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Leeds Rhinos: Vikings take co-captain’s suspension on the chin

Widnes Vikings will be without suspended co-captain Chris Houston for Sunday’s Super League test with visiting Leeds Rhinos.

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Jack Ormondroyd.

Leeds Rhinos: Jack Ormondroyd in ‘box seat’ for team selection

BIG FORWARD Jack Ormondroyd is hoping to go from strength to strength this year after a first taste of playing on a big stage.

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Leeds Rhinos hooker, Matt Parcell. PIC: Brendon Ratnayake/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

Leeds Rhinos: Smith ruling sparks a bit of a storm Down Under

MELBOURNE STORM captain Cameron Smith has been warned for elbowing his opposite number, Leeds Rhinos hooker Matt Parcell, in last week’s Downer World Club Challenge.

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Travelling Leeds Rhinos fans were in fine voice in Melbourne. PIC: Brendon Ratnayake/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

Peter Smith’s Tour Diary: Pats on the back all round ... and a special ‘thanks’ to the coach (driver)

SO, A 21,000 mile round trip in little more than a week and a hefty defeat – was it worthwhile?

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Australia rugby legend Wally Lewis pictured at Headingley Stadium last year. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Wally Lewis’ big-match verdict: ‘Pretty good’ performance not enough to beat a ‘special team’

THE GREATEST player of all time has given Leeds Rhinos a pat on the back for their World Club Challenge effort.

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Brett Delaney. PIC: Brendon Ratnayake/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

Leeds Rhinos: Key talking points from Down Under

LEEDS RHINOS’ adventure Down Under ended in the disappointment of a 38-4 defeat by Melbourne Storm in the World Club Challenge. Here are five talking points.

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Brad Singleton on the run against Melbourne Storm.

Leeds Rhinos: We’ll learn lessons from Storm defeat, insists Singleton

FRONT-ROWER BRAD Singleton was neither surprised nor dismayed by what happened in today’s Downer World Club Challenge.

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Leeds Rhinos players show their frustration after the defeat to Melbourne.

Leeds Rhinos: McDermott has no regrets after World Club Challenge defeat

THERE WERE no regrets from boss Brian McDermott after Leeds Rhinos’ attempt to conquer Australia ended in painful defeat.

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Ryan Hall touches down to give Leeds Rhinos an early lead.

Peter Smith’s big match verdict: Storm too good in all departments for Leeds Rhinos

IT ALWAYS looked a tall order and so it proved.

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Melbourne Storm 38 Leeds Rhinos 4: World Club Challenge player ratings

Leeds Rhinos were no match for Australian champions Melbourne Storm who swept to a record-equalling fourth World Club Challenge title with a 38-4 victory at AAMI Park.

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Melbourne Storm 38 Leeds Rhinos 4: Errors cost us dearly, admits coach McDermott

COACH BRIAN McDermott and captain Kallum Watkins admitted Leeds made too many errors to give themselves a chance in the World Club Challenge showdown at Melbourne Storm.

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Melbourne Storm 38 Leeds Rhinos 4: Leeds blown away by Storm

Leeds Rhinos endured a painful night in Melbourne as they were blown away by a gale force Storm.

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Photo gallery: Melbourne Storm 38 Leeds Rhinos 4

Check out a gallery of match action from Leeds Rhinos World Club Challenge clash against Melbourne Storm.

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CLASH: Leeds Rhinos took on Melbourne Storm in the World Club Challenge at Headingley in 2013.

Leeds Rhinos roaring for World Club Challenge clash

It’s billed as one of the sport’s most eye-catching fixtures, when teams from the pinnacle of their nation’s respective leagues face off in an international clash of Rugby League titans.

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Leeds Rhinos players train in Melbourne. PIcture: SWPIX.COM.

Peter Smith: ‘Ridiculous’ World Club Challenge ref row was all so unnecessary

THE ROW over the decision to appoint two referees for tomorrow’s Downer World Club Challenge is typical rugby league.

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Man of the match Danny McGuire with Kevin Sinfield after Leeds Rhinos' World Club Challenge victory over Canterbury Bulldogs in 2005.

World Club Challenge: How Leeds Rhinos have fared over the years

Leeds Rhinos face Melbourne Storm in the World Club Challenge final tomorrow in what will be the fourth meeting between the two in this fixture since 2008.

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Ashton Golding, centre left, and Jamie Jones-Buchanan in training at Melbourne.

Leeds Rhinos: Team-man Golding’s ready for action if called upon

HE MAY be Leeds Rhinos’ No 1, but Ashton Golding is having to play second fiddle at the moment.

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Adam Cuthbertson in training ahead of the World Club Challenge.

Adam Cuthbertson: Holding the World Club Challenge in a neutral country after the Grand Final would be ideal

I LOVE the World Club Challenge, but there are ways to make it better.

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Leeds Rhinos fans tour group at AAMI Park.

Peter Smith’s Tour Diary: Aussie rules in Melbourne despite Storm’s dominance

MELBOURNE IS the self-styled “world capital of sport” and it’s easy to see why.

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Kallum Watkins in action against Castleford in pre-season.

Peter Smith: Turning a novelty into a habit is rugby league’s long-term task

LEEDS RHINOS and Castleford Tigers will play each other at least three times this season and possibly as many as six.

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