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 He has had two stints at St George Illawarra and one at Melbourne, but Chase Stanley still feels like he has gone home, having now made the move to the Bulldogs.
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 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 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 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 NRL players are experts in finding positives out of negative situations.
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 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 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 SAM BURGESS has been saved from a likely high-tackle suspension by just a few days.
Glenn Jackson DES HASLER is intent on talking down the Bulldogs - and now Wests Tigers coach Tim Sheens has followed him.
Glenn Jackson FOR one night at least, the Bulldogs are on top of the table - and Des Hasler is again a victor at Brookvale Oval.
Glenn Jackson An old coach once told Tim Sheens that you can feel like you've got 14 men on the field when you boast a good fullback - and 12 men if you don't.
Glenn Jackson WERE we really so silly? The Bulldogs had won 13 of their past 14, yet Manly were favoured. Des Hasler, who guided Manly under the radar for so long, couldn't have asked for more; his minor premiers...
Glenn Jackson For the third time in six seasons, Des Hasler will face his old foe Craig Bellamy on rugby league's biggest stage.