State of Origin is the most critically acclaimed series of rugby matches between New South Wales and Queensland Maroons. The rivalry between the two teams is something that the rugby fans across Australia rejoice every year. The contest is fundamentally a series of three rugby matches between the teams. It is easily one of the country’s most premier rugby event and lies on top of the rugby league.
A large gathering of audiences in front of the television sets and sold-out stadiums are a few things which give us an estimate of the value that the best of three series has in it. The rivalry is forever strong in between the two teams and dates back to 1908 the time of establishment of the Australian Rugby League.
The Series State of Origin found its prominence when fans assigned nicknames to the respective teams. New South Wales is known as the ‘Cockroaches’ and ‘Cane Toads’ is the nickname for the Queensland Maroons. Doing so has just taken the rivalry to a new dimension where each team talks business on the pitch.
Talking about past match records where Queensland certainly stands as the better side with 58 wins out of the 108 games played so far. New South Wales, on the other hand, has 48 wins with two games that finished as a tie.
There is no doubt that fans will do anything to get hold of a match-ticket to witness the contest live at the marvelous rugby stadiums of Australia. Before we head out to the ticketing details, let’s take a look at the fixtures first.
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Wed June 05, 2019 @ 8 PM Local Time
Optus Stadium, Perth
Sunday June 23, 2019 @ 6 PM Local Time
ANZ Stadium, Sydney
Wed July 10, 2019, @ 8 PM Local Time
Coming back to the ticketing options available for the State of Origin 2019 where the Game wise tickets are already rolling out with vendors, so book your tickets now before they get sold-out.
Game 1: Tickets for the match is available at Ticketek where a match-ticket will start from $50.00 in the Bronze category, and the highest priced ticket will be in the Diamond category costing $265.00.
Game 2: Match tickets for the game is available now at Ticketmaster where the prices start from AU$175 while the premium tickets will cost around AU$450.
Game 3: Tickets for the last and the final match are also available now at Ticketek with the same pricing options.
The official website of the National Rugby Leagues is host to some amazing travel packages for the rugby fans across the world willing to fly to Australia to witness the State of Origin 2019. There are various travel packages to choose from for a fan interested in watching the rivalry live, where he/she gets to pick from the classic, the entertainer, the explorer, and the complete package. All the packages will include hotel stays and tickets for the fans.
HOLDEN STATE OF ORIGIN- GAME|BRISBANE/ SUNCORP STADIUM WEDNESDAY 5 JUNE, 2019
|INCLUSIONS||CLASSIC $399pp||ENTERTAINER $699pp||EXPLORER $899pp||COMPLETE $2999pp|
|1 night (5-6 June)accommodation incl.breakfast, WiFi and 12 pm check-out||**** Mercure Brisbane||***** Hilton Brisbane||***** Hilton Brisbane||***** Hilton Brisbane|
|Match Ticket(Option to Upgrade Ticket)||Bronze||Bronze||Bronze||Diamond|
|Behind the Scenes Stadium Tour||X||Available||Available||Available|
|Exclusive access to NRI. Travel Pre-Game Party incl. food & bev||X||Available||Available||X|
|Access to the Inner Sanctum Hospitality Pre and Post-Game Function||X||X||X||Available|
|Money can’t buy experience||X||X||X||Available|
|Personalised Holden State of Origin jersey||X||X||X||Available|
|NRL Travel Event Chaperone||X||Available||Available||Available|
|Local Attraction Discount||Available||Available||Available||Available|
|NRL Shop.com Discount||Available||Available||Available||Available|
|2019 NRL Telstra Premiership Finals Series Ticket||Available||Available||Available||Available|
The blog might have sufficed the purpose in providing adequate information to all the fans who are looking forward to visiting the stadiums to watch the State of Origin 2019 games live with your family and friends.