From fun runs to professional Rugby League, the best Queensland sporting events are truly worth waiting all year for. Don’t have a car to get around the Sunshine State? Hire a car from Brisbane Airport so you can make your way to these epic Queensland sporting events. State of Origin Series June – July Be prepared for a wild crowd of proud Maroons fans when Queensland hosts the State of Origin. Watch the Maroons take on the New South Wales Blues in this epic sporting rivalry. League fans around the country look forward to the series every year. For the games played interstate, you can just soak up the atmosphere at a good old pub, anywhere across Queensland. IRONMAN Cairns 9 June 2019 This is one of the most scenic Queensland sporting events, taking place between the rainforest and the reef. IRONMAN Cairns has earned a reputation as IRONMAN in paradise. Watch swimmers tackle the gorgeous tropical waters at Palm Cove….