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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 ...

England had another dominant Saturday in the Federation of International Touch Opens Autumn Series, with another clean sweep from the nine matches across the Men’s, Women’s and Mixed categories. While the three teams maintained their perfect records from the first weekend, the matches were competitive, such as the 8-6 Mixed Open win against Scotland and the Men’s match against ...

The Federation of International Touch Autumn Series ends with more Masters matches in Manchester today (Sunday, September 19th). England and Wales will play each other in a Men’s 45s Test, with the rest of the day giving England’s Men’s Masters teams the opportunity to challenge themselves each other. There will also be a Men’s 45s B team, with the Men’s 40s and Men’s 50s also ...

The Federation of International Touch Autumn International Series heads into Round 2 this weekend with England looking to build on the successes of a fortnight ago. England’s Opens teams were unbeaten in all their matches against Wales, Ireland and Scotland last time out, and while the other Home Nations will no doubt be looking to get one over on the hosts, for their part Eng ...

The Emerging Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series is back for Round 2 this Saturday, with 10 Men’s and seven Women’s teams heading to Cheltenham. Two new teams have come into the Women’s competition, which will be decided on a round-robin basis. Thames Valley (who won Round 1), Revolution, Cheltenham, Oxford and Bristol all return for Round 2, and they will be joined by Birm ...

The Emerging Men’s and Women’s National Touch Series had two new winners in the opening round at Cheltenham last Saturday. The competitive nature of the Women’s tournament was reflected by the number of draws (3), the number of games where the teams were separated by one try (8), and the fact that no team went through the day unbeaten. At the end of the pool stages it was Thame ...

England was the leading nation in the opening weekend of Autumn Internationals in Manchester. This was the first chance that the Opens teams from the home nations had had the opportunity to compete at this level since the 2019 World Cup, and England had the best of the Saturday at Broughton Park RFC, with the Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Opens teams winning all of their nine games ...

The Autumn International Series continues into Sunday this weekend with Masters internationals against Wales. The Men’s 40s, 45s and 50s have already played Wales over the last few weeks, with the 40s winning 11-2 and 11-0 and the 45s splitting two matches 4-5 and 8-7 at Llantwit Fadre RFC in late July, and then the 50s winning two Tests 14-0 and 13-0 in Cheltenham at the end o ...

The National Touch Series moves into the Men’s and Women’s phase this September with the first of two Emerging tournaments at Cheltenham RFC on Saturday. Ten Men’s and seven Women’s teams will be heading to the west country from across the country, with clubs as far afield as Leeds, Crewe, Exeter and Canterbury represented. One Men’s team to watch out for is Turtles, a new Lond ...

International Touch returns to the Home Nations this weekend, and the England Opens teams have been named to take on their counterparts from Wales, Scotland and Ireland. The four nations are heading to Broughton Park RFC in Manchester for a day’s worth of capped internationals, with all the Field 1 action being live streamed on the England Touch YouTube channel. For these teams ...

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