DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - MARCH 17: Brad Abbey of the Bulldogs looks on during the round three NRL match between the Bulldogs and the Warriors at Forsyth Barr Stadium on March 17, 2017 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Teaukura Moetaua/Getty Images)

The Bulldogs salary cap woes look to have ended, with backup fullback Brad Abbey agreeing to join the Canberra Raiders on a two-year deal for 2018.

Speculation has ended that either Brett Morris or Josh Morris would be forced out of the club.

The Daily Telegraph reports that Canberra forward Clay Priest is set to switch to Canterbury as part of the deal.

Priest will reunite with former Canberra assistant coach Dean Pay.

In 2014 and 2015, Abbey played for the New Zealand Warriors' NYC team. The Warriors won the 2014 NYC Grand Final, beating the Brisbane Broncos.

Abbey, 20, signed with Bulldogs last year on a three-year deal from the New Zealand Warriors after Roger Tuivasa-Sheck signed with the club.

Canterbury had beaten the Melbourne Storm for his signature, however, Abbey only managed four games in his stint with the club.

The talented fullback was hot-property when playing for Warriors, though his past several years have been riddled with injury.

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