As the mercury drops in Australia, our eyes turn to the big screen as NSW take on QLD for the State of Origin title. After an exciting Blues game one win, the Maroons will be looking to take back the advantage on Wednesday 21 June, to make game three an almighty showdown for the 2017 title.

If you have yet to decide where you and your mates will be watching the clash while downing a couple of cold bevvies, then check out our guide to the best places to watch the match in town.


State of Origin Game #1 at The Dock!

Experience this series of Origin at its best at The Dock. The Dock will be throwing an Origin Party to remember so book your table now so you don’t miss out; including three projector screens, seven television screens, live commentary, supporter zones for NSW/QLD, NSW jersey giveaway at half time and blue beer for the NSW fans. Book on 6239 6333.

Win a State of Origin Feast at The Meating Room

Head on over to the Meating Room Facebook page for your chance to win an origin feast for game two next Wednesday. For your chance to win, like the State of Origin post on its page and tag the three friends you’ll bring if you win the State of Origin feast. The feast will include wings, sliders, chilli fries, wedges and jugs of beer are on offer – get liking and get tagging for your chance to win. Winner announced Tuesday 20th June.

State of Origin LIVE on the Big Screen at Ainslie Social and Football Club

Catch all the Origin action LIVE on the Ainslie big screens from 7:30 pm.

State of Origin LIVE on the Big Screen at The Lakes

Don your team colours and catch all the action during State of Origin LIVE on the big screen at The Lakes from 7:30 pm! Enjoy exclusive beverage offers during the game as well as regular dining offers and the chance to win meat trays and footy merch in the member’s raffle.

Origin at The Lighty

It’s the best season of the year again – it’s State of Origin time at The Lighty! Tables are filling up fast so book your seats for the full Lighty Origin experience including drink and food specials and DJ after the game! Book now 6253 0390.

State of Origin Game Two at Canberra Labor Club

Head on down to the Belconnen Labor Club to watch game two in the brand new spacious modern lounge area, on the large screen TVs.

Game Two at Debacle

Catch all the action at the Braddon local, Debacle, as game two will be aired live on the big screen.

State of Origin at The National Press Club of Australia

Watch all the Origin action live at the National Press Club in the Lounge. For just $15 tuck into a Lamb shank pie with a side of minted pea puree, tomato chutney and beer battered chips, alongside a glass of James Squire 150 Lashes or tap beer or house wine for $3.50. No bookings required, just bring your friends to watch the game on the screens in the Lounge. 

State of Origin at The Pedlar

Watch the State of Origin games unfold at Campbell local with $15 chicken schnitzel and a schooner of Capital Brewing Coast Ale available during all three games!

State of Origin at Hopscotch

Drop into Hopscotch for $5 tins of XXXX Gold and VB, meat tray raffles and game two on the big screens.

State of Origin at Young & Frisky

Join the guys at Young & Frisky in Gungahlin for $5 tinnies of XXXX Gold and VB, $15 schnitzel and midday and meat raffles galore. No better reasons to come out and watch game two!

Burger of Origin at Walt & Burley

Whilst the footy teams battle it out on the pitch, Walt’s NSW and QLD burgers will be going toe-to-toe throughout the series in the Burger of Origin. Come and support your state by buying a burger and the guys will keep a running tally to see which burger takes out this year’s title!

Origin at Rose Cottage 

Watch all the game two action on the big screen and soak up the glory of $3 drinks until the first points are scored (not include RTDs).