Manly Coach Des Hasler has said that he will bring a full strength squad across to the UK for the Sea Eagles’ Carnegie World Club Challenge clash with Leeds Rhinos at Elland Road on March 1. He said: (quote)We will bring all our World Cup stars, new buys and the players still with us who played in the Grand Final win against Melbourne Storm last October (end quote).
He will use the warm up game against Harlequins on Sunday 22 February at The Stoop, to play all the main contenders for the stating 13 for the challenge. (quote)The London match is vitally important for players to get an opportunity to play a game in English conditions prior to the match against Leeds, so I will field as many players as possible against Quins (end quote).
The Carnegie World Club Challenge at Elland Road, Leeds kicks off at 6pm on Sunday 1 March.
Tickets for the world title clash start from £20 for adults and £10 for concessions and are available from the RFL Ticket Office by visiting www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk or calling 0871 226 13 13.
Tickets are also available from the Leeds Rhinos Ticket Office in person at the Headingley Carnegie Stadium or by calling 0871 423 13 15
Meanwhile tickets for the London Rugby League Challenge between Quins and Manly on Sunday 22 February – KO 3pm are available over the phone on 0871 527 1315 or in person at the Twickenham Stoop Stadium Box Office.