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Game Day info - Downer World Club Challenge

World Club Challenge

Melbourne Storm v Leeds Rhinos
Friday 16 February AAMI Park
Gates open: 6:30pm; Kick-off: 8:00pm

TV: Channel NINE & Fox Sports 502, LIVE from 7:30pm


Tickets are available through Ticketek, book here. 


Pre-game Entertainment

Nathaniel Willemse 

Acclaimed artist Nathaniel Willemse is set to electrify AAMI Park in the pre-game entertainment on Friday night!

Kicking off at 7.40pm – Nathaniel will be playing his hits ‘Louder’ and ‘You’ as well as debuting his new single ‘Moon’. Click here to pre-order Nathaniel’s new single.

The national anthems will follow Nathaniel’s performance, including a pyro display that is guaranteed to excite!


Curtain Raiser

The Victorian Under-20s Thunderbolts will make their AAMI Park debut on Friday night.

Storm fans are encouraged to get in early to see our state’s best young talent go up against some of the best in country rugby league.

Kick-off is at 5.40pm. Fans will be able to enter through Gate 7 to watch the curtain raiser.



Membership sales will be available from the membership marquee located at Entrance F of AAMI Park from 5:30pm.

Everything is better as a Storm member! View our full range of membership options here.



A wide range of Storm merchandise will be available on Friday night at AAMI Park.

The Melbourne Storm megastore at AAMI Park will be open from 5.30pm.

Merchandise outlets inside AAMI Park will be located at Aisle 3 and 23. (Open from 6:30pm).



Members with a Social Club Medallion can access the Social Club post game. Those without a medallion are able to purchase a daily pass for $10.

Due to the on-field presentation and speeches post game, player interviews in the social club will not be possible. Bars and live entertainment will continue after the final siren.   


** Please Note: Car parking will be limited due to other events in the precinct. Please allow plenty of time to get to the venue.

MOPT advise all patrons attending the event parking is extremely limited and the use of Public Transport is recommended.

The following Carparks will be open for Public Parking on Friday 16 February subject to space available.

Melbourne Park – Entrance D Eastern Plaza and Northern Carparks open from 6am

$20 pre-booked parking - BOOK HERE - (bookings must be made 24 hours prior to arrival)

$30 Event Day Rate

Yarra Park MCG - Gate 3 open from 10am

Daily Rate: $10 (cash only)

Transport Information for users with accessible needs

A limited number of accessible spaces can be pre-booked for each home game. Please contact Melbourne Park Box Office on 03 9286 1208 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm) to make a booking. Spaces are allocated at Entrance F AAMI Park and Entrance G on Olympic Boulevard. Spaces will be released for sale on the Thursday a week before each home game.

Acknowledgement of Country

Melbourne Storm respect and honour the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.