News - Europe

Malaysia Make Mark on International Stage

Sept. 5, 2012 @ 6:49 UTC

The first National Malaysian Development Tournament was staged at the Equestrian Park Putrajaya recently, involving 26 teams across 5 divisions, and not only unveiled Malaysian club Scorpion Putrajaya as a rising force in the game, but also highlighted Malaysia's potential as a world-class host of the sport.

Berlin claim 2012 Bembel Cup!

Sept. 3, 2012 @ 12:07 UTC

Touch Berlin were crowned winners of the 2012 Bembel Cup after beating Lausanne 6-5 in Saturday's final on September 1. Berlin took an experienced side down to Hessen and it made a difference in what was the final tournament as a Berliner for club president Jordi Bitlloch. In the final, a stand out display by former Touch Deutschland president Rob McGregor produced three touch downs, with a few assists and two touch downs from Jordi, to make made sure the Bembel Cup headed to the capital. En route to the final, Berlin got off to a good start in their group with a 9-2 win over Hamburg before Munich were beaten 4-3 in a tight game. Swiss newcomers Lausanne were then dispatched 5-3, while in the final group game Berlin saw off hosts Frankfurt 5-3. In the semi-final, Dutch side Den Haag were beaten 5-2 to put Berlin in the Grand Final.

Touch Deutschland Sweep the Cash

Aug. 15, 2012 @ 7:42 UTC

Sportscover's desire to assist community sports led to the creation of the Sportscover Sponsorship Fund (SSF) as an avenue to sponsor a wide variety of amateur sports men and women, striving to achieve sporting greatness across a broad cross-section of sports. Touch Deutschland was one such lucky recipient, and will receive US$750 (or local equivalent).

Scots Grow Their Own!

July 30, 2012 @ 14:14 UTC

Scottish Touch is leading the way in Europe in coach education. The STA has just delivered Europe's first 'home-grown' FIT-accredited coaching course, with 10 coaches from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling receiving their Level One qualifications last weekend (June 23 and 24).

2012 Scottish Nationals

July 17, 2012 @ 14:14 UTC

The STA has announced that the 2012 Scottish National Championships will be held at Falkirk Rugby Club on 4 August. Regional squads from across Scotland will battle each other for the national title.