Sports extravaganza in Western Australia this July
Perth, Western Australia is set for a bumper month of top-class international sport this July.
It welcomes rugby and football fans from England and at home for three major games.
It comes as London to Perth direct flights returned this week.
July 2022 will kick off with the England rugby team returning to Perth for the first time in 12 years to take on the Wallabies at the Optus Stadium, on Saturday 2 July 2022.
It will be the first game England has played at the Optus Stadium, which only opened its doors in 2018.
New innovative features such as the Halo enable fans to watch a game from the roof, with a 360-degree view offering a unique perspective of Perth and the game.
The game is expected to attract more than 50,000 rugby fans.
Then, four Premier League football teams will arrive in Perth for ICON – Perth’s Festival of International Football.
The festival sees Manchester United take on West Ham United with Crystal Palace facng Leeds United on 22 and 23 July 2022.
Fans wishing to extend their stay in WA can explore one of the city’s 19 beaches, s Ziplining across the Matagarup Bridge, or take to the Swan River with the new Waterbike tour.
Visitors can find out more about Perth at WesternAustralia.com and book tickets for the games at OptusStadium.com.au