A new look Western Force will make a triumphant return to nib Stadium tonight to take on Fiji in front of a sellout crowd.
The first step in the team’s come back, the Western Force will compete against national representative teams from Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and Hong Kong as well as Super 15 teams Rebels and Crusaders.
The match is the Force’s first in Andrew Forrest’s World Series Rugby competition.
VenuesWest Chief Executive Officer David Etherton said he was delighted to see the Western Force return.
“Losing Western Force was a devastating blow to all levels of rugby union in Western Australia. To see them return to nib Stadium and with such strong support from the people of Perth is very promising for the future of rugby.”
“Some exciting rule changes are expected to see a more expansive brand of rugby giving local fans even more to cheer about”
“I encourage all sports fans to support their new Western Force team and get along to nib Stadium for what will be some outstanding rugby matches.”
VenuesWest delivers world class sport and entertainment experiences across its portfolio of thirteen venues and is a proud supporter of Western Australia’s high performance athletes.
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