Food trucks, kids activities and cultural performances will converge on Gosch's Paddock prior to Storm's clash with the Eels on Saturday 26 March to celebrate the diverse cultural heritage in the Rugby League community.
The NRL’s inaugural Multicultural Round hits AAMI Park with an eclectic mix of entertainment highlighting the pre-game build-up to the Saturday evening showdown.
Beginning at 3:00pm on Gosch’s Paddock, the Thunderbolts will kick-off proceedings with skills stations, food trucks, face painting and partner activations from RedZed, Hush Puppies and Suzuki all stationed around the precinct.
Water fountains will also be available at the Multicultural Festival and we encourage you to bring your own water bottle to refill.
We encourage the use of public transport, walking and cycling to and from Gosch’s Paddock on Sunday.
This event is proudly supported by City of Melbourne.
Secure your seat at AAMI Park on Saturday 26 March - tickets available here.
Saturday 26 March - Storm v Eels at AAMI Park
U20 Thunderbolts v Eels – 3:00pm kick-off
Multicultural Festival – from 2:30pm on Gosch's Paddock
Storm v Eels – from 5:30pm at AAMI Park
- Cultural performances
- Food trucks
- Kid’s activities
- Skills stations
Nationalities / Heritage in the Storm playing group:
Māori – Nelson Asofa-Solomona, Jesse Bromwich, Kenny Bromwich, Jahrome Hughes, Brandon Smith, Jayden Nikorima, Reimis Smith, Will Warbrick
PNG – Justin Olam, Xavier Coates
Indigenous – Reimis Smith & Jordan Grant
Samoan – Dean Ieremia, Sua Faalogo, Marion Seve, Nelson Asofa-Solomona
Tonga – George Jennings, Felise Kaufusi
Italian – Trent Loiero, Cooper Johns
Fijian – Tui Kamikamica
Dutch – Ryan Papenhuyzen
Cook Islands – Tepai Moeroa
Bosnian – Jordan Grant
English – Bronson Garlick