The Bulldogs will say goodbye to talented outside back Will Hopoate in a match that will see both sides playing for nothing more than pride.
If things go their way, Wests Tigers can finish as high as 11th. That still won't give their fans a lot to cheer them up over the summer, but it is still better than 13th.
Last-placed, or at least a share of it, has belonged to the Bulldogs all season.
They have a host of big-name players joining the club for 2022, meaning some of the team they'll send out on Sunday are facing uncertain futures.
Match: Wests Tigers v Bulldogs
Round 25 -
Venue: Moreton Daily Stadium, Redcliffe
Wests Tigers: Moses Mbye (head knock) is out, with Zac Cini named at fullback and Kelma Tuilagi joining the bench. James Roberts will be the 18th man.
Mbye and Tui Simpkins were omitted from the initial 21-man squad on Saturday.
Wests Tigers have won their past three games against the Bulldogs.
Bulldogs: Kyle Flanagan was left out of the Canterbury team an hour before kick-off, with Jake Averillo to start at halfback.
Dylan Napa will start at prop in his final match for the club, with Jack Hetherington moving into the second row and Corey Waddell back to the interchange bench.
Watson Heleta will be Canterbury's 18th man.
Bailey Biondi-Odo and Falakiko Manu were omitted from the playing squad 24 hours before kick-off.
The Bulldogs are aiming to avoid a club record-equalling 11th straight loss.
Match: Wests Tigers v Bulldogs
Round 25 -
Fullback for Wests Tigers is number 20 Zac CiniFullback for Bulldogs is number 1 Nick Meaney
Winger for Wests Tigers is number 2 David NofoalumaWinger for Bulldogs is number 2 Corey Allan
Centre for Wests Tigers is number 3 Tommy TalauCentre for Bulldogs is number 3 Will Hopoate
Centre for Wests Tigers is number 4 Michael Chee KamCentre for Bulldogs is number 4 Aaron Schoupp
Winger for Wests Tigers is number 5 Ken MaumaloWinger for Bulldogs is number 5 Jayden Okunbor
Five-Eighth for Wests Tigers is number 6 Jock MaddenFive-Eighth for Bulldogs is number 6 Brandon Wakeham
Halfback for Wests Tigers is number 7 Luke BrooksHalfback for Bulldogs is number 21 Jake Averillo
Prop for Wests Tigers is number 8 Stefano UtoikamanuProp for Bulldogs is number 8 Ava Seumanufagai
Hooker for Wests Tigers is number 9 Jacob LiddleHooker for Bulldogs is number 9 Sione Katoa
Prop for Wests Tigers is number 10 Thomas MikaeleProp for Bulldogs is number 20 Dylan Napa
2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 11 Shawn Blore2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 10 Jack Hetherington
2nd Row for Wests Tigers is number 12 Luciano Leilua2nd Row for Bulldogs is number 12 Joe Stimson
Lock for Wests Tigers is number 13 Alex TwalLock for Bulldogs is number 13 Josh Jackson
Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 14 Joe OfahengaueInterchange for Bulldogs is number 11 Corey Waddell
Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 15 Jake SimpkinInterchange for Bulldogs is number 15 Ofahiki Ogden
Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 16 Tom AmoneInterchange for Bulldogs is number 16 Chris Patolo
Interchange for Wests Tigers is number 23 Kelma TuilagiInterchange for Bulldogs is number 17 Jackson Topine
Reserve for Wests Tigers is number 18 James RobertsReserve for Bulldogs is number 22 Watson Heleta
- Referee: Chris Sutton
- Touch Judge: Phil Henderson
- Touch Judge: Kasey Badger
- Senior Review Official: Chris Butler
Stefano Utoikamanu v Jack Hetherington: The young Tiger has come of age in 2021, averaging 10 hit-ups and 100 metres per game as well as busting 35 tackles and crossing for six tries. He has been a shining light in another disappointing for Michael Maguire and will look to round out the season with another strong display.
Hetherington may sail close to the wind at times but he refuses to take a backward step regardless of a rival's reputation, as he showed against Manly on Sunday. It's the last hurrah for both these sides so expect the forwards to leave nothing in the tank.
The Wests Tigers can never be accused of letting their teammates take one-out runs. They have the most support runs, decoy runs and offloads in the NRL through 24 rounds.
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