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 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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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.

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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Melbourne Storm v Canterbury Bulldogs

AAMI Park, Melbourne, Sunday 4.10pm (AEST)

Storm v Bulldogs

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

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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.

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.

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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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Bulldog James Graham urges team to 'get on with it'

Michael Carayannis The Bulldogs may have seven NRL players sidelined and are staring down the barrel of four consecutive losses, but prop James Graham has urged his team to "get on with it".

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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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Tohu Harris set for Kiwis recall

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Brad Walter Melbourne forward Tohu Harris, the player who had to make way for Sonny Bill Williams at last year's World Cup, is set to replace the Sydney Roosters superstar in the New Zealand squad for next...

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Sheens dumps Fifita and Papalii, shocked by Kiwis selections

Dropped: Jared Waerea-Hargreaves.

Brad Walter After announcing three changes to his World Cup winning Australian team, Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens admitted he knew little of new Kiwis hooker Siliva Havili or some of the other members of a New...

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Sydney Roosters, North Queensland Cowboys and Warriors seek cure for World Cup hangover

Heavy workload: Johnathan Thurston is one of 12 Cowboys stars backing up from the World Cup.

Michael Chammas It's no surprise those teams suffering from the strongest dose of a World Cup hangover were those heavily represented in last year's end-of-season tournament in the United Kingdom.

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Johnathan Thurston says Kangaroos not treating Kiwi game with smugness

Johnathan Thurston.

Johnathan Thurston says there is too much pride and professionalism in the Kangaroos side to let complacency get the better of them against an understrength New Zealand on Friday.