Wallabies home Tests on sale with family friendly kick off times

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Tickets for the Wallabies 2024 Home Tests are officially on sale to the public from 3:00pm AEST today, with family friendly afternoon kick-offs headlining much of the schedule.

The announcement comes off the back of the first release of tickets for next year’s British and Irish Lions tickets being exhausted within two weeks, with Wallabies supporters able to see the men in gold across four cities over their six home fixtures in 2024.

Tickets to the Wallabies 2024 Home Tests are available to purchase here.

Joe Schmidt’s tenure as Wallabies coach will get underway with a two-Test series against Wales with the first match in Sydney on July 6 part of a massive double header which will also see the Wallaroos play Fijiana at Allianz Stadium.

The second Test will be held at Melbourne’s AAMI Park on July 13, with the team looking to make amends for their Pool C defeat in France last year. The Wallabies requiring a series win over Warren Gatland’s side to regain the James Bevan Trophy.

A week later, on July 20, the Wallabies will return to Allianz Stadium in Sydney where they will meet another Pool C opponent from last year in Georgia, for what will be the first of four afternoon kick offs at 3:45pm. It will be the first time ever the Lelos have visited down under, and the first time the two sides have clashed outside of a Rugby World Cup.

Supporters in attendance will also be treated to a Shute Shield curtain raiser between Easts Rugby and Hunter Wildfires which is set to kick off at 1:00pm local time.

Back-to-back Rugby World Cup Champions South Africa will be the next team to arrive on Australian shores, scheduled to play the Wallabies in consecutive weeks during The Rugby Championship.

The two sides first meeting is at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium on August 10 at 2:30pm, before they cross the country to do battle in Perth at Optus Stadium the following week on August 17. The Test kicking off at 5:45pm local time in what will be the visitors first match in Western Australia since 2017.

The Wallabies final home match of 2024 will see a Bledisloe Cup Test return to Sydney’s Accor Stadium for the first time since the 2020 COVID-19 affected season. The two sides set to do battle at 3:45pm, in what is just the third afternoon kick off in Australia during the professional era.

Tickets to the Wallaroos Laurie O’Reilly Cup Test match against New Zealand at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane will also go on sale on today, with tickets to their other three home Test matches already available for purchase.

Tickets to the Wallaroos 2024 Home Tests are available to purchase here.

Wallabies coach Joe Schmidt said: “The 2024 season represents an opportunity for a new Wallaby squad to connect on and off the field and to be tested against some of the strongest Nations in World Rugby.”

“The afternoon kick offs will create a great atmosphere for players and supporters and we look forward to seeing plenty of gold jerseys in the stands throughout the year.”

Wallabies 2024 Home Tests in Sydney are supported proudly by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.

Victorian Minister for Tourism, Sport and Major Events Steve Dimopoulos said: “We’re proud to back this international test match and look forward to welcoming rugby fans to Melbourne for the Wallabies and Wales match in July.”

“It’s a great opportunity to showcase our city to visitors as well as viewers watching on from around the world.”

Queensland Minister for Tourism and Sport, Michael Healy says: “The tickets for these games are sure to be in demand, especially as the sales for the British & Irish Lions Tour have been so strong.

“These events aren’t just about the games, they’re key in driving visitation and boosting the local community. As fans flock to Brisbane to cheer on their team, they inject welcome funds into our economy and create lasting memories in our stunning state.”

Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said: “Brisbane is Australia’s sporting capital and we can’t wait to host these epic showdowns between the Wallabies and Springboks at Suncorp Stadium and the Wallaroos and New Zealand at Ballymore Stadium.”

“Brisbane’s sporting accolades continue to grow and the Rugby Home Test match will showcase our city to the world, with players and visitors packing hotels, bars and restaurants, supporting local businesses and jobs.

“We encourage visitors to come and make the most of their time in Brisbane and enjoy more to see and do off the field in our lifestyle city.”

Western Australian Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism, the Hon. Rita Saffioti MLA said: “Western Australia continues to shine on the global stage as a premier destination for major sporting spectacles, drawing strong out-of-state crowds, supporting local jobs, and boosting our economy.

“The Rugby Championship 2024 exemplifies how high-profile international events not only showcase our state’s sporting prowess but also serve as a catalyst for tourism, spotlighting Western Australia’s vibrant culture and attractions.

“Hosting the Wallabies vs. Springboks match only further highlights our commitment to delivering memorable sporting experiences and further solidifies our reputation as a top-tier sporting hub.”

Wallabies 2024 Home Tests
July Tests

Wallabies v Wales, 7:45pm AEST, Saturday July 6 at Allianz Stadium, Sydney

Wallabies v Wales, 7:45pm AEST, Saturday July 13 at AAMI Park, Melbourne

Wallabies v Georgia, 3:45pm AEST, Saturday July 20 at Allianz Stadium, Sydney

The Rugby Championship/Bledisloe Cup

Wallabies v South Africa, 2:45pm AEST, Saturday August 10 at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

Wallabies v South Africa, 5:45pm AWST, Saturday August 17 at Optus Stadium, Perth

Wallabies v New Zealand, 3:45pm AEST, Saturday September 21 at Accor Stadium, Sydney

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