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Match Day Guide: Round 5 v Broncos

The rivalry continues Thursday night when Melbourne Storm line-up to take on the Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park! 

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Storm Zone: 5-7.30pm

Gates open: 6.30pm

Storm 9s on AAMI Park: 6.50-7.10pm

Coin toss: 7pm

Melbourne Storm warm-up: 7.26pm

Storm Warning siren: 7.58pm

Thunderstruck with live guitarist: 7.58pm

NRL kick-off: 8pm

Watch live on Channel 9, Fox League and Kayo.

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Heading to AAMI Park for Round 5? Why not take to the big stage yourself for the chance to score $5k, thanks to our match day partner Grill'd!

Enter your details here for your chance to take to the field at half-time on game day!

Stay in your seats post-match for your chance to grab a signed carsales fan footy from one of the players! The men in purple will roam AAMI Park for 20 minutes post-match to meet and greet our Storm fam.

Melbourne Storm are set to receive a boost of experience when they run out to face the Brisbane Broncos on Thursday night at AAMI Park. 

The Storm spine will have a familiar make-up as Cameron Munster and Jahrome Hughes look to return to five-eighth and halfback, respectively, while Christian Welch will make his impact felt off the bench.

Check out the full team for Round 5:

Team Lists


  • Fullback for Storm is number 1 Ryan Papenhuyzen
    Fullback for Broncos is number 1 Tristan Sailor
  • Winger for Storm is number 2 Will Warbrick
    Winger for Broncos is number 2 Jesse Arthars
  • Centre for Storm is number 3 Reimis Smith
    Centre for Broncos is number 3 Kotoni Staggs
  • Centre for Storm is number 4 Nick Meaney
    Centre for Broncos is number 4 Selwyn Cobbo
  • Winger for Storm is number 5 Xavier Coates
    Winger for Broncos is number 5 Deine Mariner
  • Five-Eighth for Storm is number 6 Cameron Munster
    Five-Eighth for Broncos is number 6 Ezra Mam
  • Halfback for Storm is number 7 Jahrome Hughes
    Halfback for Broncos is number 7 Adam Reynolds


  • Prop for Storm is number 8 Tui Kamikamica
    Prop for Broncos is number 8 Corey Jensen
  • Hooker for Storm is number 9 Harry Grant
    Hooker for Broncos is number 9 Billy Walters
  • Prop for Storm is number 10 Josh King
    Prop for Broncos is number 10 Fletcher Baker
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 11 Shawn Blore
    2nd Row for Broncos is number 11 Jaiyden Hunt
  • 2nd Row for Storm is number 12 Eliesa Katoa
    2nd Row for Broncos is number 12 Jordan Riki
  • Lock for Storm is number 13 Trent Loiero
    Lock for Broncos is number 13 Patrick Carrigan


  • Interchange for Storm is number 14 Tyran Wishart
    Interchange for Broncos is number 14 Tyson Smoothy
  • Interchange for Storm is number 15 Christian Welch
    Interchange for Broncos is number 15 Benjamin Te Kura
  • Interchange for Storm is number 17 Alec MacDonald
    Interchange for Broncos is number 16 Kobe Hetherington
  • Interchange for Storm is number 19 Jack Howarth
    Interchange for Broncos is number 17 Corey Oates


  • Replacement for Storm is number 16 Tepai Moeroa
    Replacement for Broncos is number 18 Martin Taupau

Match Officials

  • Referee: Ashley Klein
  • Touch Judge: Chris Sutton
  • Touch Judge: Wyatt Raymond
  • Senior Review Official: Gerard Sutton

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Storm Zone will be kicking off from 5pm to 7.30pm. So, make sure to head down to Gosch's Paddock before the game to get into the footy spirit!


  • Grill'd hit the target
  • RedZed archway
  • NRL Vic inflatable obstacle course and marquee
  • Score your own try inflatable
  • Live DJ
  • Mini Golf
  • Membership marquee
  • Merchandise marquee
  • Suzuki
  • Food trucks

Fans young and old can begin to build their own collection of their favourite Storm players, with Melbourne Storm trading cards available from the club’s membership tent on Gosch’s Paddock before the game.

With a new card available at every home game throughout the season, head down from 5pm Thursday to ensure you can complete the series!

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Our 2024 merchandise is truly Made for Melbourne with our new apparel partner O'Neills taking your game day kit to the next level! From training gear to jersey replicas, we've got you sorted.

Shop the new range at the AAMI Park Storm Store, Gosch's Paddock, Aisle 4, 24 and the new Clubhouse pop-up stall.

In 2024, we are Made for you and we are Made for Melbourne.

Made for Melbourne appeals to every member and fan. The young, the old, in Melbourne, across Australia and around the globe – no matter where you are.  

If you are Made for Melbourne, memberships will be available for sale and collection from a marquee on Gosch's Paddock for member item collections.

If you are a Melbourne Storm Member you can scan your membership card to gain access to AAMI Park.

General Admission enter through Gate 7 and find a seat between aisles 12-19 and 31-38. Reserved seat members can scan in and head to their seats.

In 2024, we're also bringing back digital ticketing, with each game requiring individual tickets. See below for more information on how to redeem your digital ticket!

Make game day easy, be prepared and plan ahead. For more information about getting to and from the game by train, visit

Public Transport

AAMI Park is accessible by train, tram and bus. The stadium is walking distance from Richmond Station and Flinders Street Station.

Stop 7D is outside AAMI Park on the Tram 70 tram line from Flinders Street. If you are coming from the north Tram 45 (North Balwyn) and Tram 75 (Vermont South) will stop adjacent to the MCG.

Drive to The Footy

Parking at Melbourne Park is only available to guests who have pre-booked. Bookings close at midnight the night before the event. You will not be able to drive up without a booking.

If parking is sold out or unavailable, several private and public streetcar parks operate in close proximity to the precinct.

  • Yarra Park (MCG)
  • Securing Parking – 121 Exhibition Street
  • Secure Parking – 300 Flinders Street
  • Securing Parking – 12-20 Flinders Street
  • Secure Parking – Grand Hyatt Melbourne
  • Wilson Parking – 11 Exhibition Street
  • Wilson Parking – Collins Place
  • Wilson Parking – 32 Flinders Street
  • Wilson Parking – 172 Flinders Street
  • Wilson Parking – Federation Square
  • ACDC Garage – 114 Flinders Street
  • On-Street Parking via the Botanical Gardens along the Yarra River 

Accessible Parking

Accessible parking must be pre-booked via Ticketek’s Accessible Bookings Hotline: 

  • Reach them by phone on (03) 9286 1208 or;
  • Submit a request to be contacted online here.  

We recommend parking is booked in advance to avoid disappointment.   

Please note, there are a limited number of accessible parking bays located at John Cain Arena (on Olympic Boulevard). 

Taxi & Rideshare

A taxi rank is available next to The Oval on Olympic Boulevard. The pick-up and drop off point for rideshare services, such as Uber, is out the front of John Cain Arena on Olympic Boulevard.   

We encourage guests not to order their rideshare service until they have reached the pick-up point to avoid causing congestion along Olympic Boulevard.

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.