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The University National Touch Series becomes the last England Touch Series to return to the field this weekend with a one-off Men’s and Women’s event in Banbury. While the Uni NTS itself will be for Mixed teams split into northern and southern events during the Autumn Semester, the season taps off with 22 Men’s and Women’s teams heading to the heart of the country for a day pac ...

England Touch is launching a brand new event this October, Regional Touch Rugby Roadshows, which will give both social teams and more established clubs the opportunity to take part in a fun and informal tournament close to them! The Regional Touch Rugby Roadshows will all be held across the weekend of October 30th and 31st, with venues located across the country. Events will be ...

Galaxy London and NQ Rebels were the big winners at Round 2 of the 2021 Elite Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series in Oxford, taking home the Cup titles. Conditions for the final tournaments of the domestic club season could barely have been any better, with balmy, sunny and calm weather descending over Oxfordshire. And the teams made the most of it, too, serving up a cracki ...

The rain has gone and we are set for a great day of Elite Men's and Women's Touch action in Oxford this weekend! Although there were no trophies handed out in Horsham at the end of the shortened Round 1, the results in Sussex have informed the seedings for Round 2, and there are some mouthwatering match-ups in both the Men's and Women's tournaments, not least Galaxy London faci ...

The England Men’s 50s continue their Autumn Series campaign next Saturday, October 16th, with a pair of Test matches against Wales in Cardiff. The teams have already met this summer, with England clean-sweeping Wales in Cheltenham in August, and continues the run of the two close international rivals meeting each other at Masters level over the last few weeks. A 20-man squad is ...

The University National Touch Series is returning this October with a change of format to give more teams from across the country the opportunity to compete in a tournament closer to them. The Uni NTS has been one of England Touch’s flagship successes over the past five years, growing from a handful of teams to a truly nationwide competition with entrants coming from as far afi ...

The Elite Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series had the soggiest of starts in Sussex, so much so that two rounds of matches from the afternoon have had to be postponed until Round 2! While conditions in the morning had been promising, by the time the action tapped off the first drops of rain were falling in what would become the most biblical of torrential constant rainstorms ...

The Elite Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series rounds out the domestic club season this October, and the first of two events heads south on Saturday. Horsham RFC becomes the latest venue to join the NTS circuit, having hosted the South-East Touch Association already this year. Nine Men’s and nine Women’s teams will be in Sussex, with eight clubs entering teams into both comp ...

England Touch’s National Development Officer, Sammie Phillips, and CEO, Chris Simon, were in Rugeley recently to upskill coaches from Progressive Sports’ nationwide franchises ahead of the new school year. Progressive Sports is one of the country’s leading providers of sport within schools, their 30 franchises getting more than 75,000 children and young people more active each ...

Oxford had an excellent day in the second round of the 2021 Emerging Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series, winning both the Men’s and Women’s competitions, but it was the Round 1 winners, Turtles and Thames Valley, who took home the overall Series titles. As in Round 1, the race for the semi-finals was about as tight as it gets, with both pools decided only on try difference ...

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