The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 2019 season will kick-off against the New Zealand Warriors on Saturday March 16th at Mount Smart Stadium, before a blockbuster against the Parramatta Eels in round two on Sunday afternoon will launch their home campaign.
The draw is great for members and fans with 11 home matches in 'family friendly' time slots and no home Thursday night fixtures.
Following the club's opening game of the season against the Warriors on Saturday 16 March, the club will feature in four straight Sunday games which kick-off at 4.05pm, before the annual Good Friday clash against the South Sydney Rabbitohs in round six.
The Bulldogs will host eight home games in the opening 15 rounds, with a bye in round 16. Of the final nine games of the regular season – five will be on the road and four at home.
Canterbury will have one five-day turnaround in the opening 15 rounds and one in the final eight games of the season and will play the Melbourne Storm and the St George Illawarra Dragons twice before their bye in round 16.
The club's final month of the season will see the Bulldogs play three away game, before a home match in round 25 against the Brisbane Broncos.
2019 DRAW OVERVIEW
Teams we play twice: Eels, Wests Tigers, Storm, Dragons, Rabbitohs, Cowboys, Knights, Roosters, Broncos.
Teams we play once: Warriors, Sea Eagles, Titans, Raiders, Sharks, Panthers.
Day-by-day breakdown: Thursday - Three, Friday - Three, Saturday - Nine, Sunday - Eight, Monday - One.
Five-day turnarounds: 2 (Rd 6, Rd 23).
Six-day turnarounds: 4 (Rd 12, Rd 14, Rd 18, Rd 20).
Seven-day or more turnarounds: 17
Kilometres Travelled: 13,838
Free-to-air games: 11
Pay TV games: 13