Touch Football World Cup

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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

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
Overall winner : 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
Overall winner : Australia

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, United States
Overall winner : Australia

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
Overall winner : 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
Overall winner : Australia

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
Overall winner : Australia

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
Overall winner : Australia

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

2015 - Australia (Coffs Harbour)[edit]

World Cup # : 8
Dates : April 29 - May 3, 2015
Participants : 25 (Australia, Chile, China, Cook Islands, England, France, Fiji, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Middle East Touch, Netherlands, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States, Wales)
Location : Coffs Harbour International Stadium, Coffs Harbour, Australia
Overall winner : Australia

Division Winners[3] Runners-Up Teams
Men's Open Australia New Zealand 16
Women's Open Australia New Zealand 14
Mixed Open Australia New Zealand 22
Women's Over 27 Years Australia New Zealand 5
Senior Mixed Australia New Zealand 6
Men's Over 30 Years Australia Cook Islands 7
Men's Over 35 Years New Zealand Australia 6
Men's Over 40 Years Australia New Zealand 9
Men's Over 50 Years Australia Italy 5

Squads[edit]

The competition featured ninety teams from twenty five participating nations.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Open Category Standings" (PDF). 2011 Touch World Cup. 
  2. ^ "Senior category Standings" (PDF). 2011 Touch World Cup. 
  3. ^ "Draws and Results". Touch World Cup 2015. 
  4. ^ Tom Lowrey (30 April 2015). "World's best touch footballers descend on Coffs Harbour". Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  5. ^ NRL.com (24 April 2015). "Touch World Cup officially launched". Retrieved 10 May 2015. 

External links[edit]