It’s that time of year where NSW and Queensland go to war on the football field.
Ken Sutcliffe, Cameron Williams and Yvonne Sampson will host Nine’s exclusive live State of Origin coverage while Ray “Rabs” Warren, the voice of rugby league, will be calling all the action from the commentary box Warren will be joined by 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 for in depth analysis.
Sports fans will be able to maximise their Origin “second screen” experience at 9jumpin.com.au. There they can go back in time to watch 35 years of amazing Origin moments, including the best tries and exclusive interviews, watch every amazing try, tackle or close call again from up to 16 camera angles with the 9jumpin Multi Cam, and get all the latest Origin news and updates. As well as a live news feed on game day to see what has everyone talking, and the 9jumpin Stats Centre where you can follow player profiles and team stats on game day.
Plus, viewers can get up-to-date scores, tackles and live commentary with Wide World of Sports on social media: Like the big moments on Facebook and Instagram and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #Origin.
NRL Footy Show
SOO Special, Thursday, May 21, at 8.30pm – Direct from Brisbane, the Logie Award- winning NRL Footy Show State of Origin special will feature three special guest hosts, Wally Lewis, Wendell Sailor and Matt Cooper, as well as a surprise guest New South Welshman who will make the Queenslanders’ blood boil. Sam Thaiday and Brad Fittler will also take viewers deep inside both camps.
Wide World of Sports
Sunday, May 24, at 10.00am
Sunday NRL Footy Show Show
SOO Preview Show, Sunday, May 24, at 11.00am
Hosted by Origin legends Peter Sterling, Wally Lewis and Brad Fittler, The Sunday Footy Show will cross live into both Origin camps, and Origin greats Darren Lockyer and Andrew Johns will give their expert thoughts on who will win Origin I and why.
SOO Game 1 – ANZ Stadium, Sydney
Wednesday, May 27, at 7.30pm
SOO Game 2 – MCG, Melbourne
Wednesday, June 17, at 7.30pm
SOO Game 3 – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Wednesday, July 8, at 7.30pm
** Check local guides for details. (CHANNEL NINE (Syd, Mel, Bris) GEM CHANNEL (Adel, Per)