A Warriors side that has found some defensive steel in recent weeks faces a Canterbury outfit that is struggling to prevent points.
Wins over Wests Tigers and the Sharks in the last two weeks were featured by conceding just 16 points in each contest, a noted achievement considering they'd conceded an average of 28 points across their first 18 matches of 2021.
The Bulldogs have conceded 628 points in 20 matches, the worst in the NRL.
Stretching back to last year, Canterbury have won five of their last 40 matches.
Match: Warriors v Bulldogs
Round 22 -
Venue: Moreton Daily Stadium, Redcliffe
Warriors: Edward Kosi replaces the suspended Dallin Watene-Zelezniak on the wing and Wayde Egan returns at hooker, with Jazz Tevaga shifting to lock and Bayley Sironen dropping out of the side.
Jack Murchie will be the 18th man.
The Warriors have won four of their past six games against the Bulldogs.
Bulldogs: There has been a change during the warm-up with Corey Allan dropping out and Jayden Okunbor the new winger. Kyle Flanagan will be the 18th man.
Loan players Ryan James and Corey Horsburgh will be at the club for the next two weeks.
Jack Hetherington and Dylan Napa will be missing for the next two games due to suspension.
Bench forward Matt Doorey moves into the second row in place of Corey Waddell, who drops out of the squad.
Jackson Topine and Lachlan Lewis dropped off the extended bench 24 hours before kick-off.
Canterbury lock Adam Elliott will make his 100th NRL appearance.
Fullback for Warriors is number 1 Reece WalshFullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Nick Meaney
Winger for Warriors is number 5 Marcelo MontoyaWinger for Bulldogs is number 5 Falakiko Manu
Centre for Warriors is number 3 Peta HikuCentre for Bulldogs is number 3 Will Hopoate
Centre for Warriors is number 4 Adam PompeyCentre for Bulldogs is number 4 Aaron Schoupp
Winger for Warriors is number 18 Edward KosiWinger for Bulldogs is number 20 Jayden Okunbor
Five-Eighth for Warriors is number 6 Chanel Harris-TavitaFive-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Bailey Biondi-Odo
Halfback for Warriors is number 7 Sean O'SullivanHalfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Jake Averillo
Prop for Warriors is number 8 Addin Fonua-BlakeProp for Bulldogs is number 8 Ava Seumanufagai
Hooker for Warriors is number 22 Wayde EganHooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Jeremy Marshall-King
Prop for Warriors is number 10 Jackson FreiProp for Bulldogs is number 10 Ryan James
2nd Row for Warriors is number 11 Josh Curran2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Adam Elliott
2nd Row for Warriors is number 12 Euan Aitken2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Matt Doorey
Lock for Warriors is number 9 Jazz TevagaLock for Bulldogs is number 13 Josh Jackson
Interchange for Warriors is number 14 Kodi NikorimaInterchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Sione Katoa
Interchange for Warriors is number 15 Bunty AfoaInterchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Chris Patolo
Interchange for Warriors is number 16 Jamayne Taunoa-BrownInterchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Corey Horsburgh
Interchange for Warriors is number 17 Eliesa KatoaInterchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Joe Stimson
Reserve for Warriors is number 20 Jack MurchieReserve for Bulldogs is number 19 Kyle Flanagan
- Referee: Peter Gough
- Touch Judge: Liam Kennedy
- Touch Judge: Drew Oultram
- Senior Review Official: Matt Noyen
Wayde Egan v Jeremy Marshall-King. This pair are similar in style when it comes to directing play. Marshall-King has looked very dangerous out of dummy half at different times this season, while Egan has six try assists and seven line-break assists from his darts as hooker.
Addin Fonua-Blake turned in a super performance against the Sharks last weekend. In 55 minutes of game time he ran for 222m (including 95 post-contact metres) and had just one missed tackle. The Bulldogs need to keep an eye on him of they're to win this one.
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