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Bulldogs Unchanged For Rabbitohs
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have selected an unchanged line up for Sunday's second round NRL clash against the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium.
Head coach Kevin Moore has named Josh Morris in the centres, with the NSW Origin representative's involvement to depend on the outcome of scans on a knee injury sustained in the Bulldogs 24-14 Monday Night Football win over the Wests Tigers. Results of those scans are not yet known.
In naming an unchanged line up, Moore has rewarded the side that defeated the Tigers in front of an outstanding Monday night crowd of 26,737 - a night in which the Bulldogs signed up their 13,000th Member for season 2011.
The Bulldogs Club now boasts one thousand more Members than the total achieved in season 2010.
The match also set a new Monday Night Football record audience for broadcaster Fox Sports, with a peak audience of 464,000 and an average audience of 365,000 tuning in, while also taking the NRL's round one attendance to 201,212, also a new record.
Sunday's away match against the Rabbitohs kicks off at 2pm.
The team is as follows:
NRL: 1. BEN BARBA 2. STEVE TURNER 3. JOSH MORRIS 4. JAMAL IDRIS 5. BRYSON GOODWIN 6. KRIS KEATING 7. TRENT HODKINSON 8. AIDEN TOLMAN 9. MICHAEL ENNIS 10. SAM KASIANO 11. JAKE FOSTER 12. ANDREW RYAN [C] 13. DAVID STAGG INTERCHANGE 14. MICKEY PAEA 15. FRANK PRITCHARD 16. COREY PAYNE 17. BEN ROBERTS HEAD COACH: KEVIN MOORE
TOYOTA CUP: 1. ALISTER BEALE 2. DANIEL ABOU-SLEIMAN 3. TIM LAFAI 4. EDWARD MURPHY 5. CHRIS CENTRONE 6. AIDAN SEZER 7. TJ TAOTUA 8. JAKE FINN 9. DEAN JANDA 10. JUDAH LAVULO 11. DALE FINUCANE [C] 12. JOSH JACKSON 13. LACHLAN BURR INTERCHANGE: 14. JAMES O'BRIEN 15. PAUL CARTER 16. JOSH GILL 17. TUPOU SOPOAGA 19. JUSTIN TOOMEY-WHITE 20. SAM AHAFONO 21. BEN AUALIITIA COACH: ANDREW PATMORE