Bulldog Brent Sherwin has been named at halfback for this Friday's clash at OKI Jubilee Stadium against the Dragons despite a foot injury that kept him out last weekend.
Sonny Bill Williams has been named on the bench after some damaging performances in the back row in recent weeks while young Jarrad Hickey returns from his one-match suspension, forcing Brad Morrin into Premier League.
Chris Armit is still battling a shoulder injury sustained in the Bulldogs win over the Wests Tigers.
Coach Steve Folkes has named the following side to take on the Dragons this Friday, 7:30pm at OKI Jubilee Stadium:
1. Luke Patten 2. Hazem El Masri 3. Andrew Emelio 4. Willie Tonga 5. Cameron Phelps 6. Daniel Holdsworth 7. Brent Sherwin 8. Mark O'Meley 9. Tony Grimaldi 10. Roy Asotasi 11. Willie Mason 12. Andrew Ryan (c) 13. Reni Maitua