Month: March 2020

State of Origin: New South Wales Blues & Queensland Maroons

The State of Origin series is a lot of things; it is the most-watched sporting event in Australia – each of the games in the series record audience larger than any other sporting event in the country. It is the greatest rivalry in Australian sport; players from the two teams put their all into all three games, showing raw passion, skill, desperation, fortitude, and tenacity. This results in a showpiece like no other. It is the pinnacle of rugby in the Australian rugby league. No other competitor comes close to it.

State of Origin is a best-of-three series competed annually by two teams from the heartland States of Australia; New South Wales Blue and Queensland Maroon.

New South Wales Blue

This is the rugby league team that represents the state of New South Wales in the State of Origin series. The current coach of the team is Brad Fittler and the team is captained by Boyd Cordner. The home stadium of New South Wales Blues is the ANZ Stadium, which has a capacity of 84,000. It is the current shield holder having won 2-1 with 122 points scored. This was the 15th title won by the team.

Queensland Maroon

The team represents the state of Queensland in the State of Origin series. The current coach of Queensland Maroons is Kevin Walters and the captain is Daly Cherry-Evans. All home matches of the team are played at Brisbane’s Lang Park, which has been renamed to Suncorp Stadium. The team holds the record for the highest number of titles in the series having won the shield 21 times. The Maroons went on a record-breaking run of eight consecutive titles between 2006 and 2013.

You can watch State of Origin 2020 on Nine Network if you are in Australia.

Kentucky Derby Contenders, date, time

Do you like horse racing? Do you want to contest in horse racing? Whether you are a fan or a horse racer, there is Kentucky Derby 2020 of which its preparation is now in top rigging. This year’s edition, which is expected in a few months, is the 146th time that the event is now taking place. The race is that of horses, and in a few months, the road heading to the venue would be busy.

The 146th edition of this event has been set to take place at Churchill Downs and will take place on Saturday, May 2nd, 2020. It is one of the most famous events in Kentucky and during this time fans from all over the world would consistently show that it is part of this horse race.

The race comes after a series of preseason and championship qualification races from which up to 380 horses were appointed but only up to 20 has been called for the final.

Among the qualified horses, here are the top five contenders;

  1. The first top horse is the Denis moment trained by D. Romans
  2. The second top horse has stormed the court trained by P-Eurton
  3. The third horse is Tiz the law-trained by B.tag
  4. The fourth hose is hall constitution trained by J-Ortiz
  5. The horse that closes our list is palace malice trained by J-Ortiz

This is a must watch 2 minutes’ horse racing event. Importantly, regardless of whether you don’t have a chance to reach Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, you currently have the option to watch this event via Kentucky Derby TV streaming. For this reason, numerous individuals no longer have to visit the spot, which would be crowded for this event.