Week 1 Finals Teams: Harold Matthews and SG Ball

The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs Harold Matthews and SG Ball teams have both qualified for the finals in their respective competitions.

The Harold Matthews team finished the regular season in fourth position following six wins from their eight regular season games. The 16’s opened their 2019 campaign with two defeats, before claiming six straight victories to set up an opening finals match against the first placed Newcastle Knights.

Meanwhile, the SG Ball side finished the regular season in fifth position following six victories during the home and away season. The 18s opened their 2019 campaign with three straight wins from the opening three rounds, before claiming wins in rounds seven, eight and nine to set up a finals match with the eighth placed Cronulla Sharks.

Both games will be at HE Laybutt Oval, Blacktown on Saturday April 13 with the SG ball kicking off at 12.15 pm and the Harold Matthews match starting at 1.45pm.

KEY TIMES:

SG Ball: Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Cronulla Sharks, HE Laybutt Oval, Blacktown, 12.15pm - Saturday April 13.

Harold Matthews: Newcastle Knights v Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, HE Laybutt Oval, Blacktown, 1.45pm - Saturday April 13.

HAROLD MATTHEWS TEAM:

1. Pharell Zimmerman, 2. Anthony Baptista, 3. Natrell Tawa, 4. Paul Alamoti, 5. Turoa Williams, 6. Iverson Teo, 7. Joseph O’Neil, 8. Solomone Saukuru, 9. Malachi Harimate-Vaine, 10. Soloman Akama, 11. William Tuitupou, 12. Trieste Winitana, 13. Tusi-Alofa Aonga. INTERCHANGE: 14. Joash Papalli, 15. Bilal Danine, 16. Lajuan Vito, 17. Semisi Lavulo.

COACH: Charbel Khoury

SG BALL TEAM:

1. Kurt Picken, 2. Louie Yehia, 3. Diego Bravo-Graham, 4. Compton Fuatimau, 5. Mosese Vuki, 6. Khalad Rajab, 7. James Valevatu, 8. Mosese Pope, 9. Issam Merhi, 10. Will Saunders, 11. Jackson Topine, 12. Chris Patolo, 13. Cooper Talau. INTERCHANGE: 14. Danny Ghantous, 15. Jazzaah Schaafhausen, 16. Lipoi Hopoi, 17. Joshua Kalati.

COACH: Joe Saukuru