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About Touch Rugby

In 2013 London Scottish became a Touch Rugby Centre for the wider Richmond area.

Touch is an RFU initiative for the community to get involved in rugby without the contact, scrums and line-outs and appeals to everyone keen to have fun through games, those that want to get fit and those that just want to enjoy time out with friends or meet new people.

You do not need to be a member at London Scottish to play at the Touch Centre.

The format is pitch up and play with a bit of coaching at the start, and then playing games in mixed teams on the night, finishing with a social drink afterwards in the pub for anyone that is thirsty and old enough. We also arrange fixtures against other teams on a regular basis for those who are keen to play.

If you have a team already, bring them down and join in. If you have never played, we'll show you how!

If you are older but still have the skills, make sure you join in!

It is open to all players, male and female, from the age of 15 to the very experienced!

If you play at another club, you are still welcome to play touch in our sessions.

The rules and how to play are easy to learn and you will be into the swing of things very quickly.

The rules can be found here

Who can play - U15 to adult

All levels, male and female, beginners, ex-rugby players, seasoned rugby players, juniors from U15

Just turn up and play. More details on O2Touch and to find sessions just Sign up here.


In Season - Every Monday until April at The Athletic Ground in Richmond, Pitch 2, from 7pm.

Summer Season -- Every Monday from May to the end of August on Old Deer Park playing fields situated next to Pools on the Park on the A316 and 5 min walk from Richmond Athletic Ground. From 7pm.

Cost for playing in the O2 Touch Seasons


U18s play for free if a member of London Scottish Red Lions Touch Rugby.

Adults are free if they are a member of London Scottish Red Lions Touch Rugby.


There is a pay to play system in operation in the Summer Season. This is to be able to pay for pitch hire, referees and managing of the O2Touch Centre.

For Red Lions Touch Rugby members presenting their membership card - no charge

For London Scottish adult club members presenting their membership card - £2.00 per session

For U18 London Scottish club members presenting their membership card - £1.00 per session

For adult non-members - £3.00 per session

For U18 non-members - £2.00 per session

Red Lions Touch Rugby Club

Why not become part of the London Scottish touch rugby club?

The Red Lions Touch Rugby teams will play throughout the year and will represent the club against other clubs and in tournaments. All for a yearly touch membership of £50.00. Apply via the club membership page.

Follow Touch Rugby at London Scottish and the Red Lions Touch:

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Twitter - @LSFCTouch

Contact Us

To contact us please email or simply pitch up to play.

You can follow us on twitter at @LSFCTouch

Club Membership

Every touch player can join up as a London Scottish member and families can get value family membership. Membership qualifies you for free touch rugby at the club.

Get membership and more information here

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