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The Bulldogs are coming to Bega

The Canterbury- Bankstown Bulldogs will face the Canberra Raiders in their only NRL trial match ahead of the 2019 season.

The Bulldogs will head to Bega on Saturday, February 23 to tackle the Raiders at Bega Recreation Ground, kicking off at 5pm.

The game will see the club's new recruits wear the Bulldogs jersey for the first time and Dean Pay field his strongest team available in preparation for Round One, which will take place against the New Zealand Warriors on Saturday March 16th (3pm) at Mount Smart Stadium.

The Bulldogs visit south will be give our members and fans in the region the opportunity to catch up with their favourite player at the meet and greet at Pambula Surf Club on Thursday February 21st from 4pm-6pm, as well as watch the side train ahead of their match with the Raiders on Friday February 22nd from 10.30am - 11:30am at the sporting field adjacent to Tathra Country Club, 1 Andy Pool Drive, Tathra.

Come on down and meet the players, pick up the latest Bulldogs Merchandise and grab a signature and selfie with some of your favourite Bulldogs.

While in Bega, meet local junior Adam Elliott along with his Bulldogs teammates Aiden Tolman and Kerrod Holland at Tarra KIA, 151 Auckland Street, Bega on Friday February 22nd from 4pm-5pm.

The trial match gives NRL fans in the region the opportunity to come and watch the Bulldogs and Raiders in what will be a competitive and hard-fought contest ahead of the 2019 season.

Tickets are just $15 for the match and are available for purchase through the Raiders online Shop.

MEET and GREET                                            

DATE: Thursday 21st February

TIME: 4pm – 6pm

VENUE: Pambula Surf Club

Open Captain Run/Training Session

DATE: Friday 22nd February

TIME: 10.30am – 11.30am

VENUE: Sporting Field Adjacent to the Tathra Country Club, 1 Andy Poole Dr, Tathra

KIA Player Appearance

DATE: Friday 22nd February

TIME: 4pm – 5pm

VENUE: Tarra Kia, 151 Auckland Street, Bega

PLAYERS: Adam Elliott, Aiden Tolman, Kerrod Holland

Trial Match: Bulldogs v Raiders

Saturday February 23, 2019, Bega Recreation Ground

NRL TRIAL: 5.00pm (The match will be available through a live stream on

*Viewers will need an NRL Account to view the stream!




Adam Elliott, Aiden Tolman, Chris Smith, Christian Crichton, Corey Harawira-Naera, Danny Fualalo, Dylan Napa, Francis Tualau, Jack Cogger, Jayden Okunbor, Jeremy Marshall-King, Jesse Marschke, John Olive, Josh Jackson, Kerrod Holland, Kieran Foran, Lachlan Lewis, Marcelo Montoya, Michael Lichaa, Morgan Harper, Nick Meaney, Ofahiki Ogden, Raymond Faitala-Mariner, Reimis Smith, Renouf To'omaga, Rhyse Martin, Sauaso Sue, Tui Katoa, Will Hopoate.


Luke Bateman, JJ Collins, Nick Cotric, Jarrod Croker ©, Emre Guler, Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad, Seb Kris, Siliva Havili, Josh Hodgson ©, Corey Horsburgh, Royce Hunt, Dean Matterson, Jack, Murchie, Josh Papalii, Tony Satini, Aidan Sezer, Bailey Simonsson, Sia Soliola, Tom Starling, Harley Smith-Shields, Ryan Sutton, Joe Tapine, Matt Timoko, Elliott Whitehead, Jack Wighton, Sam Williams, Hudson Young

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.