Melbourne squad for PROBIZ World Cup Challenge

Date published: Thursday, February 21, 2013

Melbourne Storm have named a 19-man squad for Friday’s PROBIZ World Club Challenge against Leeds Rhinos at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (8.00pm).

Storm coach Craig Bellamy has named a strong line-up to take on the Rhinos in the world title decider, which will see the two teams contest for the World Club Challenge for the third time against each other.

The Melbourne starting line includes Australia and Queensland captain Cameron Smith, Kangaroos Cooper Cronk and Billy Slater and England stand-off Gareth Widdop. Bellamy has named a six-man bench which will be cut to four on Friday.

Team:

1. Billy Slater

2. Mahe Fonua

3. Justin O’Neill

4. Will Chambers

5. Sisa Waqa

6. Gareth Widdop

7. Cooper Cronk

8. Jesse Bromwich

9. Cameron Smith (C)

10. Bryan Norrie

11.Tohu Harris

12. Ryan Hoffman

13. Ryan Hinchcliffe

Interchange (from):

Jason Ryles

Brett Finch

Siosaia Vave

Junior Moors

Kenneath Bromwich

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