Canterbury Bulldogs v Warriors
Forsyth Barr Stadium, 6pm (AEDT) Friday
LAST TIME THEY MET
1. Brad Abbey 2. Brett Morris 3. Josh Morris 4. Brenko Lee 5. Marcelo Montoya 6. Josh Reynolds 7. Moses Mbye 8. Aiden Tolman 9. Michael Lichaa 10. James Graham 11. Josh Jackson 12. Greg Eastwood 13. David Klemmer 14. Sam Kasiano 15. Danny Fualalo 16. Adam Elliot 17. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 19. Craig Garvey 20. Matt Frawley 21. Francis Tualau 23. Reimis Smith
GAME DAY MAIL
Bulldogs are expected to run out as named.
Injuries have struck the Bulldogs backline with fullback Will Hopoate fracturing his eye socket and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with the injury. Leaving young gun Brad Abbey to replace him in the No.1 jersey.
Kerrod Holland is expected to miss at least a month of football with a shoulder injury he sustained in last weeks match against Rooster and coach Des Hasler has brought in another young talented player in Marcelo Montoya
21 Tuimoala Lolohea 2 Ken Maumalo 3 David Fusitu’a 4 Solomone Kata 5 Manu Vatuvei 6 Mafoa’aeata Hingano 7 Shaun Johnson 8 Albert Vete 9 Issac Luke 10 Jacob Lillyman 11 Bodene Thompson 12 Ryan Hoffman (C) 13 Simon Mannering. Interchange: 14 Erin Clark 15 Sam Lisone 16 Charlie Gubb 17 Bunty Afoa 18 Blake Ayshford 20 James Gavet
GAME DAY MAIL
Coach Stephen Kearney has already had to make one line-up change to his team after Roger Tuivasa-Sheck failed his final concussion protocol test and will not play against the Bulldogs. Tuimoala Lolohea will wear the No.1 jersey against the Bulldogs.