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 Des Hasler spoke of the small steps taken and the momentum the Bulldogs will build with a victory over Cronulla, just their second this season.
Glenn Jackson If defence does win premierships, and there is little evidence to suggest it doesn't, it's impossible not to consider Manly one of the real contenders.
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 Sydney Roosters five-eighth James Maloney says his halfback Mitchell Pearce is making him look good. So the obvious question is whether he thinks his teammate can do similarly for NSW this year.
Weathering the Storm: Bulldogs plan around Melbourne's triumvirate of power for an uphill battle without Barba
Glenn Jackson Melbourne don't lose very often. But even rarer are occasions when the Storm lose with Cooper Cronk, Billy Slater and Cameron Smith all in the team.
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 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.
Glenn Jackson Fallen Bulldogs star Ben Barba is likely to spend much of his time recovering from a multitude of off-field problems in a northern Sydney health clinic.
Glenn Jackson Bulldogs fullback Ben Barba's return to the NRL is set to occur "in coming weeks" after he returned to Belmore on Wednesday, having been discharged from a health facility.
Sport in Crisis
Glenn Jackson Controversial sports scientist's term at Sea Eagles ended due to clash over injection.
Glenn Jackson As Manly was dragged into the drugs investigation by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority, it has emerged that controversial sports scientist Stephen Dank's long-term employment at the Sea...
Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Canterbury fullback Ben Barba is poised for a shock return as early as the round-four clash with Greg Inglis' South Sydney after he immediately followed up his discharge from a health clinic with an...
Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP teams are bred not bought, or so the saying went the last time Sydney Roosters went on such a spree.
Glenn Jackson THE curse of the face of the NRL continues. But Ben Barba's sudden spiral from the player anointed to launch the new season on Wednesday night to being suspended indefinitely by the Bulldogs, due to...
Glenn Jackson Ben Barba's "multitude of problems" came to a dramatic head when he told a Bulldogs trainer on Saturday night during the trial against Canberra in Goulburn that he did not want to play.
Glenn Jackson PREMIERSHIP coach Craig Bellamy will meet his manager, John Fordham, this week in the first step towards deciding whether his job at Melbourne is done.
Chris Barrett, Glenn Jackson CANTERBURY will seek an apology from Channel Nine over the Mad Monday fiasco, it has been claimed by major sponsor Gary Johnston.
Glenn Jackson BULLDOGS chief executive Todd Greenberg says he's still in charge at Canterbury. Not Des Hasler. Not anyone else.