Loughborough make most of home advantage

By Harry Grocott A 04:15 alarm could only mean one thing, Loughborough away. Despite Touch being well known as a summer sport the midlands is yet to accept this fact and presented sides with cold conditions and snow to kick the day off. The group stages saw teams warming up very quickly, with notable scores […]

Meet Andrew Beattie

What is your sporting background? I’ve been really fortunate to have played professional Rugby League and Rugby Union in three countries over a 14-year time span. I was able to play for my favourite club, the North Sydney Bears in Australia, be a member of the New South Wales Waratahs Rugby Union franchise and play for […]

2017 Touch Season – Dates and Venues confirmed

  All England Touch ran events have now had their dates and venues confirmed. Further information will be sent to club contacts soon. Note: A new registration process will be implemented in the coming months.   NTS/CTS Date Venue 6th May 2017 Nottingham 20th May 2017 Cambridge 10th June 2017 Coventry 29th July 2017 London […]

England’s Men’s 45s Training Squad Finalised

Following a successful Masters tournament in London in late 2016 and a series of trials held across the country, England Touch would like to congratulate the players listed below who have been included in the 2017 England Men’s 45s training squad. England Men’s 45s Training Squad Paul Ainscough, James Barnett, Robert Byrne, Mark Carlyon, Gavin Crowley, Neil Davies, […]

Walking Touch strolls into Bournemouth

Bournemouth Touch Centre has launched its Walking Touch sessions to expand the sport to new players. The initiative was sparked in November when a newcomer to Touch attended a session at Bournemouth Touch Centre and asked if the club would consider introducing Walking Touch into its sessions. Six weeks later this became a reality, and […]

“Challenge on” at Bournemouth Touch Centre

The Touch season has tapped off in Bournemouth with a four-team challenge hosted by Jason Cunningham, ETA Regional Development Officer for Dorset and Hampshire. The challenge, held on February 4th, was aimed at developing knowledge and skills for four local Touch teams in a tournament environment with qualified referees, subs, and half-a-dozen games played in […]