It's full time at WIN Stadium and it turned out to be a riveting second half as the Dragons came from behind to win the game late courtesy of a Corey Norman try. A great finish to the opening fixture of Super Saturday. Stay-tuned on @LeagueUnlimited for the match report and coverage of both the Knights v Rabbitohs and the Eels v Sea Eagles later tonight.
Lomax adds the two on full-time to give the Bulldogs a six-point victory
A costly drop from Marcelo Montoya from 40 metres in front saw Corey Norman steam onto the loose ball as he continued to run the football home to score what will most likely be the winning try. What a finish!
A Corey Norman field goal attempt from in front just skews to the left as scores stay level
In bizarre events, a Lachlan Lewis kick ricochet of Cameron McInnes head saw the Bulldogs have to scurry to recover the football who were then tackled just 20 metres out from their own line on the last tackle, giving the Dragons a good chance to take the lead.
Zac Lomax converts the try from just left of the upright to bring the scores to level with just six minutes remaining in this contest.
Dufty gets his second of the afternoon thanks to a good line break from Adam Clune who took advantage of some weak defence from the Bulldogs. Clune then drew Meaney in and passed to the supporting Dufty who crossed over untouched.
A poor chip kick from Lachlan Lewis was caught in the in goal by Corey Norman and just one tackle later Lewis gave away a penalty for a high tackle, not a great 30 seconds there for Lachlan Lewis.
Lomax drilled it over from just left of the upright to bring the Dragons within a converted try of the Bulldogs lead.
A bad attempt at a catch from a bomb there by Cristian Crichton who drops it onto his boot with the ball finding its way to Jason Saab who runs over pretty much untouched to potentially bring the Dragons back within a single try.
Jackson Ford just falls short of the try line after taking on the Bulldogs defence himself on the last tackle. Great scramble defence from the Dogs.
The Bulldogs have successfully challenged a decision that originally ruled a knock-on against Christian Crichton. Bulldogs retain the footy
An incorrect play the ball from Cameron McInnes rewarded Nick Meaney with a shot at goal from in front which he successfully kicked to extend the lead to 12 points
An error at dummy-half from Ben Hunt saw Sauaso Sue pick up the ball and charge down towards the Dragons 40 metre line, the Bulldogs in a great position here.
Great aerial contest between Dallin Watene-Zelezniak and Jason Saab which sees DWZ come down with the football and prevent Saab from another attempt at scoring a try.
Oh no! Lachlan Lewis has failed to find touch after the Bulldogs received a penalty on the halfway line. A gift for the Dragons
Jason Saab cost the Dragons a try by knocking on a grubber kick from Ben Hunt. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak did great defensively there to apply pressure to Saab as he was attempting to grab the football
A nice little grubber from Adam Clune gives the Dragons a repeat set to cap off their first set of the half
Kieran Foran has passed his HIA and will return to the field
The second half is underway with the Dragons kicking off
That's half-time and the Bulldogs enter the break leading by 10 points after a very poor start. The Dragons switched off after they took an early lead in the opening 10 minutes.
Meaney converts the penalty shot as the Bulldogs now lead by 10 points
The game has been stopped as Kieran Foran has been taken from the field after a late shot from Tariq Sims made contact with Foran's head. Bulldogs are awarded a penalty and Sims is put on report.
Meaney kicks his third of the match as he converts again from left of the upright to extend the lead to eight points.
Faitala-Mariner just crashes over the line busting tackles from Tyson Frizell and Corey Norman to extend the Bulldogs lead, they've caught the Dragons off guard again.
A brilliant kick chase from the Bulldogs creates a repeat set as they drag Matt Dufty back into the Dragons in goal.
Meaney converts his own try from left of the upright to give his side a two-point lead.
The Dogs take no time scoring a try there with the opening play of the scrum in which a pass held up from Kieran Foran saw Nick Meaney easily make his way over the try line
Plenty of errors at the moment as Matt Dufty puts a down a bomb kick right in front of his try line, inviting the Dogs in to their own 10 metres.
Knock on from Jason Saab as he attempted to get the ball back in play after taking a brilliant catch from a bomb kick.
A dropped ball from Tolman in great field position has cost his side a chance of attempting to level the scores.
An error in the play the ball from Blake Lawrie has given the Bulldogs a scrum on their own 40. Good news though with Kieran Foran returning to the field for Canterbury.
This doesn't look good for Bulldogs fans with Kieran Foran currently receiving treatment for a potential foot/toe injury, he has left the field for the meantime
Nick Meaney drills a regulation conversion from right in front to get the Bulldogs to within four points of the Dragons.
Obstruction has been cleared as dummy-half Jeremy Marshall-King went himself from the play the ball to score under the posts. Much needed for the Bulldogs after a poor start.
A nice kick from Kieran Foran was supported by a great kick chase which generated a forced drop out. Much needed for the Bulldogs
Sims puts down a crash ball pass from halfback Adam Clune
A line break from Zac Lomax has the Doggies on the back foot as the Dragons look to add to their two tries so far
Lomax conversion unsuccessful as his kick from the sideline cannons into the right upright.
An easy try for the Dragons after a simple play through the hands on the left edge that saw Euan Aitken burst through the line in between the opposition centre and winger to score in the corner.
Nice little kick into the in goal from Ben Hunt as he rewards his side with a repeat set.
A penalty given away early in the set by the Dragons gives the Bulldogs a bit of relief after a slow start.
Lomax converts the try that he created.
A try in the opening set of the match for the Dragons. A brilliant catch from Zac Lomax off a bomb kick and provided a nice offload for Matt Dufty who was supporting up the middle
We are underway here in Wollongong!
Welcome to WIN Stadium for the first match of Super Saturday, with the St. George Illawarra Dragons hosting the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs. Both sides are unchanged and will run out 1-17. The Bulldogs will be hoping the respond to the resignation of Dean Pay by giving interim coach Steve Georgallis a win to remember
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Henry Perenara
Touch Judges: Kasey Badger, Liam Kennedy
Video Referee: Bryan Norrie
ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS (28)
Tries: Matthew Dufty (2), Euan Aitken, Jason Saab, Corey Norman
Field Goals: Corey Norman (0/1)
Conversions: Zac Lomax (4/5)
CANTERBURY-BANKSTOWN BULLDOGS (22)
Tries: Jeremy Marshall-King, Nick Meaney, Raymond Faitala-Mariner
Conversions: Nick Meaney (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Nick Meaney (2/2)