Entries by Chris Wearmouth

England Touch extending commitment to volunteer development

England Touch has announced the appointment of the Association’s first Head of Volunteers. As an Association which relies on its volunteers at all levels, from team management and tournament organisation up to strategic direction and the executive team, England Touch has made extending its commitment to development in this area one of its key priorities […]

New National Referees Manager appointed

England Touch has today announced that Alice Watchorn has been appointed as the Association’s new National Referees Manager. Alice – known as ‘Scooby’ on the England Touch circuit – has been a familiar face for seven years, firstly as a player in the Mixed Open, Women’s 27s and Senior Mixed teams, and latterly progressing through […]

We want you to help develop schools Touch

England Touch is seeking individuals to help grow Touch in schools across the country. Developing the grassroots is one of England Touch’s key ambitions for 2018, but to do so we need a group of committed coaches to help spread the word about the country’s most inclusive sport. The Schools Development Officer role will help […]

New Chair to head up England Touch Board of Directors

A new Chair has been elected to lead the England Touch Board of Directors. Mark Croston was elected during the 2018 England Touch Association Annual General Meeting in Manchester yesterday (Sunday, February 25th). Croston has considerable experience of leadership within the sporting sector. He has been Chair of the World Dodgeball Association for three years […]

Venues confirmed for 2018 club competitions

England Touch is taking its national club competitions to four new venues in 2018. Wasps FC, Birmingham Moseley RFC, Nottingham RFC and Cheltenham will all be hosting legs of England Touch’s various tournaments, venues which reflect the continued rapid growth of the national competitions and the sport as a whole. It is not just the […]

Steeden to sponsor Development National Touch Series

England Touch has announced that Steeden will remain as an official sponsor of the Development National Touch Series. The Steeden Development National Touch Series is for clubs and teams who are either looking for their first taste of national competition or who are developing their players along their journey within the sport. It is a […]

SPORTTAPE agrees new sponsorship deal with England Touch

England Touch has today announced a new deal with SPORTTAPE that sees the company continue as an official sponsor of one of the biggest club competitions in the country. The SPORTTAPE Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series is where single gender club teams go head-to-head to vie it out to be called the best Men’s […]

Belief Sports continuing with Elite National Touch Series sponsorship

England Touch has announced that the country’s leading club tournament for Mixed teams will continue to have Belief Sports as an official sponsor. England Touch has a superb relationship with Belief Sports, both as an official sponsor and as the Association’s official kit partner. All of the England national teams, Touch Nationals regional teams and […]

England referee selection for European Championships announced

The referees selected to represent England at the upcoming European Touch Championships have been announced today. Fourteen referees have been named in the initial squad and are guaranteed selection as part of England Touch’s quota. Three further referees from England were also selected through a different process due to their roles in the European Federation of […]