Bulldogs name squad to face Leeds

The Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs have announced the team that will head to the UK for the 2005 World Club Challenge match against the Leeds Rhinos on February 4.

Commenting on the team selection, Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes said, ?Obviously we?re missing some of our established representative players due to injury, but that gives a few of the younger players an opportunity and I?m looking forward to finding out what they can do at this level.?

The Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs, the reigning NRL premiers, will depart Sydney on January 28 for the showdown against the Super League Champions, the Leeds Rhinos.

The World Club Challenge will be played on Friday, February 4 at Elland Rd Stadium, Leeds, with kick-off at 8pm (local time). The match will be televised live on Channel Nine on Saturday, February 5 from 6.55am (AEDST).

The team is:

Braith Anasta Chris Armit Roy Asotasi Adam Brideson Trent Cutler Ben Czislowski Hazem El Masri Tony Grimaldi Corey Hughes Jamaal Lolesi Reni Maitua Nate Myles Brett Oliver Luke Patten Adam Perry Cameron Phelps Trevor Thurling Willie Tonga Sonny Bill Williams