Use the #ORIGIN hashtag on social media during kickoff and the best post, as judged by the NRL will win!*

Not going to Holden State of Origin II in Melbourne? We've got you covered!

Here are some options of how and where to watch the game live and keep up to date with all the action throughout the night! 

Turn to Channel Nine's Wide World of Sports Origin broadcast, live from the following local times in your State: 

Wednesday June 17, 2015

• NSW – 7:30pm local time – CH9

• VIC – 7:30pm local time – CH9

• QLD – 7:30pm local time – CH9

• SA – 7:30pm local time – CH9

• NT – 7pm local time – CH9

• WA – 5:30pm local time - GEM

• NBN – 7:00pm local time

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Ken Sutcliffe, Cameron Williams and Yvonne Sampson will host this exclusive Holden State of Origin Game II coverage from Melbourne, while Ray "Rabs" Warren, the voice of rugby league, will be calling all the action from the Nine Network commentary box.

Warren will be joined by the expert commentary of Peter Sterling, Phil Gould, Brad Fittler, Paul Vautin, Gorden Tallis, Brett Finch, Darren Lockyer, and Rugby League Immortals Andrew "Joey" Johns and Wally "The King" Lewis.

If you're in Sydney, head to The Star – official home of the NSW VB Blues – where the match will be shown on giant LED screens at the award winning Event Centre and former NSW greats Steve Menzies, Craig Fitzgibbon, Mark "Spud" Carroll and Jason Ryles will be making appearances.

There's plenty of giveaways, including Blatchys Blues gear, and entry is free. For more information please visit star.com.au

In Queensland, fans can catch all the action on the big screens at Treasury Casino & Hotel and Jupiters Hotel & Casino, Brisbane – the official homes of the Queensland XXXX Maroons. 

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At Treasury, enter the Maroon Kingdom for a royal game-day experience, with unrivalled 24hr atmosphere and the hunger-kicking Mighty Maroon Burger. Plus, be snapped on Treasury’s towering Maroon Throne for your chance to win a VIP table for Origin III worth $1,000! Visit treasurybrisbane.com.au for more.

On the Gold Coast, Jupiters will be showing the game in all the bars, as well as a special screening on the 12 metre wide screen in the Theatre. You can also experience the Maroon Kingdom, see the Jupiters Cheerleaders and watch the game with former Origin great Scott Prince, who will appear in The Atrium Bar from 6pm. Visit jupitersgoldcoast.com.au for more information. 

Not in Australia?

Sport's greatest rivalry will be shown in 117 different countries across 6 contents. 

Region Territory Broadcaster 
AfricaSub-Sahara Africa including Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo Democratic Republic, Congo Republic, Ivory Coast, Cape Verde, , Central African Republic, Comoros, , Eritrea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, St Helena, Somalia, South Africa, , Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.Fox Sports Africa
   
Asia Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, China (People’s Republic), Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Tajikistan, Taiwan (Republic of China), Thailand, Timor-Leste and Vietnam.

Please note that Setanta have TV coverage in Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Mongolia, Phillipines and Taiwan. NRL is avaliable in all other licensed territorries via Setanta-i.com 
Setanta Asia 
   
AmericaBrazil Sky Brazil 
Canada Roger Sports Net 
United States of America Fox Sports 
   
EuropeFrance, Monaco, Andorra, French Guyana, Guadeloupe,
Martinique, Reunion, St. Pierre and Miquelon, French Polynesia, 
Be In Sport 
United Kingdom and EirePremier Sports 
Greece Action 24
  
Middle EastAfghanistan, the State of Bahrain, the State of Kuwait, the Sultanate of Oman, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai,
 Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharijah, Umm al-Quwain), the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Republic of Lebanon, the Republic of Yemen, the State of Qatar, the Syrian Arab Republic, the Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria, the Republic of Chad, the Republic of Djibouti, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Somali Democratic Republic, Republic of the Sudan, the Republic of Tunisia, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Iraq, and the Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, West Bank and Palestine.
OSN 
   
Pacific IslandsFiji, the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, American Samoa, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Pacific Islands (being Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia). Fiji  - Fiji TV (
EMTV - PNG
Sky Pacific Pan-Pacific Islands); 
   
Inship / Inflight Worldwide - excluding Australian and NZ domestic
airlines
Sport 24 

 

Join the conversation online

Immerse yourself in sport's greatest rivalry by being a part of the conversation using the official #Origin hashtag.

WIN the #Origin Game Ball

The NRL is giving away one of the actual game balls used during State of Origin Game 2, signed by both NSW and QLD captains. 

For you chance to win this extremely rare prize simply show us how you’re watching the game! 

Post a photo or video to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and make sure you use the #Origin hashtag within 5 minutes of tonight’s kick off.

The best post, as judged by the NRL will win the signed game ball! 

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