The Touch World Cup, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is being held over 6 days 29th of April - 4th May 2019 including 9 divisions, 25 countries, 91 teams and 1,274 participants
- Ireland Touch Association (ITA) is the National Touch Association and governing body for Touch in Ireland.
- Ireland will enter five teams in the 2019 World cup after a very successful European Championship in July 2018.
- Senior Mens (Gold Winners European Championship 2018) Senior Mixed (Gold Winners European Champions 2018) Mens Open, Mens 40, and Mixed Open
Touch is an amateur sport and self-funded. Five Irish Teams with 95 personnel will travel to Kuala Lumpur, each team of 16 players plus supporting resources of Team Manager, Coach, Nutritionist etc.
ITA are seeking Corporate and Irish diaspora support to fund costs in Asia totaling $81,000. The funding covers accommodation ($62,000), transport ($9000), Physiotherapists/Equipment/Support functions ($10,000) and any additional funding would reduce cost of airfares ($51,000). ITA are being supported by the Malaysian Irish Chamber of Commerce and the Irish Embassy in Malaysia and look forward to your support at the tournament.
Team Ireland are delighted to announce that Epsom College Malaysia will host the Irish Squads for pre-tournament training and sessions with the College students. http://www.epsomcollege.edu.my/