Tartan Touch is Scottish Rugby’s NEW Fun, Simple and Social version of non-contact rugby. With 8 simple rules, it’s a great game for all abilities and all ages. The Tartan Touch season begins in May at 20 hubs around Scotland. Join in the fun and get fit at a hub near you this summer for only £3.
Our new Tartan Touch website is currently being developed, launching by March 2017. If you are interested in getting involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tartan Touch is available in 20 hubs around Scotland. Each hub will run their own session timings so you’ll be sure to find one that suits your schedule.
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AIM: Touch the ball down over opponent’s goal line. To do this, keep possession by avoiding being touched.
Possession lost if:
When touched, either:
1. Offload within 2 steps or 2 seconds
No offside from the offload
2. Place ball on ground
Offside line created
Must be passed away by touched player or a team mate
At ball turnovers, defenders should be level with or behind the ball until after the pass is gathered by the next player.
Turnovers taken where infringements/touch occurred.
Foul play includes: obstruction, inappropriate touchers, time wasting, disrespect.
At the start of each half and after foul play, defender must be back 5m.
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