Your complete game day guide for Game One of the 2023 Ampol State of Origin series at Adelaide Oval.
Match: Maroons v Blues
Game 1 -
Venue: Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
All times are in Adelaide local time
- 4:00pm (4:30pm AEST) — Precinct activities commence
- 4:30pm (5:00pm AEST) — Gates open at Adelaide Oval
- 5:10pm (5:40pm AEST) — CAS Blue v CAS Silver
- 7:00pm (7:30pm AEST) — On-field pre-match entertainment (The Living End)
- 7:35pm (8:05pm AEST) — Game One, Queensland Maroons v NSW Blues
Match day information
Arrive early to avoid queues at Adelaide Oval.
Get set to witness an unmatched display of real rivalry and unreal footy as the game's best players square off in the ultimate fight for state pride.
SA Health have put in place measures to ensure events are as safe as possible. To a certain degree, these measures will only work if everyone plays their part in keeping Adelaide Oval COVIDSafe.
- Keep up to date with, and abide by, Adelaide Oval COVIDSafe Measures
- Keep up to date with, and abide by, Adelaide Oval Conditions of Entry
Adelaide Oval is situated right in the heart of the city, framed by the River Torrens and surrounding precinct. Whether you’re travelling by car, bus, train or tram, Adelaide Oval’s close proximity to the CBD makes it easily accessible.
Patrons are strongly encouraged to take advantage of public transport when attending events at Adelaide Oval. The Oval is accessible by train, tram and bus services.
Public transport timetables and routes vary between events. Please visit the Adelaide Metro website for the latest information relating to different events.
The Adelaide Railway Station is located on North Terrace, approximatley a five-minute walk across the Riverbank footbridge or via King William Street. For timetables and more information visit the Adelaide Metro website.
Trams operate between Glenelg and the city with stops located on North Terrace and King William Road (outside the Adelaide Festival Centre). For timetables and more information please visit the Adelaide Metro website.
Bus services run throughout the Adelaide metropolitan area and service several bus stops in the vicinity of Adelaide Oval. Refer to the Adelaide Metro website for details.
On major event days taxi ranks and drop-off zones are located on Pennington Terrace and King William Road.
- Adelaide Oval Express Services
For most major events at Adelaide Oval, patrons can take advantage of the Adelaide Oval Express Services across train, tram and bus routes. Travel is free upon presentation of a valid event ticket.
State of Origin coaches Billy Slater and Brad Fittler will finalise their sides one hour before kick-off at 7.05pm AEST.
Match: Maroons v Blues
Game 1 -
Fullback for Maroons is number 1 Reece WalshFullback for Blues is number 1 James Tedesco
Winger for Maroons is number 2 Selwyn CobboWinger for Blues is number 2 Brian To'o
Centre for Maroons is number 3 Valentine HolmesCentre for Blues is number 3 Stephen Crichton
Centre for Maroons is number 4 Hamiso Tabuai-FidowCentre for Blues is number 4 Tom Trbojevic
Winger for Maroons is number 5 Murray TaulagiWinger for Blues is number 5 Josh Addo-Carr
Five-Eighth for Maroons is number 6 Cameron MunsterFive-Eighth for Blues is number 6 Jarome Luai
Halfback for Maroons is number 7 Daly Cherry-EvansHalfback for Blues is number 7 Nathan Cleary
Prop for Maroons is number 15 Tino Fa'asuamaleauiProp for Blues is number 8 Tevita Pangai Junior
Hooker for Maroons is number 9 Ben HuntHooker for Blues is number 9 Apisai Koroisau
Prop for Maroons is number 16 Reuben CotterProp for Blues is number 10 Payne Haas
2nd Row for Maroons is number 11 David Fifita2nd Row for Blues is number 11 Tyson Frizell
2nd Row for Maroons is number 12 Tom Gilbert2nd Row for Blues is number 12 Hudson Young
Lock for Maroons is number 13 Patrick CarriganLock for Blues is number 13 Isaah Yeo
Interchange for Maroons is number 8 Thomas FleglerInterchange for Blues is number 14 Junior Paulo
Interchange for Maroons is number 10 Lindsay CollinsInterchange for Blues is number 15 Cameron Murray
Interchange for Maroons is number 14 Harry GrantInterchange for Blues is number 16 Liam Martin
Interchange for Maroons is number 17 Jai ArrowInterchange for Blues is number 17 Nicholas Hynes
Replacement for Maroons is number 18 Tom DeardenReplacement for Blues is number 20 Matt Burton
- Referee: Ashley Klein
- Touch Judge: Drew Oultram
- Touch Judge: Phil Henderson
- Senior Review Official: Grant Atkins
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