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All the Late Mail team news for this week's Telstra Premiership matches.

Wests Tigers v Bulldogs, Sunday 4.05pm at Bankwest Stadium

Wests Tigers: Star centre Joey Leilua left the club's bubble to attend to a personal matter in Canberra, placing him in doubt for Sunday's western Sydney derby, but on Thursday night he was cleared to return to the bubble.

In a minor re-jig to the bench, Chris Lawrence joins Asu Kepaoa as the players omitted 60 minutes before kick-off.

Alex Seyfarth replaces Thomas Mikaele (knee injury) on the interchange with Shawn Blore also dropping out of the squad on Saturday.

Hooker Jacob Liddle gets his first game since a horror knee injury last year, allowing Moses Mbye to return to centre and Tommy Talau to the wing.

Luke Garner is recalled in the back row and Josh Reynolds returns on the bench following the season-ending injury to Billy Walters. Wests Tigers are aiming for two wins in a season against the Bulldogs for the first time since 2005.

Bulldogs: Reimis Smith replaces Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, who was dropped by Canterbury coach Steve Georgallis. Matthew Doorey is on the bench after Chris Smith was also left out. 

Kerrod Holland starts at centre for Jake Averillo, who picked up a hip injury in the loss to the Storm, while Jack Cogger replaces the suspended Lachlan Lewis at halfback.

The Bulldogs have lost their past four games at Bankwest Stadium.

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