Footy fans today begin the one-week countdown to Holden State of Origin Game 1 when the XXXX Queensland Maroons battle the NSW VB Blues next Wednesday, May 27, at 7.30pm on Channel Nine.
Ken Sutcliffe, Cameron Williams and Yvonne Sampson will host Nine’s exclusive LIVE State of Origin Game 1 coverage while Ray “Rabs” Warren, the voice of rugby league, will be calling all the action from the Nine Network commentary box.
To provide their expert commentary, 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.
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.
2015 HOLDEN STATE OF ORIGIN GAMES:
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)