Very good boys of Sydney and self-confessed footy fans, Gang Of Youths have been locked in to perform at the NRL Grand Final this year. After last year’s performance from Macklemore, which ruffled plenty of feathers, the NRL has opted to keep things local for this year’s granny with a performance that will entertain everyone, from the youngest tykes to the chuffed grandparents across the country

As reported by the Daily Telegraph, the band will perform three songs at the huge game out at ANZ Stadium on September 30, in front of a packed-out crowd of 80,000 and a shitload more watching from home/the pub/TVs across the country.

Frontman and vocalist Dave Le’aupepe said that the boys are stoked to have been asked to play before the top teams take the field, and quietly hopes that his beloved South Sydney Rabbitohs find their way to the top of the table for the big clash.

We’re Sydney boys and footy has always been a significant part of our lives. I’m a Souths fan and Samoan. I can’t guarantee that the Rabbitohs will be there, but this will be a very proud moment for me and my family.

If their recent set at Splendour In The Grass is anything to go by, the pre-game set from the Gangs boys is going to turn the stadium into a hot and bothered mess. It’s going to make a bunch of very macho men wondering why that bloke up there is dancing like he’s seducing the nation and hot damn I am SO here for that.

Seriously. Jesus Christ this is going to RULE.

This is going to be the sauciest grand final entertainment ever and holy shit the NRL-watching hyper-masculine sections of Australia are going to feel some very real emotions about Dave’s hips. Nationwide sexuality-questioning shit right here, folks.  I AM SO READY.

The performance at the grand final will be the last gig in Sydney before ducking over to the US for a month and returning for a huge Aussie tour, which sees them playing Sydney’s Enmore Theatre and Melbourne‘s Forum Theatre for more than five nights each.

Go off, fellas. Give ’em hell.

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