1993 State of Origin Championships
Tournament information
SportAustralian rules football
LocationMelbourne, Adelaide and Hobart, Australia
Dates1 June 1993–6 June 1993
FormatKnockout
Teams6
Final champion
SECTION 1: South Australia
SECTION 2: QLD/NT

The 1993 State of Origin Championships, known formally as the CUB AFL State of Origin championship, was the last Australian rules football series held involving representative teams of all Australian states. It was the first and last such tournament run by the AFL Commission. It was the first tournament to combine Territory with state teams.

While Victoria and Tasmania and South Australia and Western Australia would play as their own States, New South Wales combined with Australian Capital Territory and Queensland were combined with Northern Territory.[1] The two composite teams gave Queensland and New South Wales the first opportunity to select their teams under State of Origin criteria since the 1988 Bicentennial Carnival, but also meant the end of standalone participation by the two Territories. Aided significantly by the small Northern Territory contingent, it was the first successful tournament featuring a side under the banner of Queensland, which defeated Tasmania to win Section Two.

South Australia defeated Victoria in the final by 12 points in front of a crowd of 31,792 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Format and Rules

All 4 matches were played under the same rules as that of the 1993 pre season premiership, the Foster's Cup, with all 4 quarters running for 20 minutes, and time-on added on for scores and for the treating of injured players, and extra time if the scores were level at full time.

1993 AFL State of Origin matches

Home team Score Away team Score Ground City/Town Crowd Date Time Broadcast Network Victoria 19.16 (130) NSW-Aust. Cap. Territory 8.17 (65) MCG Melbourne 22,409 1 June 1993 [2][3] 7:00 PM 7 Network Home team Score Away team Score Ground City/Town Crowd Date Time Broadcast Network S. Australia 19.13 (127) W. Australia 14.7 (91) Football Park Adelaide 21,487 2 June 1993 [2][4] 8:00 PM 7 Network Home team Score Away team Score Ground City/Town Crowd Date Time Broadcast Network Victoria 14.13 (97) S. Australia 16.13 (109) MCG Melbourne 31,792 5 June 1993 [5][6] 4:40 PM 7 Network Home team Score Away team Score Ground City/Town Crowd Date Time Broadcast Network Tasmania 10.16 (76) Queensland-N. Territory 16.14 (110) Bellerive Oval Hobart 9,660 6 June 1993 [5][7] 12:00 PM 7 Network

1993 AFL State of Origin Section Winners

1993 AFL State of Origin Medal Winners

1993 AFL State of Origin Squads

South Australia [5][9][10] Victoria [5][10][11] Western Australia [5][9]

Coach: Graham Cornes
Captain: Chris McDermott
Vice Captain: Tony McGuinness
Deputy Vice Captain:
Both games

vs Western Australia

vs Victoria

Other squad members

Coach: Bill Goggin
Captain: Paul Roos
Vice Captain: Gavin Brown
Deputy Vice Captain:
Both Games

vs New South Wales-Australian Capital Territory

vs South Australia

Other Squad Members

Coach: Mick Malthouse
Captain: John Worsfold
Vice Captain:
Deputy Vice Captain:
vs South Australia

Other Squad Members

New South Wales-Australian Capital Territory [5][11] Queensland-Northern Territory. [5][12] Tasmania [5][12]

Coach: Terry Daniher
Captain: Wayne Carey
Vice Captain: Paul Kelly
Deputy Vice Captain:
vs Victoria

Other Squad Members

Coach: Norm Dare
Captain: Jason Dunstall
Vice Captain: Michael McLean, Gavin Crosisca
Deputy Vice Captain:
vs Tasmania

Other Squad Members

Coach: Robert Shaw
Captain: Darrin Pritchard
Vice Captain: Stephen MacPherson
Deputy Vice Captain: Alastair Lynch
vs Queensland-Northern Territory

Other Squad Members

References

  1. ^ Hobbs, Greg (1 June 1993). "State of Play". Football Record (State of Origin 1993): 4. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "Scoreboards". Football Record (State of Origin 1993 – Final): 7. 5 June 1993. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Victoria wreaks Origin revenge". The Canberra Times. 2 June 1993. p. 36. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Croweaters run WA players off their feet". The Canberra Times. 3 June 1993. p. 24. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "State of Origin". Football Record (Round 11): 15. 12 June 1993. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  6. ^ "SA's running game snares historic Origin title". The Canberra Times. 6 June 1993. p. 12. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Siren Scores". The Canberra Times. 7 June 1993. p. 29. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  8. ^ "Medal small consolation for Harvey". The Canberra Times. 6 June 1993. p. 12. Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Team Lists: South Australia v Western Australia". No. State of Origin 1993. Australian Football League. Football Record. 1 June 1993. p. 17. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  10. ^ a b "Team Lists: Victoria v South Australia". No. State of Origin 1993 – Final. Australian Football League. Football Record. 5 June 1993. p. 16. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  11. ^ a b "Team Lists: Victoria v New South Wales-Australian Capital Territory". No. State of Origin 1993. Australian Football League. Football Record. 1 June 1993. p. 16. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  12. ^ a b "Team Lists: Tasmania v Queensland-Northern Territory". No. 1993 State of Origin (Final). Australian Football League. The Football Record. 5 June 1993. p. 17. Retrieved 12 March 2016.