Bellamy names 21-man squad for World Club Challenge

Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy has today announced the 21-man squad he will take to England to contest the World Club Challenge against Leeds Rhinos at Elland Road on March 1 (Australian time).

Injury has forced backrower Michael Crocker and Greg Inglis to miss the trip, while club captain and current World Player of the Year Cam Smith will stay in Melbourne as his partner is due to give birth to their first child in early March.

Melbourne Storm Squad:

Russell Aitken Adam Blair Will Chambers Cooper Cronk Israel Folau Liam Foran Matt Geyer Ryan Hoffman Dallas Johnson Antonio Kaufusi Jeff Lima Ben MacDougall Sika Manu Dane Nielsen Anthony Quinn Billy Slater Jeremy Smith Sam Tagataese Aiden Tolman Steve Turner Brett White

The Melbourne Storm touring party will depart from Tullamarine Airport on Monday, February 18th at 11:59pm on Qantas flight QF29.