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State of Origin: When and where is Origin in 2024? | Sporting News Australia

The Blue are set to usher in a new era in 2024, with Michael Maguire expected to take over as head coach following the end of Brad Fittler’s tenure in charge.

Can Madge turn things around and prevent Billy Slater and his Queensland side winning three straight series and heralding another Maroon dynasty?

The NRL has opted to keep the series over a six-week period in the middle of the season, knocking back requests from some figures in the game to condense the representative period.

Here’s what you need to know about the 2024 State of Origin series.

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State of Origin 2024 series schedule

Game 1

Wednesday, June 5 – Accor Stadium, Sydney

Looking to get back on track under Maguire, the Blues will have the home ground advantage in the series opener.

In 31 Origin matches at the venue in Sydney’s Olympic Park, the home side have come away with the victory on 20 occasions.

The Blues won 24-10 in Game 3 at Accor Stadium to prevent a Queensland clean sweep of the 2023 series.

Game 2

Wednesday, June 26 – MCG, Melbourne

For the first time since 2018, Australian sport’s fiercest rivalry is back at the biggest stadium in the land.

In what will be the sixth Origin contest at the venue, the Maroons will be looking to record just their second victory.

General sale tickets are available now for Game 2. Get yours here.

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Game 3

Wednesday, July 17 – Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

The series finale will take place in Brisbane on July 17.

Will it be a dead rubber or will the teams head to the River City with all to play for?

In 60 matches at Lang Park/Suncorp Stadium, Queensland holds a formidable record of 39 wins.

The Maroons emerged victorious to the tune of 32-6 in Game II at Suncorp to wrap up the 2023 series.

State of Origin 2024 tickets

Tickets for Game 2 of the 2024 series go on sale through Ticketek from Thursday, November 9.

Get yours here, starting from $25 for adults.

For Game 1 and 3 tickets, click here to purchase yours through Ticketek.

Women’s State of Origin 2024

For the first time ever, a three-match series will also decide the Women’s State of Origin.

Previously, either a standalone fixture or two home-and-away games have been played.

All three matches will be broadcast live on the Nine network.

Women’s State of Origin 2024 series schedule

Game 1: Thursday, May 16 (Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane)

Game 2: Thursday, June 6 (McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle)

Game 3: Thursday, June 27 (Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Townsville)

Under-19s State of Origin 2024

An under-19s Origin double-header will also be played in 2024, with both men’s and women’s matches to played at Leichhardt Oval on Thursday, June 20.

The under-19s Origin will be broadcast live on the Nine network and Fox Sports.