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Trans-Tasman Test Series



Trans-Tasman

The Trans-Tasman Test Series is a best-of-three series between the two top Touch Football nations in the world, Australia and New Zealand. The rivalry between the Pain Away Australia Emus and the Touch Blacks is strong. The Open Trans-Tasman comprises of Men's, Women's and Mixed divisions. In 2023, there will also be a Pacific Youth Touch Cup for Under-18s and Under-20s. 

Opens Trans-Tasman

Opens Trans-Tasman

The Trans-Tasman Test Series is a best-of-three series between the two top Touch Football nations in the world, Australia and New Zealand. The next Open Trans-Tasman will be held in Brisbane from 21 - 23 April 2023. For this edition of the Trans-Tasman, Japan Touch will be joining the series.

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2023 Opens Trans Tasman Magazine

Read the 2023 Opens Trans Tasman magazine for messages, team lists, event details and more!

Asia Pacific Youth Touch Cup

Asia Pacific Youth Touch Cup

The next Youth International Event will be the Asia Pacific Youth Touch Cup, held in Brisbane from 12th - 14th May 2023.

2023 Asia Pacific Youth Touch Cup Magazine

2023 Asia Pacific Youth Touch Cup Magazine

Read the 2023 Asia Pacific Youth Touch Cup magazine for messages, team lists, event details and more!

Watch live and free on Kayo Sports

Watch live and free on Kayo Sports

Watch all the action from both international events, live and free on Kayo Freebies.

The Athelite Australian Emus

Australia's national representative Touch Football teams are known as the Athelite Emus. The highest-level Athelite Australian Emus teams are the Men's Open, Women's Open and Mixed Open teams. Unlike other team sports, there are Mixed divisions at the most elite level of Touch. Touch Football athletes can also represent the Athelite Emus at Youth and Masters levels. The Athelite Emus represent Australia in Touch World Cup events and Trans-Tasman Test Series.

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Touch Football Imagery

NRL Films and Photos are the Official Event Photography Partner of NRL Touch Football. Check out the gallery of images from past National Touch League and National Youth Championships here.

Bristol Paint Aus Open

Bristol Paint Aus Open

Held at Harker Oval, New Lambton (Newcastle), three exciting exhibition games – Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed – were held on the afternoon of Saturday April 23rd, 2022. After several years of COVID enforced hiatus, this was the players chance to prove themselves to their teammates, their coaches, and the fans.

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