Close the Gap jersey auction
Place your bid on a player issued and signed 2014 Close the Gap jersey from Storm's Round 23 meeting with Cronulla.
These player issue personally signed Close The Gap jerseys were co-designed by Lenny Briggs and Dixon Patten. The logo in the middle of the jersey represents Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club.
The outer circles are the broader Indigenous communities that Melbourne Storm are reaching through its various programs. The white lines represent each individuals pathway while the four colours represent the four seasons, representing diversity and change.
The Yarra river flows past AAMI Park, home of the Storm, the ‘Birrarung’ has been a meeting point and lifeline for local aboriginal people for a millennia. Water represents life and as it flows through the ‘Melbourne Storm Community’ it becomes much larger, which portrays the quality of life improving.
Each jersey will be signed on the front and features each player's individual member number as well as their match number on the back.