What is Touch?
A great way to improve your fitness and have fun whether you're a guy or girl, 14 or 80, a beginner or seasoned player. Touch Rugby or TOUCH, as it is known, is a minimal contact sport that is played worldwide by men, women and children of all ages. The game emphasizes running, agility and ball handling skills such as passing and catching. Looking something similar to Rugby, without the tackling, scrumming, kicking and the like, the aim of the game is to score tries. Played on a flat surface, half the size of a conventional sports field, Touch rugby is “The Game taking the World by Storm”. Although played to a wider extent on a social level, there are now burgeoning commercial leagues in England, Scotland, South Africa and New Zealand. There are also regular school competitions and development clinics spreading the Touch gospel to everyone. The official governing body of the sport is known as the Federation of International TOUCH.
Use the links below to find out more about Touch
> Visit O2 Touch website
> Visit In 2 Touch website
> See a video of Touch Rugby in action
Want to get involved?
We offer a FREE 3 week Try-out for those new to Touch Rugby and just want to give it a try. You can then either sign up to one of our membership packages or choose the pay-as-you-go option for just £3 a session (if you just want to turn up now and again).
Training is Thursday night from 7.30pm to 8.30pm and then into the bar. Our aim is for it to be as light hearted as possible and as much about the fitness and social, as about the rugby. We hope it will have a much broader appeal and attract new members to the club. We welcome adult men and women of all ages, fitness levels and touch rugby experience.
You can train in any sports clothing that you feel comfortable in, we train on grass so in the winter after rain, you will do well to have moulded stud boots to avoid sliding around too much.
For more information please get in touch with Bournemouth Touch (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Visit our Facebook page: BournemouthTouch
Join our Facebook Group: BournemouthTouch
Follow us on Twitter: BmthTouch
For the second year in a row we announce that Touch rugby is FREE for all BRFC full members and player's. This is a great way Bournemouth Rugby can give back something to our valued members.
If you just want to turn up now and again you can just pay-as-you-go for £3 (all we would required is that you sign up for a supporters membership - which is FREE of charge).
Full Membership includes:
- Bournemouth Sports Club Membership
- Quality Coaching - Touch
- Touch Rugby
- 10% Discount at the bar, kitchen and shop
- Apply for International tickets
- Full voting right
A partnership with Bournemouth Rugby Club provides a great platform to promote your business, whether you are looking to build brand awareness locally or nationally, looking for a 'one stop shop' to enhance your corporate social responsibility value, or have hospitality requirements.
We offer bespoke packages to suit your business needs and budget, which range from advertising at the ground right through to hospitality, B2B and B2C opportunities. These include exposure on our website, social media outlets, PR, monthly newsletter and kit branding from juniors through to our 1st XV and access to International tickets.