Commenting on the selection Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes said, ?Tony?s trained really well again in the off-season. He has experience in the captain?s role after leading Hull in the English conditions and is well respected by all the players and staff.?
The Bulldogs depart Sydney tomorrow night for the trip to the U.K.
The Bulldogs team to take on the Rhinos is:
Braith Anasta Chris Armit Trent Cutler Roy Asotasi Hazem El Masri Adam Brideson Jamaal Lolesi Ben Czislowski Reni Maitua Tony Grimaldi (C) Brett Oliver Sonny Bill Williams Luke Patten Nate Myles Willie Tonga Adam Perry Corey Hughes Trevor Thurling
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).