Canterbury Bulldogs

Why NRL clubs can't afford to return to suburban grounds

Brad Walter 1:15 AM   Revealed: The cost of playing at suburban venues like Kogarah, Leichhardt and Belmore.

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'With the duty of care that we have, we've got it right' Roosters coach says

On report: Kane Evans.

David Sygall 11:45 PM   It was the moment that brought the biggest cheer of the game, but Roosters coach Trent Robinson agrees it can't be part of the code.

Roosters break Canterbury hearts with last-ditch NRL win

Super hero: Michael Jennings was the match-winner for the Roosters against Canterbury.

David Sygall 9:48 PM   Canterbury's season hangs by a thread after they fell at the last hurdle in an unforgettable¬†clash with the Sydney Roosters at Allianz Stadium on Friday night.

Is this the biggest hit of the year?

kasiano hit

David Sygall 8:55 PM   This is what it takes to stop a 125kg NRL prop running at full speed. Unfortunately, it's now deemed illegal.

Bulldogs set to lose Pritchard and Rona

In doubt: Canterbury forward Frank Pritchard.

Michael Carayannis   All the NRL team changes for round 21 - the Bulldogs are likely to be hit with a double blow for their clash with the Roosters.

Sonny Bill Williams keeping the Bulldogs guessing again

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14:  Sonny Bill Williams of the Chiefs warms up prior to the round one Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Chiefs at QBE Stadium on February 14, 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

Andrew Webster   Seven years after he left via the backdoor, Williams set to return to the Bulldogs

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Sharks defy Fifita drama to down Dogs

Not happy: Frank Pritchard argues with the referee.

Michael Carayannis   Cronulla overcame the uncertainty surrounding Andrew Fifita's future by entrenching themselves in the top eight with an 18-16 win against Canterbury.

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Streetwise Sharks outsmart Dogs

Phil Gould

Phil Gould   There was only one scenario whereby the Sharks could beat the Bulldogs on their home patch at Belmore. It was exactly the one that played out.

Reynolds: "Not much I could do"

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 26:  Josh Reynolds and James Graham of the Bulldogs exchange words during the round 20 NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Cronulla Sharks at Belmore Sports Ground on July 26, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Michael Carayannis   Canterbury five-eighth Josh Reynolds believes there was little he could do to prevent a match-deciding charge down penalty.

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Bulldogs fall to late penalty goal again

Livid: James Graham remonstrates with referee Gerard Sutton.

Matt Bungard   When the Bulldogs were pinged for dangerous contact on a kicker shaping for a field goal, it sparked a terrible feeling of deja vu for their fans...

Fifita brothers free to play for Cronulla

Banned: Brothers David and Andrew Fifita.

Steve Zemek   NRL star Andrew Fifita is set to play in Cronulla's crucial NRL clash with Canterbury on Sunday despite facing allegations of threatening a referee at a rugby league game in Sydney's west.

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Bulldogs players ready for 'Ennis the Menace'

Back to Belmore: Michael Ennis will play against his old club on Sunday.

Michael Carayannis   Canterbury centre Josh Morris does not know if it will be Michael Ennis' close mate Josh Reynolds or the man who stole his No.9 jersey, Michael Lichaa who will receive the most animated verbal barrage when Ennis plays his former club for the first time on Sunday.

Bulldogs players ready to kick into gear against Sharks in return to Belmore

Brett Morris

Michael Carayannis   Canterbury players know their premiership credentials will be tested when they face Cronulla on Sunday.

Andrew Johns hails Trent Hodkinson a "good signing" for Knights

Trent Hodkinson

Adrian Proszenko   He's been one of his harshest critics, but Andrew Johns has labelled Trent Hodkinson a "good signing" worthy of his famed Newcastle No.7 jersey.

Ennis aiming to get one-up on his daughter's new godfather Josh Reynolds

Taking on mates: Cronulla hooker Michael Ennis is looking forward to a return to Belmore.

Tom Decent   When Michael Ennis run outs for Cronulla on Sunday afternoon at Belmore Sports Ground, not only will he be up against his old Bulldogs teammates and a vocal crowd, but he'll be doing everything in his power stop to his daughter's new godfather Josh Reynolds, who Ennis says is in "incredible" form.

Bulldogs forwards believe cut to interchange will suit them

Nothing to fear: Canterbury pair  Josh Jackson and Aiden Tolman have welcomed the reduction of the interchange bench.

Brad Walter   Fears that the reduction to eight interchanges will drive big forwards out of the game

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Cut by Cronulla, Big Bulldog Shaun Lane to make former club pay

Back at Belmore: Bulldogs forward Shaun Lane makes a break during the round 16 NRL match between Canterbury and the Melbourne Storm at Belmore Sports Ground on June 29.

Adrian Proszenko   He is, literally, the biggest thing in rugby league. But the Sharks let Shaun Lane slip through their fingers after having him on their books as a youngster

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Lichaa ready to square off against Ennis

"I've met him a few times and had a beer with him one time": Michael Lichaa is not worried about Michael Ennis.

Michael Carayannis   Michael Lichaa's NRL career was barely minutes old when he told Michael Ennis that he would "take his money".

Canterbury back up half Moses Mbye to "apply pressure" according to coach Des Hasler

Wonder twins:  Josh and Brett Morris celebrate with Josh Reynolds and Curtis Rona.

Michael Carayannis   Benched rookie Moses Mbye will still "apply pressure" to incumbent halves Trent Hodkinson and Josh Reynolds despite watching on from the sidelines on Friday night according to Canterbury coach Des Hasler.

Bold Dogs pair teach Eels some tricks

Back in the swing: Newcastle-bound Trent Hodkinson teamed up with old halves partner Josh Reynolds in the Bulldogs' big win over the Eels.

Michael Carayannis   What Brad Arthur would do for Des Hasler's type of halves problem.

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