State of Origin is the Rugby League played in Australia every year from the year 1980. This article gives you all information about 2018 State of Origin Game 1. The league is comprised of three matches, and each game is played between two Queensland (QLD) Maroon and New South Wales (NSW)Blues. This year the matches of the league will be played in three different places of Australia, and they are Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane. The Game 1 will be played in Melbourne, and it is scheduled in the first week of June.
The full audience of Australia is eagerly waiting to watch the match may be in the Melbourne Cricket Ground itself or maybe in television coverage or just by streaming the channel from their device or in their desktop or laptop. But none will miss the show. Many audiences in the UK, US, and France mainly are keen for this league as Rugby is a very popular match in these places of the world. The game attracts many viewers every year and this year will not be different.
Online Streaming Channels for State of Origin
Some best Online Streaming Channels to watch State of Origin 2018 are Fubo TV, DirectNow TV, Sling TV, VPN services, YouTube TV and even the Social Network.
This Online Streaming Channel is one of the best among others, and this is the channel which is provided by AT&T. One can avail the service with a trial run for seven days and earn confidence in their service and quality of transmission. This streaming channel gives an option to watch the shows in more than 60 channels with a per month subscription of $35.
Just like Sling and Direct TV, Fubo TV is another streaming channel which enables the viewer to watch the game live by streaming in their devices available with them be it Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android or PC. A Monthly subscription of $19.99 is required to pay by the user, and more than 40 channels along with the sports channels are available. Now it is always wise to test their service during the free trial run period which is nothing less than seven days.
Sling TV guarantees a seamless view of each match of Australian Premier Rugby League. Only a monthly subscription of $25 is required for streaming the channels which are available with the package of Sling TV. High Internet Speed is necessary for such streaming. This service also gives the user an opportunity to use them for free for seven days as a trial, and once the user is satisfied, they can go for their permanent monthly subscription.
Virtual Private Network
Even if anyone avails the subscription of the streaming channels like Sling, Fubo or DirectNow but it might not work in many geographical locations. Then what can one do? Virtual Private Network is the answer to it. One needs to download the VPN app and install it. It is a simple online tool which enables one to change the IP Address as per the location and then avail the channel in the location and stream the game live and with high quality. Express VPN is the best in the service, and they keep the credentials of the user secret.
Social Networking Site
Facebook is a social networking site which has a page for State or Origin which will come up with regular updates of the matches, highlights, and games. One can stream the full game live from Facebook.
Apart from this, the fans should keep a constant watch on Facebook or NBC website for any recent updates on total coverage or online streaming or even about any changes of Game 1. The complete Lineup list will be seen in the NBC website very soon.
Gold Passes from NBC
NBC Gold Passes will be available so that we can that the premier matches can be watched all over the world and in several countries. With high internet speed one must download the app of NBC sports Gold and the stream the channel in the devices available for them. This is one of the easiest way of Live streaming the Premier Rugby match. Other options are surely there for streaming the games online and they need subscriptions. But those streaming options are equally good and authentic.
Time and Schedule
The sponsorer and organizers already announced the date and time of Game 1 of State of Origin.
The match will be played on 6th of June 2018 in Melbourne Cricket Ground, and this would be the first match played between NSW and QLD
As per the local Australian Standard Time, the kick off would be around 8:00 pm AEST. And then this game will be telecasted live to other places in the world as per their time zone.
The Game 1 between QLD and NSW will be very fascinating and this is being in the hometown of Queensland. Due to the Australian National Anthem program, the start of time might be delayed for some time.
The lines up for Game 1 will be declared very soon. All must watch the updates.
June 6th is knocking at the door, and the coaches are still not sure about few positions in the team. Several posts in the team in both the teams are empty. No.9 Jersey is going for a change every week. Damien Cook from Sydney will be in the match. At present, it seems some names to be in the would be lists like McInnes, Cook, and Koroissau. Nathan Peats will not be in Origin this time Andrew Webster and Fitler will be in Game 1.
In Blues St.George Illawara, Tyson Frizzel will fill the lineup in Blues with their grand return. In the Blues Euan Aitken and Jack de Belin will be shinning like stars.