Storm expecting bumper crowd for Downer World Club Challenge
Captains and coaches from Melbourne Storm and Leeds Rhinos
Melbourne Storm are anticipated a crowd of over 20,000 when they take on Leeds Rhinos at AAMI Park on Friday night in Australia.
The Rhinos have arrived in the Victoria capital ahead of the game and took part in an official welcome to the city on Monday alongside their Melbourne counterparts.
At the press conference, held at the Eureka Skydeck in the Melbourne City Centre, Rhinos Head Coach Brian McDermott and Captain Kallum Watkins were joined by their counterparts from Melbourne Storm.
As part of the ceremony, Councillor Stuart McKenna from Leeds City Council presented the Victoria State government with a golden eagle as a gift from the City of Leeds to mark the historic meeting between the Rhinos and Melbourne Storm this Friday.