Melbourne Origin ticket information

It’s 10 months away but already Rugby League fans are counting down the days until the opening match of the 2012 Harvey Norman State of Origin Series in Melbourne – and Storm Ticketed Members will have the first chance to secure seats starting next week.

Special supporter bays will be set up for NSW (Blatchy’s Blues) and Queensland (Maroons Crusade) supporters that will enable all fans to ‘pick sides’ and share in the colour and passion of Harvey Norman State Of Origin.

Tickets for Game 1 of the 2012 Harvey Norman State of Origin Series – to be played at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, May 23 – will go on sale to Melbourne Storm Ticketed Members from 10am Monday, August 8, to 9pm Friday, August 12.

All other NRL Ticketed Club Members will then have the opportunity to purchase tickets from 10am-9pm on Monday, August 15.

NRL.com members and Non-Ticketed NRL Club Members will be able to purchase tickets from 10am-9pm on Tuesday, August 16, with tickets on sale to the general public from 10am Friday, August 19.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster on 136 100, at www.ticketmaster.com.au/origin or at Ticketmaster outlets.

“Every Rugby League fan across the country is already counting down the days to this match,” ARL Chief Executive, Mr Geoff Carr, said today.

“This year’s series smashed crowds and ratings records and sports fans throughout Victoria and thousands more travelling to Melbourne from across Australia and overseas to be part of this game will again be treated to a magnificent spectacle.

“The Australian Rugby League has been working with the Victorian Government since 2005 to bring major events to Melbourne and to again be opening a Harvey Norman State of Origin Series in Melbourne highlights how successful this partnership has been.”

Game 2 of the 2012 Harvey Norman State of Origin Series will be played at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium and Game 3 at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.

2012 Harvey Norman State of Origin Series
Game 1, Wednesday, May 23, Etihad Stadium, Melbourne

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster on 136100, at www.ticketmaster.com.au/origin or at Ticketmaster outlets.

Price Category

Adult

Concession

Junior

Family

1

$140.00

$125.00

$110.00

$410.00

2

$95.00

$85.00

$75.00

$280.00

3

$50.00

$45.00

$40.00

$150.00

Supporter Bay Ticket Prices*

*Tickets include a blue t-shirt and wig for NSW fans and a maroon t-shirt and headwear for Queensland fans.

Price Category

Adult

Concession

Junior

Family

1

$145.00

$130.00

$115.00

$430.00

2

$99.00

$90.00

$80.00

$299.00

3

$60.00

$55.00

$50.00

$190.00