We are set for a Saturday night showdown! Here are the top six reasons you can't miss tomorrow's do-or-die clash with the Hurricanes.
1. Ian Prior’s 100th
Force scrum-half Ian Prior will etch his name into the history books as he plays his 100th Western Force game against the Hurricanes this Saturday.
Prior joins Force legends Matt Hodgson (140 caps) and Pekahou Cowan (137 caps) as the third player to play 100 games for the club.
With four seasons as captain for the club between 2018 and 2021, Prior has been an outstanding leader, who has represented the Force in World Series Rugby (7 caps), Global Rapid Rugby (8 caps), and Super Rugby (84 caps).
Don’t miss out on celebrating Prior and his historic milestone.
2. Finals on the line
It doesn’t get much bigger than this – the Force are playing for a second consecutive Super Rugby finals berth when they face the Hurricanes.
The Force kept their finals hopes alive with a commanding win over Moana Pasifika on Tuesday night in Auckland to set up a dramatic regular season finale at HBF Park.
The equation is simple – the Force must win, and the Rebels must beat the Highlanders on Sunday in order to secure a place in the finals.
3. Sambo’s final home game at the helm
Saturday night marks Tim Sampson’s last home game in charge of the Force.
Be there at HBF Park to thank Sambo for his outstanding contributions to the club over the past five seasons.
4. Final home game of the season
After starting our Super Rugby Pacific journey back in February, Saturday night is our final home game of the 2022 campaign.
For rugby fans in Western Australia, this is your last chance to see the Force in Super Rugby action for the year.
Be there for all the world class rugby action!
5. Farewell retiring and departing players
With news that veteran trio Greg Holmes, Richard Kahui and Jeremy Thrush will be hanging up the boots at the end of the season, don’t miss out on your chance to celebrate their time at the Force and their storied careers.
One of the hardest aspects in sport at the end of each season is saying goodbye to players. Saturday is your chance to thank the departing players for their contributions to the club in person.
6. Member Recognition Round
The Sea of Blue is lifeblood of the Western Force. This Saturday night, we will be honouring our loyal Members as they form the Guard of Honour for our team and on lucky junior Member tosses the coin.
Roving Western Force staff will be randomly selecting fans from the crown to win prizes, as part of Member Recognition Round.
This is one that simply cannot be missed!