The Best Places To Watch State Of Origin In Sydney

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Carly Heading

5 June 2018

Carly Heading

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State Of Origin time is here and tbh it feels like Christmas… well, for some of us… other half of us are just ready to DRINK!

2018 is set to be an important year for both sides as they are both looking to claim the series win and bring pride to their home state.

The schedule for 2018 is:

Game 1 – Wednesday 6th June at Melbourne Cricket Ground

Game 2 – Sunday 24th June at ANZ Stadium, Homebush

Game 3 – Wednesday 11th July at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

The 2018 State of Origin Series will see Melbourne host the first game, before Sydney hosts the 2nd game which falls on a weekend and Queensland hosting the finale.

If you are looking for some places to make sure you get the full origin experience, these are the local spots in Sydney that have you sorted

The Star Sydney!

The Star had their very famous 24/7 Sports Bar and this is one spot you can’t look past for origin.

You’ll hear match commentary by Origin legends Anthony Minichiello, Craig Wing and Craig Fitzgibbon

Play Origin trivia and cheerleaders geeing up the crowd

Show your Blues pride with roving face painters and giveaways of the iconic Blatchys Blues SMARTWiG

Try the Blues Burger, a classic with angus beef patty, sweet pickles and secret sauce.

24/7 Sports Bar is also offering the ultimate football VIP treatment with the best seat in the house, a personal cocktail server and massive food and drinks package perfect for groups.

Made By The Hill

It is no secret that Made By The Hill is one of our all time fave places and now… we are about to come ALIVE!

Head down and watch all the action of Game 1 live & loud on the big screen in Made By The Hill on Wednesday June 6th!

Kick off is at 8pm, but go in for a feed before and get ready to cheer on the Blues!

All of the action is on the big screen and you could win big when you stuff your tummies full of their Footy Feed!

The State vs State Footy Feed is stacked high with our NSW and QLD burgers, 1kg of chick wings, chips, sweet potato fries and gems with 2 x steins of Carlton Dry!

NSW Burger:  Beef pattie, tomato, onion, sauteed mushrooms, truffle dust, cheese, haloumi & jalapeno mayo

QLD Burger: Panko crumbed chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, beetroot, cheese, grilled pineapple, banna fritter & mango Aioli

Purchase this monster feed at Game 1 and you could go into the draw to win tickets to Origin 2 in Sydney sitting in Blachey’s Bluyes!


Maloney’s in the CBD also have you sorted with their Origin goodies they have put together, including their very own Steak Of Origin feed for just $22.90.

Blacktown Drive In

Event Cinemas is bringing the goods to Blacktown Drive Ins and they will be screening the game! 

They are located at Cricketers Arms Rd, Blacktown, Blacktown and it will be kicking off at 7:30 PM.

For more information check out their website here.

Other places around the city that will have Origin set ups are:

  • The Balmain Hotel
  • 4 Pines Brewing Company
  • The Lord Gladstone
  • The Beresford Hotel
  • The Harlequin Inn
  • The Civic Hotel

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