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Scholars come home with silver

England Scholars did the country proud this weekend, with silver medals in both the men’s and women’s categories at the 2017 EFT Championship Permit. The men’s game was end to end stuff, with some great scores from both teams to entertain the crowds, but the boys narrowly missed out on cup final victory, with an 8-7 loss […]

Details announced for Junior and Masters Nationals

The rapid expansion of the Ryvita Touch Nationals over the past two years has encouraged the England Touch Association to launch specific national competitions for Juniors and Masters later this year. Both of these tournaments will be played at Droitwich RFC in the West Midlands on Saturday, October 7th. Each will have four categories – […]

Former pro stars shine in Cheltenham Touch Leagues

They say you never lose the skill, and this was certainly true in Cheltenham as a team including former professional stars took home the inaugural England Touch Leagues: Cheltenham Cup title. Nick Wood, Nicky Robinson and Olly Morgan – who all have plenty of Premiership and international appearances under their belt – were part of […]

England W27s player honoured by alma mater

England W27s player Louise Rickard has received the accolade of being made a Fellow of Aberystwyth University. Louise was both an undergraduate student at the university and completed her PhD there, too, and during her time at Aberystwyth she took up rugby union, playing for Wales a record 112 times and appearing in four Rugby […]

Scholars set for international action

More teams will be representing England this weekend, this time in the European Federation of Touch Championship Permit tournament. Men’s and Women’s England Scholars squads have headed to Fonteney-Le-Comte near La Rochelle for a long weekend of action against teams from across Europe, including France, Spain, Germany, Guernsey, the Netherlands and Switzerland. As with the […]

A big twelve months for Touch coming up

The clock has ticked into the final 365 days before the European Touch Championships come to England. The continent’s premier international tournament will be taking over the pitches at the University of Nottingham between July 18th and 21st, 2018 as the best Touch players from across Europe battle it out for the right to lift […]