Frank Pritchard

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Roosters ace Roger Tuivasa-Sheck says Canterbury's Frank Pritchard taught him to relax

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters flyer Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has credited Kiwi teammate Frank Pritchard for transforming his pre-game routine and easing the pressure he placed on himself.

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Canterbury Bulldogs forward Frank Pritchard out with serious injury

Bulldogs forward Frank Pritchard is out for at least three months with a pectoral injury.

Canterbury's premiership hopes have been dealt a massive blow with Frank Pritchard facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a pectoral injury.

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Frank Pritchard 'shocked' to be named co-captain at Bulldogs

Frank Pritchard.

Adrian Proszenko When Des Hasler ordered Frank Pritchard into his office during the pre-season, the big Canterbury forward wasn't expecting good news.

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Frank Pritchard out of World Cup final

Frank Pritchard.

Liam FitzGibbon New Zealand backrower Frank Pritchard has been ruled out of Saturday's Rugby League World Cup final after failing to recover from a hamstring injury.

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Canterbury Bulldogs halfback Trent Hodkinson's remarkable turnaround

Michael Chammas He was the forgotten man of 2012 who contemplated retirement, now Trent Hodkinson is set to cap off a remarkable return to the NRL by leading Canterbury as captain in Sunday's grand final.

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...

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NRL Preliminary Final: Canterbury Bulldogs hold off Penrith Panthers to book grand final tickets

Feeling blue: The Bulldogs celebrate Josh Jackson's try.

Adrian Proszenko Despite being under the pump for much of the contest, it was Des' Dogs who won the key moments and, in turn, the contest.

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Canterbury Bulldogs captain Michael Ennis says he'll be ready for the Rabbitohs

Early finish: An injured Michael Ennis looks on from the bench.

Michael Carayannis As Des Hasler bellowed out his best version of Glory, Glory to South Sydney, skipper Mick Ennis sat alongside his coach confident he’ll be fit to play the Rabbitohs in Sunday’s grand...

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One-punch rule in the spotlight as Josh Starling and Reni Maitua hit the sin bin

Josh Starling

Michael Carayannis If you punch or shove you get sat down, but if a player does an apparent chicken wing tackle you can remain on the field.

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NRL semi-final: Manly Sea Eagles v Canterbury Bulldogs

Standing up for the fans: Manly's Kieran Foran.

Ash Gray Live coverage of Saturday night's do-or-die showdown from Allianz Stadium.

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Self doubt almost stopped James Graham from making move to Canterbury Bulldogs

James Graham

Adrian Proszenko James Graham may yet end up seeing out the rest his days in Australia, but he almost didn’t get on the plane.

Long-time Canterbury Bulldogs fan confident of a semi-final win

Blue and white blood: Club supporter and volunteer Alf Jennings.

Lucy Cormack According to Alf Jennings, an avid Bulldogs supporter for more than 60 years, the boys in white and blue will champion the Manly Sea Eagles on Saturday, without a doubt.

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Storm v Bulldogs

Trent Hodkinson

Ash Gray Can the Bulldogs halt their spate of poor form and overcome the Storm at AAMI Park?

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Melbourne Storm v Canterbury Bulldogs

AAMI Park, Melbourne, Sunday 4.10pm (AEST)

Jake Friend's absence leaves Sydney Roosters without regular hooker

Surgery successful: Roosters' hooker Jake Friend.

Michael Carayannis The Roosters may be forced to defend their premiership without a recognised hooker, while South Sydney are set to welcome skipper John Sutton back when the sides clash on Thursday night.

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Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs move to lock up Sam Kasiano long term

Man in demand: Canterbury are looking to retain skilful prop Sam Kasiano.

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury have opened negotiations with Sam Kasiano as rivals queue up to poach the ball-playing prop.

Brett Stewart under injury cloud for Manly's play-offs opener against Souths

Race against the clock: Manly's Brett Stewart.

Brad Walter Brett Stewart is in doubt for Manly's opening finals clash against South Sydney at Allianz Stadium.

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Predicting the NRL top eight is tough, so buckle up for the run to the finals

Phil Gould dinkus

Phil Gould With the rounds of matches affected so significantly by Origin now finally behind us, we can at last settle back and enjoy the final third of the season.

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Late NRL mail: Kade Snowden out, Jake Mamo on debut for Knights

Michael Carayannis Newcastle prop Kade Snowden will miss the Knights' match against Brisbane because of post-concussion symptoms.

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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.