Glenn Jackson The NRL’s 2012 player of the year Ben Barba won’t play in the Bulldogs opening round clash against North Queensland and his long term future is uncertain after being stood down over behavioural...
Glenn Jackson It is hot, it is October and Dave Smith finds himself at the footy. Yet he is a long way from the grand final at ANZ Stadium.
Glenn Jackson Chase Stanley is set to be the Bulldogs' first back-line signing in the post-Ben Barba era after club officials agreed to terms with the St George Illawarra centre on a two-year deal.
Glenn Jackson The NRL has no plans to release further information from the report that cleared head of football Todd Greenberg and Canterbury over their handling of domestic violence allegations against Ben Barba.
Glenn Jackson Grand finalists last year, the Bulldogs have limped out of the 2013 competition rather meekly. And fullback Ben Barba, the subject of so much scrutiny this season, did so literally – limping to a...
Glenn Jackson NOW, officially, the Bulldogs will ponder life without Ben Barba as they consider a release for their star fullback. Speculation has become reality. Barba wants out.
Adrian Proszenko and Glenn Jackson Ben Barba has asked for an official release from Canterbury in order to reunite with his family in Queensland.
Glenn Jackson NRL players are experts in finding positives out of negative situations.
Glenn Jackson While many have been saying for some time that the top four is all but set in stone, Canterbury coach Des Hasler still believes his team - even without fullback Ben Barba - could challenge for one of...
Glenn Jackson Bulldogs fullback Ben Barba will avoid suspension with a guilty plea despite being charged over his use of the knees for his challenge on St George Illawarra five-eighth Jamie Soward on Friday night,...
Glenn Jackson Bulldogs coach Des Hasler believes Ben Barba will have no case to answer over his late hit on Dragons five-eighth Jamie Soward which resulted in the fullback being placed on report.
Glenn Jackson A match which failed to reach any great heights for the most part sure had a dramatic kick to it. Unfortunately for Jamie Soward, it wasn't his best kick.
Glenn Jackson Five matches into his comeback, Canterbury fullback Ben Barba isn't happy. Yet while weeks ago that would have sent shivers through Bulldogs supporters, his words on Friday night should rather...
Glenn Jackson Bulldogs superstar Ben Barba has opened up about his period out of the game, his return to the side, as well as rumours of fall-outs with teammates and a move to the Broncos.
Glenn Jackson Opening up on the demons that have plagued him, and which might keep doing so as his rehabilitation continues, Ben Barba can now see how much he was struggling.
Glenn Jackson Ben Barba was limping, and Tony Williams was limp. The brightest and biggest chances the Bulldogs had of causing Manly some grief simply could not put it together, and the Sea Eagles coasted to...
Glenn Jackson One coach was pleased and proud, the other not so. But can you pick the two without knowing? Eels coach Ricky Stuart, quite remarkably, said the 20-16 loss to the Bulldogs made him feel better than...
Glenn Jackson This won't go down as a missed opportunity for Parramatta, it will go down as many missed opportunities.
Glenn Jackson If Josh Dugan and, to a lesser extent, Ben Barba, need any reminder of what a privileged position they are in, they need look no further than Steve Turner.
Glenn Jackson He has confronted his personal issues, and his teammates. Now comes the question of how Ben Barba, the returning Bulldog, will confront his return to superstardom.