St George Illawarra Dragons hosted their State of Origin 1 pre-match function with Corporate Sponsors and Partners at Allphones Arena, Olympic Park on Wednesday.

Dragons Ambassadors Shaun Timmins and Wendell Sailor were guest speakers at the function as well as former Head Coach Nathan Brown, who discussed the technical aspects of the match.

Fellow Dragons Ambassador Mark Gasnier conducted the Master of Ceremonies duties which also saw NSW representative duo Josh Dugan and Trent Merrin discuss their week in Blues camp via a video package.

Guests proceeded to then watch the Origin fixture at ANZ Stadium, Olympic Park.