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FIFA WWC: Australia v Republic of Ireland

All You Need To Know For Australia V Republic Of Ireland At Stadium Australia

32 nations. 736 players. 64 matches to be played over 32 magic days.

FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023™ is here, with the Australia playing Republic of Ireland in their highly-anticipated first Group B game at Stadium Australia on Thursday 20 July (8pm kick-off).

This match will follow the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ Opening Ceremony in New Zealand, with Match 1 of the tournament – New Zealand v Norway – at Eden Park, Auckland from 5pm (AEST).

All available tickets for the Australia v Republic of Ireland match (Match 2) have been sold with a capacity crowd of more than 70,000 on the way. This will be the highest attendance for an Australian women’s football international in Australia and the Matildas’ highest ever international attendance.

Top tips for Australia v Republic of Ireland:

  • Plan your travel to Sydney Olympic Park – take advantage of the fact ALL TICKETS include travel to and from Stadium Australia (Olympic Park) on all forms of public transport, including Sydney Trains and Major Event Buses.
  • Arrive Early and allow additional time for the Stadium Entry Process – this will enable you to enjoy the big game atmosphere and make the most of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ event day experience;
  • Remember that Stadium Australia is a Cashless Venue.
  • Plan your match day using FIFA’s Digital Fan Guide, including how to get to the match, what you can (and can’t) bring into the stadium and everything else to help your matchday go #BeyondGreatness™
Tazuni’s Top Tips
FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ mobile ticketing app guide

Top tips for ticket holders:

  • Download the Ticketing App! You can download the free FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ mobile ticketing app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store in order to access your ticket(s).
  • Find your tickets under the “MY TICKETS” section in the app.
  • Share your ticket with your guests as soon as possible to avoid delays at gates.

Top tips for traffic and transport:

  • Public transport is included in your match tickets. This includes; Sydney Trains, Public Buses, Rail Services, Ferries and Major Event Buses
  • If you have not pre-booked parking at Sydney Olympic Park, DO NOT DRIVE into the precinct. All car parks are FULL BOOKED
  • Plan your trip in advance to avoid delays and plan to arrive to the Stadium early, allowing additional time for the Stadium entry process.

Top tips for entry:

  • Gates Open for Australia v Republic of Ireland at 6pm – we advise getting here as early as possible to avoid queues with a capacity crowd expected.
  • If you need any assistance while at the Stadium, please see any of our friendly staff or volunteers.
  • Please review the prohibited items list and Stadium Code of Conduct before heading to the match.

Top tips for food and beverage:

  • Only small quantities of non-commercially produced/packaged food items for personal consumption can be brought into the stadium.
  • Any kind of liquid or beverages procured outside of the stadium are not permitted.
  • Stadium Australia is a cashless venue
  • As the Official Payment Services Partner of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™, Visa payment products including debit, credit and mobile payments are preferred at all stadiums to pay for merchandise, food & beverage, and tickets. Cardholders will enjoy exclusive benefits when paying with Visa during the tournament.
  • For fans arriving without a Visa payment product or those that would like commemorative tournament memorabilia, the ability to purchase a FIFA-themed Visa prepaid product will be made available.

Where can you watch the game?

  • In person here at Stadium Australia if you were lucky enough to secure a ticket!
  • Watch every Matilda’s FIFA Women’s World Cup™ match live and free on 7plus or stream all matches on Optus Sport
  • With a host of other football fans at the FIFA Fan Festival™ at Tumbalong Park: 11 Harbour St, Sydney -> Google Maps 

Enjoy the big game and C’MON YOU TILLIES!

All the Event Day Information is available at:

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