if you have a team and need somewhere to play
There are three main Summer touch leagues in Edinburgh, details of each one can be found below. You will see that they are all at different standards, evenings and venues around the city. Hopefully one suits you and you can get involved!
below are all your options
if you need a team and somewhere to play
The best option for learning the game is joining one of the four constituted clubs in Edinburgh. They all train regularly and have some of the top players in Scotland at the clubs. They are an excellent place to start your learning, whilst being good fun!
Launched in 2007 the Touch Superleague has developed as the top league in the city, focusing on players looking to develop their skills and be the best they can be. The league aims to deliver the best quality referees, players and fields each evening. Even though it is the top league it is the Superleague is also the best value for money summer league in Edinburgh!
As well as the summer league Touch Superleague also runs two one-day touch events:
Superleague Shootout; this is to touch what 7s is to rugby union
Edinburgh Open; a one day mixed touch tournament in September drawing clubs from all over Europe, always a great season finale
Standard: Elite & Intermediate
Divisions: Mixed, Mens, Womens
Day of the week: Monday
Dates: 2nd May - 22nd August (no games July 4 & 11)
The in2touch brand has been running leagues for many years all over the UK, arriving in Edinburgh in 2011. The league offers 40 minute games as it looks to act as a stepping stone from Social touch through to elite touch.
Standard: Intermediate & Corporate
Divisions: Mixed, Mens
Day of the week: Wednesday
Dates: 11th May - 13th July
Big Blue - Edinburgh Touch League
This is the original and biggest league in Edinburgh, having started in the mid 90s. The league caters for every standard of Touch player in a fun, safe and social environment at our grounds of Broughton RFC. We are the largest league in Scotland and when you join our league, you are joining in with over 1000 other Touch players who all enjoy our professionally run event both on and off the pitch. We endeavour to provide the highest standards of organisation and overall competition.