We are all aware of this ancient Rugby league played in Australia every year since 1980. As the State of Origin 2018 is about to begin, all the fans are eagerly waiting and planning to watch the State of Origin. Since it is held in Australia, not the entire fan followers can go and watch it in real. However, with so many technologies in a place nobody needs to miss the show, people can obviously watch the entire live stream of all State of Origin matches online on their devices such as a laptop of TV.
Since there are more rugby fans and the game is more popular in the UK, US, and France, the game certainly attracts many viewers every year and the nation is going to a standstill even this year. This rugby league comprises of a series of three matches. All of these matches will be held in three different places of Australia- Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane. Each match is played between the Queensland (QLD) Maroon and the New South Wales (NSW) Blues and it makes the fans of both states curious. Everyone wants to see their favorite team win the shield.
Regardless of the match being in Australia, nobody wants to miss the show right?
List of Channels to Watch Online Streaming of State of Origin
If you are the fan of State of Origin and never want to miss the show, you’re at the right place. For all the fans filed with passion, enthusiasm, and curiosity to watch their favorite team win, you are at the right place.
Now you can watch the matching right at your home sitting on your favorite couch with a bowl full of popcorns. Here we will introduce the best channels to watch State of Origin on TV or online. Some of the best channels that let you access the full live streaming of the State of Origin online are 9Now, Fox Sports, Watch NRL, and more. Let’s have a look.
9Now is among the best channels that let you watch every match live for free. So, whatever the channel 9 is airing you’ll be able to watch every match. Not only that, there is a good news for all its five million subscribers, 9Now will now come with improved playback with less buffering, the best sign-on process for smart TVs and a lot of new content on the cards. This streaming channel gives you an option to watch the show with a commentary in different languages. There is also a news that the channel Nine might bring 9Now to different platforms such as Amazon Fire TV and also 4k streaming might be there. You can watch the stream right from Game 1 on 6th June 2018.
NRL Digital Pass or Watch NRL
The NRL Digital Pass is among the top two contenders for mobile and internet access. It lets you access every match right from the time it goes live on the air. All you need is to buy Telstra premiership and watch every game of the State of Origin 2018 live. Also if you are a Telstra mobile customer, you get the free access to the Watch NRL Live Pass and that comes with support on various devices such as iPod Touch, IPad, Tablets running Android 4.2 or above, and all the android phones running the newer version of Android. Though there is one drawback of NRL Live Pass app that it makes the live streams limited to the diagonal screen of 7 inches display.
Foxtel Now or the Foxtel App
We all that the Nine Network only has the official rights to show the State of Origin live, but you will also be able to watch the show on Foxtel streaming services such as Foxtel Now or Foxtel App. The Fox League channel of Foxtel will broadcast the match using their own commentaries. Not only that, these Foxtel services will also allow you to stream all Foxtel channels live. It is one of the most flexible ways to stream the match live on your own devices. It also provides the free two-week trial. Also, if you have a Foxtel subscription, a sports pack comes along with that to let you watch every sports game online through the Foxtel App.
Fox Sports, owned by News Corp Australia, is the leading sports television coverage in Australia. It is located in an exclusive broadcast facility in Sydney’ north shore and services in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, and Adelaide. If you buy a Foxtel subscription television platform, it lets you watch various channels such as FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports 3, and also FOX Sports News channels.
So, yes all you need is a good network connectivity, compatible device, and a place where you can sit and watch the match live on your own device. Just to increase your curiosity before you leave, NSW team will enter the State of Origin 2018 with a new coach Brad Fittler this time. So, let’s see if that makes a difference or again the Maroons will again dominate the series like it’s doing since 2006.
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