Panmure captain Louis Kew says his side is eager to avoid the same lapses that have cost them heavily in matches against fellow premiership contenders.
The Bulldogs play an undefeated Nirranda for the second time this season when the Warrnambool and District league restarts from its coronavirus-enforced hiatus this weekend.
Ten-minute lapses have cost Chris Bant's side in narrow losses against Nirranda (12 points) in round three and Kolora-Noorat (six points) in round six.
Kew said his side was confident heading into its second encounter against the Blues, which will be without crowds at Nirranda Recreation Reserve due to state government restrictions.
"We just need to make sure we put in a four-quarter effort and don't let them get a 10-minute run on, kick a handful of goals and then we're chasing tail to get back to where we were," he said.
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"The boys are raring to go and keen to get stuck into it."
The Bulldogs are fourth on the ladder with their only two losses coming against the Blues and Power.
Nirranda has brought in experience for the top-five showdown.
Coach Brayden Harkness, Nick Couch, Luke Irving, Dylan Willsher, Danny Craven and Peter McDowall will all take their places for the Blues.
Luke Parsons, Cal Cottee, Lachie Cook, Jono McLean, Knox Ratu and Tyler Coates make way.
Panmure made two changes, bringing in Tate Gardiner (tight hamstring) and Brad Gedye (general soreness).
Zeke Reeves (foot) and Ben Mahony (omitted) will miss for the Bulldogs.
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