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Scorpions snare Belief NTS Round 2

London Scorpions took home the main title from the second round of the 2017 Belief NTS. Due to unforeseen circumstances in Cambridge, Nottingham again played host to their second NTS/CTS event of the year. As players left their homes for the next round of series, they prayed for kinder conditions, as the memories of Nottingham’s […]

#TeamRef’s growth crucial for successful Touch in England

Referees manager Nicolas van de Rijt says that this crucial aspect of the sport is developing all the time in England, which is being reflected in the selection of officials for this summer’s Premiership Permit tournament. Nearly half of the officials in Edinburgh will be from England, and the number of referees is growing in […]

Teams confirmed for Junior Touch Championships

England Boys 18s are set to face their counterparts from Scotland, Ireland and Wales following the confirmation of the teams entering the 2017 Junior Touch Championships. The four home nations have entered the Boys 18s category, and are the only four countries to be in all four competitions that will be played later in the […]

England Touch Leagues hits Cheltenham

The brand new England Touch League in Cheltenham got off to a sunlit start this week. Half-a-dozen teams made up of 72 players, including former England international and Gloucester Rugby star Olly Morgan, headed to Cheltenham RFC. The conditions were perfect for the three matches that took place, each lasting 40 minutes, and set the […]

Spirits soar at STEEDEN DTS Round 1

CSSC Spirits headed down the M1 with the first STEEDEN DTS trophy of the season following a dominant day at Newbold-on-Avon RFC. The Londoners’ momentum grew during the day to culminate in a superb performance against Cheltenham in the Cup final, a match that Spirits built on an early score to win 5-1. Success in […]

Bareback Riders and CSSC take home first NTS and CTS silverware

By Julia Kang After a wonderful week of sunshine across the country, temperatures plummeted and heavy grey skies threatened in the East Midlands last Saturday, which meant it must be the start of the NTS/CTS season. An expanse of open space at Grove Farm, Riverside, was the new venue for the opener in Nottingham, which […]