Canterbury Bulldogs

Hodkinson likely to choose new club before Origin III

Adrian Proszenko   Trent Hodkinson is likely to head into Origin III with his club future decided, the NSW halfback all but resigned to be leaving Canterbury at the end of the season.

Bellamy and co. lost in unfamiliar territory

Feeling good: The Bulldogs celebrate the win with the crowd.

Adam Pengilly   The Melbourne Storm had barely rolled through the front gates at Belmore before they knew what kind of welcome they would get.

Bulldogs bark long and loud in back to Belmore party

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 29:  Steam rises off David Klemmer of the Bulldogs as he watches on from the bench during the round 16 NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at Belmore Sports Ground on June 29, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adam Pengilly   The Bulldogs' back to Belmore party went off without a hitch as the home side hammered the Storm in front of a sell out crowd.

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Live coverage: Bulldogs v Storm

Canterbury Bulldogs v Melbourne Storm

Richard Shute   Follow full live coverage of the clash between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm.

TV eyeballs v bums on seats: the NRL's dilemma

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Brad Walter   NRL clubs believe the game should control the scheduling of matches - not the broadcasters.

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Coach Hasler hoping to create happier memories in return to Belmore

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Adrian Proszenko   Des Hasler doesn't have many happy memories of Belmore Oval from his playing days.

Rugby league, Bulldogs will always need Belmore

Josh Reynolds and Bulldogs Legend, Terry Lamb, walking around Belmore talking to local supporters, Amol Khalaf, (centre), and her son Ghassan, who runs Belmore Dry Cleaners on June 23, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Quentin Jones/Fairfax Media)

Andrew Webster   Dogs heroes Terry Lamb and Josh Reynolds take us back to the club's spiritual home.

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Backflip No. 2 - Foran prepares to reject Eels

Stuck in the middle: Manly star Kieran Foran's future remains clouded.

Michael Chammas and Adrian Proszenko   In the strongest sign Kieran Foran won't be at Parramatta next season, his manager has asked the NRL for a salary cap exemption if he walks away from the Eels.

Josh Jackson free to play Origin III

Boost: The judiciary took just 11 minutes to downgrade Josh Jackson's dangerous throw charge.

Michael Carayannis   Josh Jackson's Origin hopes remain alive – relying on a tackle by teammate Josh Reynolds to help him successfully have his dangerous throw charge downgraded at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night.

Bulldogs hold out hope Hodkinson will stay

Popular figure at Canterbury: Bulldogs halfback Trent Hodkinson.

Michael Carayannis   As Trent Hodkinson mulls over a switch to Newcastle, his Canterbury teammates hold out hope the Blues No.7 will stay at the club, confident his Origin form will carry into the NRL.

Hodkinson in talks to join Knights

Talks:  Canterbury’s Trent Hodkinson is speaking to Newcastle.

Brad Walter   Newcastle have emerged as favourites to sign NSW halfback Trent Hodkinson in a move that could pave the way for Kieran Foran to join Canterbury next season if his deal with Parramatta collapses.

Jackson to use role of teammate as judiciary defence

On report: Josh Jackson.

Brad Walter   With Greg Eastwood having pleaded guilty to a grade one dangerous throw, Josh Jackson is expected to argue that the Kiwis forward contributed to the ugly tackle on Jamie Soward

Canterbury and NSW forward Josh Jackson to fight charge at NRL judiciary

Fighting the charge: NSW and Canterbury forward Josh Jackson.

Canterbury second-rower Josh Jackson will fight to get his dangerous throw charge downgraded at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night in a bid to play in the State of Origin decider in Brisbane.

Josh Jackson set to miss Origin after dangerous throw charge

Josh Jackson is set to miss Origin III.

Michael Carayannis   Josh Jackson will miss Origin III unless he successfully has his grade two dangerous throw charge downgraded.

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Jackson hopes dangerous tackle isn't costly

Boost: Josh Jackson was cleared in eleven minutes.

Adrian Proszenko   Canterbury forward Josh Jackson says there was "no intent" in the ugly lifting tackle which threatens to rub him out of the State of Origin decider at Suncorp Stadium.

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Dogs comfortable winners in spiteful match

On report: Josh Jackson's Origin hopes are in jeopardy.

Adrian Proszenko   Trent Hodkinson was "rested". Josh Reynolds was, where else, in the sin bin. And they reckon Des Hasler has too many halves.

Josh Jackson could miss State of Origin III

On report: Josh Jackson.

Adrian Proszenko   Canterbury Bulldogs backrower Josh Jackson faces a nervous wait to see whether he will be eligible for the State of Origin decider.

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Josh Morris almost missed Origin II

In doubt: Josh Morris scores for the Blues on Wednesday night after overcoming a back problem.

Michael Chammas   Daley asked 19th man Dylan Walker during the pre-game team walk to get ready to make his debut on the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Dave Smith says criticism of State of Origin scheduling is 'Des just being Des'

Speaking up: Des Hasler is unhappy with scheduling for State of Origin.

Michael Chammas   NRL boss Dave Smith has defended the game's Origin scheduling after Canterbury coach Des Hasler called for the NRL to 'get their act together'.

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Hasler fires fresh broadside as Origin guts Bulldogs ranks

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Phil Lutton   The Bulldogs coach is fed up with State of Origin taking his best players.

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