21 Results for author: Paul Brown

Coaching Course Success

The tentacles of Touch continues to spread all over Ireland, as evidenced by the success of the recent Ireland Touch Association (ITA) coaching course.  Sixteen coaches gained their Federation of International Touch coach accreditation at the course in Dublin.  The coaches represented touch clubs from Sandymount (Dublin), Donnybrook (Dublin) Marlay Park ... More

Intermediate Level Coaching Course

Ireland Touch is pleased to announce the upcoming Intermediate Level Coaching Course. The details are: Times Friday night 19th May 19:00 to 22:00 Saturday20th May 09:00 to 17:00 Location De La Salle Palmerston Rugby Club, Enniskerry Road Dublin 18 Presenters Paul Brown (Course Presenter) Iain Cooling (Child Protectio... More

Intermediate Level Coaching Course

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Coaches Workshop

2. Coaching Workshop. Saturday 29th October 9:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Venue to be confirmed Cost: Free The aim of this workshop is to give all coaches the opportunities to enhance their coaching skills through interaction with other coaches. If there are particular topics that you would like to present please reply with a brief outline and how long your ... More

NUI Galway Cadbury Boost Touch League

NUI Galway Cadbury Boost Touch League Commences on Wednesday 3rd August at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Mark Connolly, IRFU Participation Rugby Manager, said: "The IRFU are very excited to introduce a new form of rugby in Cadbury Boost Touch through our club network. Touch rugby is a game where players touch part of the ball carrier, the ... More

Dublin Donnybrook Cadbury Boost Touch League

Dublin Donnybrook Belfast Cadbury Boost Touch League Commences on Wednesday 27th July at Railway Union RFC. Mark Connolly, IRFU Participation Rugby Manager, said: "The IRFU are very excited to introduce a new form of rugby in Cadbury Boost Touch through our club network. Touch rugby is a game where players touch part of the ball carrier, the ball carrie... More

Belfast Cadbury Boost Touch League

Belfast Cadbury Boost Touch League Commences on Monday 18th July at Harlequins RFC. Mark Connolly, IRFU Participation Rugby Manager, said: "The IRFU are very excited to introduce a new form of rugby in Cadbury Boost Touch through our club network. Touch rugby is a game where players touch part of the ball carrier, the ball carrier's clothing or the ball ... More

2016 European Touch Championships

The 2016 European Touch Championships will be hosted by Jersey, over the period 7th - 10th July 2016. Ireland Touch will be participating in it's 5th European Touch Championships, competing in Men's Open, Senior Mixed, Women's 27s and Men's 40s divisions.  At the recent presentations Claire Camilleri was named as flag bearer for the opening ceremony, a ... More

What is Touch

  Touch football was established as a sport in South Sydney in the late 1960s as a non-contact off season fitness regime for Rugby League players. The game today has changed considerably from the original version but it has firmly established itself as a global game with 27 countries attending the 2011 Touch World Cup in Edinburgh, Scotland. In the ... More

To all ITA members

Our newly elected President, Rory Hickey, promised on election that he would issue a letter to all members outlining his plans for the ITA during his tenure. To see that letter please click on the attached and have a read. Letter to ITA members You can contact Rory, or any other member of the committee as follows: Rory, president@irelandtoucha... More