State of Origin III match officials

Gerard Sutton and Ashley Klein will referee the 2018 Holden State of Origin III at Suncorp Stadium on Wednesday, July 11.

Chris Butler and Brett Suttor will be touch judges for the match, while Steve Chiddy (Senior Review Official) and Ben Galea (Review Official) will operate the NRL Bunker.

"Both referees have done a great job in the first two matches of the series so it stands to reason they will officiate in the final game," Senior Manager Officiating Bernard Sutton said.

"Importantly both referees have officiated well as a partnership. They deserve to finish off the series."

The selections were made by the referees appointments committee, which includes Senior Manager Officiating Bernard Sutton, Officiating Head Coach Michael Maguire and Assistant Referees Coaches Russell Smith and Steve Carrall.

The match officials for the third Holden State of Origin match, on July 11, are:

Referee: Gerard Sutton
Assist Referee: Ashley Klein
Senior Review Official: Steve Chiddy
Review Official: Ben Galea
Touch Judges: Chris Butler, Brett Suttor
Standby Referee: Ben Cummins
Standby Touch Judge: Nick Beashel