Western Bulldogs

Murphy quick to play down Boyd expectations

Robert Murphy

Jon Pierik   While the Western Bulldogs ultimately hope Tom Boyd will be their power forward panacea, new skipper Bob Murphy has moved to ensure expectations, at least for the time being, remain reserved.

Murphy felt 'compelled' to be new top Dog

Robert Murphy leads his team onto the field for his 250th game against the West Coast Eagles in March 2014.

Jon Pierik   Bob Murphy says he felt "compelled" to accept the Western Bulldogs captaincy.

Robert Murphy to lead Western Bulldogs

Robert Murphy leads his team onto the field for his 250th game against the West Coast Eagles in March 2014.

Peter Hanlon   Bob Murphy will enter his 16th season as a Western Bulldog with the captaincy of a club he has served with great distinction and loyalty.

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Bulldogs players break ranks in ASADA case

Bulldog Stewart Crameri gets stuck into pre-season training.

Jon Pierik   A stunning split has emerged among the ranks of the 34 former and current Essendon players charged with being administered a banned peptide.

New Bulldogs coach Beveridge starts with search for a skipper

Former Hawks assistant coach and new Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge.

Rohan Connolly   The Western Bulldogs finally have a coach for 2015. And one of Luke Beveridge’s first tasks in his new job will be to appoint a new captain.

Beveridge the new Bulldogs coach

Luke Beveridge

Jon Pierik   New Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge says it is with a sense of nostalgia that he has returned to the Whitten Oval.

Dogs to hold press conference at 1:30pm on Friday

Former Hawks assistant coach Luke Beveridge eyes the Dogs.

Ronny Lerner   Hawthorn assistant Luke Beveridge remains the warm favourite to replace Brendan McCartney as Western Bulldogs senior coach.

Montgomery won't be top Dog

Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon.

Ronny Lerner   Brett Montgomery is reportedly out of the running to replace Brendan McCartney as Western Bulldogs senior coach.

Dogs closing on coach

Former Hawks assistant coach Luke Beveridge eyes the Dogs.

Michael Gleeson   The Western Bulldogs are closing on singing a new coach with highly rated assistant Luke Beveridge strongly favoured to take the top job.

Ellard out of limbo, earns new Carlton deal

David Ellard has signed a new contract with the Blues.

Ronny Lerner   More than a month of uncertainty has ended happily for David Ellard, with the fringe Carlton midfielder earning a new one-year contract with the Blues.

Nissan widens recalls over possibly deadly air-bag failures

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Janet Lorin   Nissan Motor Co. is expanding a recall of cars and SUVs in high-humidity regions.

Tutt happy to get the Blues

Jason Tutt is still a target for Carlton, despite missing his signature during trade week.

David Polkinghorne   Manager says it's now up to the Canberra product to kick-start his career with Carlton after delisting himself from the Bulldogs.

Beveridge emerges from shadows to be in frame for Bulldogs coaching job

Former Hawks assistant coach Luke Beveridge eyes the Dogs.

Rohan Connolly   Luke Beveridge would have been a longshot to take a senior AFL coaching job only 12 months ago. But inside the industry, the stocks of a favourite for the vacant Western Bulldogs job have continued to rise.

Dogs heading to Ballarat if Labor wins

The Bulldogs and Kangaroos played a NAB Cup match in Ballarat in 2012.

Daniel Cherny   Ballarat will host Western Bulldogs home games for premiership points - but only if Labor wins the state election.

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Tigers sign former Cat Hunt

The paperwork to finalise the Taylor Hunt deal was lodged with the AFL on Sunday.

Michael Gleeson and Matt Murnane   Richmond has signed former Geelong midfielder Taylor Hunt as a delisted free agent with young Cat Joel Hamling heading to the Bulldogs

AFL fixture good for fans - and for football

Rohan Connolly

Rohan Connolly   The 2015 AFL fixture is one for the genuine fans, and from a football perspective it's pretty fair to the clubs as well.

2015 AFL fixture: Western Bulldogs

Western Bulldogs' fixture for the 2015 home and away season

Eade likely to be the new Gold Coast coach

Rodney Eade.

Caroline Wilson   Gold Coast has offered Rodney Eade the senior coaching job with the 56-year-old almost certain to be the man to take the club into the finals.

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McCartney joins Melbourne coaching panel

Brendan McCartney.

Jesse Hogan   Former Western Bulldogs coach Brendan McCartney has secured an immediate return to football, joining to Melbourne to bolster its development and, eventually, be the mentor to first-time senior coach Simon Goodwin.

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