Whether you’re rooting for the New South Wales Blues or the Queensland Maroons, you need to know the accurate timetable, TV listing, match fixtures, and format to enjoy every single moment from start to end.
So in this content, we cover everything. So let’s start!
When is the State of Origin 2023?
In 2023, the State of Origin Series will begin at Adelaide Oval in Sydney on Wednesday, May 31, and conclude with Game 3 on Wednesday, July 12, at Accor Stadium in Sydney.
The second game will take place at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Wednesday, June 21.
2023 State of Origin Fixtures & TV Schedule
Here is the complete State of Origin 2023 Fixtures, including TV Channel, Venues, and Start Time:
|Wed, May 31
|NSW V QLD
|Adelaide Oval, Sydney
|Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
|Wed, June 21
|QLD V NSW
|Suncorp Stdium, Brisbane
|Wed, July 12
|NSW V QLD
|Accor Stadium, Sydney
What is the State of Origin Format?
The State of Origin is a best-of-three rugby league series played annually by two Australian state representative sides, the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons. The game format is as follows:
Number of Games: The State of Origin series consists of three games. The team that wins at least two of the three games wins the series for that year.
Selection of Players: The players in each team are selected to represent the state where they first played senior rugby league.
Game Duration: Each game lasts 80 minutes, divided into two halves of 40 minutes each, with a half-time break of 10 minutes.
Game Scoring: Scoring is the same as in regular rugby league games – 4 points for a try, 2 points for a goal (either penalty or conversion), and 1 point for a drop goal.
Venues: The games are typically played at significant stadiums in Sydney, Brisbane, or occasionally other Australian cities. The location of the games alternates each year, with two games being held in one state and one in the other.
Note: This is the general format, but variations may be based on specific circumstances or changes in the rugby league rules.
What time does the State of Origin Start in 2023?
In 2023, the State of Origin series Each game will kick off at 8:05 pm AEST.
What Channel is State of Origin on?
Tune into Channel Nine for free-to-air broadcasts for the 2023 Ampol State of Origin series. You can stream the games on 9Now or watch on-demand replays on Kayo if you miss any live action.
If you are outside Australia, NZ, or the Pacific islands. Subscribe to Watch NRL streaming service to enjoy each game live and on demand.
Who has won the most State of Origin games?
There have been 41 complete State of Origin series, with Queensland winning 23. There have been 16 New South Wales victories and two ties in the 18 series.
Who won the State of Origin 2022?
Queensland won the 2022 State of Origin series after winning the first two games 10-16 and 44-12 and losing the third game 22-12.