The Ultimate Backyard Cricket Match

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The Ultimate Backyard Cricket Match

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Join some of Australia’s sporting legends and media celebrities for the Ultimate Backyard Cricket Match!

Saturday 18th March 2023
1PM - 5PM
Government House Gardens


We are proud to present the third edition of the Ultimate Backyard Cricket Match, in the heritage listed Gardens of Government House.

The Pirates and the Governor’s teams will again do battle on Saturday 18th March 2023, in true backyard cricket style, in this fun event.

This exclusive event offers a unique opportunity for corporate hospitability and sponsorship opportunities, where you can enjoy the surrounds of the Government House Gardens and rub shoulders with past and present cricketing greats, sporting stars and your favourite celebrities.

The Honourable Chris Dawson APM, Governor of Western Australia, is kindly supporting the event, opening up the Gardens for this special occasion and will be involved throughout the day.

The Ultimate Backyard Cricket Match combines the spirit of classic Australian fun in the beautiful, backyard grounds of Government House, whilst also raising money for the deadliest disease impacting Australian children.

This event will bring together past Australian Cricket greats, current sports stars, celebrities, and Aussie larrikins, all to play in a compromised rules cricket match, hosted by The Honourable Chris Dawson APM, Governor of Western Australia.

This event has previously attracted some of Australia’s best sporting talent and celebrities, who joined in a day of great fun and entertainment. Some of the talent included Australian cricketing legends Justin Langer, Bruce Reid & Terry Alderman, Cameron Green (current Australian cricket superstar), Andrew Vlahov (Olympic basketballer), Karl Langdon (West Coast Eagles), Peter Rowsthorn (Australian comedian), Ethan Marrell (‘Ozzy Man Reviews’) and Michael Thomson (9News anchor).

In addition to the cricket match, there will be a treasure trove of activities to keep the kids entertained throughout the day. The Kids Zone will have bouncy castles, rides, slippery slides, the Channel 9 news desk, as well as the Perth Scorchers bowling tent.

The Ultimate Backyard Cricket Match is truly one of the most bespoke charity experiences in Perth and is now an annual highlight on the Perth event calendar.

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Due to a strict limit on numbers able to attend this event, there will not be any General Admission tickets offered unfortunately.

There will be a limited number of VIP tickets available, once sponsorship packages have been exhausted.


We would delight in showcasing your brand in the carnival atmosphere of this truly unique event, with outstanding media and public exposure.

This event provides a grand way to socialise with friends and family, network with some of WA’s largest corporations, whilst most importantly, helping fund childhood brain cancer research. You will be treated to a premium all-inclusive experience of fine wines and extravagant culinary offerings like no other. Sip on award winning local wines and premium beers; your drinks will be complimented by delicious roaming canapes throughout the day.



To register your interest in securing your unique sponsorship opportunity, please contact

Gary Lees
0417 093 495