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Postgame breakdown: Round 9 v Dragons

The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs suffered a 32-12 loss to the St George Illawarra Dragons after trailing 6-0 at halftime.


* Lachlan Lewis and Corey Allan suffer injuries and are taken to hospital, but are realised overnight.

* Nick Meaney plays his 50th NRL game and scores an intercept try.

* The Bulldogs complete at 79%, while the Dragons finish the game at 73%.

* The Dragons make six line breaks to the Bulldogs none.

* Canterbury make 363 tackles to St George’s 345.

* The Dogs miss 37 tackles to the Dragons 24.

* The Bulldogs make less errors than the Dragons (11 – 16)

* Canterbury kick for 604 metres compared to the Saints 471.

* Ava Seumanufagai fails to finish the game due to HIA.

* Renouf Atoni scores his second try of the season, gets through 59 minutes (his most for the year), runs for a season high of 164 metres as well as a season high of 66 post-contact metres and tops the run metres for the Bulldogs from the game.

Atoni steals the ball then scores

* Luke Thompson gets through 68 minutes of work (his most for the year), makes a season high of 46 tackles and tops the tackle count for the Bulldogs from the clash.

* Chris Smith tops the tackle for the Bulldogs alongside Luke Thompson with 46.

* The Bulldogs spend 10 minutes of the game with 12 men after Will Hopoate is sent to the sin bin.

* Dallin comes up with 66 kick return metres (his season high).

* Luke Thompson tops the Bulldogs NRL Fantasy points with 69.

* Dylan Napa was a late withdrawal due to a shoulder injury and Ofahiki Ogden replaced the prop forward.

Meaney sprints away

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.