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Canterbury Bulldogs vs Newcastle Knights
The Canterbury Bulldogs take on the Newcastle Knights in this round 9 match up from the 2019 NRL season at the first ever NRL Magic Weekend at the iconic Suncorp Stadium and the great news for all Rugby League fans is that you can watch all of the action from this match, and from ever game at the NRL Magic Weekend via our NRL live streaming partners.
Both the Doggies and the Knights have had tricky starts to the season with Canterbury propping up the table coming into the Magic Round and with Newcastle down in 11th. Despite there been 5 places between the 2 sides, there is just 2 points between them which just highlights the importance of the win for both of these 2 New South Wales teams up in Queensland.
Canterbury have won just 1 of their last 5 outings whilst Newcastle have won 2 of their last 3 but those 2 wins have come in their last 2 outings.
The Doggies make 1 change with Ogden dropped to be replaced by Sauaso Sue. Kieran Foran is name din reserve and has an outside chance of featuring.
The Knights are unchanged.
These 2 sides have lot’s of quality but failure to show that for the full 80 minutes of the game so the winner of this one will come down to which teams can perform better for longer in what we expect will be a close game throughout.
In a close game you are looking for a player who can step up and make a difference and in Ponga, the Knights have just that player.
Score Prediction Newcastle Knights by 6