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Canterbury coach Des Hasler says muzzled Bulldogs must escape leash before it's too late

Justin Chadwick Canterbury have not hit desperation stakes just yet but coach Des Hasler admits his team needs to get a move on if they are to reach their potential this NRL season.

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Des Hasler pleased Canterbury Bulldogs didn't let up against undermanned Cronulla Sharks

Canterbury captain Michael Ennis is mobbed by teammates after scoring against Cronulla.

Michael Carayannis Bulldogs coach Des Hasler had one simple request for his team – compete for 80 minutes.

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Don't write him up: Des Hasler coy on rookie Moses Mbye

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 23: Moses Mbye of the Bulldogs passes the ball during the NRL trial match between the Melbourne Storm and the Canterbury Bulldogs at Suncorp Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Steve Mascord Coach Des Hasler pleaded with reporters not to praise rookie Moses Mbye after the 20-year-old helped Canterbury to a scrappy victory over Melbourne.

Des Hasler backs Dogs' handling of Ben Barba

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Steve Jancetic Des Hasler has backed Canterbury's handling of Ben Barba's early season suspension.

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In-form Eel Ma'u relishing Gavet battle

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Ian McCullough For Manu Ma'u and James Gavet, Easter Monday's clash between Parramatta and the Wests Tigers is more than just another game.

Trial 'no worries' for Top Dog Des Hasler

Sam Hall Newly installed Bulldogs coach Des Hasler will make his first appearance as the club's leader when the side takes on a scaled-down St George Illawarra outfit at WIN Stadium on Saturday night.

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Souths-Bulldogs update

Michael Carayannis The Bulldogs became the first club in history to win three consecutive one point games after a dramatic come-from-behind 15-14 win over South Sydney on Friday at ANZ Stadium.

South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury Bulldogs

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Paul Zalunardo Big forwards set to collide as the traditonal Good Friday match hits Sydney Olympic Park.

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Canterbury Bulldogs snatch one-point win over South Sydney Rabbitohs

Canterbury prop James Graham passes the ball wide as the South Sydney defence closes in.

Michael Carayannis The Bulldogs became the first club in history to win three consecutive one-point games after a dramatic come-from-behind 15-14 win over South Sydney on Friday at ANZ Stadium.

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Wests Tigers prop James Gavet's triumph over adversity

Onwards and upwards: Wests Tigers prop James Gavet.

Daniel Lane James Gavet, the terror of the Wests Tigers forward pack, wasn’t joking when he said, had it not been for rugby league, he would probably be in the sewers deep beneath Auckland shovelling muck for a...

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South Sydney Rabbitohs v Canterbury Bulldogs

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ANZ Stadium, Sydney Olympic Park, Friday 4pm (AEST)

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NRL star David Williams could be squeezed out as Manly Sea Eagles look for way to keep Glenn Stewart

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Adrian Proszenko Former NSW and Australian representative David Williams could be squeezed out of Manly as the club struggles to balance the books for next year.

Dynamic duo George Burgess and Ben Te'o to miss South Sydney clash against Bulldogs

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Michael Chammas South Sydney will be without dynamic duo George Burgess and Ben Te’o for the Good Friday clash against Canterbury after the pair took the early plea for separate tripping charges.

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Iceman Trent Hodkinson rediscovers form of old to get Bulldogs running hot

Trent Hodkinson of the Bulldogs celebrates his match-winning drop goal against the Warriors.

Chris Barrett When Canterbury splashed out for a budding halfback by the name of Trent Hodkinson in mid-2010 they hoped they were signing the new Brett Kimmorley.

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NRL, the game where time stands still too often

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Malcolm Knox Not since the ancient Greeks seated them on rocks in skimpy swimsuits have sirens excited such comment. Perhaps, to update the language, they should be called hooters.

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Anti-homophobia policy another giant step forward

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Andrew Webster The response to the historic announcement on Wednesday that all five major sporting codes had agreed to support a strong anti-homophobia policy has been overwhelming positive.

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Bulldogs' Trent Hodkinson compounds Warriors' woes with late field goal

Trent Hodkinson of the Bulldogs celebrates his match-winning drop goal against the Warriors.

Sarah Harvey It was a nightmare end to a horror week, but the Warriors could only stand by and watch as the Bulldogs beat them by one point at Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday.

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NRL PREVIEWS

Roosters v Bulldogs

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Michael Chammas The premiers have had a slow start to the year, while the Bulldogs produced their best performance of the season to upset Melbourne in Perth last week.

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Sydney Roosters v Canterbury Bulldogs

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Phil Mitchell Only points for and against separates these two old sparring partners on the NRL ladder.

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Josh Reynolds reveals field goal was beginner's luck

First time lucky: Josh Reynolds celebrates his first field goal.

Brad Walter Canterbury five-eighth Josh Reynolds revealed his match winning field goal against Sydney Roosters was the first of his career as the Bulldogs confirmed their premiership credentials with a gritty...