News - Europe

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.

FIT Referee Panel

March 20, 2011 @ 1:59 UTC

The Federation of International Touch (FIT) is now calling for nominations to the FIT Referee Panel. The term of appointment will be for four (4) years. The respective appointment period commences post World Cup e.g. from TWC2011 in June 2011 and extends through to TWC2015 in Australia in 2015.

2015 World Cup heads Down Under

Feb. 9, 2011 @ 11:22 UTC

The Federation of International Touch is pleased to announce that the 2015 (FIT) World Cup will be held in Australia.

England Touch Launch New Web Presence

Feb. 9, 2011 @ 11:20 UTC

England Touch are pleased to announce the launch of their new website - containing a host of informative features from England Touch events to game play strategies.