Written by Mr Puntsource
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs will host the Cronulla Sharks in game three, Round Eight National Rugby League Telstra Premiership in 2023; It doesn’t get more competitive in round eight as these two fight it out for another two points; The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are falling down the ladder, it comes as no surprise due to their injury woes while the Sharks are swimming towards a top 4 position sitting now in sixth, this is an important two points for the Sharks so this game may be yet hard for Bulldog fans to watch.
The Cronulla Sharks have a strong home win record against the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs, unfortunately for the Bulldogs, they have only won one game from five against the Sharks at home, if the Bulldogs were to upset the Sharks it would be some kind of miracle, but you can never doubt the master planning from their coach Ciraldo.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are going up against one of the highest-scoring teams in the competition, Cronulla is in the top five for scoring points and the Bulldogs are in the top two for leaking the most points, this could get ugly for the Bulldogs if they don’t turn up.
Braidon Burns and Jeral Skelton are in for the Bulldogs and Connor Tracey slots in for the Cronulla Sharks.
Since 1998, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have been winning fifty-two per cent of the head-to-head clashes; Canterbury at home have won one from the last five against the Sharks; the last time these two met? the Sharks were victorious winning 16-0.
In Round Seven, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs lost to the Eels 30-4, and the Cronulla Sharks beat the Roosters 22-12.
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs have averaged fifteen points a match, and the Cronulla Sharks have averaged twenty-seven.
Since Round One, the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs are currently leaking twenty-five points a match in 2023 and are in the top two for leaking the most points to date, while the Cronulla Sharks have been leaking twenty-one points a match.
Sharks by 13