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globalrugbyleague - Sat, 05 Jan 2008 22:36:00 GMT

Move over Russell Crowe. Neighbours star Toadfish is in town and he's backing NRL premiers Melbourne do a number on Leeds in this year's World Club Challenge.

Despite the fact that he's a self-confessed roosters fan, Maloney has promised to be glued to the TV at the end of February to cheer on the Storm against the Rhinos in the match which will decide who is the best Rugby League club in the world.

"I have to admit that I don't know too much about Leeds, but what I do know is that they'll be in for an extremely difficult game against the Storm as they're pretty good. You don't become champions of Australia by being an average side", Ryan said.

Both teams meet at Elland Road on February 29 with the Aussies looking to win back the Challenge Cup trophy for the first time since the Roosters thrashed St Helens 38-0 in 2003.

Do you want to see any members of the Melbourne Storm appear on Neighbours in the future? Tell us who and what role you think they should play.

World Club Challenge Champions:

1976 - Eastern Suburbs
1987 - Wigan
1989 - Widnes
1991 - Wigan
1992 - Brisbane
1994 - Wigan
1997 - Brisbane
2000 - Melbourne
2001 - St Helens
2002 - Bradford
2003 - roosters
2004 - Bradford
2005 - Leeds
2006 - Bradford
2007 - St Helens
2008 - ???

Tickets for the game are priced from £17 for adults and £9 for concessions and a limited number of family tickets for two adults and two juniors are also available for just £35.

This is available to all supporters, if purchased before 5pm on Friday 1 February, subject to availability.

Tickets are available from the RFL Box Office on 0871 226 13 13 or via www.rugbyleaguetickets.co.uk - Read More, Here