CHANNEL Nine presenter James Bracey might have mistakenly referred to them as “Gangs Of Youth”, but Australian rock band Gang Of Youths were almost universally praised for their electrifying performance at the NRL Grand Final on Sunday.
In undoubtedly the biggest show of their career, the Sydney five-piece performed their songs What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out? and The Deepest Sighs, The Frankest Shadows to a television audience of 1.2 million.
Newcastle born-and-bred Gang Of Youths drummer Donnie Borzestowski was singled out for attention for wearing an early ’90s Knights jersey emblazoned with former sponsor Henny Penny.
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Borzestowski also won plenty of supporters post-game for his clever retort to controversial former AFL star Brendan Fevola.
On Twitter Fevola gave the performance a thumbs down, but Borzestowski responded with, “Grand Final appearances: Gang Of Youths: 1 - Brendan Fevola: 0.”
The comeback even earned a “well played, you win” from Fevola.
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