TOUCH is a non-contact, fun, simple and fast game similar to rugby but without the tackling. Our club, Touch Berlin attracts both men and women of all ages and skill levels - from current rugby players (who want a fun sport to play alongside rugby) to people who have just decided the want to get involved in a team sport and want to give TOUCH a try. It’s easy to learn and is great for your fitness. It incorporates the fundamental rugby skills of running, passing, side-stepping and support play without getting hurt. It's one of the fastest growing sports in the world.
The complete rulebook is attached at the bottom of this page but a brief summary is provided to give you a good idea of things
How to play Touch, the important Rules of the Game:
The game is played on a field 70 x 50 m. The object of the game is to score more tries than your opponents do. A try is scored when a team member who is carrying the ball places the ball on the ground past the opposing team's try line. Your team restarts with the ball if your team has won possession.
Your team wins possession if:
Your team loses possession if the member of your team carrying the ball:When one team wins possession: