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Former pro stars shine in Cheltenham Touch Leagues

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 the A Touch Passed It team that won the main prize, but despite this experience they were pushed all the way in the final by CO2T, and only a couple of late touchdowns brought a touch of gloss to the eventual score.

It was an appropriate way to end the tournament, as A Touch Passed It had ended the league stage with a perfect record of nine wins from their nine games.

Over 70 players took part in one of the six competing squads, and shows how much the England Touch Leagues can help develop a competitive environment among local teams.

You can see what happened in Cheltenham on the league’s Facebook page – just CLICK HERE!

England Touch Leagues are a great opportunity for individuals or clubs to run their own league in partnership with the England Touch Association. Running an England Touch League is about encouraging participation in the sport and providing a quality experience for all involved. It’s also about creating and maintaining the social buzz around it too.

We know that Touch players are like minded, like to have fun and socialise together, so it’s our job to help them do this! Join us and you will benefit from an authorised ‘League in a box’ product, with first class training, continuing support and backroom assistance.

CLICK HERE for more information!

We are England Touch

We are the players. We are the supporters, willing us on. We are the medals, waiting to be won. We are the touchdowns, waiting to be scored. We are the men and women of all ages. We are the talent of today. We are the potential for tomorrow. We are one team. We are England Touch