If you have spent any time in either New South Wales or Queensland, you will have no doubt come across the rugby league phenomena of the annual State of Origin series. The clash of state against state captures the imagination of both populations and will always be the focus of sports lovers up and down the east coast. If you are interested at all in sport, this brutal spectacular is something you need to see, and if you are going to check it out, why not do it in style.
Go to the source – The games are played in both Sydney and Brisbane, though if you are only going to go to one game, the Brisbane venue of Lang Park is the place to be. No other rugby league venue in the country has the atmosphere of Lang Park and it is the scene of some of the most electric clashes in the history of State of Origin. Tickets are scarce commodities so you are going to need to be quick to get yours, though whether you have to wait 8 hours in line or sell a small part of your soul, it really will be worth it. Continue reading “How to see the State of Origin in Style”