Western Bulldogs

Bulldogs facing fresh injury worries

Emma Quayle 6:48 PM   The Western Bulldogs early-season momentum has been halted by a back-in-form Hawthorn side and a fresh set of injuries, with Mitch Wallis and Dale Morris both likely to miss a number of weeks.

Hawks too good for depleted Bulldogs

Luke Hodge put in a masterful performance.

Emma Quayle 6:07 PM   Luke Hodge leads Hawthorn to a convincing 70-point win over an injury-depleted Western Bulldogs side in Launceston.

Live: Hawks v Bulldogs

Hawthorn v Bulldogs.

Ronny Lerner 4:00 PM   Follow the action live as the Hawks host the Bulldogs in Tasmania.

Boyd needs to get fitter to thrive at Bulldogs

Bulldog Tom Boyd pressures West Coast's Jackson Nelson.

Matthew Lloyd 7:11 PM   Being the No.1 selection in the AFL National Draft brings a lot of  expectation, but   when you add in a move to being the highest  paid player at your club after nine games of football  there's no wonder all eyes are on the Western Bulldogs Tom Boyd.

Hawks, Dogs injury worries

Out: Bradley Hill of the Hawks.

Michael Gleeson   Both Hawthorn and the Western Bulldogs are confronting injury problems to key players for their clash in Launceston on Sunday.

Bulldogs won't move for A-League decider

Peter Gordon says all clubs are working towards improving their game-day experience for supporters.

The Western Bulldogs stand as a major roadblock to Melbourne Victory hosting the A-League grand final in their own city.

The brown-and-gold bent to two teams on the rise

GWS Giants' Callan Ward, left, and the Bulldogs' Marcus Bontempelli are making their marks.

Opposition Analyst   GWS and the Bulldogs are displaying different traits that have taken Hawthorn to the top

Clay Smith's return adds to Bulldogs' feelgood factor

The 21-year-old Clay Smith says he feels 'awesome', and ready to go.

Peter Hanlon   Midfielder set to return from second serious knee injury.

New chief tips Dogs to reach top

New Western Bulldogs chief executive David Stevenson has a big future planned for the club. Pictured: Marcus Bontempelli

Jake Niall   New Bulldogs chief executive David Stevenson says the Dogs can be "a big and powerful club" like the NFL's Green Bay Packers.

Dogs appoint Nike executive as CEO

The Western Bulldogs have a new chief executive.

Daniel Cherny   The Western Bulldogs finally ended their three-month search for a new chief executive when they announced on Wednesday morning the appointment of senior Nike executive David Stevenson as Simon Garlick’s replacement.

Young Bulldog Honeychurch scores Rising Star nomination

Tom Cowie   In case it wasn't already obvious the Western Bulldogs have a good crop of young kids, Mitch Honeychurch has become the club's seventh current player to win a Rising Star nomination.

Bulldogs defy critics with shrewd recruiting

Marcus Bontempelli of the Bulldogs high-fives fans after the win over Richmond.

Jon Pierik   When president Peter Gordon took to the stage at the Bulldogs' season launch, his message was clear.

Bulldogs cheer squad member wrongly evicted

Western Bulldogs logo.

Daniel Cherny   A Western Bulldogs cheer squad member was wrongly evicted from the MCG after being mistakenly identified as the person who made a homophobic comment during Saturday’s clash between the Bulldogs and Richmond.

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Bulldogs fan evicted for alleged homophobic remarks

Lin Jong of the Bulldogs was the target of an alleged racial comment on Saturday.

Daniel Cherny   A Western Bulldogs cheersquad member was evicted from the MCG on Saturday for allegedly making homophobic remarks. The incident occurred during the Bulldogs' victory over Richmond.

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Bulldogs' bite too tough for Tigers

Tom Boyd takes a strong mark during the Dogs' victory.

Rohan Connolly   The Western Bulldogs have continued their AFL revitalisation under new coach Luke Beveridge by downing Richmond at the MCG.

Bulldogs get set for Hawthorn challenge

Good show: Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has a word with Tom Boyd in the rooms after the game.

Rohan Connolly   The Western Bulldogs are off to a flying start under new coach Luke Beveridge, winning their opening two games for the first time in six years after a hard-fought 19-point victory over Richmond.

Cordy gets another chance against Richmond

Coach Luke Beveridge has "every belief" in Ayce Cordy.

Tom Cowie   Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge is confident inconsistent ruckman Ayce Cordy can get his spluttering career back on track as he returns to the senior side after playing just 20 games in six seasons at the club.

Football hearts beating true at a successful season launch

Reaching out: The Melbourne faithful embrace their conquering heroes at the MCG on Saturday.

Martin Flanagan   I went to the footy with trepidation last Saturday.  A couple of years ago, a Melbourne supporter said to me before the opening round, "I hope our season isn't over by half-time in the first match like it was last year." And it was.

Bulldogs out to show new attacking style

Marcus Bontempelli celebrates during The Bulldogs' round one win over West Coast Eagles.

Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge says their AFL clash with Richmond will be another chance to make a statement about their new attacking style.

Bulldog Roughead signs three-year contract

The Bulldogs have re-signed Jordan Roughead.

Jon Pierik   While it remains to be seen if the Western Bulldogs can emerge as a surprise finals threat this season, there's little doubt the planks are in place for a sustained period of success when the development finishes.