World Club Challenge: Previous results

Cameron Smith skippered Melbourne to World Club Challenge success against Leeds in 2018.
Cameron Smith skippered Melbourne to World Club Challenge success against Leeds in 2018.

THE WORLD CLUB CHALLENGE FINALS

The 2020 World Club Challenge will signal the 27th time the competition has been staged between the winners of the NRL and the winners of the Super League.

The 'score' currently stands at 13 wins to each league, not including the 2010 fixture which saw winners Melbourne subsequently stripped of their title after being found guilty of salary-cap breaches.

Here's a look at all the matches so far:

1976 - Eastern Surburbs 25 St Helens 2 - Sydney

1987 - Wigan 8 Manly 2 - Wigan

1989 - Widnes 30 Canberra 18 - Manchester

1991 - Wigan 21 Penrith 4 - Liverpool

1992 - Brisbane 22 Wigan 8 - Wigan

1994 - Wigan 20 Brisbane 14 - Brisbane

1997 - Brisbane 36 Hunter Mariners 12 - Auckland

2000 - Melbourne 44 St Helens 6 - Wigan

2001 - St Helens 20 Brisbane 18 - Bolton

2002 - Bradford 41 Newcastle Knights 26 - Huddersfield

2003 - Sydney Roosters 38 St Helens 0 - Bolton

2004 - Bradford 22 Penrith 4 - Huddersfield

2005 - Leeds 39 Canterbury 32 - Leeds

2006 - Bradford 30 Wests Tigers 10 - Huddersfield

2007 - St Helens 18 Brisbane 14 - Bolton

2008 - Leeds 11 Melbourne 4 - Leeds

2009 - Manly 28 Leeds 20 - Leeds

2010 - Melbourne 18 Leeds 10 - Leeds*

2011 - St George Illawarra 21 Wigan 15 - Wigan

2012 - Leeds 26 Manly 12 - Leeds

2013 - Melbourne 18 Leeds 14 - Leeds

2014 - Sydney Roosters 36 Wigan 14 - Sydney

2015 - South Sydney 39 St Helens 0 - St Helens

2016 - North Queensland 38 Leeds 4 - Leeds

2017 - Wigan 22 Croulla 6 - Wigan

2018 - Melbourne 38 Leeds 4 - Melbourne

2019 - Sydney Roosters 20 Wigan 8 - Wigan.

(* Melbourne were subsequently stripped of the 2010 title after being found guilty of salary-cap breaches)

Australian Associated Press