2016 State of Origin

 

2016 State of Origin Dates

The 2016 Rugby League State of Origin Series is set to be the biggest yet. The NRL has release dates with the three games taking place on the 1st June (Origin I), 22nd June (Origin II) and 13th July (Origin III) 2016.

The great news for NSW rugby league fans is the 2016 State of Origin venues are locked in with home ground advantage falling to the Blues. New South Wales will host the first and third game of the 2016 Origin series. QLD will only host one game in 2016.

2016 State of Origin Venues / Fixtures

State of Origin Game 1: 1st June 2016, ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm local time

State of Origin Game 2: 22nd June 2016, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm local time 

State of Origin Game 3: 13th July 2016, ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm local time

2016 State of Origin TV and radio broadcast times

Channel 9 will broadcast the game live into NSW and QLD in Australia. The telecast will start from 7.30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time with Kick-off set for 8.15pm. Broadcast TV and Radio times for South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria will be released in 2016. Based on the previous year the following broadcasters will more than likely pick up the Broadcasting rights for 2016.

Possible countries and broadcasters for 2016 include:

Africa: Live on Fox Sports Africa
Asia: Live on Setanta Sports
Canada: Live on Sportsnet World channel
France: Live on beIN Sports 1
Inflight / Cruiseships: Live on Sport 24
Middle East: Live on OSN Sports 1
Pacific Islands: Live on Fiji One
Papua New Guinea: Live on EMTV
United Kingdom: Live on Premier Sports
Greece: Live on Action24
Brazil: Live on SKY
United States: Live on Fox

The 2016 State of origin series will also be covered by usual Australian radio broadcasters 2GB and ABC. Live radio streaming will also be available.

2016 State of Origin Tickets

Tickets for the 2016 State of Origin game 1 and 3 at ANZ Stadium go on sale to the general public from the 19th of November 2015. Tickets for game 2 at Suncorp Stadium will go on sale in early 2016. Tickets are available via the NRL website www.nrl.com/tickets

Fans will be able to watch Holden State of Origin Games at ANZ Stadium next year for as little as $35.

For the first time, a special two game pass will go on sale for both Sydney games for $75 (Club Ticketed Members) and $85 (General Public).

A limited number of $35 single-game tickets will be available for both Club Ticketed Members and the general public.

Club Ticketed Members can purchase individual bronze category tickets for just $45 and family packages for $145.

Bronze category general public tickets will be available for $50 for both ANZ Stadium games, with family packages priced at $155. A family of four could attend both Sydney matches for $260.

2016 State of Origin kick-off / International Viewing TV and Radio times 

Game 1, 1st June 2016: New South Wales Blues - Queensland Maroons Location, Location ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Kick-off Time: 8.15pm (Time Zone)

International viewing times for the 2016 State of Origin game one will be released once the dates have been announced

Game 2, 22nd June 2016: Queensland Maroons - New South Wales Blues, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Kick-off Time: 8.15pm (Time Zone)

International viewing times for the 2016 State of Origin game two will be released once the dates have been announced

Game 3, 13th July 2016:  New South Wales Blues - Queensland Maroons Location, Location ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Kick-off Time: 8.15pm (Time Zone)

International viewing times for the 2016 State of Origin game three will be released once the dates have been announced

2016 State of Origin crowd and TV viewing figures

The resent State of Origin series saw just under 12 Million TV viewers tune into the three games across Australia. In 2016 TV viewing figures for the State of Origin series are expected to break through the 12 Million mark.

2016 State of Origin Teams and Results

SOO Game 1 - NSW 4 v QLD 6

New South Wales Blues team for Game 1 of the State of Origin 2016:

1 Matt Moylan
2 Blake Ferguson
3 Michael Jennings
4 Josh Morris
5 Josh Mansour
6 James Maloney
7 Adam Reynolds
8 Aaron Woods
9 Robbie Farah
10 Paul Gallen (c)
11 Boyd Cordner
12 Josh Jackson
13 Greg Bird

Interchange: 

14 Dylan Walker
15 James Tamou
16 David Klemmer
17 Andrew Fifita

Coach: Laurie Daley

Queensland Maroons team for Game 1 of the State of Origin 2016: 

1. Darius Boyd
2. Corey Oates
3. Greg Inglis
4. Justin O’Neill
5. Dane Gagai
6. Johnathan Thurston
7. Cooper Cronk
8. Matt Scott
9. Cameron Smith (c)
10. Nate Myles
11. Matt Gillett
12. Sam Thaiday
13. Corey Parker

Interchange: 

14. Michael Morgan
15. Josh McGuire
16. Aidan Guerra
17. Josh Papalii

Coach: Kevin Walters

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Assist Referee: Ben Cummins

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Jeff Younis

Senior Review Official: Bernard Sutton

Review Officials: Luke Patten, Ashley Klein

Standby Referee: Gavin Badger

Standby Touch Judge: Michael Wise

NEW SOUTH WALES 4 (Tries: B. Cordner.)

QUEENSLAND 6 (Tries: D. Gagai Goal: J. Thurston)

Crowd: 80,251

 

SOO Game 2 - QLD 26 v NSW 16

New South Wales Blues team for Game 2 of the State of Origin 2016:

1 Matt Moylan
2 Blake Ferguson
3 Michael Jennings
4 Josh Morris
5 Josh Mansour
6 James Maloney
7 Adam Reynolds
8 Aaron Woods
9 Robbie Farah
10 James Tamou
11 Greg Bird
12 Josh Jackson
13 Paul Gallen

Interchange: 

14 Dylan Walker
15 Tyson Frizell
16 David Klemmer
17 Andrew Fifita

Coach: Laurie Daley

Queensland Maroons team for Game 2 of the State of Origin 2016: 

1. Darius Boyd 
2. Corey Oates
3. Greg Inglis
4. Justin O’Neill
5. Dane Gagai
6. Johnathan Thurston
7. Cooper Cronk
8. Matt Scott
9. Cameron Smith (c)
10. Josh McGuire
11. Matt Gillett
12. Sam Thaiday
13. Corey Parker

Interchange: 

14. Michael Morgan
15. Jacob Lillyman
16. Aidan Guerra
17. Josh Papalii

Coach: Kevin Walters

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Assist Referee: Ben Cummins

Touch Judges: Brett Suttor, Nick Beashel

Senior Review Official: Bernard Sutton

Review Officials: Luke Patten, Ashley Klein

Standby Referee: Gavin Badger

Standby Touch Judge: Michael Wise

NEW SOUTH WALES 16 (Tries: T. Frizell, J. Maloney. Goal: A.Reynolds x 3, J.Maloney)

QUEENSLAND 26 (Tries: D. Gagai x 3, C. Oates. Goal: J. Thurston x 5)

Crowd: 52,293

 

SOO Game 3 - NSW 18 v QLD 14

New South Wales Blues team for Game 3 of the State of Origin 2016:

1 James Tedesco
2 Blake Ferguson
3 Michael Jennings
4 Josh Dugan
5 Josh Mansour
6 Matt Moylan
7 James Maloney
8 Aaron Woods
9 Robbie Farah
10 Paul Gallen
11 Wade Graham
12 Josh Jackson
13 Tyson Frizell

 

Interchange:

14 Jack Bird
15 James Tamou
16 David Klemmer
17 Andrew Fifita

Coach: Laurie Daley

Queensland Maroons team for Game 3 of the State of Origin 2016: 

1. Darius Boyd 
2. Corey Oates
3. Greg Inglis
4. Justin O’Neill
5. Dane Gagai
6. Johnathan Thurston
7. Cooper Cronk
8. Matt Scott
9. Cameron Smith (c)
10. Josh McGuire
11. Matt Gillett
12. Sam Thaiday
13. Corey Parker

Interchange: 

14. Nate Myles
15. Jacob Lillyman
16. Aidan Guerra
17. Gavin Cooper

Coach: Kevin Walters

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Assist Referee: Ben Cummins

Touch Judges: Jeff Younis and Michael Wise

Senior Review Official: Bernard Sutton

Review Officials: Luke Patten, Ashley Klein

Standby Referee: Gavin Badger

Standby Touch Judge: Nick Beashel

NEW SOUTH WALES 18 (Tries: Frizell, Fifita, Jennings. Goal: Maloney x 2, Gallen)

QUEENSLAND 14 (Tries: Inglis, Cooper, Boyd. Goal: J. Thurston)

Crowd: 61,267

2016 State of Origin Champions: Queensland

 

2016 State of Origin Dates

The 2016 Rugby League State of Origin Series is set to be the biggest yet. The NRL has release dates with the three games taking place on the 1st June (Origin I), 22nd June (Origin II) and 13th July (Origin III) 2016.

The great news for NSW rugby league fans is the 2016 State of Origin venues are locked in with home ground advantage falling to the Blues. New South Wales will host the first and third game of the 2016 Origin series. QLD will only host one game in 2016.

2016 State of Origin Venues / Fixtures

State of Origin Game 1: 1st June 2016, ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm local time

State of Origin Game 2: 22nd June 2016, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm local time 

State of Origin Game 3: 13th July 2016, ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm local time

2016 State of Origin TV and radio broadcast times

Channel 9 will broadcast the game live into NSW and QLD in Australia. The telecast will start from 7.30pm Australian Eastern Standard Time with Kick-off set for 8.15pm. Broadcast TV and Radio times for South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria will be released in 2016. Based on the previous year the following broadcasters will more than likely pick up the Broadcasting rights for 2016.

Possible countries and broadcasters for 2016 include:

Africa: Live on Fox Sports Africa
Asia: Live on Setanta Sports
Canada: Live on Sportsnet World channel
France: Live on beIN Sports 1
Inflight / Cruiseships: Live on Sport 24
Middle East: Live on OSN Sports 1
Pacific Islands: Live on Fiji One
Papua New Guinea: Live on EMTV
United Kingdom: Live on Premier Sports
Greece: Live on Action24
Brazil: Live on SKY
United States: Live on Fox

The 2016 State of origin series will also be covered by usual Australian radio broadcasters 2GB and ABC. Live radio streaming will also be available.

2016 State of Origin Tickets

Tickets for the 2016 State of Origin game 1 and 3 at ANZ Stadium go on sale to the general public from the 19th of November 2015. Tickets for game 2 at Suncorp Stadium will go on sale in early 2016. Tickets are available via the NRL website www.nrl.com/tickets

Fans will be able to watch Holden State of Origin Games at ANZ Stadium next year for as little as $35.

For the first time, a special two game pass will go on sale for both Sydney games for $75 (Club Ticketed Members) and $85 (General Public).

A limited number of $35 single-game tickets will be available for both Club Ticketed Members and the general public.

Club Ticketed Members can purchase individual bronze category tickets for just $45 and family packages for $145.

Bronze category general public tickets will be available for $50 for both ANZ Stadium games, with family packages priced at $155. A family of four could attend both Sydney matches for $260.

2016 State of Origin kick-off / International Viewing TV and Radio times 

Game 1, 1st June 2016: New South Wales Blues - Queensland Maroons Location, Location ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Kick-off Time: 8.15pm (Time Zone)

International viewing times for the 2016 State of Origin game one will be released once the dates have been announced

Game 2, 22nd June 2016: Queensland Maroons - New South Wales Blues, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Kick-off Time: 8.15pm (Time Zone)

International viewing times for the 2016 State of Origin game two will be released once the dates have been announced

Game 3, 13th July 2016:  New South Wales Blues - Queensland Maroons Location, Location ANZ Stadium, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Kick-off Time: 8.15pm (Time Zone)

International viewing times for the 2016 State of Origin game three will be released once the dates have been announced

2016 State of Origin crowd and TV viewing figures

The resent State of Origin series saw just under 12 Million TV viewers tune into the three games across Australia. In 2016 TV viewing figures for the State of Origin series are expected to break through the 12 Million mark.

2016 State of Origin Teams and Results

SOO Game 1 - NSW 4 v QLD 6

New South Wales Blues team for Game 1 of the State of Origin 2016:

1 Matt Moylan
2 Blake Ferguson
3 Michael Jennings
4 Josh Morris
5 Josh Mansour
6 James Maloney
7 Adam Reynolds
8 Aaron Woods
9 Robbie Farah
10 Paul Gallen (c)
11 Boyd Cordner
12 Josh Jackson
13 Greg Bird

Interchange: 

14 Dylan Walker
15 James Tamou
16 David Klemmer
17 Andrew Fifita

Coach: Laurie Daley

Queensland Maroons team for Game 1 of the State of Origin 2016: 

1. Darius Boyd
2. Corey Oates
3. Greg Inglis
4. Justin O’Neill
5. Dane Gagai
6. Johnathan Thurston
7. Cooper Cronk
8. Matt Scott
9. Cameron Smith (c)
10. Nate Myles
11. Matt Gillett
12. Sam Thaiday
13. Corey Parker

Interchange: 

14. Michael Morgan
15. Josh McGuire
16. Aidan Guerra
17. Josh Papalii

Coach: Kevin Walters

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Assist Referee: Ben Cummins

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel, Jeff Younis

Senior Review Official: Bernard Sutton

Review Officials: Luke Patten, Ashley Klein

Standby Referee: Gavin Badger

Standby Touch Judge: Michael Wise

NEW SOUTH WALES 4 (Tries: B. Cordner.)

QUEENSLAND 6 (Tries: D. Gagai Goal: J. Thurston)

Crowd: 80,251

 

SOO Game 2 - QLD 26 v NSW 16

New South Wales Blues team for Game 2 of the State of Origin 2016:

1 Matt Moylan
2 Blake Ferguson
3 Michael Jennings
4 Josh Morris
5 Josh Mansour
6 James Maloney
7 Adam Reynolds
8 Aaron Woods
9 Robbie Farah
10 James Tamou
11 Greg Bird
12 Josh Jackson
13 Paul Gallen

Interchange: 

14 Dylan Walker
15 Tyson Frizell
16 David Klemmer
17 Andrew Fifita

Coach: Laurie Daley

Queensland Maroons team for Game 2 of the State of Origin 2016: 

1. Darius Boyd 
2. Corey Oates
3. Greg Inglis
4. Justin O’Neill
5. Dane Gagai
6. Johnathan Thurston
7. Cooper Cronk
8. Matt Scott
9. Cameron Smith (c)
10. Josh McGuire
11. Matt Gillett
12. Sam Thaiday
13. Corey Parker

Interchange: 

14. Michael Morgan
15. Jacob Lillyman
16. Aidan Guerra
17. Josh Papalii

Coach: Kevin Walters

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Assist Referee: Ben Cummins

Touch Judges: Brett Suttor, Nick Beashel

Senior Review Official: Bernard Sutton

Review Officials: Luke Patten, Ashley Klein

Standby Referee: Gavin Badger

Standby Touch Judge: Michael Wise

NEW SOUTH WALES 16 (Tries: T. Frizell, J. Maloney. Goal: A.Reynolds x 3, J.Maloney)

QUEENSLAND 26 (Tries: D. Gagai x 3, C. Oates. Goal: J. Thurston x 5)

Crowd: 52,293

 

SOO Game 3 - NSW 18 v QLD 14

New South Wales Blues team for Game 3 of the State of Origin 2016:

1 James Tedesco
2 Blake Ferguson
3 Michael Jennings
4 Josh Dugan
5 Josh Mansour
6 Matt Moylan
7 James Maloney
8 Aaron Woods
9 Robbie Farah
10 Paul Gallen
11 Wade Graham
12 Josh Jackson
13 Tyson Frizell

 

Interchange:

14 Jack Bird
15 James Tamou
16 David Klemmer
17 Andrew Fifita

Coach: Laurie Daley

Queensland Maroons team for Game 3 of the State of Origin 2016: 

1. Darius Boyd 
2. Corey Oates
3. Greg Inglis
4. Justin O’Neill
5. Dane Gagai
6. Johnathan Thurston
7. Cooper Cronk
8. Matt Scott
9. Cameron Smith (c)
10. Josh McGuire
11. Matt Gillett
12. Sam Thaiday
13. Corey Parker

Interchange: 

14. Nate Myles
15. Jacob Lillyman
16. Aidan Guerra
17. Gavin Cooper

Coach: Kevin Walters

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Assist Referee: Ben Cummins

Touch Judges: Jeff Younis and Michael Wise

Senior Review Official: Bernard Sutton

Review Officials: Luke Patten, Ashley Klein

Standby Referee: Gavin Badger

Standby Touch Judge: Nick Beashel

NEW SOUTH WALES 18 (Tries: Frizell, Fifita, Jennings. Goal: Maloney x 2, Gallen)

QUEENSLAND 14 (Tries: Inglis, Cooper, Boyd. Goal: J. Thurston)

Crowd: 61,267

2016 State of Origin Champions: Queensland

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