For fans of the AFL that live in Perth, one should have no issue getting Optus Stadium AFL tickets. Optus Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium that opened in January 2018. The stadium holds a capacity of 60,000 and is the third largest stadium in Australia. Thus, AFL fans will stand a good chance of getting Optus Stadium AFL tickets.
This stadium is used for the Australian cricket team for one day matches, test and Twenty20 matches. It is also home to The Perth Scorchers Twenty20 cricket club. The stadium has been picked as a venue for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament for 2020 on a provisional basis. Rugby matches will also be featured in the stadium. The venue will be home to the State of Origin series and the Bledisloe Cup in 2019.
Before we dive into the process of getting Optus Stadium AFL Tickets, let’s learn some more about the Australian Football League.
The Australian Football league is the premier football competition in which the sport of Australian rules football is played. The league has been in existence since 1897.
The league features 18 teams played across 5 out of 6 states in Australia. It consists of a pre-season followed up by a 23-game regular season and the 8-team AFL Finals Series. The season is concluded with the AFL Grand Final.
Optus Stadium is home to two of Perth’s AFL teams: The West Coast Eagles and the Fremantle Football Club. Thus, fans have two options for Optus Stadium AFL tickets. The West Coast Eagles are also known as The Eagles. The Fremantle Football Club is also known as The Dockers. However, many people refer to the Fremantle Dockers as simply Freo.
The West Coast Eagles was founded in 1986 as an expansion team. The Eagles were winners of the AFL grand finals in 1992, 1994 and 2006. The West Coast Eagles are looking to retool from being eliminated in the semi-finals of the AFL Finals series to Greater Western Sydney in 2017.
Optus Stadium AFL Tickets for West Coast Eagles games are available at Ticketblaster. Tickets are currently available for all upcoming up coming rounds. Moreover, Ticketblaster has Optus Stadium AFL Tickets available to the upcoming finals series, should games be played at the stadium.
Nicknamed the Dockers, the Fremantle Football Club were admitted to the AFL in 1995. The club has yet to win the AFL Finals. However, they have enjoyed past success as evidenced by their AFL finals appearance in 2013 and their consecutive appearances in the AFL finals series between 2012-2015.
Tickets for all upcoming Fremantle games are available on Ticketblaster.
Of course, West Coast and Fremantle fans will want to get a head start on getting Optus Stadium AFL Tickets on Ticketblaster for the Fremantle vs West Coast games which are always in high demand.