Queensland teams contest Touch Origin
Queensland Touch teams are taking part in a ‘State of Origin’ series today (Friday, September 2) and tomorrow (Saturday, September 3) at Waterworth Park, Earlwood.
The home venue of NSW Touch, the series is played over 14 divisions:
- Men’s Opens
- Women’s Opens
- Mixed Open
- Women’s 20s
- Men’s 20s
- Men’s 30s
- Women’s 30s
- Men’s 35s
- Women’s 35s
- Men’s 40s
- Women’s 40s
- Men’s 45s
- Men’s 50s
- Men’s 55s
Each Division plays in a best of three (3) game series of matches and the state that wins the most divisions, wins the series.
The matches are played over two days with all divisions playing one match Friday and two matches on Saturday.
There are a number of rugby league legends involved in the series, including FOGS Scott Prince in the Men’s 35s division and Adrian Lam in the Men’s 40s.
Queensland Women’s representative Chelsea Baker – who played in this year’s Women’s Interstate Challenge match – is also in action, playing for the Women’s 30s team as a middle.
She will be having to rush back home to Gladstone however after the series, as her rugby league team the Gladstone Wallabys are playing in their grand final on Sunday, September 4.
The Touch State of Origin matches are being live streamed here on Saturday and will be broadcast on FOX 2 on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24.
Download this weekend’s draw here: Touch State of Origin 2016 series draw
Find out more about Queensland Touch via their website: Queensland Touch