Getting started

Sportsister – The sports magazine for women has done a great article on ‘Getting started’ in Touch… read it all here.

Exhibition Match

England Touch put on exhibition match at ‘City Scrum’

International legal practice Norton Rose held their 4th annual City Scrum Touch Tournament at the Honourable Artillery Company in the square mile. The tournament was organised in association with Harlequins.

A full day of hard-fought matches culminated in the City Scrum Cup final between Citigroup and Morgan Stanley. Citigroup went on to lift the trophy, presented by Stephen Parish, Group Chairman of Norton Rose Group, and Conor O’Shea, Director of Rugby, Harlequins RFC. The City Plate competition was won by HSBC

During the day two invitational mixed teams from the England Touch squad also took part, showing off their talents in an exhibition match.

England Invitational Team 2011
The teams were selected from players across the England Open divisions, (Mens, Womens and Mixed) and Senior divisions (Over 30s Mens, Womens and Mixed).
Ben Creese, Clare Gregor, Dante Germena, Ed Rawe, Jessica Pulley, Kip McManamey, Kylie Hutchinson, Mel Carson, Mike Roa, Niki Bird, Paul Smuts, Shaun Bengtson.

Thanks to all involved, and hope to see you again next year!