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Bulldogs coach Des Hasler rejects rumours of Kurtley Beale deal

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.

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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.

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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...

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Des Hasler slams 'dodgy' officiating

Rough night: The Bulldogs felt they were hard done by.

Michael Chammas Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has taken aim at the on field referees and video referees after his side's loss to the Roosters on Friday night, describing the officiating as "dodgy".

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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.

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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.

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

Still early days: Bulldogs coach Des Hasler.

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.

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.

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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Plenty of NRL options for Newcastle Knights in search for Wayne Bennett's replacement

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Roy Masters Newcastle’s search for a coach to replace Wayne Bennett will explore both ends of the age spectrum, with veteran Tim Sheens and Penrith assistant Garth Brennan considered.

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Feathers fly at Manly as player power is put to the test

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Michael Chammas and Brad Walter For so long the ''us against them'' rationale has bred success on the northern beaches, but how far can the competition frontrunners go with the ''us against us'' mentality that is threatening to...

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Wayne Bennett puts his legacy on the line by moving to Brisbane Broncos

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Andrew Webster For everything that has happened during the last 40 years of Wayne Bennett's storied career, it is what happens in the next three at the Broncos that will define him as coach.

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Wests Tigers smash Canterbury Bulldogs as Keith Lulia equals four-try record

Up with the best: Keith Lulia scores his first try for the Tigers on Sunday.

Michael Chammas Keith Lulia equalled the club record four tries but it was the stars of generation next who helped the Wests Tigers stun the Bulldogs 46-18 in one of the joint venture's greatest victories on Sunday...

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'Wayne Bennett clause' could cap spending on NRL coaches

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Brad Walter The NRL is considering a salary cap for football department spending in a move that may impact on the amount of money clubs can pay big-name coaches such as Wayne Bennett.

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Canterbury Bulldogs forward Tony Williams' hulking frame keeps him out of No.6 jersey

Wrecking machine: Bulldogs forward Tony Williams at his barnstorming best is virtually unstoppable.

Michael Carayannis Des Hasler’s refusal to name Tony Williams in the No.6 jersey may have more to do with Williams’ hulking frame than mind games from the Bulldogs coach.

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State of Origin: Why the Blues need to win game three

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Phil Gould 1. Never get tired of winning, Blues

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NSW player ratings

Jarryd Hayne was against strong for NSW.

Adam Pengilly Who were the pick of the Blues players in their only loss of the series.

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Live: Melbourne Storm v Canterbury Bulldogs

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Ash Gray The Storm welcome back their Origin stars to take on the powerful Bulldogs.

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Winning Starts Monday

St George Illawarra Dragons' bid for Wayne Bennett may rely on NRL's own money

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Brad Walter If Newcastle coach Wayne Bennett returns to St George Illawarra next season, some will question whether the NRL has been outbid by their own money.

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Tony Williams shows size doesn't matter filling in at halfback for Canterbury Bulldogs

World's biggest halfback: Tony Williams overcame nerves to perform well as Canterbury's makeshift playmaker.

Chris Barrett Canterbury's plus-size halfback for a night admits it was a nervewracking prospect preparing in secret to run the Bulldogs backline on Friday night.