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Canterbury Bulldogs: 2021 round 1 predicted team

Nick Cotric is likely to start the season at centre and while Jake Averillo is a chance of pressing for a full-time move to five-eighth at some stage, Lachlan Lewis or Brandon Wakeham is likely to start the season partnering Kyle Flanagan. The other will compete with Sione Katoa for the bench utility spot. Jayden Okunbor will miss a large chunk of the season after a knee reconstruction and Luke Thompson is suspended for the opening four rounds for an eye gouge against the Panthers in the last game of 2020.

1. Will Hopoate
2. Nick Meaney
3. Nick Cotric
4. Jake Averillo
5. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak
6. Lachlan Lewis
7. Kyle Flanagan
8. Jack Hetherington
9. Jeremy Marshall-King
10. Dylan Napa
11. Josh Jackson (c)
12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner
13. Adam Elliott

14. Brandon Wakeham
15. Ofahiki Ogden
16. Corey Waddell
17. Renouf Atoni

Others: Dean Britt, Christian Chrichton, Tyrone Harding, Sione Katoa, Tuipolotu Katoa, Jayden Okunbor, James Roumanos, Chris Smith, Joe Stimson Luke Thompson

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Will continue to struggle to create points, but Cotric could do a bit of damage if they can play up-tempo and a bit less structured with the ball.

Aggressive starting front row pair, and Thompson is another in that category, but there doesn't seem to be much depth.
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Still lacking in the spine. Averillo instead of Lewis in the halves and maybe swap Cotric and Hopoate. They're paying Cotric decent money and you potentially don't get decent ROI with him in the centres. While Napa and Hetherington are decent up front it will be interesting to see how they control the aggression. I'm not convinced with Twent either.

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Flanagan will have significantly less pressure on him to perform, so it will be interesting to see how he goes.
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Apparently Bulldogs have signed Corey Allan from the Rabbitohs.

The Bulldogs are building a squad of players that all want to play fullback.
DWZ, Allan, JAC, and I think Cotric maybe wanted to play there too?

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Averillo looks good to go for round 1. Recovering from an elbow injury.
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zim wrote:Averillo looks good to go for round 1. Recovering from an elbow injury.
So you lied to me about a Bulldogs player in the St George thread? My gosh, how could you?

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gergreg wrote: February 17, 2021, 12:32 pm
zim wrote:Averillo looks good to go for round 1. Recovering from an elbow injury.
So you lied to me about a Bulldogs player in the St George thread? My gosh, how could you?
I was misquoted, misconstrued and mislead.
Also my information was accurate at the time. Forgiveness please.
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zim wrote:
gergreg wrote: February 17, 2021, 12:32 pm
zim wrote:Averillo looks good to go for round 1. Recovering from an elbow injury.
So you lied to me about a Bulldogs player in the St George thread? My gosh, how could you?
I was misquoted, misconstrued and mislead.
Also my information was accurate at the time. Forgiveness please.
How could I stay mad at you Zim

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gergreg wrote: February 17, 2021, 1:41 pm
zim wrote:
gergreg wrote: February 17, 2021, 12:32 pm
zim wrote:Averillo looks good to go for round 1. Recovering from an elbow injury.
So you lied to me about a Bulldogs player in the St George thread? My gosh, how could you?
I was misquoted, misconstrued and mislead.
Also my information was accurate at the time. Forgiveness please.
How could I stay mad at you Zim
Awww shucks.
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