Tartan Touch

Tartan Touch

Tartan Touch

What is Tartan Touch?

Tartan Touch is Scottish Rugby’s Fun, Simple and Social version of non-contact rugby. It’s a game for all abilities and all ages played throughout the Summer months. In the past two seasons, hubs have welcomed players aged 5 to 75 years old from having never played rugby to retired players!

What are the rules?

AIM: Touch the ball down over opponent’s goal line. To do this, keep possession by avoiding being touched.

POSSESSION LOST IF:

WHEN TOUCHED:

Touched 6 times

Ball leaves the pitch

Ball passed forward, dropped forward, or kicked forward

Foul play by team in possession

Offload within 2 steps or 2 seconds - No offside from the offload

Place ball on ground - Offside line created

Must be passed away by touched player or a teammate

Where to Play?

The 2020 Tartan Touch season starts in May, running for up to 10 weeks at over 60 hubs across Scotland. Find your local hub below.

  • Caledonia Midlands

    Hub Venue

    Date and Time

    Blairgowrie RFC
    Carnoustie HSFP RFC
    Crieff & Strathearn Rugby Club
    Dundee High Rugby
    Kinross RFC
    Panmure RFC
    Perthshire Rugby
    Strathmore RFC
    Dunfermline RFC
    Falkirk RFC
    McLaren mini rugby club
    Stirling County RFC
    Kirkcaldy RFC
    Howe of Fife rugby
    Strathendrick RFC
  • Caledonia North

    Hub Venue

    Date and Time

    Banff Rugby Club
    Deeside Rugby
    Ellon Rugby
    Garioch RFC
    Mackie Academy FP RFC
    SRFC
    Caithness Rugby Club
    Moray RFC
    Ross Sutherland Rugby Club
    Stornoway Rugby Football Club
  • East

    Hub Venue

    Date and Time

    Gala RFC
    Jed Thistle RFC
    Selkirk RFC
    Hawick RFC
    Stewart's Melville RFC
    Currie Rugby Football Club Ltd (Currie Chieftains)
    Dalkeith Rugby Club
    Limore RFC
    Penicuik RFC
    PORTOBELLO FP RFC
    Berwick Rugby
    Dunbar RFC
    Haddington RFC
    North Berwick RFC
    Preston Lodge Rugby Club
    Edinburgh BATs Rugby
    Edinburgh Northern RFC
    Forrester RFC
    Leith Rugby Club
    Linithgow RFC
  • Glasgow North

    Hub Venue

    Date and Time

    Biggar Rugby Club
    Cambuslang Rugby Club
    Cartha Queens Park RFC
    East Kilbride Rugby Club
    GHA RFC
    Hamilton Bulls Rugby Club
    Hillhead/Jordanhill
    Strathaven RFC
    Whitecraigs Rugby Club
    Islay RFC
    Oban Lorne RFC
    Waysiders Drumpellier RFC
  • Glasgow South

    Hub Venue

    Date and Time

    Garnock RFC
    Greenock Wanderers RFC
    Kilmarnock RFC
    Paisley RFC
    Annan RFC
    Newton Stewart Rugby Football Club

Get in Touch

For the latest news, follow us on Twitter! @Tartan_Touch

If you have any queries, please email [email protected]

Last season, Tartan Touch welcomed 176 school pupils to play alongside the Scotland National Team at Highland RFC! Thanks to everyone who made it a great event #AsOne #TartanTouch

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