About Touch Rugby

UpdatedWednesday November 17, 2021 byCJRA.

Touch Rugby is a fast-paced, fun, safe sport for boys and girls. It can be played by anyone of any age.  It teaches the fundamental skills which are vital for players who transition into tackle rugby.


Touch Rugby develops a variety of physical skills and team tactics/ strategies.

The basic skills of play:

  • passing
  • catching
  • running with the ball/evading defenders
  • defending

As sports educators and coaches, we understand the importance of values, not just X’s and O’s that team sports can teach our students.

Some of those key concepts Touch Rugby promotes:

  • teamwork
  • communication
  • competition
  • sportsmanship
  • leadership
  • respect
  • health and fitness
  • and most importantly - FUN!