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Johannisen signs five-year contract

Jason Johannisen of the Bulldogs is chased by Nathan Hrovat of the Kangaroos during the round 14 AFL match between the ...

Jason Johannisen may have endured one of the toughest months of his career but the Western Bulldogs defender has good reason to cheer after signing a five-year contract extension.

MRP will look at Walker over Johannisen push

Taylor Walker, singing the club song, will be looked at by the MRP for shoving Johannisen into the point post.

The match review panel is set to scrutinise Adelaide captain Taylor Walker over an apparent shepherd which left Western Bulldogs defender Jason Johannisen nursing a sore head after being knocked into an Adelaide Oval goal post.

Where has the Bulldogs' 'sexy' football gone?

Easton Wood leads the Bulldogs from the ground after they were beaten by Adelaide.

Three weeks ago, Western Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge denied his team was suffering from a premiership hangover. Rather, said Beveridge, the Dogs' struggles were due to an even competition.

Battling Bulldogs blitzed by rampant Crows

The Crows' Richard Douglas celebrates a goal in the huge win against the Western Bulldogs on Friday night.

After a year of breaking droughts that yielded a memorable flag, the Western Bulldogs may be on the cusp of another – the first premiers since Hawthorn in 2009 to miss the finals the following season.

Lucrative contract weighs heavily on No.1 draft pick Boyd

Time out: Western Bulldogs ruckman Tom Boyd is taking a break from the game due to depression.

Western Bulldogs forward Tom Boyd has keenly felt the pressure of being a No 1 draft pick on a lucrative contract, says his coach Luke Beveridge, and it contributed to a bout of depression that has forced him to take an indefinite break from the game.