Luke Patten has been named at fullback for this week's game against the Wests Tigers after being a late withdrawal for the Warriors match. Patten will undergo a fitness test later in the week on his back, but the caching staff are hopeful he will come through. 'Todd Polglase played well last week after the late call up, but we are confident Luke should be back this week,' Mitsubishi Electric Bulldogs coach Steve Folkes said today.

Willie Mason has also been named in the starting side after his late inclusion into the run on side against the Warriors. The full side for the Saturday night game is:

1 Luke Patten 2 Hazem El Masri 3 Nigel Vagana 4 Willie Talau 5 Matt Utai 6 Braith Anasta 7 Brent Sherwin 8 Mark O'Meley 9 Corey Hughes 10 Steve Price 11 Glen Hughes 12 Willie Mason 13 Travis Norton

INTERCHANGE 14 Adam Perry 15 Jamie Feeney 16 Andrew Ryan 17 Dennis Scott

Coach: Steve Folkes