Australia’s greatest sporting rivalry is back for another intense three-game event. Where will you be watching the State of Origin? Use our guide for the best venues that will be running great deals and specials with the best views of the game on the big screen.


Celebrating the State of Origin every year, Hopscotch will have the game on the big screen in the beer garden from 8pm.


Get round the big screen at The Pedlar and get stuck into $6 Capital Brewing Coast Ale scooners for $6 and $25 parmis with a house bev from 5pm.


Screening all your favourite sporting games, the State of Origin is no exception. From 8pm, join Assembly for $5 Tooheys New schooners and $10 wings for the entire game.


Watch the State of Origin match live and loud on the big screen at Bleachers Sports Bar. A $15 ticket scores you a secured seat and a free schooner of VB to kick off your night!



If you’ve got a big group of mates who love the footy, book Wakefield’s private room and enjoy the game on your own screen. Hosting 10-20 guests, the package includes footy food such as honey duck wings, chicken skewers and the Wakefield’s cheeseburger, all to be enjoyed with a few bevs while you watch the game on the big screen.

Walt and Burley

Whoever your team, catch the blues take on the maroons at Walt & Burley. They will have the game on the TV, your fave pub food and beers pouring all night.


Head over to Grease Monkey before kick-off to watch the game and score a free house drink for the first blues point.

The Alby

With all the major games playing every night of the week, The Alby is primed for your next State of Origin night. Head over before kick-off and cheer on your team.

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