Des Hasler

Canterbury coach Des Hasler playing ducks and drakes with Dogs as Michael Ennis starts to run out of time

Michael Ennis.

Adrian Proszenko Michael Ennis reckons he needs a ''miracle'' to play in the grand final. It would be an even bigger wonder if Des Hasler didn't keep us guessing about his replacement until the last minute.

Comments 5

Injuries, suspensions threaten to give Des Hasler major headache

Anxious wait: Tony Williams was placed on report.

Michael Carayannis Canterbury’s grand final preparations are set to be thrown into chaos with key players – battered and possibly banned – placing them in doubt for their first grand final appearance...

Comments 3

Penrith Panthers' Ivan Cleary and Canterbury Bulldogs' Des Hasler take different roads to same destination

Hadsler/Cleary

Michael Carayannis Manly coach Des Hasler and Penrith coach Ivan Cleary may have contrasting personalities and styles, but their methods have been working well for their teams.

Des Hasler really is a mad scientist

.

Andrew Webster I love Des Hasler stories, even if Des Hasler won't talk to me. Even if he won't let me talk to anyone about Des Hasler.

Comments 11

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler backs automatic punch penalties

No question: Bulldogs player Reni Maitua is sent off.

Michael Carayannis The sin-binnings of Reni Maitua and Josh Starling for punching should serve as a warning to the remaining teams in the finals, says Canterbury coach Des Hasler.

Des Hasler, like his troops, is in fine form before Manly match-up

Adrian Proszenko Manly are beset by injuries, player unrest and are despised outsiders before an elimination finals game. Which is just where they want to be, says their former coach Des Hasler.

Comments 1

Reporting of Bulldogs players 'a bit lame', says coach Des Hasler

David Klemmer

Roy Ward Des Hasler says his side will start underdogs when the Bulldogs take on Manly this Saturday night.

Comments 1

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler wants underdog status and a major video overhaul

Too good: Tim Lafai crashes over for one of his three tries during the Bulldogs’ comprehensive victory over Melbourne at AAMI Park on Sunday.

Steve Mascord Canterbury coach Des Hasler said there was more evidence the NRL's video refereeing system would need a complete summer overhaul after a stoppage-strewn second elimination final at AAMI Park.

Comments 5

Des Hasler bemoans Bulldogs' poor completion rate before elimination final

Michael Carayannis If Des Hasler is concerned his team have won only two of their past eight games the veteran coach isn't letting on.

Comments 2

'It'll take more than a bunker to fix this mob': Des Hasler slams referees

.

Michael Carayannis Canterbury coach Des Hasler has let fly on the NRL match officials, declaring some of the decisions "dumb, dumb, dumb" as he watched his side concede 10 penalties in their seven point loss to South...

Comments 35

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler laments missed scoring opportunities in win over Wests Tigers

Josh Morris

Chris Boulous Canterbury coach Des Hasler said his team missed a golden opportunity to improve their points differential despite a 30-10 win against the Wests Tigers.

Comments 2

Des Hasler backs Josh Reynolds after 'harsh lesson'

Night to forget: Josh Reynolds.

Steve Mascord Canterbury coach Des Hasler says five-eighth Josh Reynolds will have learned a lesson from being reported twice and sent to the sin bin – but argues he did not “self destruct” in...

Comments 14

Trent Hodkinson says chat with Canterbury coach Des Hasler sparked form turnaround

Adrian Proszenko Trent Hodkinson has revealed a heart-to-heart with Bulldogs coach Des Hasler helped him to turn around his post-Origin dip in form.

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler keen to end unwanted streak against Parramatta Eels

Des Hasler at Bulldogs training on Tuesday.

Adrian Proszenko Des Hasler is facing his longest losing streak in almost a decade if Canterbury can't get their season back on track against Parramatta.

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler urges NRL to set up video referees' bunker to help ease frustration

“We’ve been hearing about the bunker [for a while] now. It’s hard for referees because they can’t get hold of the vision, which seems strange in a game that involves a billion dollars

Michael Carayannis Des Hasler has called on the NRL to revisit its video referee “bunker” situation as the Bulldogs coach questioned the accountability of the game’s leading officials when they have...

Comments 5

League

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler in his cranky pants after loss to North Queensland

Speaking his mind: Des Hasler.

Tom Decent Canterbury coach Des Hasler admitted his side had its chances in its 20-12 loss to the Cowboys on Saturday night and was noticeably grumpy in the post-match press conference.

League

Coach Des Hasler laments underperforming Bulldogs' lack of focus

Josh Reynolds

Michael Chammas Given the performance of the match officials on Friday night, one would assume Des Hasler wouldn't shy away from giving them a piece of his mind.

League

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler calls victory over Melbourne Storm a four-pointer

Star performer: Bulldogs fullback Mitch Brown was praised by coach Des Hasler for his efforts in Melbourne.

Roy Ward Bulldogs coach Des Hasler described the victory over the Storm in Melbourne as a "four-point" win.

League

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler rejects rumours of Kurtley Beale deal

No Beale deal: Bulldogs coach Des Hasler.

Michael Carayannis Time will tell if Des Hasler will have a change of heart but for now the Bulldogs coach says he has not spoken with Kurtley Beale or any other Waratahs about a possible code switch for next year.

League

Close wins will show at season's end, says Bulldogs coach Des Hasler

David Sygall Canterbury’s banking of a recent string of close victories will pay dividends late in the season, captain Michael Ennis and coach Des Hasler said after their side got out of another tight spot on...

Comments 5