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Lachlan Lewis to debut for the Bulldogs against the Knights

The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs will blood a debutant at halfback against the Knights in Newcastle on Saturday (5-30pm), with 21 year-old Lachlan Lewis to play his first game in the NRL.

The nephew of the great Wally Lewis will take the spot of Kieran Foran who will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing a toe ligament operation.

The Bulldogs have also made a number of other positional switches.

  • Will Hopoate will return to the full-back position that he occupied last season.
  • Brett Morris returns to the side and will partner Reimis Smith on the wing
  • The Bulldogs will field a new centre combination of Kerrod Holland and Marcelo Montoya
  • Danny Fualalo returns from injury and is included in an extended bench that includes Ofahiki Ogden and Fa'amanu Brown

 NRL Squad:


1 Will Hopoate 2 Brett Morris 3 Kerrod Holland 4 Marcelo Montoya 5 Reimis Smith 6 Lachlan Lewis 7 Jeremy Marshall-King 8 Aiden Tolman 9 Michael Lichaa 10 David Klemmer 11 Josh Jackson 12 Rhyse Martin 13 Adam Elliott 14 Fa'amanu Brown 15 Danny Fualalo 16 Ofahiki Ogden 17 Greg Eastwood 19 Asipeli Fine 20 Matt Frawley 21 John Olive 23 Clay Priest

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Acknowledgement of Country

Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs respect and honour the Darug and Eora nations, who are the Traditional Custodians of the land and pay our respects to their Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on the lands we meet, gather and play on.