Touch Football World Cup

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The first Touch Football World Cup tournament was held in 1988.

World Cup Results 1988 - 2007[edit]

Country Played Won Lost Drew For Against
America Samoa 7 2 5 0 19 70
Australia 362 332 22 8 4,430 492
Canada 26 7 18 1 140 283
Cook Islands 154 57 91 6 539 991
England 97 30 61 6 283 761
Fiji 32 12 19 1 167 188
France 7 0 7 0 5 163
Italy 6 3 3 0 25 31
Japan 131 18 108 5 289 1,434
Lebanon 31 21 9 1 216 138
New Zealand 352 268 75 9 3,463 834
Niue 148 56 86 6 473 880
Papua New Guinea 170 18 147 5 404 1,805
Samoa 178 81 92 5 773 829
Scotland 35 5 30 0 87 418
Singapore 57 11 43 3 186 643
Soloman Islands 7 0 6 1 6 103
South Africa 119 68 47 3 755 682
Switzerland 17 0 17 0 16 273
Thailand 7 1 6 0 26 86
Tokelau 26 9 16 0 80 170
Tonga 32 6 24 2 79 305
USA 60 12 44 4 210 576
Wales 43 3 38 2 30 525
Totals 2104 1020 1014 68 12,701 12,680

World Cup Venues[edit]

The following outlines the World Cups held and planned for the future

While the number of participant teams is growing steadily, almost all finals to date have been contested between Australia and New Zealand.

World Cup Results[edit]

1988 - Australia (Gold Coast)[edit]

World Cup # : 1
Dates : November 14–16, 1988
Participants : 5 (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, USA)
Location : Carrara Oval, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Division Winners Runners-Up Teams
Men's Open Australia New Zealand 4
Women's Open Australia New Zealand 4
Mixed Open Australia New Zealand 4
Men's Masters (Over 35 years) Australia New Zealand 5

1991 - New Zealand (Auckland)[edit]

World Cup # : 2
Dates : December 3–7, 1991
Participants : 9 (Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Japan, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tokelau)
Location : Avondale Racecourse, Auckland, New Zealand

Division Winners Runners-Up Teams
Men's Open Australia New Zealand 9
Women's Open Australia New Zealand 6
Mixed Open Australia New Zealand 6
Men's Seniors (Over 30 years) Australia New Zealand 7
Women's Seniors (Over 27 years) New Zealand Australia 5
Men's Masters (Over 35 years) Australia New Zealand 6

1995 - USA, Hawaii (Waikiki Beach)[edit]

World Cup # : 3
Dates : March 21–25, 1995
Participants : 11 (American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Japan, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, South Africa, Tonga, USA)
Location : Kapiolani Park, Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, USA

Division Winners Runners-Up Teams
Men's Open Australia New Zealand 8
Women's Open Australia New Zealand 6
Mixed Open Australia New Zealand 8
Men's Over 30 Years Australia New Zealand 7
Women's Over 30 Years Australia New Zealand 5
Men's Over 35 Years Australia New Zealand 5
Men's Over 40 Years Australia New Zealand 3

1999 - Australia (Sydney)[edit]

World Cup # : 4
Dates : April 21–24, 1999
Participants : 19 (Australia, Cook Islands, England, Fiji, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Scotland, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Tokelau, Tonga, USA, Wales)
Location : David Phillips Sports Fields, Daceyville, Sydney, Australia

Division Winners Runners-Up Teams
Men's Open Australia New Zealand 13
Women's Open Australia New Zealand 8
Mixed Open New Zealand Australia 15
Men's Over 30 Years Australia Lebanon 12
Women's Over 30 Years Australia New Zealand 5
Mixed Over 30 Years New Zealand Australia 5
Men's Over 35 Years Australia New Zealand 4
Men's Over 40 Years Australia New Zealand 5

2003 - Japan (Kumagaya)[edit]

World Cup # : 5
Dates : May 24–28, 2003
Participants : 10 (Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Niue, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, USA, Wales)
Location : Kumagaya Rugby Complex, Kumagaya, Japan

Division Winners Runners-Up Teams
Men's Open Australia New Zealand 6
Women's Open Australia New Zealand 5
Mixed Open Australia New Zealand 7
Men's Over 30 Years Australia New Zealand 5
Men's Over 35 Years Australia New Zealand 4

2007 - South Africa (Stellenbosch)[edit]

World Cup # : 6
Dates : January 17–21, 2007
Participants : 15 (Australia, England, Fiji, France, Japan, Jersey, Lebanon, New Zealand, Samoa, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, USA, Wales)
Location : Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Division Winners Runners-Up Teams
Men's Open Australia New Zealand 8
Women's Open Australia New Zealand 8
Mixed Open New Zealand Australia 6
Mixed 30's New Zealand Australia 7
Men's Over 30 Years Australia Samoa 8
Men's Over 35 Years Australia South Africa 4

2011 - Scotland (Edinburgh)[edit]

World Cup # : 7
Dates : June 22–26, 2011
Participants : 26 (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Catalonia, Cook Islands, England, Fiji, France, Germany, Guernsey, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niue, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United States and Wales)
Location : Peffermill Sports Centre, Edinburgh, Scotland

Division Winners[1][2] Runners-Up Teams
Men's Open Australia New Zealand 15
Women's Open Australia New Zealand 11
Mixed Open Australia New Zealand 19
Senior Mixed New Zealand Australia 7
Men's Over 30 Years Australia England 10
Men's Over 35 Years Australia South Africa 11
Men's Over 40 Years New Zealand Australia 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Open Category Standings". 2011 Touch World Cup. 
  2. ^ "Senior category Standings". 2011 Touch World Cup. 

External links[edit]