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World Club Challenge

Postby tigerr » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:03 am

I'd really like to see us challenge for the title of best team in the World next year.

This is the only stripped trophy we haven't got back yet.

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:15 am

Yes we did, won it in 2013.

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby Deadpool » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:13 pm

It'll be the fourth time we've gone up against Leeds. Does anyone know if it'll be in the UK or here in Australia? Cause their are some super league teams coming over to play in the pre-season, I know that

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby yourhero » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:18 pm

I thought I read somewhere we once again declined the opportunity to be involved? Not interested personally, especially as it seems to affect teams.

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby Deadpool » Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:25 pm

I thought as champions we're pretty much obliged to do it. I personally like the wcc, just because it's teams that don't usually face off against each other

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby Mattpoet » Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:17 pm

I don't think we have officially declined yet, but, looking like we will (unless possibly they come here).

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby blazza18 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:19 pm

I've always like the idea of it but it takes way too much out of the clubs.

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby TC » Sun Oct 08, 2017 8:12 pm

WOFTAM.

Until the WCC is played like the Superbowl between the NFC and AFC it is worthless.
2 weeks after the Grand Finals with the same teams (or as close as possible) to those that won their respective national comps.
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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby LESStar58 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 11:19 am

tigerr wrote:I'd really like to see us challenge for the title of best team in the World next year.

This is the only stripped trophy we haven't got back yet.


You really are dumber than a 2nd coat of paint.

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Re: World Club Challenge

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby TC » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:18 pm

Hope that's correct.

Besides, this would be the 5th time we'd played a WCC and all of them in the UK. it's not worth disrupting the club's preparation like that again for a nothing game.
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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby Storm Spirit » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:50 pm

*lima lima lima duck* the world cup challenge...we survive to win NRL Grand Finals.....that is ALL that matters.

The sooner every player at Melbourne Storm realises that is ALL the membership base cares about...the better
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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby Mattpoet » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:52 pm

Here's an idea, treat it like the Davis Cup and make teams alternate when they play each other ie we played there last time, they come here this time.

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby Ice » Thu Oct 12, 2017 9:41 pm

Personally I hope the reports are correct and we don’t participate. I was fortunate enough to be at the WCC in Leeds in 2013 because I happened to be in the UK on a pre-planned holiday well before we won in 2012 and as much as I loved seeing it, it’s nothihg but a distraction and a waste of time flying over to the other side of the world so close to the season proper.

If they were to come over here to play I’d be well up for it as it’s be just like a usual trial match but otherwise forget it

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Re: World Club Challenge

Postby LESStar58 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:41 am

I personally love the WCC concept and it's a bit of a shame it isn't going ahead.


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