Coach Anthony Griffin will test a number of combinations and trial some young stars against the Bulldogs at Pepper Stadium.
Griffin has named a 32-man squad for Saturday's clash, headlined by recently-appointed club captain Matt Moylan in his first action since Round 12 last season.
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NRL squad v Bulldogs
Matt Moylan (c), George Jennings, Peta Hiku, Waqa Blake, Josh Mansour, Will Smith*, Peter Wallace, Sam McKendry, James Segeyaro, Jeremy Latimore, Bryce Cartwright, Elijah Taylor, Ben Garcia, Zach Dockar-Clay, Rob Jennings, James Fisher-Harris, Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, Dean Whare, Andrew Heffernan, Sitaleki Akauola, Nathan Cleary, Te Maire Martin, Suaia Matagi, Moses Leota, Chris Smith, Corey Harawira-Naera, Isaah Yeo, Viliame Kikau, Rodney Coates, Tupou Sopoaga, Wellington Albert, Sam Clune.
*Please note Will Smith has since been made unavailable for the game after receving a late call-up for the Indigenous All Stars
Bulldogs NRL Squad
Des Hasler has named his squad to tackle the Penrith Panthers this afternoon.
The squad will be broken up into two teams. Teams for first half and second half named below.
|1st HALF||2nd HALF|
|Fullback||Will Hopoate||Brad Abbey|
|Wing||Curtis Rona||Reimis Smith|
|Centre||Reubenn Rennie||Tyrone Phillips|
|Centre||Kerrod Holland||Reubenn Rennie|
|Wing||Sam Perrett||Jarrod McInally|
|Five-eight||Moses Mbye||Adam Keighran|
|Half-back||Matt Frawley||Dane Chisholm|
|Prop||Sam Kasiano||Danny Fualalo|
|Hooker||Michael Lichaa||Brad Keighran|
|Prop||Aiden Tolman||Graham Clark|
|Second Row||Tony Williams||Shaun Lane|
|Second Row||Josh Jackson||Renouf To'Omaga|
|Lock||Greg Eastwood||Makahesi Makatoa|
|Interchange||Pat O'Hanlon||Ray Moujalli|
|Danny Fualalo||Lindon McGrady|
|Shaun Lane||Bronson Garlick|
|Tyrone Phillips||Jake Kamire|