How to watch Melbourne Storm vs Canterbury Bulldogs NRL live and match preview
The Bulldogs are still chasing a win as we head into round 2 of the 2023 NRL season.
The Bulldogs are heading into the match as the clear underdogs vs the Storm after last week's 31-6 thrashing by the Sea Eagles.
Meanwhile, the Storm are coming off an incredible 16-12 win vs the Eels from the 4th minute of golden point time.
Storm vs Bulldogs kick-off time
The Storm vs Bulldogs clash is on Saturday 11 March at AAMI Park, kicking off at 7:35pm AEDT.
How to watch Storm vs Bulldogs live in Australia
The only way to watch the Storm vs Bulldogs clash is with a subscription to Foxtel Now, on Foxtel iQ or with a Kayo Sports subscription. It won't be available on the 9 Network.
Fans of the Bulldogs might be especially keen to sign up, as they have just 7 games on free-to-air TV in 2023.
That's less than 30% of Canterbury's games on Channel 9 this year.
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Stream Storm vs Bulldogs on Foxtel Now
New users can nab a 10-day trial with Foxtel Now, letting you watch Storm vs Bulldogs for free.
At the end of your free trial, it will cost at least $54 a month to stream NRL on Foxtel Now.
On Foxtel Now, each round of the regular NRL season is available live with no ad-breaks.
It's a relatively expensive option, but comes with access to premiere entertainment such as critically acclaimed dramas The Last of Us (finale streaming Monday) and Succession (returning for its final season 27 March).
Foxtel Now is available across desktops, laptops, smartphone and tablet apps, Chromecast, Sony Android TVs, PlayStation 4, Telstra TV and select smart TVs.
Stream Storm vs Bulldogs on Kayo
Each round of this NRL season is live on Kayo (ad-free during play) including Storm vs Bulldogs.
Kayo is available on Mac, PC, iOS or Android device, Chromecast, Apple TV, Android TV, Telstra TV, PlayStation 4 or 5 and selected smart TVs.
Kayo is the cheaper option starting from $25 a month. It offers special features including a Key Moments Timeline, where you can skip ahead to all the highlights of the match.
Storm vs Bulldogs match preview
The Bulldogs will need to play their very best if they hope to take out a win this week and climb the ladder.
The Bulldogs' last 2 clashes vs the Storm saw them completely dominated, losing 44-0 in April 2022 and 52-18 in April 2021.
The Storm placed fifth in the NRL Premiership last year, with the Bulldogs coming in 12th.
It has been a rough few years for the Bulldogs who have failed to make it to the top 8 for 6 years in a row.
Melbourne will be missing star player Cameron Munster following his finger injury in last week's game.
As such, Storm coach Craig Bellamy has subbed in Tyran "Wishy" Wishart.
Even with the loss of their star playmaker, we think the Storm will continue their dominance vs the Bulldogs.
Storm vs Bulldogs team lists
Storm: 1. Nick Meaney 2. Will Warbrick 3. Reimis Smith 4. Young Tonumaipea 5. Xavier Coates 6. Tyran Wishart 7. Jahrome Hughes 8. Nelson Asofa-Solomona 9. Harry Grant 10. Christian Welch 11. Trent Loiero 12. Eliesa Katoa 13. Josh King 14. Bronson Garlick 15. Alec MacDonald 16. Aaron Pene 17. Jordan Grant 18. Grant Anderson 19. Chris Lewis 20. Joe Chan 21. Kane Bradley 22. Jonah Pezet
Bulldogs: 1. Hayze Perham 2. Jacob Kiraz 3. Jake Averillo 4. Paul Alamoti 5. Josh Addo-Carr 6. Matt Burton 7. Kyle Flanagan 8. Max King 9. Reed Mahoney 10. Ryan Sutton 11. Viliame Kikau 12. Raymond Faitala-Mariner 13. Fa'amanu Brown 14. Jayden Tanner 15. Corey Waddell 16. Franklin Pele 17. Jacob Preston 18. Braidon Burns 19. Karl Oloapu 20. Kurtis Morrin 21. Jackson Topine 22. Jayden Okunbor
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