Written by Mr Puntsource
Round 2, Match Preview Saturday 11th of March 7:35 pm kick-off AAMI Park, Melbourne.
The Melbourne Storm will host the Canterbury Bulldogs in game six, round two National Rugby League Telstra Premiership in 2023;
It doesn’t get more competitive in round two as these two fight it out for the two points; the Storm has a slight edge on the Bulldogs; this clash will be competitive; the Storm will be looking to back up the first-round performance without Cameron Munster, and the Bulldogs will be out to silence the critics! Make no mistake there are no mates on the field!
-> THE HISTORY
Since 1998, the Melbourne Storm have played Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs in forty-four games total but have only won fifty-two per cent overall; out of the last five Eels home games, Melbourne at home have won the last three out of five games against the Bulldogs, the last time these two teams clashed the Storm won 44-0.
-> CURRENT FORM
In Round one, the Storm beat the Eels in overtime by four points, while the Bulldogs were annihilated by the Sea Eagles and lost by twenty-five points.
-> POINT SCORING
The Storm scored ten points better in attack, while the Bulldogs had the worst attack in Round one, only scoring six points.
The Storm was much better in defence, conceding just twelve total points, while the Bulldogs leaked thirty-one points.