News - Europe

Manchester Chargers Invitational

May 11, 2012 @ 13:12 UTC

Due to popular demand, Manchester Chargers again ran their Annual (3rd) 'Invitational Touch Tournament'. It was the biggest and best yet, even if they do say so themselves! Teams travelled from as far away as Switzerland and Spain to be part of what they're calling 'The Biggest Club Touch Tournament in Europe", even the Manchester weather played on their side!The event tied in nicely for the newly created regional teams to have some good competition before heading towards the nationals in April. A Social Mixed competition ran along side the Men's and Women's comp too, so there was something for everyone!There was some great dynamic and skilful Touch on display in the men's, women's and mixed competitions and the numerous nail-biting drop-offs ramped up the excitement too!Thanks to the University of Huddersfield Physiotherapy department for being on hand and for your hard work and professionalism. All involved in the competition have commented on how invaluable your service were to both the players and the referees. We hope that you enjoyed the day and that it proved to be good experience for your students physiotherapy training.

2012 ETA Nationals

April 28, 2012 @ 7:48 UTC

England Touch has announced a new format for developing Touch in England: the launch of an annual 2 day National Touch Tournament and the formation of 7 new regional franchises as part of it's player development pathway leading to National Squad selection.

2012 CISX Channel Islands Championship

Feb. 9, 2012 @ 13:37 UTC

The 2012 CISX Channel Islands' Championship will take place on 23rd & 24th June and Guernsey Touch would like to invite teams from across Europe to take part in what is always a great weekend of competitive touch as well as the usual off the field fun!

Italy Embrace New Look, New Name, and New Opportunities

Feb. 4, 2012 @ 8:09 UTC

Italia Touch was founded in 2007 and already boasts close to a 1000 players and supporters in Italy. There are around 22 full time teams and a host of social and park sides. Italian teams have participated in two European championships and one World Cup. Touch in Italy is a fast growing sport which has attracted the interest of old and young alike. Recent programs in schools all over Italy have led to a growth in the number of young players.

Touch Europe Launch Online Presence

Feb. 4, 2012 @ 8:01 UTC

The European Federation of Touch (aka: Touch Europe) website has now gone 'live' - giving the european nations their own online portal for ll things Touch related in the region.