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How to watch a State of Origin 2024 live stream in Australia

It's time for another epic State of Origin series. Here's your complete viewing guide for this year's showdown.

State of Origin NSW vs Queensland 2020.

State against state, mate against mate, State of Origin is here once more and you're able to live stream the big clash. The Queensland Maroons claimed the 2023 State of Origin shield, with it thrashing the Blues in the third game to clinch the title.

The 2024 State of Origin series will take place in 3 states, with the opening game hosted at Sydney's Accor Stadium. Melbourne will host game 3, while Brisbane will host what could be the all-important decider in game 3. All the 2024 State of Origin games will be held on a Wednesday night.

State of Origin 2023 dates, live stream and TV schedule, kick-off times

Clear your calendar for the 3 most anticipated games on the rugby league schedule as it doesn't get any bigger than NSW vs QLD.

GameDateVenueKick-off AESTKick-off ACSTKick-off AWSTWhere to watch
State of Origin 1Wed 5 JuneAccor Stadium, Sydney8:05pm7:35pm6:05pmLive: Channel 9, 9Now. Replay: Kayo Sports, Foxtel
State of Origin 2Wed 26 JuneMelbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne8:05pm7:35pm6:05pmLive: Channel 9, 9Now. Replay: Kayo Sports, Foxtel
State of Origin 3Wed 17 JulySuncorp Stadium, Brisbane8:05pm7:35pm6:05pmLive: Channel 9, 9Now. Replay: Kayo Sports, Foxtel

How to watch a State of Origin live stream

You have a range of options for watching this year's series, both live and on demand. Channel 9 will once again have live and exclusive coverage of all 3 games. If you can't watch via a TV on the 9 Network, you can live stream State of Origin via 9Now.

While the Fox League channel has complete coverage of Origin night up until kick-off, Foxtel iQ and its related streaming services Foxtel Now and Kayo Sports will only have coverage of the match once it's complete.

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Live stream State of Origin outside of Australia

If you're outside Australia, New Zealand or the Pacific Islands, there is only 1 way you can live stream the State of Origin series or watch a replay on demand. That is via Watch NRL, a rugby league dedicated streaming service that has every regular season NRL game, the final series, State of Origin and Test matches all included in its subscription price.

Depending on how long (or often) you head overseas, you can choose from 3 price points: weekly ($24), monthly ($44) and yearly ($229).

Watch State of Origin replay and highlights

As soon as the game ends on Channel 9, Australia's biggest rugby league broadcaster, Fox League, takes over. Fox League can be accessed via Foxtel iQ, Foxtel Now or Kayo Sports.

Kayo broadcasts almost all the same sports content as Foxtel – including all of its rugby league – at a much cheaper price, on a lot more devices, a streaming-style user interface and some viewing features tailored specifically for sport.

In addition to replays of the match itself, streaming to your device or TV, Kayo also offers a mini highlights package of the game. Interactive Stats, SplitView and No Spoilers are also among the Kayo features. It also offers all the same post-game interviews, chat shows and entertainment programming as Foxtel.

Kayo comes with a 7-day free trial for new customers, while those signing up to Foxtel Now for the first time get a 10-day free trial.

Subscriptions to Kayo start at $25 a month for the Kayo One package, which allows viewing on only 1 device at a time.

To get rugby league on Foxtel Now, you will need the Sport pack as well as the base Essentials pack to access sports content. Consequently, you will pay a minimum of $29 a month. While it's more expensive than Kayo, you do get access to entertainment content as well.


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State of Origin 2024 squads

NSW Blues squad

  • Dylan Edwards (Penrith Panthers)
  • Brian To'o (Penrith Panthers)
  • Stephen Crichton (Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs)
  • Latrell Mitchell (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  • Zac Lomax (St George Illawarra Dragons)
  • Jarome Luai (Penrith Panthers)
  • Mitchell Moses (Parramatta Eels)
  • Jake Trbojevic (c) (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  • Reece Robson (North Queensland Cowboys)
  • Payne Haas (Brisbane Broncos)
  • Liam Martin (Penrith Panthers)
  • Angus Crichton (Sydney Roosters)
  • Cameron Murray (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  • Connor Watson (Sydney Roosters)
  • Isaah Yeo (Penrith Panthers)
  • Haumole Olakau'atu (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  • Spencer Leniu (Sydney Roosters)
  • Mitch Barnett (New Zealand Warriors)
  • Cameron McInnes (Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks)
  • Luke Keary (Sydney Roosters)

Queensland Maroons squad

  • Reece Walsh (Brisbane Broncos)
  • Xavier Coates (Melbourne Storm)
  • Valentine Holmes (North Queensland Cowboys)
  • Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow (The Dolphins)
  • Murray Taulagi (North Queensland Cowboys)
  • Tom Dearden (North Queensland Cowboys)
  • Daly Cherry-Evans (c) (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  • Reuben Cotter (North Queensland Cowboys)
  • Ben Hunt (St George Illawarra Dragons)
  • Lindsay Collins (Sydney Roosters)
  • Jaydn Su'A (St George Illawarra Dragons)
  • Jeremiah Nanai (North Queensland Cowboys)
  • Pat Carrigan (Brisbane Broncos)
  • Harry Grant (Melbourne Storm)
  • Moeaki Fotuaika (Gold Coast Titans)
  • Felise Kaufusi (Dolphins)
  • Kurt Capewell (New Zealand Warriors)
  • Dane Gagai (Newcastle Knights)
  • Heilum Luki (North Queensland Cowboys)
  • Trent Loiero (Melbourne Storm)

How to live stream women's State of Origin

For the first time, the women's State of Origin series has been expanded to three matches this year. (Previously it was 2.)

Unlike the men's State of Origin, you get an extra option to live stream the women's State of Origin. You can watch the women's State of Origin live on the 9 Network or stream via 9Now. But you will also be able to live stream the game on Kayo or Foxtel Now, or watch live via the Foxtel iQ box.

Women's state of Origin 2024 dates, live stream and TV schedule, kick-off times

GameDateVenueKick-off AESTKick-off ACSTKick-off AWSTWhere to watch
State of Origin 1Thursday 16 MaySuncorp Stadium, Brisbane 7:45pm7:15pm5:45pmKayo, Foxtel Now, Channel 9, 9Now
State of Origin 2Thursday 6 JuneMcDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle7:45pm7:15pm5:45pmKayo, Foxtel Now, Channel 9, 9Now
State of Origin 3Thursday 27 JuneQueensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville7:45pm7:15pm5:45pmKayo, Foxtel Now, Channel 9, 9Now

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