En­joy top rugby ac­tion

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - Sports -

PERTH will play host to the

when they go head-to-head as part of a two-year deal. Act­ing Tourism Min­is­ter John Day said the Wal­la­bies were set to play Ar­gentina's Pu­mas in 2016 and South Africa's Spring­boks in 2017 at Perth Oval, with both games ex­pected to gen­er­ate high lo­cal and na­tional in­ter­est from rugby fans. The in­ter­na­tional rugby Test matches, which are both part of The Rugby Cham­pi­onship se­ries, are sup­ported by the State Gov­ern­ment through Tourism Western Aus­tralia. Sport and Recre­ation Min­is­ter Mia Davies said the Ar­gen­tinian game would be the first in­ter­na­tional rugby match to be played at Perth Oval, which is owned by VenuesWest on be­half of the State Gov­ern­ment.

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