Canterbury are primed to give the premiership a mid-season shake with Will Hopoate to make his anticipated return from injury against Canberra.
The official team lists for all 16 clubs ahead of Round 9 of the 2017 NRL Telstra Premiership season.
Bulldogs duo Aiden Tolman and Josh Jackson have expressed differing opinions of being ruled out of the final City-Country clash on May 7.
Two unpredictable sides clash at ANZ Stadium on Saturday, with Josh Reynolds to play his first game since announcing his move to the Tigers at season's end.
Canterbury hooker Michael Lichaa has played just 56 minutes over the past fortnight as young halfback Matt Frawley gets more time off the bench.
Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler lamented his side's inability to come up with a game-winning play against the Wests Tigers.
A sin-binning proves costly as the Wests Tigers score a come from behind victory over the Bulldogs after a week of off-field distractions.
The Wests Tigers have defeated the Canterbury Bulldogs 18-12 in their Round 8 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at ANZ Stadium.
The Wests Tigers and Canterbury Bulldogs have finalised their line-ups for their Round 8 NRL Telstra Premiership clash at ANZ Stadium.
The Bulldogs have gone from under siege to back under the radar, thanks largely to new playmaker Matt Frawley and the inspirational Josh Reynolds.