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June 11, 2019 2 min read

Everybody can’t wait for this year’s Australia’s greatest sporting rivalry! With thousands expected to watch all the games, State of Origin 2019 will take over the trending topics not only in your household and workplace but also over social media.

What is "State of Origin"?

The State of Origin series is an annual best-of-three series between the Queensland and New South Wales rugby league teams. With its 38th year celebrated this 2019, expect nothing less but exciting matches as teams will aim to bring glory and pride to their respective teams and states.

Who are the teams competing?

The teams competing are New South Wales and Queensland, represented by blue and maroon respectively. What happened before this series? Queensland had won 21 times, NSW 14 times, with two series drawn. What is going to happen this year? You have to stay tuned to find out.

State of Origin Dates

Will the New South Wales Blues continue their momentum and have another convincing win, or will Queensland Maroons mount a comeback and extend their head to head match up wins? The rivalry continues with the following game schedules:

GAME 1: June 5th, 8 pm, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

GAME 2: June 23rd, 6 pm, Perth, Optus Stadium (their first time to host a State of Origin game)

GAME 3: July 10th, Sydney, Anz Stadium

Sports-themed cupcakes

If you are one of the spectators who prefer to watch the games at home, you can watch them via Nine Network. Whether you are watching it alone or with your family, it will be more fun if you are munching on some cupcakes as the games intensify!


Your favourite cake and cupcake store prepared State of Origin Cupcakes for you to enjoy. They are available in a box of 6, topped with State of Origin Cupcake Toppers in Vanilla Velvet flavour. Click the photo above to know more about the sports-themed cupcakes!

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