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Your complete game day guide for Game Two of the 2022 Ampol State of Origin series at Optus Stadium in Perth.

Event Details

All times listed below are local (AWST).

  • 3:00pm — Gates Open at Optus Stadium
  • 3:15pm — Combined Affiliates States U/18's game
  • 5:15pm — Pre-game entertainment, Grinspoon
  • 5:50pm — Ampol State of Origin Game II

75 Years of Rugby League in the West

In 1947 in Western Australia the seeds were being sown for the birth of a rugby league competition in this state. Many people were seeing rugby league as a brand new and exciting brand of sport and confidence was growing.

The first competition game was played on the 17th of April, 1948 at 12:15pm. It was played between the Perth and Fremantle Clubs, with Perth taking the win 25-17.

Rugby league was the big winner and the rest is history, as we now celebrate 75 years of the greatest game of all in the West. What better way to celebrate this special anniversary than with a packed crowd at Optus Stadium for Game Two of the 2022 Ampol State of Origin series!

Partner Activations

NRL partners will be bringing the best activations for fans to experience Ampol State of Origin and chances to win great prizes.

  • Chance to win $5000 in the Chemist Warehouse Zorb Ball half time race
  • Watch DoorDash deliver the match ball
  • Telstra Cams
  • All the action on field for Ampol Little Origin
  • Ampol Shield tour arrives in stadium
  • Hisense Pass the Ball
  • Chemist Warehouse wellness van and passing challenge
  • KFC surprise and delight

The Southern Oval outside of Optus Stadium will transform to be the home of the Official VB Bar of Origin, which has been created to offer the ultimate pre-game experience for fans to enjoy an ice cold VB while preparing for the big game.

Whilst capacity is limited, all Game Two ticket-holders are welcome to enter from 1:00pm to enjoy live beats, food truck bites and a big cold beer.

There will also be merchandise outlets and a chance to get a photo with the Ampol State of Origin Shield at a photo marquee.

The Official VB Bar of Origin will be the place to be pre-game for Origin II.
The Official VB Bar of Origin will be the place to be pre-game for Origin II. ©Supplied

Transport Information

Optus Stadium is located at 333 Victoria Park Drive, Burswood, ideally located to make the most of existing parking infrastructure in the CBD and East Perth.

The new six-platform Optus Stadium Station will allow one train to depart approximately every two minutes, offering direct services to Perth, Fremantle and Joondalup.

Mandurah line passengers will use the Perth Underground.

For Midland line passengers, the upgraded East Perth Station will accommodate 7,500 people who will walk approximately 20 minutes to and from the stadium via the Windan Bridge.

Special event bus services will operate for major events at Optus Stadium. Details on the range and timings of services will be available from prior to each event.

A dedicated taxi rank is located on the Eastern side of Victoria Park Drive. All drop off and pick ups of taxis will occur from this location.

Click here for further information on public transport options.

Acknowledgement of Country

National Rugby League respects and honours the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.

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