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The Bledisloe Cup in focus with the Wallabies lined up behind it at Optus Stadium
  • Tickets now on sale for 2021 Bledisloe Cup match at Optus Stadium on August 21
  • Perth game an Australian exclusive for 2021
  • Game secured for Perth by the State Government, through Tourism WA.

The tickets, priced from $49, will give fans the chance to witness the only Bledisloe test to be played on Australian soil this year.

The Bledisloe Cup is one of the world's biggest sporting rivalries, contested annually by Australia and New Zealand's national rugby union teams, the Wallabies and the All Blacks.

Perth's 2019 Bledisloe was a winner for fans, tourism and the WA economy. The game holds the sporting event attendance record for Optus Stadium, with more than 61,000 people witnessing the Wallabies' decisive win over the All Blacks.

Nearly 7400 visitors from outside the State travelled to Perth for the occasion, spending more than $12.5 million.

More than 1.85 million viewers across the nation and in Tourism WA's key international markets, including New Zealand, tuned into the television broadcast of the match.

To mark today's ticket release, Optus Stadium will be lit up tonight in the traditional gold colour of the Wallabies' jersey.

Perth's 2019 and 2021 Bledisloe Cup matches were secured for Perth by the State Government, through Tourism WA, in partnership with Rugby Australia.


Page reviewed 27 February 2023