Yep, Gang Of Youths Absolutely Crushed Their NRL Grand Final Gig

To nobody’s surprise, Sydney’s beloved sons Gang Of Youths have 100% capitalised on their blockbuster gig opening the 2018 NRL Grand Final.

While tensions may be higher than ever between Chooks and Storm fans, it seems both warring factions are pretty united in the opinion that Gangs bloody crushed it:

David Le’aupepe & co lit up Sydney’s ANZ stadium with a medley of hits, including their triple J Hottest 100 charting 2017 singles ‘What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?’ and ‘The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows’.

It comes after yesterday’s AFL grand final pre-game entertainers The Black Eyed Peas were roasted on social media for what many fans felt was a lacklustre performance, which is something that wasn’t lost on NRL fans:

For many footy fans, this performance represented their first introduction to Gang Of Youths’ music. And while there were the requisite social media whingers (ugh), there were also plenty of converts:

The only major hiccup was a Channel 9 commentator mispronouncing the band’s name, which earned the broadcaster a swift talking to from Grinspoon’s Phil Jamieson, among others:

Watch some of the footage of GOY’s big ticket NRL grand final performance below, and remember you can also catch them live on their (largely sold out!)  ‘Say Yes To Life’ national tour kicking off later this month.


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