2002 World Club Challenge

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2002 (2002) World Club Challenge  ()
2002 World Club Challenge logo
1 2 Total
BRA Bullscolours.svg 26 15 41
NEW Newcastle colours.svg 14 12 26
Date 1 February 2002
Stadium Alfred McAlpine Stadium
Location Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Man of the Match James Lowes, Bradford Bulls
Referee Stuart Cummings
Attendance 21,113
Broadcast partner
Broadcaster United Kingdom Sky Sports
Commentators Eddie Hemmings, Mike Stephenson
 < 2001
2003

The 2002 World Club Challenge was held on Friday, 1 February, 2002, at the Alfred McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield, UK. The game was contested by Bradford Bulls and Newcastle Knights.

Background[edit]

Bradford Bulls[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 2001 Super League Grand Final.

Newcastle Knights[edit]

For more details on this topic, see 2001 NRL Grand Final.

Teams[edit]

2002 World Club Challenge Teams
Bradford Bulls Bullscolours.svg Positions Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights
Michael Withers Fullback Robbie O'Davis
Tevita Vaikona Winger Josh Smith
Scott Naylor Centre Matthew Gidley
Lee Gilmour Centre Mark Hughes
Lesley Vainikolo Winger Kurt Gidley
Robbie Paul Stand Off / Five-eighth Sean Rudder
Paul Deacon Scrum Half / Halfback Andrew Johns
Joe Vagana Prop Matt Parsons
James Lowes Hooker Danny Buderus
Brian McDermott Prop Josh Perry
Jamie Peacock 2nd Row Daniel Abraham
Daniel Gartner 2nd Row Steve Simpson
Mike Forshaw Loose Forward / Lock Bill Peden
Leon Pryce Interchange Clinton O'Brien
Brandon Costin Interchange Clint Newton
Paul Anderson Interchange John Morris
Stuart Fielden Interchange Matt Jobson
Brian Noble Coach Michael Hagan

Scorers[edit]

Bulls[edit]

Tries: Michael Withers (2), Robbie Paul (2), Lesley Vainikolo, Daniel Gartner
Goals: Paul Deacon (8)
Field Goals: Paul Deacon

Knights[edit]

Tries: Josh Smith, Andrew Johns, Matt Gidley, Danny Buderus
Goals: Andrew Johns (3)
Field Goals:

Man Of The Match[edit]

James Lowes (Bradford)

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