Coach Wayne Bennett has chosen to give up to 30 players a chance to impress in the annual Mercury Challenge between the Dragons and Bulldogs on Saturday night at WIN Stadium, Wollongong.
Bennett has named two sides for Saturday nights clash, one for each half of the game, with Dragons fans treated to a full showcase of the depth of the Dragons squad for 2010, including new recruits as well as Dragons youngsters making the transition from Toyota Cup to NRL.
NRL v Bulldogs - Mercury Challenge 1st half Saturday, Feb 20 2010 7.35pm
1. Darius Boyd 2. Brett Morris 3. Peni Tagive 4. Matt Cooper 5. Jason Nightingale 6. Jamie Soward 7. Ben Hornby 8. Matt Prior 9. Nathan Fien 10. Michael Weyman 11. Jeremy Smith 12. Ben Creagh 13. Dean Young Interchange: 14. Jon Green 15. Ricky Thorby 20. Trent Merrin
NRL v Bulldogs - Mercury Challenge 2nd half Saturday, Feb 20 2010 7.35pm 1. Bronx Goodwin 2. Michael Lett 3. Peni Tagive 4. Nick Emmett 5. Joe Vickery 6. Kyle Stanley 7. Beau Henry 8. Jarrod Saffy 9. Luke Priddis 10. Michael Greenfield 11. Jake Marketo 12. Scott Jones 13. Dan Hunt Interchange: 14. Jon Green 15. Ricky Thorby 16. Jack Bosden 17. Trent Merrin 18. Junior Paulo