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England Touch has today launched The Fortune Cup, inviting club teams from across the globe to head to London on the first weekend of July 2019. The Fortune Cup will have a prize fund of £3,000, the first time that England Touch has offered a pool of this size for a club competition. The tournament will be held at the New River Stadium in Wood Green, London, the home of London ...

England is sending Men’s Open and Women’s Open teams to Australia this week to test themselves against some of the world’s top Touch teams at the 2018 New South Wales State Cup. Both teams have been included in the top seeded groups of their respective divisions along with outfits from across New South Wales, one of the biggest hotbeds of the sport. The Men’s Open A competition ...

RS Components, the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global multi-channel distributor, has committed its support to England Touch by becoming a Men’s Open team sponsor at the forthcoming New South Wales State Cup. The State Cup is the number one tournament in New South Wales and will see England come up against some of the top teams in Australia as preparations for the ...

Bath Hawks became the second Cup winner of the 2018/19 Uni National Touch Series. The Hawks – overall champions in 2016/17 – overcame hosts Exeter by a single touchdown in the Cup final. Bath had an unbeaten morning, beating Exeter 2, Oxford and Surrey en route to the knockout stages. Exeter’s third team were seen off in the quarter finals, then Bath’s second team in the semi-f ...

Loughborough Students Touch head to the south-west this weekend looking to build both on their University National Touch Series Round 1 success in Maidenhead and a recent rapid expansion in numbers and status in the East Midlands. This weekend’s hosts, Exeter, have been one of the leading lights on the University Touch scene with the numbers of players and teams both playing so ...

Some of England’s top Touch players will get the chance to showcase the sport at the home of the national rugby union team this weekend. As well as a demonstration game during the half-time break of England’s Autumn International against Japan there will be interviews on the big screen, England Touch graphics and an article in the match programme. This demonstration will also h ...

The Federation of International Touch (FIT) has confirmed the entry of an 11th category that English players will be eligible for in the 2019 World Cup. A Great Britain Men’s 50s team has been entered, the deposit paid, and will be heading to Malaysia next April! Simon Ince, who represented England Men’s 45s at the 2016 European Championships in Jersey, spent the summer gauging ...

England Touch is giving its members the chance to voice their opinion as part of the Association's planning for 2019. 2018 was the biggest ever year for England Touch, with more tournaments, live streaming, hosting the European Championships and expansion of the Touch Nationals. Next year promises further growth and development, as well as the largest ever number of England tea ...

Loughborough University came out on top of this year’s opening round of the University National Touch Series, overcoming a strong Exeter Hurricanes side 5-3 in a highly anticipated Cup final at Maidenhead RFC. Exeter, who proved to be so strong in last season’s Uni NTS, boasted teams in all four finals proving their depth again this year. However, Loughborough came from behind ...

England Touch has announced the tournament dates for the 2019 domestic Touch season, along with the international competitions that the country will be playing in during the year. 2018 was the largest ever year for Touch in England, with more tournaments, more teams and more players competing across the country. New venues such as Nottingham RFC, Wasps RFC and Birmingham Mosele ...

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