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2018 State of Origin Dates

The dates for the 2018 State of Origin series have been confirmed. The series will kick-off in Melbourne on Wednesday the 6th June at the MCG. The second game will be in Sydney as part of the stand-a-lone representitive weekend on Sunday the 24th June at ANZ Stadium. While the third game will take place in Brisbane on Wednesday the 11th of July at Suncorp Stadium. To find out more about the 2019 State of Origin Click here.

2018 State of Origin Venues / Fixtures

Game 1: Wednesday 6th June 2018, Melbourne Cricket Ground, VIC, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm

Game 2: Sunday 24th June 2018, ANZ Stadium Sydney, NSW, Australia, Kick-off 7.40pm 

Game 3: Wednesday 11th July 2018, Suncorp Stadium Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm

2019 State of Origin Perth Corporate Boxes and Hospitality

2018 State of Origin TV and radio broadcast times

Channel 9 will broadcast the game live around Australia.

Possible countries and broadcasters for 2018 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 2018 State of origin series will more than likely be covered by usual Australian radio broadcasters 2GB and ABC along with British based BBC Radio 5.

 2018 State of Origin Tickets

Tickets for the 2018 State of Origin are now on sale. The tickets are available via Ticketek Australia. See https://tickets.nrl.com/origin for more details.

2018 State of Origin Teams Game One

Queensland Team Game One

14. Michael MORGAN - North Queensland Cowboys
2. Valentine HOLMES - Cronulla Sharks
3. Greg INGLIS (c) - South Sydney Rabbitohs
4. Will CHAMBERS - Melbourne Storm
5. Dane GAGAI - South Sydney Rabbitohs
6. Cameron MUNSTER - Melbourne Storm
7. Ben HUNT - St George Illawarra Dragons
8. Dylan NAPA - Sydney Roosters
9. Andrew McCULLOUGH - Brisbane Broncos
10. Jarrod WALLACE - Gold Coast Titans
11. Gavin COOPER - North Queensland Cowboys
12. Felise KAUFUSI - Melbourne Storm
13. Josh McGUIRE - Brisbane Broncos
19. Anthony MILFORD – Brisbane Broncos
15. Josh PAPALII - Canberra Raiders
16. Coen HESS - North Queensland Cowboys
17. Jai ARROW - Gold Coast Titans

Coach: Kevin Walters

New South Wales Team Game One

1 James Tedesco Sydney Roosters
2 Tom Trbojevic Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
3 Latrell Mitchell Sydney Roosters
4 James Roberts Brisbane Broncos
5 Josh Addo-Carr Melbourne Storm
6 James Maloney Penrith Panthers
7 Nathan Cleary Penrith Panthers
8 David Klemmer Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
9 Damien Cook South Sydney Rabbitohs
10 Reagan Campbell-Gillard Penrith Panthers
11 Boyd Cordner (C) Sydney Roosters
12 Tyson Frizell St George Illawarra Dragons
13 Jack de Belin St George Illawarra Dragons
14 Paul Vaughan St George Illawarra Dragons
15 Jake Trbojevic Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
16 Angus Crichton South Sydney Rabbitohs
17 Tyrone Peachey Penrith Panthers
18 Tariq Sims St George Illawarra Dragons
19 Nick Cotric Canberra Raiders

Coach: Brad Fittler

 

2018 State of Origin Teams Game Two

Queensland Team Game Two

1. Billy Slater Melbourne Storm
2. Valentine Holmes Cronulla Sharks
3. Greg Inglis South Sydney Rabbitohs
4. Will Chambers Melbourne Storm
5. Dane Gagai South Sydney Rabbitohs
6. Cameron Munster Melbourne Storm
7. Ben Hunt St George Illawarra Dragons
8. Dylan Napa Sydney Roosters
9. Andrew McCullough Brisbane Broncos
10. Jarrod Wallace Gold Coast Titans
11. Gavin Cooper North Queensland Cowboys
12. Felise Kaufusi Melbourne Storm
13. Josh McGuire Brisbane Broncos
14. Kalyn Ponga Newcastle Knights
15. Josh Papalii Canberra Raiders
16. Coen Hess North Queensland Cowboys
17. Jai Arrow Gold Coast Titans

Coach: Kevin Walters

New South Wales Team Game Two

1. James Tedesco Sydney Roosters
2. Tom Trbojevic Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
3. Latrell Mitchell Sydney Roosters
4. James Roberts Brisbane Broncos
5. Josh Addo-Carr Melbourne Storm
6. James Maloney Penrith Panthers
7. Nathan Cleary Penrith Panthers
8. David Klemmer Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
9. Damien Cook South Sydney Rabbitohs
10. Matt Prior Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
11. Boyd Cordner (C) Sydney Roosters
12. Tyson Frizell St George Illawarra Dragons
13. Jack de Belin St George Illawarra Dragons
14. Paul Vaughan St George Illawarra Dragons
15. Jake Trbojevic Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
16. Angus Crichton South Sydney Rabbitohs
17. Tyrone Peachey Penrith Panthers

Coach: Brad Fittler

 

2018 State of Origin Teams Game Three

Queensland Team Game Three

1. Billy Slater (c) Melbourne Storm
2. Valentine Holmes Cronulla Sharks
3. Dane Gagai South Sydney Rabbitohs
4. Will Chambers Melbourne Storm
5. Corey Oates Brisbane Broncos
6. Cameron Munster Melbourne Storm
7. Daly Cherry-Evans Manly Sea Eagles
8. Jai Arrow Gold Coast Titans
9. Andrew McCullough Brisbane Broncos
10. Josh Papalii Canberra Raiders
11. Gavin Cooper North Queensland Cowboys
12. Felise Kaufusi Melbourne Storm
13. Josh McGuire Brisbane Broncos
14. Ben Hunt St George Illawarra Dragons
15. Jarrod Wallace Gold Coast Titans
16. Coen Hess North Queensland Cowboys
17. Tim Glasby Melbourne Storm
18. Dylan Napa Sydney Roosters

Coach: Kevin Walters

New South Wales Team Game Three

1. James Tedesco (Sydney Roosters)
2. Tom Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
3. Latrell Mitchell (Sydney Roosters)
4. James Roberts (Brisbane Broncos)
5. Josh Addo-Carr (Melbourne Storm)
6. James Maloney (Penrith Panthers)
7. Nathan Cleary (Penrith Panthers
8. David Klemmer (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
9. Damien Cook (South Sydney Rabbitohs
10. Paul Vaughan (St George Illawarra Dragons)
11. Boyd Cordner (c) (Sydney Roosters)
12. Tyson Frizell (St George Illawarra Dragons)
13. Jack de Belin (St George Illawarra Dragons)
14. Tariq Sims (St George Illawarra Dragons)
15. Jake Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
16. Angus Crichton (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
17. Tyrone Peachey (Penrith Panthers)
18. Ryan James (Gold Coast Titans)

Coach Brad Fittler

 

2018 State of Origin crowd and TV viewing figures

GAME 1: 

Crowd: 87,122 - 4th highest origin crowd in history

Viewing Figures Australia: 2,353,000 - (5 City Metro) with 1.13 Million watching across regional Australia. Total average TV viewers for SOO game one was 3.456 Million with a peak of 3.894 Million.

GAME 2: 

Crowd: 82.223 (Full House)

Viewing Figures Australia: 2,090,000 - (5 City Metro) with 1.04 Million watching across regional Australia. Total average TV viewers for SOO game two was 3.13 Million.

GAME 3:

Crowd: 51,214

Viewing Figures Australia: 1,770,000 - (5 City Metro) with 909 Thousand watching across regional Australia. Total average TV viewers for SOO game three was 2.679 Million.

 

2018 State of Origin Results

GAME 1: 

NSW 22
Tries: J. Tedesco (22), L. Mitchell (48), T. Trbojevic (51), J. Addo-Carr (70)
Goals J. Maloney (23), J. Maloney (18) Penalty Goal, J. Maloney (51)

QLD 12
Tries V. Holmes (28), D. Gagai (43)
Goals V. Holmes (30), V. Holmes (45)

Man of the Match James Tedesco

GAME 2:

NSW 18  
Tries: Addo-Carr, Penalty, Mitchell
Goals: Maloney 3 goals

QLD 14 
Tries: Holmes, Gagai, Chambers
Goals: Holmes

Man of the Match Boyd Cordner

GAME 3: 

 

NSW 12 
Tries: Trbojevic, Tedesco
Goals: Cleary 2 goals

QLD 18 
Tries: Holmes x 2, Cherry-Evans
Goals: Holmes 3 goals

Man of the Match Billy Slater 

 

2018 State of Origin Champions: New South Wales

 

 

2018 State of Origin Dates

The dates for the 2018 State of Origin series have been confirmed. The series will kick-off in Melbourne on Wednesday the 6th June at the MCG. The second game will be in Sydney as part of the stand-a-lone representitive weekend on Sunday the 24th June at ANZ Stadium. While the third game will take place in Brisbane on Wednesday the 11th of July at Suncorp Stadium. To find out more about the 2019 State of Origin Click here.

2018 State of Origin Venues / Fixtures

Game 1: Wednesday 6th June 2018, Melbourne Cricket Ground, VIC, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm

Game 2: Sunday 24th June 2018, ANZ Stadium Sydney, NSW, Australia, Kick-off 7.40pm 

Game 3: Wednesday 11th July 2018, Suncorp Stadium Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Australia, Kick-off 8.15pm

2019 State of Origin Perth Corporate Boxes and Hospitality

2018 State of Origin TV and radio broadcast times

Channel 9 will broadcast the game live around Australia.

Possible countries and broadcasters for 2018 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 2018 State of origin series will more than likely be covered by usual Australian radio broadcasters 2GB and ABC along with British based BBC Radio 5.

 2018 State of Origin Tickets

Tickets for the 2018 State of Origin are now on sale. The tickets are available via Ticketek Australia. See https://tickets.nrl.com/origin for more details.

2018 State of Origin Teams Game One

Queensland Team Game One

14. Michael MORGAN - North Queensland Cowboys
2. Valentine HOLMES - Cronulla Sharks
3. Greg INGLIS (c) - South Sydney Rabbitohs
4. Will CHAMBERS - Melbourne Storm
5. Dane GAGAI - South Sydney Rabbitohs
6. Cameron MUNSTER - Melbourne Storm
7. Ben HUNT - St George Illawarra Dragons
8. Dylan NAPA - Sydney Roosters
9. Andrew McCULLOUGH - Brisbane Broncos
10. Jarrod WALLACE - Gold Coast Titans
11. Gavin COOPER - North Queensland Cowboys
12. Felise KAUFUSI - Melbourne Storm
13. Josh McGUIRE - Brisbane Broncos
19. Anthony MILFORD – Brisbane Broncos
15. Josh PAPALII - Canberra Raiders
16. Coen HESS - North Queensland Cowboys
17. Jai ARROW - Gold Coast Titans

Coach: Kevin Walters

New South Wales Team Game One

1 James Tedesco Sydney Roosters
2 Tom Trbojevic Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
3 Latrell Mitchell Sydney Roosters
4 James Roberts Brisbane Broncos
5 Josh Addo-Carr Melbourne Storm
6 James Maloney Penrith Panthers
7 Nathan Cleary Penrith Panthers
8 David Klemmer Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
9 Damien Cook South Sydney Rabbitohs
10 Reagan Campbell-Gillard Penrith Panthers
11 Boyd Cordner (C) Sydney Roosters
12 Tyson Frizell St George Illawarra Dragons
13 Jack de Belin St George Illawarra Dragons
14 Paul Vaughan St George Illawarra Dragons
15 Jake Trbojevic Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
16 Angus Crichton South Sydney Rabbitohs
17 Tyrone Peachey Penrith Panthers
18 Tariq Sims St George Illawarra Dragons
19 Nick Cotric Canberra Raiders

Coach: Brad Fittler

 

2018 State of Origin Teams Game Two

Queensland Team Game Two

1. Billy Slater Melbourne Storm
2. Valentine Holmes Cronulla Sharks
3. Greg Inglis South Sydney Rabbitohs
4. Will Chambers Melbourne Storm
5. Dane Gagai South Sydney Rabbitohs
6. Cameron Munster Melbourne Storm
7. Ben Hunt St George Illawarra Dragons
8. Dylan Napa Sydney Roosters
9. Andrew McCullough Brisbane Broncos
10. Jarrod Wallace Gold Coast Titans
11. Gavin Cooper North Queensland Cowboys
12. Felise Kaufusi Melbourne Storm
13. Josh McGuire Brisbane Broncos
14. Kalyn Ponga Newcastle Knights
15. Josh Papalii Canberra Raiders
16. Coen Hess North Queensland Cowboys
17. Jai Arrow Gold Coast Titans

Coach: Kevin Walters

New South Wales Team Game Two

1. James Tedesco Sydney Roosters
2. Tom Trbojevic Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
3. Latrell Mitchell Sydney Roosters
4. James Roberts Brisbane Broncos
5. Josh Addo-Carr Melbourne Storm
6. James Maloney Penrith Panthers
7. Nathan Cleary Penrith Panthers
8. David Klemmer Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs
9. Damien Cook South Sydney Rabbitohs
10. Matt Prior Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks
11. Boyd Cordner (C) Sydney Roosters
12. Tyson Frizell St George Illawarra Dragons
13. Jack de Belin St George Illawarra Dragons
14. Paul Vaughan St George Illawarra Dragons
15. Jake Trbojevic Manly Warringah Sea Eagles
16. Angus Crichton South Sydney Rabbitohs
17. Tyrone Peachey Penrith Panthers

Coach: Brad Fittler

 

2018 State of Origin Teams Game Three

Queensland Team Game Three

1. Billy Slater (c) Melbourne Storm
2. Valentine Holmes Cronulla Sharks
3. Dane Gagai South Sydney Rabbitohs
4. Will Chambers Melbourne Storm
5. Corey Oates Brisbane Broncos
6. Cameron Munster Melbourne Storm
7. Daly Cherry-Evans Manly Sea Eagles
8. Jai Arrow Gold Coast Titans
9. Andrew McCullough Brisbane Broncos
10. Josh Papalii Canberra Raiders
11. Gavin Cooper North Queensland Cowboys
12. Felise Kaufusi Melbourne Storm
13. Josh McGuire Brisbane Broncos
14. Ben Hunt St George Illawarra Dragons
15. Jarrod Wallace Gold Coast Titans
16. Coen Hess North Queensland Cowboys
17. Tim Glasby Melbourne Storm
18. Dylan Napa Sydney Roosters

Coach: Kevin Walters

New South Wales Team Game Three

1. James Tedesco (Sydney Roosters)
2. Tom Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
3. Latrell Mitchell (Sydney Roosters)
4. James Roberts (Brisbane Broncos)
5. Josh Addo-Carr (Melbourne Storm)
6. James Maloney (Penrith Panthers)
7. Nathan Cleary (Penrith Panthers
8. David Klemmer (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
9. Damien Cook (South Sydney Rabbitohs
10. Paul Vaughan (St George Illawarra Dragons)
11. Boyd Cordner (c) (Sydney Roosters)
12. Tyson Frizell (St George Illawarra Dragons)
13. Jack de Belin (St George Illawarra Dragons)
14. Tariq Sims (St George Illawarra Dragons)
15. Jake Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
16. Angus Crichton (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
17. Tyrone Peachey (Penrith Panthers)
18. Ryan James (Gold Coast Titans)

Coach Brad Fittler

 

2018 State of Origin crowd and TV viewing figures

GAME 1: 

Crowd: 87,122 - 4th highest origin crowd in history

Viewing Figures Australia: 2,353,000 - (5 City Metro) with 1.13 Million watching across regional Australia. Total average TV viewers for SOO game one was 3.456 Million with a peak of 3.894 Million.

GAME 2: 

Crowd: 82.223 (Full House)

Viewing Figures Australia: 2,090,000 - (5 City Metro) with 1.04 Million watching across regional Australia. Total average TV viewers for SOO game two was 3.13 Million.

GAME 3:

Crowd: 51,214

Viewing Figures Australia: 1,770,000 - (5 City Metro) with 909 Thousand watching across regional Australia. Total average TV viewers for SOO game three was 2.679 Million.

 

2018 State of Origin Results

GAME 1: 

NSW 22
Tries: J. Tedesco (22), L. Mitchell (48), T. Trbojevic (51), J. Addo-Carr (70)
Goals J. Maloney (23), J. Maloney (18) Penalty Goal, J. Maloney (51)

QLD 12
Tries V. Holmes (28), D. Gagai (43)
Goals V. Holmes (30), V. Holmes (45)

Man of the Match James Tedesco

GAME 2:

NSW 18  
Tries: Addo-Carr, Penalty, Mitchell
Goals: Maloney 3 goals

QLD 14 
Tries: Holmes, Gagai, Chambers
Goals: Holmes

Man of the Match Boyd Cordner

GAME 3: 

 

NSW 12 
Tries: Trbojevic, Tedesco
Goals: Cleary 2 goals

QLD 18 
Tries: Holmes x 2, Cherry-Evans
Goals: Holmes 3 goals

Man of the Match Billy Slater 

 

2018 State of Origin Champions: New South Wales

 

 

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