Penrith Panthers coach Anthony Griffin has named a 31-man squad to face the Bulldogs at Belmore Sports Ground on Saturday.
Dylan Edwards, Malakai Watene-Zelezniak, Waqa Blake, Dean Whare, Michael Oldfield, Te Maire Martin, Darren Nicholls, Viliame Kikau, Mitch Rein, Tim Browne, Corey Harawira-Naera, Sitaleki Akauola, Moses Leota, Sione Katoa, Peta Hiku, Tyrone May, Oliver Clark, Zach Dockar-Clay, Kaide Ellis, Jed Cartwright, Corey Waddell, Christian Crichton, Paea Pua, Samisoni Langi, Lachlan Stein, Soni Luke, Ratu Tuisese, Mason Cerruto, Liam Coleman, Tony Satini, Cowen Epere
The match will provide the Bulldogs with the chance to gain revenge on the team that knocked them out of the Finals last season and will see a feast of football played on the day with five matches in NRL, NSW Cup, NYC, SG Ball and Harold Matthews.
The day will feature five Bulldogs squads – NRL, NYC, SG Ball, Harold Matthews and Tarsha Gale Cup (Under 18 female).
The NRL match, kicking off at 6pm, will be the first trial for the Bulldogs in the lead up to the 2017 season, following on from the Auckland Nines and leading into the final trial match against the Melbourne Storm in Hobart.
Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs vs Penrith Panthers
Saturday 11 February, 2017
Belmore Sports Ground, BELMORE
• Tarsha Gale: 8.30am
• Harold Matthews: 9.30am
• SG Ball: 10.45am
• NYC: 3.45pm
• NRL: 6.00pm
*Due to the impending weather on Saturday, the three Junior Rep games at Belmore Sports Ground have been brought forward to look after the welfare of the players playing in the earlier games.
Members are still welcomed to attend these games, but there will be a gap between the conclusion of the SG ball fixture when gates will close (approx. 12.15) and re-open at 3.30pm for the kick-off of the NYC game at 3.45pm.