Entries by Julia Kang

#TouchNationals – Men’s Open Final 2016

Take a look at some of Europe’s best men’s players, battling it out at the 2016 Ryvita #TouchNationals. Both South East teams went head to head in the finals, after a gruelling 3 days worth of Touch… See the highlights here! Results and more info of this years event can be found here: Ryvita #TouchNationals […]

North Norfolk Schools Touch Cup

On a brisk Tuesday evening Fakenham Academy and Alderman Peel High School competed for the first ever North Norfolk Schools Touch Cup under floodlights at Fakenham Rugby Club.   Pupils from both schools have been developing their Touch skills through extra-curricular sessions put on by local Touch club the Norfolk Nomads as part of an […]

Bournemouth and Poole launch new Touch Centre

If you live in and around the Bournemouth and Poole area and are looking for a new and exciting sport please read on. Touch is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.K. England Touch now have 66 Clubs affiliated to the association and Bournemouth and Poole Touch Centre is the latest to join […]

Oxford’s 7th Bonfire Tournament ends the Touch Calendar with a Bang

A cold but clear November 5th saw Oxford Touch joined by 14 teams, 10 refs, Peter the Physio and banana-choc chip muffins at their Gosford All Blacks home in Oxford for the 7th outing of the annual Bonfire Tournament. A popular late season tournament for experienced players keeping their hand in and new players having […]

Ryvita #TouchNationals 2016

Congratulations to all the winners in the 2016 Touch Nationals. The 3 day event was the biggest of its kind, ran by England Touch and was a huge success. 22 teams from 8 regions in 6 divisions battled it out in our biggest Nationals on record. Winners X15s Winners- Northern Stars X18s Winners- Northern Stars […]

The Team behind the Team

The Team behind The Team! European Championships 2016, 9 England Squads, 144 players, countless games! Preparation for a tournament of this size takes hours of planning, preparation and training, not only for the players and coaches but also for the support staff. 10 Physiotherapists, 5 Massage Therapists and 4 Sport Scientists make a large contribution […]

Junior Touch Championships 2016

The 19th August 2016 marked the beginning of an epic weekend for Junior Touch. After months of preparation, 59 juniors from across England headed off to Arnhem, Holland to compete in the third annual Junior Touch Championships. The venue was the National Sports Centre at Papendal, a high performance centre that is proud to host […]

Bournemouth hosts Olympic Touch Event

An Olympic themed Touch event brought a stir of excitement this weekend as players ventured on to Ilford playing fields in speedos and swimming hats to compete in the tournament hosted by Bournemouth and Poole Touch Group.