News - Europe

WC Selections

June 5, 2011 @ 11:45 UTC

The build up to the 2011 World Cup in Scotland continues, with England and Scotland finalising and naming their representative teams to fly the flag in Edinburgh.

World Cup Tournament Structure and Draw

June 5, 2011 @ 11:45 UTC

The 2011 Federation of International (FIT) Touch World Cup will see 92 teams,from 28 countries, take to the field in the pursuit of global dominance over the period 20-26th June, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Whilst the 3 Open divisions showcase the event, the World Cup will be contested across 7 divisions in total, and will see 439 games played across the 5 day tournament.

World Cup There for the Taking

May 13, 2011 @ 8:27 UTC

The 2011 FIT World Cup is now only four months away, and the action is hotting up across respective nations as they prep for the ultimate global showdown. Whilst a lot of focus will be on the premier Open divisions, the absence of noted powerhouses, Australia & New Zealand, in other divisions will see the competition thrown right open .. with an opportunity for the overal World Cup to perhaps be 'stolen' away by another competitor.

Newest FIT Member 'Hungary' for Success

May 13, 2011 @ 8:26 UTC

In 2009, just two years ago and at the age of 19, GödöllĂ…''s Jeannette Balint joined the newly formed St. Istvans University women's Rugby team in Hungary. To get the girls used to playing with the oval ball (a weird shape that was different from the more common round one found throughout European countries), the University Rugby coach also entered the team in the Hungarian National Touch championships, & Jeannette quickly proved to be a natural at both sporting codes.

Touch in Paris!

April 8, 2011 @ 9:19 UTC

With a lot of focus on the elite level, and the forthcoming FIT World Cup in Edinburgh, Scotland, one could be forgiven for being distracted away from the many great things still happening at the lower echelons of our sport. The annual "Touch in Paris" tournament is one such event.

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