Peru Footy 9s jumper front
Peruvians have been in Australia from at least the late 1800s, and the 1901 Census indicated there were 28 Peruvians in Australia at the time.

As resource-rich countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, Australia and Peru enjoy a positive relationship which has expanded in recent years.

Resident Australian population born in Peru (2016) – 9,550
Australian residents of Peruvian descent (2016) – 11,100

Have you ever wanted to pull on your national jumper and represent your country?

Playing Footy 9s gives you an opportunity to do just that! It’s a fun and exciting new sport, with both full contact (tackling) and non-contact (no tackling) options to choose from.

If you are of Peruvian descent and keen to represent Peru, please join the Team Peru Facebook group.