Six kiwi-born players named for Doggies

Six kiwi-born players including former Warriors Kieran Foran, Raymond Faitala-Mariner and Ofahiki Ogden, have been named in the Bulldogs’ round one line-up to face the Vodafone Warriors at Mount Smart Stadium on Saturday.

The extended 21-man squad also includes their highest profile signing in Dylan Napa who has been named to start in the front row.

The bulk of the side named for this Saturday’s match is made up of the core of last season’s squad that finished the 2018 season with four wins from their last six matches.

1 Will HOPOATE

2 Christian CRICHTON

3 Kerrod HOLLAND

4 Marcelo MONTOYA

5 Reimis SMITH

6 Kieran FORAN

7 Lachlan LEWIS

8 Aiden TOLMAN

9 Michael LICHAA

10 Dylan NAPA

11 Josh JACKSON

12 Raymond FAITALA-MARINER

13 Adam ELLIOTT

Interchange:

14 Jeremy MARSHALL-KING

15 Danny FUALALO

16 Corey HARAWIRA-NAERA

17 Sauaso SUE

19 Jack COGGER

20 Nick MEANEY

21 Chris SMITH

22 Ofahiki OGDEN

Coach - Dean PAY