Each and every year, countries and cities from all across the globe host amazing sporting events, and 2019 is going to be no different. The remaining months of this year are set to be packed full of great games, matches, races, and tournaments that are sure to get the spectator’s blood pumping.
If you’re a lover of both sport and traveling, then why not combine your two passions and go on a number of sporting holidays before 2019 (and this decade) is over? To see some of this years’ best sporting holiday destinations, read on.
Perth, Australia/Auckland, New Zealand — The Wallabies vs The All Blacks
In August, the Australian national rugby union team, the Wallabies, are going to lace up their boots and take on their old nemesis, New Zealand’s All Blacks, in two games as part of the 2019 Investec Rugby Championship. If you want to experience a sporting rivalry that truly is like no other, then you should book tickets to see one (or maybe even both) of these games — game one is taking place in Perth, Australia on 10 August, and game two is taking place in Auckland, New Zealand on 17 August.
If unfortunately, you are unable to head on a sporting holiday to either Perth or Auckland in order to sample the atmosphere of the Wallabies vs the All Blacks, you shouldn’t let distance or time hold you back from enjoying this fierce sporting rivalry. No matter where you live in the world or what time you may have to get out of bed to do so, you cannot afford to miss these two games, as they are both sure to be full of fireworks!
Melbourne, Australia — The Melbourne Cup
Sticking Down Under, on 5 November, the ‘race that stops a nation,’ the Melbourne Cup, takes place. Whether you’re a lover of horse racing or not, you will be sure to enjoy the pageantry of this world-famous event. Whatever you do, just make sure that you check Unibet closer to race day to ensure that you get the best odds — oh, and make sure to play their awesome games!
Porto, Portugal — UEFA Nations League Final
If you want to be a part of sporting history in 2019, then you should book a ticket to the UEFA Final — you’ll be a part of history because this is the culmination of the inaugural tournament! Whether you’re a fan of football (soccer) or not, a trip to Estádio do Dragão in Porto, Portugal on 9 June will definitely allow you to enjoy a memorable sporting holiday.
London, England — 2019 Cricket World Cup Final
If you’re a cricket fan, then you should be planning a sporting holiday to Lord’s, London on 14 July, as that is where and when 2019’s Cricket World Cup is being held. No matter what teams make it to the final, you’ll be sure to see the very best players that the world of cricket has to offer to take to the field.
THE NFL DRAFT
Who can miss the NFL Draft? Are you kidding me, the April event has become one of the biggest and best events out there for National Football League fans. The NFL Draft focuses every year on players fulfilling their dream of becoming a professional athlete. The Draft is my favorite time of the year at NFL Draft Diamonds because we get to see so many sports players make it to the league. To us at NFL Draft Diamonds, the NFL Draft is the best sports holiday!
If you’re a lover of sports, then you should seek to head on at least one of the sporting holidays listed above.