Our Sydney Roosters will return to the iconic Adelaide Oval on June 29th for a clash with defending premiers the Melbourne Storm and we want you with us!
Anthony Minichiello was lucky enough to spend time in Adelaide to take in the cultural sights and attractions of this vibrant city, connect with the grass roots South Australian rugby league community, as well as visit schools to chat with the children.
Mini said he found the trip to Adelaide invigorating, interesting, and exciting.
Over the coming weeks Mini will show you more of what Adelaide has to offer, check out the teaser below.
Mini's Adelaide Menu
In this episode, Mini takes a stroll through Adelaide's bustling restaurant and small bar scene that has emerged in recent years.
The hidden laneways of Adelaide have transformed into a food lover's dream, with multiple charming restaurants and bars to explore, offering cuisines from all over the world and Adelaide's award-winning wines.
You really are spoiled for choice, and the best thing is, it's all a short walk to Adelaide oval!
Book your tickets now for an epic blockbuster against the Melbourne Storm.
Mini and the Monet
We all know Mini is a sporting champion, but did you know he also loves his art?
Mini was lucky enough to be invited to the Art Gallery of South Australia to check out some of the world's best art both from Australia and abroad.
A highlight of the Gallery at the moment is the 'Colours of Impressionism' exhibition, which features over 65 Impressionists masterpieces from the renowned collection of the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
Colours of Impressionism: Masterpieces from the Musée d'Orsay charts the revolution of colour that lies at the very heart of Impressionism and includes master works by Monet, Renoir, Manet, Morisot, Pissarro and Cézanne, among many others.
The exhibition runs until the 29th of July so you'll be able to catch it when you're in Adelaide to watch the Roosters clash with the Melbourne Storm at Adelaide Oval on the 29th of June.
Coached by a Master
On his tour of Adelaide, Mini made a surprise visit to the Under 15 Junior Representative Side to talk to the boys about what it takes to play at the elite level.
He discussed a range of topics, including diet, lifestyle choices, and work ethic.
He told the boys stories from his 15 year career with the Roosters, NSW, and Australian teams, and the choices and sacrifices he had to make to stay at the elite level.
Watch this episode here!
Mini Goes Back To School
On his trip to Adelaide, Mini was able to visit schools to deliver the important Sydney Roosters 'Well Being' program.
The Sydney Roosters Wellbeing program aims to empower and educate students to value wellbeing in their own lives.
It touches on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle with a focus on the importance of sleep, hydration, healthy eating and exercise.
The Adelaide kids were fantastic, they were all enthusiastic and where full of great questions and answers. The programs were a success and Mini had a lot of fun!
Coach Mini in Adelaide
While in Adelaide, Mini held a coaching clinic for all the young rugby league enthusiasts!
It was a great afternoon of fun, football, and friendship and Mini even spotted some rising stars in the Adelaide rugby league scene.
Mini will be hosting another FREE clinic on Wednesday the 27th of June, for Boys and girls aged 5 – 14 years.
Aimed at all levels and abilities, the clinic is focused on the fundamental skills of the game, all while having fun and making friends!
Learn footy skills from experienced players, grab an autograph, win prizes and enjoy your Rugby League!
Register now to attend the FREE Sydney Roosters Coaching Clinic HERE
Mini at Magill Estate
When he was in Adelaide, Mini was invited to visit Magill Estate, the home of Penfolds Wines.The Magill Estate Cellar Door, fine dining Restaurant and Kitchen all offer serene views of Penfolds first vineyard.
It's located just 8kms from Adelaide CBD in the sheltered haunches of the Mount Lofty Ranges, making it one of the world's few urban single vineyards.Mini was lucky enough to tour the estate, taking in the historic tunnels, tasting rooms, and restaurant.
Find out more about the Magill Estate HERE
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