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Legendary Touch Referees boss Ian Matthew still going strong after 45 years in the sport

Sept. 17, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

He's been FIT's Director of Referees since 1999 and is a longstanding New South Wales Touch Association (NSWTA) Board member but Ian "Matto" Matthew has no intention of hanging up the whistle just yet.

England Touch blasts out of Covid-19 hibernation

Sept. 9, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

England Touch Association is back in full swing with test matches underway against other Home Nations after using the time in lockdown to plan for the future.

International Touch is back for the first time since Malaysia

Sept. 6, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

Opens International Touch returned on the first weekend in September with teams from England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland competing in the Autumn International Series.

Malaysia moving forward - Nothing Is Impossible: 'Malaysia Boleh!'

Aug. 19, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

In a guest post, Hj. Ahmad Sufiani Johari, President Interim of the Malaysia Touch Association, writes that the hosting of the 2019 FIT World Cup and the Association's long-term strategic planning is helping Touch in the southeast Asian country navigate COVID. The planning also has Malaysia on course to win a World Cup medal by 2031.

Youth development leaders see positive effects from 5th edition rule changes

Aug. 11, 2021 @ 0:00 UTC

The latest changes to the playing rules for Touch will speed up the game giving playmakers a better chance to break down well-oiled defences.

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