual survey is not jus ...

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