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Address: Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, New South Wales 2004, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 8765 2000

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I cant believe I actually got to be a part of this huge event. What an experience. We were in the cheap seats near the roof but the atmosphere was awesome. The huge party area... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2016
Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I cant believe I actually got to be a part of this huge event. What an experience. We were in the cheap seats near the roof but the atmosphere was awesome. The huge party area outside the stadium before we even got inside was awesome with so much going on. Definitely get there early to experience everything

Thank cnccndworld
Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure how this ended up on TripAdvisor. The State of Origin is a 3 game football sporting event between New South Wales and Queensland as they battle it out to determine which is the better state in football each year. Unless you're from NSW or Queensland, it won't mean a lot to anyone. And unless you're here for... More 

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I grew up loving football — REAL football, or as we call it Down Under — Rugby League. Grab the chance to see first-hand the game our blokes play without all the trappings of safety gear associated with American Football. Aussie footballers play the WHOLE game with no time-outs, no "defensive" or "offensive" teams swap outs, and hardly any long... More 

3 Thank DownUnderAmerican
Tempe, Australia
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17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Full house at ANZ Stadium always brings back memories of the Sydney Olympic Games. State of Origin would have to rate up there for atmosphere, especially with the Blue and Maroon rivalry. Fortunately the Blues were victorious on this occasion. Despite the crowds, everything always seems to move fairly seamlessly when it comes to disgorging the crowd at the end... More 

1 Thank Terry f
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

One of the greatest sporting spectacles you will find in the world. If you are a fan or sports and the subsequent rivalries that come with it, this is a must see

1 Thank JasonDoz
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Everyone in the office at Dunn & Bradford Hospitality absolutely enjoys being apart of the State of Origin. The intensity, the sportsmanship. The whole vibe in the stadium was just awesome.

1 Thank Dunn_Bradford
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Awesome atmosphere especially when NSW shows QLD how the game is played. Some the food is a bit pricey better to eat before you hit the game.

Thank Jodi L
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

One of the greatest sporting events I have ever seen. A must watch if in Sydney or Brisbane in May or June. Atmosphere was fantastic, the game itself was the most toughest sport I have ever seen. So much contact and skill.

3 Thank Harvey J
Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We recently travelled to Brisbane for Game 3 of State of Origin and booked a package with Sportsnetholidays.com - it was absolutely fantastic. We purchased accommodation/ticket package. As promised a package arrived at our Hotel with some great goodies inside, books, keyrings, stickers, hats and of course our tickets. We made our way to the the pre function which was... More 

1 Thank Kiwis101
Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Game itself wasn't that exciting but the transport and atmosphere at the stadium was amazing - so great to be there to see NSW win!

Thank Michelle D

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