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Touch Football Australia Chief Executive, Jamie O’Connor, says that this summer’s World Cup represents an opportunity to demonstrate the sport’s global growth. O’Connor visited the University of Nottingham’s Highfields Sports Complex during the 2023 Atlantic Youth Touch Cup to see the World Cup’s host venue in person, and believes both that the work being put in by the England ...

Here's your round-up of results from the opening weekend of action in the Mens National Touch Series and Womens National Touch Series in Watford. Division 1 In the Women's competition London Scorpions and Galaxy London have set the early pace, with both clubs winning all their matches in Pools A and B respectively. Scorpions had decent margins against NQ Rebels (6-3), Cambrid ...

"We’re excited for what 2024 will bring,” Richard Lilley of Percy Park Pirates tells James Warrener. He adds that the club, who operate out of North Tyneside "are looking forward to helping as many people in the area who want to play touch, to do so." The Pirates are working hard at to encourage players of all ages, with a lot of newer faces participating at both social and c ...

The pools and Round 1 fixtures have been confirmed for Divisions 1, 2 and 3 of both the Mens National Touch Series and Womens National Touch Series. England Touch takes the National Touch Series to Fullerians RFC on the outskirts of Watford for the first time this Saturday (Divisions 1 and 2) and Sunday (Division 3). Fullerians was one of Hertfordshire Rugby Union’s founding ...

The England Touch Association (ETA) would like to confirm that last year we ruled on a complaint regarding the use of unacceptable racial language at a European Federation of Touch (EFT) event in November 2022. This was brought to our attention in the absence of a process with EFT. The ETA completed the process in April 2023, suspending the offending party's ETA membership and ...

With 100 days to go until the 2024 Touch World Cup, the Federation of International Touch has confirmed the pools and format for the 13 categories featuring in Nottingham during July. Some 190 teams from 39 nations have confirmed their entry, making this tenth edition of the Touch World Cup far and away the largest ever. “With the announcement of the pools, excitement and ant ...

Ahead of hosting the largest Touch World Cup in the history of the sport, the England Touch Association’s Annual Report has confirmed the positive direction that Touch is heading in England. From an organisational perspective the England Touch Association (ETA) received formal recognition by Sport England as a National Governing Body for Touch, along with the awarding of Tier ...

The Midlands Ladies Touch celebrates its 15th anniversary this year and continues to attract new teams. One of the country’s most established and largest all-women Touch leagues, the Midlands Ladies Touch League (MLTL) includes teams from a wide area, including Rugeley in Staffordshire, Nuneaton in north Warwickshire, Daventry in Northamptonshire, through to Pershore in Worces ...

International Women’s Day is about celebrating women across all areas of society, and there is plenty to cheer within the sport of Touch. In July, England will be hosting the largest ever Touch World Cup in Nottingham, which in 2024 not just features more Womens Open teams than Men’s Open teams, but also a Womens 40 category for the first time, and the most ever number of Wome ...

Entries are now open for the 2024 National Touch Series. All NTS events will follow the same format as 2023, bringing more competitive action between similarly matched teams. As with 2023, Divisions 1 and 2 for the Mens NTS, Womens NTS and Mixed NTS will be invitation-only, while Divisions 3 and 4 are open to all clubs to enter. CLICK HERE to download the full rules and regu ...

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