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The Cronulla Sharks are looking to nail down their spot in the top four when they take on the Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium in the final round before the finals. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 2pm (AEST).
The Sharks have had to contend with salary cap dramas during the week, but they’ll need to put that aside and make sure they bag these two points to secure a double chance in the finals.
Coach Shane Flanagan has made one change to the team that beat Newcastle at home last week, with five-eighth Matt Moylan returning from a hamstring injury. That forces Flanagan’s son, Kyle, out of the team, after he made his first-grade debut last week.
The 12th-placed Bulldogs will be looking for their third win in a row over a top-eight team, after thrashing St George Illawarra 38-0 last weekend and pipping the Warriors 27-26 the week before.
Coach Dean Pay has named the same team that thrashed the Dragons.
Today will be the last game in the blue and white jersey for the Morris twins. Ironically, Josh will be joining the Sharks next season, while Brett is off to the Roosters.
Cronulla by 7 in a tough match against the improving Bulldogs.
Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 2pm (AEST).
When: 2pm (AEST)
Where: ANZ Stadium
TV: Live, Fox Sports
Betting: Canterbury $2.60, Cronulla $1.50
1 Will Hopoate, 2 Brett Morris, 3 Josh Morris, 4 Kerrod Holland, 5 Reimis Smith, 6 Lachlan Lewis, 7 Matt Frawley, 8 Aiden Tolman, 9 Michael Lichaa, 10 David Klemmer, 11 Josh Jackson, 12 Rhyse Martin, 13 Adam Elliott
Interchange: 14 Jeremy Marshall-King, 15 Danny Fualalo, 16 Ofahiki Ogden, 17 Greg Eastwood
19 Francis Tualau, 20 Fa’amanu Brown, 21 Renouf Toomaga 23 John Olive
1 Valentine Holmes, 2 Sosaia Feki, 3 Josh Dugan, 4 Kurt Capewell, 5 Edrick Lee, 6 Matt Moylan, 7 Chad Townsend, 8 Andrew Fifita, 9 Jayden Brailey, 10 Matt Prior, 11 Luke Lewis, 12 Wade Graham, 13 Paul Gallen
Interchange: 14 Scott Sorensen, 15 James Segeyaro, 16 Aaron Woods, 17 Jason Bukuya
Reserves: 18 Joseph Paulo, 19 Ava Seumanufagai, 20 Jesse Ramien, 21 Kyle Flanagan