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Late Mail - Sharks v Bulldogs

The Sharks have made two changes to the team which went down to the Raiders last weekend, one as a result of suspension and one due to injury, for their crucial game against the Bulldogs at CBus Super Stadium on the Gold Coast today. 

Aiden Tolman will miss the match after being suspended for a careless high tackle in the Raiders game, while youngster Teig Wilton is a late withdrawal with a minor hamstring strain.

Toby Rudolf moves from lock to front row in place of Tolman, with Jack Williams to start in the 13 jersey, while Briton Nikora returns to the starting side in the back row after Wilton was ruled out late in the week.

Onto the bench for the Sharks comes Royce Hunt, for what will be his first game of the 2021 season, while Andrew Fifita has earned a recall and will join Hunt, Mawene Hiroti and Braden Hamlin-Uele on the interchange bench.

The round 19 Sharks v Bulldogs match is scheduled for a 4.05pm kick off, with the two 17-man team lists, as well as 18th man concussion substitutions, listed below. 

Team Lists

Backs

  • Fullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Nick Meaney
    Fullback for Sharks is number 1 William Kennedy
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 2 Corey Allan
    Winger for Sharks is number 2 Sione Katoa
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 3 Will Hopoate
    Centre for Sharks is number 3 Connor Tracey
  • Centre for Bulldogs is number 4 Aaron Schoupp
    Centre for Sharks is number 4 Jesse Ramien
  • Winger for Bulldogs is number 5 Jayden Okunbor
    Winger for Sharks is number 5 Ronaldo Mulitalo
  • Five-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Lachlan Lewis
    Five-Eighth for Sharks is number 6 Braydon Trindall
  • Halfback for Bulldogs is number 7 Jake Averillo
    Halfback for Sharks is number 7 Shaun Johnson

Forwards

  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 8 Ava Seumanufagai
    Prop for Sharks is number 8 Toby Rudolf
  • Hooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Jeremy Marshall-King
    Hooker for Sharks is number 9 Blayke Brailey
  • Prop for Bulldogs is number 10 Jack Hetherington
    Prop for Sharks is number 10 Aaron Woods
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 11 Corey Waddell
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 11 Siosifa Talakai
  • 2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Josh Jackson
    2nd Row for Sharks is number 16 Briton Nikora
  • Lock for Bulldogs is number 13 Luke Thompson
    Lock for Sharks is number 13 Jack Williams

Interchange

  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 14 Bailey Biondi-Odo
    Interchange for Sharks is number 14 Mawene Hiroti
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Dylan Napa
    Interchange for Sharks is number 15 Royce Hunt
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Joe Stimson
    Interchange for Sharks is number 17 Braden Hamlin-Uele
  • Interchange for Bulldogs is number 23 Renouf Atoni
    Interchange for Sharks is number 20 Andrew Fifita

Reserves

  • Reserve for Bulldogs is number 21 Falakiko Manu
    Reserve for Sharks is number 18 Billy Magoulias

Match Officials

  • Referee: Chris Sutton
  • Touch Judge: Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski
  • Touch Judge: Phil Henderson
  • Senior Review Official: Alan Shortall

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