Where to watch State of Origin 2018 online in Australia
The State of Origin is just around the corner. Make sure you’re able to grab a front seat to Australia’s greatest sports rivalry.
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The New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons meet again in one of the most exciting competitions of the year. In 2018, Melbourne is hosting the first game of the series at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. If you're travelling abroad, you can stream the State of Origin on PC, iPhone, Android or TV (using Chromecast or Airplay) with Watch NRL's app. Sign up now.
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If you're travelling abroad, you can stream the State of Origin on PC, iPhone, Android or TV (using Chromecast or Airplay) with Watch NRL's app. Sign up now.View details
Sydney will then host a standalone weekend game at the ANZ Stadium. The third game will be played at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Mark your calendars for 6 June, 24 June and 11 July. The Maroons have won 11 of the last 12 series, including the one in 2017, two games to one.
How to watch State of Origin 2018
The next best thing to actually being there is catching the games live on TV or online. In Australia, the live broadcast of the State of Origin is exclusive to free-to-air TV, so you can watch the games live on Nine Network.
However, the good news is that you will also be able to live stream the games via 9Now, the network’s catch-up service. It’s free – all you need to do is sign up for an account and you’re good to go. You can watch on your computer or download the app on your mobile device.
Not only that, but 9Now is upping its game for the State of Origin. Fans will be able to stream four additional channels during the series, including Spidercam, QLD player cam, NSW player cam and try-line cam. If you miss one of the games, you will be able to watch on demand anytime. Plus, starting 28 May, 9Now will feature highlights of the greatest Origin moments from the past.
If you’re outside Australia, you can stream the games via Watch NRL. An Early Bird State of Origin Pass is AUD$50.