State of Origin Game 2 June 17th: Return to Melbourne

State of Origin Game Two, possibly the decider in the best-of-three competition, has been scheduled to take place in Victoria for the first time in 18 years. It’s not only the inhabitants of New South Wales and Queensland who want to see rugby league’s most fierce matchup; in 2015, the Melbourne Cricket Ground is getting a slice of the action. The date is set for the 17th of June, and the battle will commence at 8pm. Tickets are available from Ticketek.
 

The challenge has been laid

Queensland Maroons have the advantage going into game two after a harrowing 11-10 win at Sydney’s ANZ Stadium. “Dad’s Army,” (with an average age of 29) still has it, it would seem - but can the younger, less experienced Blues team come back to wear down the older Maroons and standout Cooper Cronk with their endurance? 
 
With such a close score in their first meeting, the second is set to be a thriller. It is made even more exciting thanks to its return to Melbourne, where Origin will be available to a new audience of fans. This game could be the one that decides the whole shebang - all in all, an unmissable event for State of Origin followers.
 

Hit the road in Melbourne

Airport Rentals has all you need for a trip to Melbourne to see State of Origin Game Two in 2015. A car rental gives you the freedom of movement to get not only to the MCG on game night but around the city, which is one of Australia’s most popular destinations. Melbourne is the national sporting capital, and there is plenty for a fan to see and do. Winter codes include football, rugby, Aussie Rules and more.
 
Pick up your car hire at Melbourne Airport and the city is your oyster! Airport Rentals has a huge range of vehicles from many international and local suppliers, and some of the best rates to be found on the web. We recommend getting in quick, as the most popular car hire categories can sell out fast around major events like State of Origin. Don’t forget your jersey!

Not landing or beginning your journey at Melbourne Airport? Airport Rentals has you covered. Check out the rental cars available from Adelaide, Sydney, Cairns, Launceston Airport car hire and more for your State of Origin experience.
 

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