Melbourne Storm v North Queensland Cowboys
Thursday 22 March
All gates open: 6.30pm
TV: Fox Sports 502 LIVE from 7.30pm
Online: NRL Digital Pass
JT’s last game in Melbourne
Beloved Cowboys playmaker Jonathan Thurston will be playing his last regular season game in Melbourne on Thursday night.
Unless both teams meet in the finals, this will be the last opportunity Melburnians will have to see one of the greatest players of all time in action.
Grand Final re-match
It is hard to believe it has been five months since these two sides went head-to-head in the 2017 NRL Grand Final.
Melbourne tasted Premiership glory that night in what was a moment Storm fans will savor forever.
The stakes are not as high this Thursday night but the contest will be just a fierce. Everywhere you look on the park there are star-studded match-ups which will make for non-stop entertainment at AAMI Park!
The second half of the 2017 Grand Final will also be shown on the big screen as soon as the gates open from 6.30pm.
NRL Footy Show LIVE from AAMI Park
The NRL Footy Show will be Live from the home of the Melbourne Storm, AAMI Park, following their Grand Final rematch with the Cowboys this Thursday on Nine and 9Now.
It’s the first time in 25 years that The Footy Show has been hosted at the ground of an NRL match. The panel will be on the field at AAMI Park with NRL superstars Johnathan Thurston and Billy Slater appearing on the show straight after the game.
Host Erin Molan will be joined by Ryan Girdler and Andrew Johns when they wrap up all the action from a blockbuster night of footy.
Storm fans will be able to join the studio audience by taking their seats in the AAMI Park seating bowl on Level 1 of the Western Stand.
Membership sales will be available from the membership marquee located at Entrance F of AAMI Park from 5.30pm. Memberships purchased on Thursday will be given access to the game.
All members will be able to collect their 2018 items from the marquee located outside the Melbourne Storm office.
Club House members will also be able to collect their membership items from inside the Club House upon arrival.
A wide range of Storm merchandise will be available on Thursday 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).
SOCIAL CLUB - POST MATCH
Social Club is back in the Clubhouse following matches in 2018 with player interviews on stage, entertainment and drinks available providing members and fans a great chance to reflect post game.
Daily passes will be available for Social Club in Round 3 at $10 for members and $15 for non-members.
Social Club medallions providing entry for the whole year will also be available from $30.
In 2018, all members have been issued a brand new membership card. Please disregard any previously issued membership cards that do not have the year 2018 on them.
If you have any issue with your 2018 membership, please see the team in the Storm membership marquee on game day from 5.30pm.
2018 memberships are on sale now! Request a call today.
To ensure all members have access to the game on Thursday 22 March at AAMI Park, please note:
- Members who purchased a membership before COB 7 March 2018 have had their packs processed and dispatched and should receive their packs before game day.
- Members who purchased their membership between 8 March 2017 and COB 19 March will not receive their packs prior to game day. Members will have a temporary membership card emailed to them which can be printed and scanned for access at the ground (excludes Flexi memberships).
- Members who signed up after 19 March can pick up a paper ticket from the membership marquee located at Entrance F of AAMI Park from 5.30pm.
- If you signed up prior to COB 6 March and have not yet received your member pack or an email with your temporary membership card or are a flexi membership holder, please contact the membership team on 1300 786 767 or email email@example.com.
Please note: All member packs will be posted directly to members with no cards available for collection on game day.
CONCESSION MEMBERSHIP HOLDERS
Concession membership holders are required to present their concession identification card upon entry to AAMI Park on match day.
If you do not have your concession identification card with you as well as your membership card you may be refused entry into the ground.
Junior members with school or library ID will also be required to bring it to the ground. This is stated in the in the membership brochure and is part of the member terms and conditions.
Melbourne Storm cannot issue replacement tickets when membership cards are not brought to the game.
Members will need to purchase a daily admission ticket at their own cost. Members with a reserved seat can get their ticket re-printed but must have their seat details with them. Seat confirmation must be made before 5pm two business days before the game by calling the membership services department on 1300 786 767 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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TRANSPORT AND PARKING INFORMATION
MOPT advise all patrons attending the event parking is extremely limited and the use of Public Transport is recommended.
The following car parks will be open for Public Parking on Thursday 22 March subject to space available.
Melbourne Park – Entrance D Eastern Plaza and Northern car parks 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 – CLOSED
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.