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 Manly coach Geoff Toovey has branded Parramatta "unprofessional" after the Eels' late backflip over his now former assistant Brad Arthur.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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 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 Manly five-eighth Kieran Foran has endorsed the head coaching credentials of Sea Eagles assistant Brad Arthur, one of several coaches linked to the North Queensland job.
Glenn Jackson As their officials and players prepare to be quizzed by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority, Manly are maintaining their confidence in the programs that led to their staff having to front the...
Glenn Jackson Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has expressed his frustrations over the NRL officiating after a staggering 23 penalties were blown in Monday night's loss to the Gold Coast.
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 THE HOLLYWOOD story of the season found itself a predictable finish. The Canterbury Bulldogs, the minor premier and heavy favourite, extinguished the South Sydney fairytale with a ruthless...
Glenn Jackson For the third time in six seasons, Des Hasler will face his old foe Craig Bellamy on rugby league's biggest stage.