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Claire Lawson has been appointed as the new Lead Physiotherapist for England Touch. She is a familiar face in the Touch community, having been involved with England Touch for more than two years. Lawson supports the Women’s Open team during their international events and also worked with the Junior and Scholars England teams for their campaigns in 2018 and 2019. Lawson has been ...

The Belief Sports Elite National Touch Series and Steeden Development National Touch Series tournaments in May and June have been cancelled. The ongoing and open-ended nature of the Coronavirus pandemic and national lockdown means that the England Touch events team have decided to make the decision to cancel these events now to avoid any uncertainty. This period covers Rounds 1 ...

The sport may have stopped for now, but England Touch is still giving players and coaches the opportunity to upskill during the lockdown. Working from home is now familiar for businesses up and down the country, and it is the perfect opportunity for England Touch to follow suit, especially because we receive plenty of feedback from individuals who would like to attend courses b ...

The 2019/20 University National Touch Series did not finish in the way most teams wanted this year, with the Finals in Bath having to be called off due to Coronavirus concerns. Twenty-three teams were due to head to Bath at the end of March to battle it out for the final pieces of silverware of the season...and for the end of season awards.  However, it is not all doom and gloo ...

The 2020 European Touch Championships and International Touch Series have been postponed until the summer of 2021, it has been announced. Both competitions would have seen more than 3,500 players and nearly 80 teams from 25 nations as far afield as Singapore, South Africa, Chile, USA, Canada and the Middle East all converge on the University of Nottingham, not to mention the ma ...

Following updated guidance from the government yesterday (Sun, Mar 22nd), we are reminding all of our players and clubs of the need for social distancing (min 2m) and for no unnecessary contact between individuals. We therefore recommend that any outdoor exercise should only be done with people you live with and clubs should not run any sessions. Ensure you do not touch your fa ...

At the end of what has been a tumultuous week in sport and society, it is worth taking a moment to reflect on the landmark we have just passed – 25 years of England Touch. England Touch had a slow and tremulous beginning, driven by one man – Mark Wilkes, who at the time was the President of both the English and Great Britain Touch Associations. But Mark was a force of nature, t ...

London Scorpions came out on top in both competitions at the opening round of the Emerging Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series in London. Twenty-six teams in all headed to Acton, the home of Wasps FC, with teams coming from as far afield as Manchester, Nottingham, Canterbury, Exeter and closer to the capital, too. And it was home-town clubs who would make it all the way thr ...

Following today’s updated government advice (Monday, March 16th) regarding the ongoing, unprecedented and continually evolving situation regarding Covid-19, England Touch is advising its members of the following information. As with other national governing bodies such as the FA and RFU, all England Touch playing, training and courses are now suspended until further notice. Thi ...

Exeter made the most of home advantage by lifting both the Cups in the first ever University Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series event. Exeter continued their good form from the main Uni NTS into this one-off event for the current academic year, with their Women’s 1 team winning all three of their pool games before going on to beat Bristol in the semi-finals and Northern Ba ...

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