Match Officials appointed for Origin III

Gerard Sutton and Ben Cummins will referee the 2015 Holden State of Origin decider at Suncorp Stadium next Wednesday.

Referees Elite Performance Manager Tony Archer said Sutton and Cummins deserved to referee the third Origin following their performances in the opening two matches of the series.

“I was happy with the way they officiated in Game One, and I thought they did an even better job in Game Two,” Mr Archer said.

“All officials from Game Two have been retained and I’m confident this is the right group for the decider.”

The match officials for the third Holden State of Origin match, on July 8, are:

Referee: Gerard Sutton

Assist Referee: Ben Cummins

Video Referees:  Bernard Sutton and Luke Patten

Touch Judges: Nick Beashel and Brett Suttor

Standby Referee: Matt Cecchin

Standby Touch Judge: Michael Wise