The State of Origin 2018 is arguably the best rugby league. Fans all over the world are highly anticipating the games to begin, given that many fans have already decided what teams to support. The State of Origin 2018 serves as one of the most important dates, especially in Australia’s sports calendar. If anything, the country has a general good reputation when it comes to rugby. This explains why so many people are anticipating the State of Origin games.
While there are three games that will take place in the State of Origin 2018 tournament, this article focuses on game 2, which is between NSW Vs QLD. Both these teams have amazingly good players so it is very difficult to tell which side will take the game home straight away. With the first game taking place on June 6, we take a look at the in-depth details of the second game.
When is State of Origin 2018 Game 2?
As aforementioned, The State of Origin 2018 Game 2 will feature NSW coming up against QLD. The game will take place at ANZ Stadium on Sunday June 24. The historic first stand-alone Holden State of Origin match of the year will see rugby fans treated to a game like no other. This is most definitely one of the matches that fans in Australia and all the other parts of the world have been waiting for. This explains why the game will kick off at 7:40pm after a massive pre-game party scheduled to take place at the Sydney Olympic Park.
What is the Schedule Like?
With the fixture already out, the stadium management and other relevant authorities have already put plans that will ensure the day runs smoothly. The gates will open at exactly a quarter to 4pm on that fateful Sunday. At 4pm exactly, both the NSW and QLD residents will settle in the stadium in preparation for the big match. At a quarter to 7pm, an hour-long entertainment will commence, refreshing and keeping everybody in the mood. The Holden State of Origin game 2 will then kick off at exactly 7:40 pm with the match being televised on different channels all over the world.
To ensure that you do not miss the match or inconvenienced in any other way, follow the tips below:
- Arrive at the ANZ Stadium as early as 2:45pm just so you can soak up the pre-game atmosphere.
- As far as public transport is concerned, take advantage of the additional and direct train and bus services available.
- Do not come with your car because the place will be very crowded
- Give enough time for the security screening process while entering the stadium.
Where to Watch the Match
If you cannot make it to the ANZ Stadium, but would still like to catch the game, worry not because you can watch it from the comfort of your living room or your favorite joint. However, this will depend highly on your location. If you are viewing from the UK, you can catch the game on Sky Sports Main Event or Sky Sports Arena.
Why the Game is Important
For all the rugby fans, the State of Origin Game 2 of the 2018 tournament is a must-watch. NSW will be very keen to bring to an end the Queensland Maroons’ Origin Dynasty in a match that will be very captivating. Do not forget that the game will be the first that the new head coach Brad Fittler will manage in front of a determined home crowd. Will the NSW succeed in their quest? Will the QLD maintain their dynasty? These are some of the questions that you will only receive answers to if you walk your way to the stadium or tune in at sky sports.
Sunday, June 24 is the date. The State of Origin Game 2 will feature QLD taking on NSW in a match that will be very captivating. Fans from Australia and all over the world will be looking to see who emerges as the victor in a match that they have anticipated for over half a year now. For all its worth, there is no way that you can afford to miss this game at whatever cost.