Despite having made two of the past five grand finals the Bulldogs find themselves under pressure heading into the 2017 Telstra Premiership season.
Canterbury have some strong options to fill vacancies in their line-up based on their four-point NRL trial win over Melbourne in Hobart.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have named a full strength team for the trial match against Melbourne in Hobart on Saturday.
Panthers coach Anthony Griffin will head into the 2017 Telstra Premiership season with enviable selection headaches.
Confirmed line-ups for the Harvey Norman Rugby League All Stars match, along with the rest of the weekend's NRL trial matches.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have pushed back the start time for Saturday night's trial match against Penrith to 7pm.
The Bulldogs have signed former Junior Kangaroo and Panthers Holden Cup captain Andy Saunders.
World All Stars rep and Bulldogs halfback Moses Mbye hopes another off-season spent training alongside Josh Reynolds will help the side's scoring woes in 2017.
The Bulldogs have signed former Wests Tigers forward Rod Griffin on a one-year deal for the 2017 season.
The Sharks have concluded their 2017 Auckland Nines campaign with a win, downing the Bulldogs with a crushing 28-4 victory early on Sunday.