A HANDFUL of youngsters will be hoping for that dream debut when they step onto an NRL pitch for the first time.
Bulldogs duo Brad Abbey and Marcelo Montoya will definitely start this Friday against the Warriors while team-mate Francis Tualau will be hopeful sneaking a spot on the bench.
Eels youngster and former Warriors junior Marata Niukore is another sensational prospect who could also sneak a first up appearance after being named on an extended bench.
Judging from the exploits in the junior ranks all four players certainly look promising.
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