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Huge Spring Competitions about to kick off across the Country. To join TRL in 2018, start by finding you location HERE


2018 Australian Championships Carnival will feature Origin, the 2018 World Cup and the Australian Championships. To stay updated, make sure you are following us on Social Media


The Journey of TRL Juniors so far in 2018!

  • Find out how TRL has become one of the fastest growing junior sports in 2018.

Birth of the Women’s Game

  • The Women who made the dream of a TRL Women’s League into reality.

Ronald McDonald House Charity Day – November 18

  • Join in on the fun and raise money for a good cause. more

TRL is BOOMING in Sydney

  • With new competitions, venues reaching capacity and an ever-growing representative scene, TRL is growing at a rapid rate in Sydney. more

Do you think you like your TRL?

  • For many of us, a social game every week might be the extent of our involvement and association with TRL. However, for Katie Roberts (of East Brisbane), TRL is life. more

TRL Beenleigh awarded Team of the Year

  • TRL Beenleigh’s Representative Team receive Team of the Year at the Audi Centre Springwood 2017 City of Logan Sports Awards. more

The 2017 TRL Australian Championships

  • A truly remarkable weekend for our sport of Touch Rugby League with over 60 teams, 850 players and 1,500 officials, staff and supporters descending on Dolphins Stadium in Redcliffe.
  • Another record-breaking event for the sport. more

Who will reign supreme at this year’s Aus Champs?

  • When it comes to Mens Representative TRL it is hard to go past Beenleigh.
  • However, this year they will face their stiffest challenge yet in the form of Logan. Logan will be captained by Michael Rasmussen and will include big names such as Cody Green and Ryan Endehipa. more

Lam and Darren – two of the greats!

  • As a curtain raiser to the TRL Australian Championships, TRL will feature an international series – Australia vs New Zealand and Vietnam vs Rest of the World.
  • The Vietnam team is lead by Lam Trinh and the Rest of the World Team is lead by Darren Gehrke. Both are South Brisbane Representative players – again demonstrating the size, strength and dominance of this TRL Region – and both have played for the Pink Ninjas Juggernaut over the last 4 years. more

The Sunshine Coast Sloths – Representative Juggernauts

  • Sloths can be described as short, stocky, slightly rotund animals with long limbs and tiny ears. This pretty much sums up the appearance of Sunshine Coast Men’s captain, Josh Bidgood but what this guy lacks in physical attributes, he makes up for in ability and speed…..and he will be leading the Sloths to what he hopes will be Grand Final glory. more

Bayside’s Best Chance & Taipans Poised to Strike

  • Two formidable opponents for representative teams at the upcoming 2017 TRL Australian Championships will be the Bayside Seagulls and West Brisbane Taipans. more

Have you ever wondered why we have some of the rules we do in TRL?

  • Every so often, I hear someone ask “why do you have the AFL rule” or “why can’t you initiate the touch” – for the TRL faithful, these questions may seem a little foreign but for the unacquainted, I can see why they would ask. more

SEQ Mixed Champions’ League going from strength to strength

  • After a very successful inaugural Mixed Champions’ League in Winter, the concept has gone to another level for Spring. There is glut of talent that has descended on Shaw Park at Kedron with several high profile teams making the trek to test their might against the best. more

Melbourne, Canberra and Newcastle all building nicely for the 2017 Australian Championships

  • When people think Rugby League these days, the Melbourne Storm comes to mind and in particular, the big three of Cameron Smith, Cooper Cronk and Billy Slater!
  • But TRL Melbourne have their own “big two”. Kristin Gibbs and Pat Beazley, two of the best mixed players to have played TRL since inception back in 2005.  more

Strongest Men’s Competition Ever Assembled

  • Never before has there been a Men’s Competition line-up quite like this.
  • Watch the Feet, Get It Inya, Str8Up, Custard, Halfcut and Carina Cubs just to name a few that will take the field for the inaugural Men’s SEQ Champions’ League. more

Irish Ready for National TRL

  • The Queensland Irish will be entered as an International Team in the 2017 TRL Australian Championships – a testament to the ongoing reach and international interest in Touch Rugby League (TRL). more

2017 TRL NSW Origin Team Announcement

  • TRL Australia is proud to announce the 2017 New South Wales Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Teams to play Queensland on Friday 29 September at Dolphin Stadium, Redcliffe. more

TRL going from strength to strength in rural and regional QLD

  • The growth of the game though in these areas has been phenomenal. Today over 300 Senior teams grace the TRL playing circuits in Townsville, Mackay and Rockhampton every year. more

2017 TRL International Series

  • Touch Rugby League (TRL) Australia is proud to announce the teams for the first ever TRL International Series, to be played as a precursor to the TRL Australian Championships at Dolphin Stadium, Redcliffe on September 30 and October 1.
  • The 2017 TRL Internationals Series will feature two standalone games: Australia vs New Zealand Men’s and Vietnam vs Rest of the World Mixed. more

2017 TRL Australian Championships

  • Touch Rugby League will be returning to the Redcliffe Peninsula for the 2017 TRL Australian Championships.
  • Held over three days from Friday 29 September to Sunday 1 October, the event will attract over 850 players, officials and support staff travelling from as far north as Townsville and as far south as Melbourne. more

2017 TRL QLD Origin Team Announcement

  • TRL Australia is proud to announce the 2017 Queensland Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Teams to play New South Wales on Friday 29 September at Dolphin Stadium, Redcliffe.
  • The 2017 TRL State of Origin Series will also include the inaugural Women’s game. more

TRL Representative Pathways

  • The SEQ Champions League will broaden the games’ social culture and competition on the back of the largest event in TRL’s brief history.
  • The TRL Representative Scene will continue to grow to accommodate the growing competitive nature of the sport with many more events remaining in the 2017 calendar. more

2017 TRL QLD State Championships – LIVE STANDINGS & LIVE STREAM

  • Stay up-to-date with your team’s progress during the 2017 TRL QLD State Championships with our Live Standings.
  • Tune in from 12:30pm Sunday 7 May for all the Day 2 Finals Action courtesy of our LIVE STREAM. more

Referee Nominations Open – 2017 TRL QLD State Championships

  • Touch Rugby League (TRL) Australia has opened nominations for suitably qualified referees to be considered for the 2017 TRL Queensland State Championships from Saturday May 6 – Sunday May 7 at Dolphins Stadium, Redcliffe, Queensland. more

2017 TRL QLD State Championships – May 6/7

  • On May 6-7, the best TRL players from Queensland will converge on Redcliffe’s iconic Dolphins Stadium for the 2017 TRL Queensland State Championships.
  • This year’s event will see over 800 players, officials and support staff take the field over two days, travelling from as far and wide as Townville, Mackay, Rockhampton and the Gold Coast. more

3 NEW Franchise Areas have now opened – Melbourne, Newcastle and Greater Western Sydney!

  • TRL is now played across 22 Franchise Locations in Australia, from Townsville down to Melbourne. See a full list of competitions on our locations page.
  • If you are interested in starting your own TRL Franchise, head to our Franchise Page for more information.

2016 TRL Australian Championships

  • Well over 1200 players, support staff, coaches, officials and supporters descended on Owen Park @ Southport for one of the greatest weekends in TRL’s 11 year history. more

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