The Bulldogs have recorded their first back-to-back wins since 2019 after thrashing the Tigers 36-6.
The Bulldogs struck first by way of hooker Jeremy Marshall-King but it surely wasn’t lengthy earlier than the Tigers responded.
Nevertheless that was the one strive the Tigers scored till the ultimate minute.
The Bulldogs piled on six tries in whole — together with a double to Jake Averillo, a 90-metre intercept strive for Aaron Schoupp and a feel-good four-pointer to debutant Kurtis Morrin.
The Tigers acquired a comfort strive with James Tamou going over beneath the posts with lower than a minute to go.
Neither facet got here out of the conflict unscathed although. Alex Twal suffered a sickening head knock, Starford To’A picked up an ankle damage and Morrin got here off with a shoulder damage not lengthy after his strive.
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The Bulldogs weren’t performed… Aaron Schoupp intercepted a Jackson Hastings move to run 90 metres to attain.
The Tigers copped an premature blow with Starford To’A leaving the sphere with an ankle damage.
Canines debutant Kurtis Morrin celebrated the event with a strive in spectacular scenes at CommBank Stadium. Josh Addo-Carr put Morrin by way of a spot and the teen pointed in the direction of his household earlier than scoring beneath the posts.
Sadly for Morrin, he left the sphere 4 minutes later with a shoulder damage.
The Bulldogs’ lead was prolonged once more with Jacob Kiraz crossing. It got here off a clever cutout move from Kyle Flanagan to Corey Allan, who handed again to Kiraz on his inside to attain.
Jake Averillo acquired his second of the day in a weird strive. Matt Burton put up a funny-looking bomb which Jacob Kiraz caught however as he got here down he knocked it again and Averillo punted it on in the direction of the tryline to attain.
Bulldogs fullback Jake Averillo snatched his staff the lead when he caught the Tigers’ defence napping and darted over from dummy half.
The Tigers hit again when David Nofoaluma scored within the nook off a cross-field kick from Luke Brooks.
It appeared for all cash that Nofoaluma had gone over the sideline however remarkably he managed to remain within the subject of play.
“He’s performed an unbelievable job to get that down,” Greg Alexander stated.
The Bulldogs acquired on the board first by way of hooker Jeremy Marshall-King, who threw a dummy out of dummy half earlier than crossing.
Alex Twal was taken off on a medicab after a head knock. Twal ran as much as put strain on Canines playmaker Matt Burton after which landed flat on his again along with his head knocking on the bottom.
Fortunately, he was OK as reported by Jake Duke.
“Alex Twal is up and about, he’s strolling and he’s stated to be in good spirits within the Tigers’ sheds, which is basically excellent news after that head knock. Clearly it’s class one so his afternoon is over,” he stated.
The Bulldogs have an opportunity to document back-to-back wins for the primary time since 2019 after they tackle the Tigers at CommBank Stadium on Sunday.
In the meantime, the Tigers welcome again fan favorite Adam Doueihi from an ACL damage in what can be his first recreation of the season.
The Canines are coming off their finest win in years, placing 34 factors on premiership contenders, the Eels, whereas the Tigers had 30 factors placed on them by Manly final week.
Interim coach Mick Potter has made just one minor change to his successful 17. Chris Patolo is sidelined after struggling a head knock final week, which has opened the door for younger gun Kurtis Morrin to make his NRL debut off the bench.
As for the Tigers, Brent Naden is out after copping a four-game ban for a harmful deal with with Asu Kepaoa changing him within the centres.
Luciano Leilua is now not part of the Tigers after gaining an instantaneous launch through the week to affix the Cowboys. Kelma Tuilagai strikes into the beginning facet to switch him.
Jock Madden misses out on a spot within the 17 with the versatile Nu Brown incomes a recall.
Each coaches made a late change to their ahead pack. Raymond Faitala-Mariner strikes again to the bench for the Bulldogs with Corey Waddell becoming a member of the run-on facet and Alex Twal strikes to beginning prop for James Tamou.
Bulldogs: 1. Jake Averillo 2. Jacob Kiraz 3. Aaron Schoupp 4. Corey Allan 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Max King 9. Jeremy Marshall-King 10. Paul Vaughan 11. Josh Jackson 15. Corey Waddell 13. Tevita Pangai Junior 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 14. Zach Dockar-Clay 16. Joe Stimson 17. Kurtis Morrin
Tigers: 1. Daine Laurie 2. David Nofoaluma 3. Starford To’a 4. Asu Kepaoa 5. Ken Maumalo 6. Luke Brooks 7. Jackson Hastings 15. Alex Twal 9. Jacob Liddle 10. Zane Musgrove 11. Luke Garner 12. Kelma Tuilagi 13. Joe Ofahengaue 8. James Tamou 14. Fa’amanu Brown 16. Adam Doueihi 17. Alex Seyfarth
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