News - Oceania

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.

Aussies Host 2012 Trans Tasman

June 5, 2011 @ 11:44 UTC

Touch Football Australia (TFA) and Touch New Zealand (TNZ) are pleased to announce that the 2012 Trans Tasman Test Series will be held at Glen Willow Regional Sporting Complex in Mudgee, Australia, in April next year.

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.

Australia Announce National Open Teams

May 13, 2011 @ 8:26 UTC

Touch Football Australia is very proud to announce the players who will represent Australia in the Open divisions at the 2011 FIT World Cup to be held in Scotland in June.

Records are made to be Broken!

May 13, 2011 @ 8:23 UTC

On the 10th September 2010, 28 players (14 women and 14 men) from the Emerald Touch Association in Queensland, Australia, started playing touch at 2.00pm on Saturday and just kept playing to see if they could break a World Record. The first time ever attempted in the World! The day grew into afternoon, then into night - the lights went on, the music played, a talent quest performed and still they played... Into the night - to the wee early morning when the fog started to come in and the players put on a few wooly clothes, but still they played... The sun peaked through the shallow clouds, the physiotherapists came back to massage more players, the first aiders tendered to a dislocated thumb, sprained ankles and sore throats but still, they played...