Round 1 Canterbury Cup Team News

The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs team will open their 2019 season on Saturday with a trip to New Zealand to play the Warriors in Auckland (12.45pm).

This season the competition will be known as the Canterbury Cup NSW.

Brad Henderson has named a side that includes a number of new faces, as well as first grade experience.

Henderson has included eight players who were a part of the successful reserve grade team in 2018, including Rhyse Martin, Ofahiki Ogden and Morgan Harper.

The Bulldogs opening game of the season will be broadcast live on Fox League at 12.45pm Saturday March 16.

TEAM:

1. Toa Mata’afa

2. Tui Katoa

3. Morgan Harper

4. John Olive

5. Jayden Okunbor

6. Jesse Marschke

7. Jack Cogger

8. Francis Tualau

9. Ben Marschke

10. Ofahiki Ogden

11. Bronson Garlick

12. Rhyse Martin

13. James Roumanos

14. Jack Nelson

15. Sam Radovu

16. Austin Dias

17. Jesse Martin

COACH: Brad Henderson

JERSEY FLEGG:

The Bulldogs 20s team have a bye to start Round 1.