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2014 Australia v France, Melbourne

Tour Dates 14-15 June, 2014
Match Date Saturday 14th June, 2014
Venue Etihad Stadium, Melbourne
Tour Duration 2 Days/1 Night
Melbourne plays host to the 2nd Test Match between the Qantas Wallabies and France in this best of 3 series.

Over 37,000 fans packed into Etihad Stadium back in 2002 to watch the Qantas Wallabies defeat France 31-25 in their last visit to Victoria. This loss signified the end of their 2002 Tour of Australia as they finished winless, but they only just fell short in Melbourne thanks to a drop goal from then captain George Gregan. It was a very free flowing affair as France served it right up to the Aussies with 4 tries, but the Wallabies were up to the challenge as they responded with 2 tries apiece to Matt Burke, Dan Herbert and Stirling Mortlock.

Can the visiting French team snap their 8 match losing streak in Australia, or can the Qantas Wallabies continue their dominance in front of a big Melbourne crowd?

Our Packages

Our packages for the Australia v France clash include one night accommodation at a range of hotels in Melbourne with a reserved ticket for the big match.

Twin share prices for this event start from just $370 per person twin/double share. Extra nights and single prices are available by proceeding through the booking process. Domestic flights can be arranged upon request.

Match Tickets

As the Exclusive Travel Agent of the ARU, We Love Rugby packages include guaranteed Platinum category reserved seating. Exact seating locations won't be known until approximately 3-4 weeks prior to the match.

About Melbourne

You'll be able to see what makes Melbourne tick during June as Melburnians flock to cafes and bars, and every sporting event possible.

You can experience the best of Australia's cultural capital with blockbuster exhibition openings, arts festivals, sporting spectacles, award-winning stage shows and luxurious day spas, as well a whole host of wining, dining and shopping possibilities.

Getting there

Package prices do not include flights. As the price of domestic flights fluctuate based on availability, we encourage you to book early. If you would like to include flights as part of the package, inquire with our consultants at the time of booking.

Getting to Etihad Stadium is a breeze from our centrally located hotels as it is only a short walk from the city's CBD. Other alternative modes include taxis and trams.

All Packages include

  • One (1) night accommodation
  • Platinum Match Ticket for Australia v France in Melbourne
  • Wallabies supporter cap

Package rates are based on room configurations

  • Single room is for one person
  • Twin rooms include two separate beds
  • Double rooms are for couples and have one bed

Accommodation at

Room options

Batmans Hill on Collins Package


One of our most consistently popular Melbourne hotels located opposite Southern Cross Station and only a short walk from Etihad Stadium.

  • Single Room (1 Bed for 1 Person): AUD465 per person
  • Twin Room (2 Beds for 2 People): AUD370 per person
  • Double Room (1 Bed for 2 People): AUD370 per person

Citigate Melbourne Package


The hotel is superbly located in the centre of thriving Melbourne, within walking distance to the centre business district, major sporting, shopping and entertainment venues and all Melbourne has to offer.

  • Single Room (1 Bed for 1 Person): AUD489 per person
  • Twin Room (2 Beds for 2 People): AUD395 per person
  • Double Room (1 Bed for 2 People): AUD395 per person