How to watch State of Origin 2019


It’s that time of year again where sporting fans across the country bust out the blue and maroon. Perhaps Australia’s greatest sporting rivalry, State of Origin is the Superbowl of the National Rugby League (NRL) as Queensland and New South Wales battle for state supremacy (and bragging rights!). Will the Maroons claim victory, or will the Blues go back to back? Here’s a quick guide to everything you need to know about this year’s State of Origin.

How can I watch State of Origin?

Each game of the 2019 State of Origin is free-to-air on Channel Nine, and will be streamed online via 9Now for viewing on Apple TV, Google Chromecast, iPad or any other smart TV devices. If you’re an eligible Telstra mobile customer, you can also download the NRL app and watch the games on Live Pass.

State of Origin 2019 Fixtures

Date Time (AEST)* Venue
Game 1 5 June (Wed) 8:00pm Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Game 2 23 June (Sun) 8:00pm Optus Stadium, Perth
Game 3 10 July (Wed) 8:00pm ANZ Stadium, Sydney

*Kick-off times are scheduled estimates only. Games may commence earlier or later, depending on pre-game entertainment, but coverage usually begins an hour before kick-off.

How to watch the Women’s State of Origin 2019

You can watch the Women’s State of Origin on the Nine network, 9Now and the NRL app. The clash will take place on Friday, the 21st of June, 2019 at the North Sydney Oval. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:45pm AEST.

How to watch every game of the NRL

If you’re looking to watch every NRL game live, there are a couple of options to choose from, including Foxtel Now and Kayo. If you’re a Telstra customer, you’ll have free access to every game via NRL Live Pass on the app, or if you’re not a Telstra customer, you can subscribe for $3.99 a week.

NRL with Kayo

If you consider yourself a bit of a streamer and aren’t interested in locking yourself into a contract, Kayo may deliver the goods. Not only does Kayo provide access to each game of the NRL, you’ll also be able to view over 50 sports, from AFL and cricket to motorsport and rugby union.

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  • Watch on 2 screens at the same time
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Premium Subscription

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State of Origin Teams

Both Queensland and New South Wales selected a few players to debut in Game 1 and 2, but each side still matches up fairly evenly for Game 3. Here are the players that will line up for State of Origin 3, the decider.

QLD State of Origin Team 2019

  1. Cameron Munster
  2. Corey Oates
  3. Michael Morgan
  4. Will Chambers
  5. Dane Gagai
  6. Corey Norman
  7. Daly Cherry-Evans (captain)
  8. Joe Ofahengaue
  9. Ben Hunt
  10. Josh Papalii
  11. Felise Kaufusi
  12. Matt Gillett
  13. Josh McGuire


  1. Moses Mbye
  2. Christian Welch
  3. Tim Glasby
  4. David Fifita

NSW State of Origin Team 2019

  1. James Tedesco
  2. Blake Ferguson
  3. Tom Trbojevic
  4. Jack Wighton
  5. Josh Addo-Carr
  6. James Maloney
  7. Mitchell Pearce
  8. Daniel Saifiti
  9. Damien Cook
  10. Paul Vaughan
  11. Boyd Cordner (captain)
  12. Tyson Frizell
  13. Jake Trbojevic


  1. Dale Finucane
  2. David Klemmer
  3. Cameron Murray
  4. Wade Graham

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