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Coach's Corner

Augustine McMahon is a fourth-year Classicist at Somerville College. He won the 2022 England Touch Nationals Mixed Open. He served as a national squad head coach at the 2023 Atlantic Youth Cup, as well as the club president and captain for the past two years. Read his coaching mandate here

Touch is a beautifully simple sport: score without being touched. But if you're new to our game, or are simply looking to improve, here's a few resources to help!


Spend some time looking at the skills you'll use every time you step on the touch pitch. If you get the small details right, the rest of the game comes easy.


The pill: a thing of beauty. But wonder-passes can only get us so far if we can't execute attack as a team. Here are some tools for reviewing our attacking platforms.


The best form of attack? Defence! Here you'll find some explanations of policies and terms we use in defense to form our dark-blue wall.


The best way to improve your game is to simply watch some Touch! Some classic matches from recent years are collected here for you to get started with.

Touch in Numbers

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