How to Play Touch Football

Touch football is played with the aim of moving the ball towards the opponents score line by running and passing the ball backwards to your team mates. 

There are no tackles, instead when an attacking player with the ball is touched, they perform a roll-ball.

Click on each of the terms below to see an explanation.


Think you’re ready? Click here to to see where you can start playing touch football in your local area!


P Shoes
P Shirt

That’s it.

O No fancy uniforms.
O No padding.
O No shin-guards.
O No mouth-guards.
O No helmets.

At the social-level, Touch is one of the cheapest team sports that you can play because all you need to play is a pair of shoes and a shirt!