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Country singer Casey Barnes takes centre stage at the State of Origin in Brisbane

Country singer Casey Barnes takes centre stage at the State of Origin in Brisbane after calling his performance at the game ‘a dream come true’

Country singer Casey Barnes lived out one of his dreams on Wednesday, performing at the State of Origin in Brisbane.

The 42-year-old We’re Good Together singer took to the stage before game three between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues.

‘So this is a bit of a dream come true. Tonight I get to perform two songs pre-game with the band for the State of Origin and I’ll also be singing the national anthem,’ he wrote on Instagram ahead of the match. 

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Dream come true: Country singer Casey Barnes lived out one of his dreams on Wednesday, performing at the State of Origin in Brisbane

He added: ‘It’s a sell out so should be an absolute ripper!’ 

Casey opted for a casual ensemble, appearing onstage dressed in ripped jeans, a T-shirt and baseball cap.

He also shared a series of videos of himself and his team during sound check on Instagram Stories on Wednesday.

Providing the entertainment: The 42-year-old We're Good Together singer took to the stage before game three between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues

Providing the entertainment: The 42-year-old We’re Good Together singer took to the stage before game three between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues

Singing his praises: Fans were blown away by Casey's State of Origin performance, praising him on Twitter

Singing his praises: Fans were blown away by Casey’s State of Origin performance, praising him on Twitter

‘We’re ready to do soundcheck. We’ve got to mask up just to walk onto the field, but we promise this won’t be happening tonight. Promise,’ he said in one of the videos.

And fans were blown away by Casey’s State of Origin performance, praising him on Twitter.   

‘Excellent job on the national anthem @Casey_Barnes. Grab his new album everyone – it’s a beauty!’ tweeted one fan.  

'So this is a bit of a dream come true. Tonight I get to perform two songs pre-game with the band for the State of Origin and I'll also be singing the national anthem,' he wrote on Instagram

‘So this is a bit of a dream come true. Tonight I get to perform two songs pre-game with the band for the State of Origin and I’ll also be singing the national anthem,’ he wrote on Instagram

Winning fans: Others said he sounded 'incredible', while one enthusiastic fan branded his performance 'bloody brilliant'

Winning fans: Others said he sounded ‘incredible’, while one enthusiastic fan branded his performance ‘bloody brilliant’

‘Awesome job @Casey_Barnes sounded great. Go the Maroons xx,’ added another.

Commented one fan: ‘Casey Barnes singing the national anthem!! Nice to see a country singer sing the anthem and do such a beaut job of it too!!! Including pronouncing “advance” the Qld way hehehe!’ 

Others said he sounded ‘incredible’, while one enthusiastic fan branded his performance ‘bloody brilliant’.  

Low-key star: Casey opted for a casual ensemble, appearing onstage dressed in ripped jeans, a T-shirt and baseball cap

Low-key star: Casey opted for a casual ensemble, appearing onstage dressed in ripped jeans, a T-shirt and baseball cap

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