Leeds have a 10 per cent chance of winning the 2018 World Club Challenge, says Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington.
Melbourne Storm will become only the third Australian team to stage the World Club Challenge when they host Leeds in February.
The World Cup Series is set to take place in Melbourne next February after unofficial talks between Super League and NRL clubs.
Leeds star Jamie Jones-Buchanan says playing Warrington in the first game of the 2018 season will be a "real test".
Warrington will host reigning champions Leeds in the first Sky Live match of the Super League season.
Leeds and Castleford will meet at Super League's Magic Weekend in 2018, which will be held in Newcastle for a fourth successive year.
Super League champions Leeds are prepared to travel to Australia to play
Melbourne in an effort to keep the annual World Club Challenge alive.
Stevie Ward revealed he would have been included in England's World Cup squad were it not for his shoulder injury.
Danny McGuire believes Leeds produced the "perfect" performance to defeat Castleford in the Super League Grand Final in his final match for the Rhinos.
Stevie Ward admits that he contemplated retiring from rugby league after dislocating a shoulder against Hull.
Gary Hetherington is optimistic Leeds Rhinos can maintain their success despite the departure of key personnel.
Leeds claimed their eighth Grand Final title with a convincing 24-6 win over Castleford at Old Trafford on Saturday.
Leeds Rhinos skipper Rob Burrow says he could not have wished for a better ending to his rugby league career.
Leeds coach Brian McDermott hailed the Grand Final victory over Castleford as "the best win ever" after dark times for the club.
A look back as Leeds beat Castleford 24-6 to be crowned Super League champions for the eighth time.
Danny McGuire admits he owes a debt of gratitude to Daryl Powell but will be in no mood to repay him at the Grand Final.
Castleford will be without Zak Hardaker for Saturday's Grand Final, while Stevie Ward has been given the all clear for Leeds.
They are Super League's most successful team but would a Grand Final win in 2017 be Leeds Rhinos' greatest achievement?
Leeds' Stevie Ward has been cleared to play in Saturday's Grand Final just a week after suffering a dislocated shoulder.
Three key battles to look out for during Saturday's Grand Final between Castleford and Leeds at Old Trafford..
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