Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Captain Michael Ennis has today been officially ruled out of the 2014 NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final due to a foot injury.
Re-live the 15-14 win over the South Sydney Rabbitohs in round 7 from the 2014 season.
In 1995 off the back of a Grand Final defeat to the Canberra Raiders in 1994, the Bulldogs finished the regular season in the bottom four of the top eight, but managed to make a history-making finals surge, winning three sudden death matches to make the Grand Final and defeat the Manly Sea Eagles.
Rabbitohs v Bulldogs, Telstra Premiership Grand Final, Sunday, ANZ Stadium, 7.22pm
Hear from Head Coaches Des Hasler and Michael Maguire, as well as respective players from both teams as they speak at their final media commitment before Sunday's Grand Final.
Canterbury's James Graham and South Sydney's Sam Burgess share a ferocious on-field rivalry, but off the field, simply making eye contact is enough to send these two great mates into stitches.
We know the Bulldogs family extends well beyond the surrounding areas of Canterbury-Bankstown and not all of our Members and Fans will journey to ANZ Stadium to catch the game.
Nine players from the Bulldogs side that played in the NRL decider two years ago – 10, if you include injured skipper Michael Ennis – will again take the field on the first Sunday evening in October.
Forward Greg Eastwood spoke to Bulldogs TV during the week about the build up to Sunday's game and the confidence he has in his team-mates this weekend to get the job done.
The NRL grand final launch left onlookers with more questions than answers as the Rabbitohs and Bulldogs prepare for a colossal showdown on Sunday night.