There are representative pathways for Touch Football players – whether that's competing at State Cups, Nationals, the televised NRL Touch Premiership or all the way up to international events such as the Trans-Tasman Test Series and Touch World Cup. The Australian Emus are current World Champions. Unlike other team sports, in Touch Football you can represent – even at the most elite level – in Mixed as well as Men's and Women's divisions. There are opportunities for Masters as well as Open divisions at representative events. Scroll down for a range of events.
The Federation of International Touch (FIT) is the international governing body for Touch Football. FIT runs the Open as well as Masters Touch World Cups in a four-yearly cycle.
The NRL Touch Premiership is a televised elite Touch Football competition in which men's and women's teams representing NRL clubs compete for the title annually during the NRL season.
The National Touch League (NTL) is a national annual Touch Football tournament comprising of both Open and Masters divisions.
In line with the NRL All-Stars, the best Indigenous Australian and Mãori Touch Footballers go head to head annually in this ultimate cultural showdown.
Each year at the NRL Women's Championship, two women's Touch Football teams compete in a division called A Touch of League to showcase their Rugby League 9s skills. The event has proven a good pathway for female Touch athletes into the NRLW.
The NSW State Cup is New South Wales' premier representative Touch Football event, held each December in Port Macquarie.
The Queensland State Cup is the state's premier representative Touch Football tournament.
The State Cup is Victoria's premier tournament, with divisions for Men's, Women's and Mixed sides, in social and competitive competition.
The first chance for Victoria's top players, and TFV's representative clubs, to get back on the field post COVID-19