Jon Pierik 2:17 AM Having emerged from what he dubbed a "mourning process", Western Bulldogs captain Bob Murphy says his primary aim now is to usher through the next generation which can have a sustained run at finals success.
Tom Boyd has all the makings of the dominant key forward that Western Bulldogs fans have been dreaming of for many years.
The AFL has cleared Western Bulldogs player Lachie Hunter of a betting incident, accepting his explanation that a VFL-listed player was to blame.
Ronny Lerner Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge was hopeful that young gun Lachie Hunter would escape serious sanction from the AFL for his involvement in a match-betting controversy.
Ronny Lerner Boom recruit Levi Greenwood will almost certainly miss Collingwood's season opener against the Brisbane Lions on April 4 after sustaining an ankle injury during their 61-point NAB Challenge loss to the Western Bulldogs at Etihad Stadium on Saturday night.
Samantha Lane Western Bulldog Lachie Hunter may avoid sanctioning from the AFL over a match betting controversy - described by the AFL’s CEO as an “isolated, one-off transaction” – that a VFL player could be entirely responsible for.
Caroline Wilson It was with a heightened sense of aggrievement that Western Bulldogs chairman Peter Gordon quipped on Friday that he was thinking of inventing a new board game entitled ‘‘The Off-Season’’.
Jake Niall A Western Bulldogs player is under investigation by the AFL for betting on football.
Peter Hanlon The Western Bulldogs intend to play games at Ballarat's Eureka Stadium for premiership points from as early as 2017, and for much of Saturday afternoon there was a sense that if their pre-season game against Melbourne was still going they might actually have got their hands on the ball by then.
Michael Gleeson and Daniel Cherny Young midfielder Nathan Hrovat spent Saturday night in hospital with breathing difficulties after breaking a rib in the Dogs' opening NAB Challenge game.