2020 FESTIVAL OF TRL
This celebration of TRL will truly encapsulate the very best elements of our sport – competition, community and sportsmanship.
LOCATION: The city of Brisbane will host the Festival of TRL across three venues.
STATE OF ORIGIN: Wednesday 18th November 2020 – Carina Leagues Club, Carina
WORLD CUP: Thursday 19th & Friday 20th November 2020 – Purtell Park, Bardon & Shaw Park, Kedron
AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS: Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd November 2020 – Purtell Park, Bardon & Shaw Park, Kedron
STATE OF ORIGIN
The 5th TRL State of Origin Series will be the most competitive to date, with significant growth in NSW TRL regions over the last 12 months, poised to upset the dominance QLD has displayed in recent years.
New South Wales (Men’s, Men’s 30s, Mixed & Women’s)
Queensland (Men’s, Men’s 30s, Mixed & Women’s)
The 3rd edition of the TRL World Cup will celebrate the ancestral heritage of TRL players with 19 nations and regions represented, across Men’s, Men’s 30s, Mixed & Women’s WCPL (World Cup Premier League) & Cup divisions.
COMPETING NATIONS (No. of Teams):
Australia (9) *
Hong Kong (3)
New Zealand (5)
Norfolk Island (2)
Papua New Guinea (3)
Rest of the World (1)
United Kingdom (8)
* The 9 teams representing Australia are made up of 4 selection-only teams, representing the best players across the country. Then 5 non-QLD based teams formed in the organisational phase of this event, due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 border closure between QLD & NSW.
After the largest Australian Championships in 2019 featured 71 teams from 18 regions, the 2020 edition will truly be a representation of the best in TRL, both on and off the field, across 7 APL & Cup divisions.
COMPETING REGIONS (No. of Teams):
Central Queensland (3)
East Brisbane (6)
Gold Coast (5)
Moreton Bay (3)
North Brisbane (9)
South Brisbane (6)
Sunshine Coast (5)
North Queensland (4)
West Brisbane (6)