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 The Hollywood story of the season found itself a rather predictable finish. Canterbury, the minor premiers and heavy favourites, extinguished the South Sydney fairytale with a ruthless performance -...
Glenn Jackson THE saying goes you've got to lose a grand final to win one. But for some involved in today's decider, it's a case of: you've got to miss a grand final to win one.
Glenn Jackson It won't go down as the greatest grand final, and certainly won't be considered the greatest night for rugby league, given the fallout ahead of us.
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 This won't go down as a missed opportunity for Parramatta, it will go down as many missed opportunities.
Glenn Jackson You might think, having just returned from a foot injury, that Todd Carney is putting aside any thought of a State of Origin jumper.
Glenn Jackson Three significant returns have occurred for the Bulldogs. Props James Graham and Sam Kasiano made comebacks, and they were important enough for the previously stuttering Bulldogs.
Glenn Jackson A match which failed to reach any great heights for the most part sure had a dramatic kick to it. Unfortunately for Jamie Soward, it wasn't his best kick.
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 NRL players are experts in finding positives out of negative situations.
Glenn Jackson If the Bulldogs are to repeat their efforts of last year, and perhaps better them, they will have to do it the hard way.
Glenn Jackson Grand finalists last year, the Bulldogs have limped out of the 2013 competition rather meekly. And fullback Ben Barba, the subject of so much scrutiny this season, did so literally – limping to a...
Glenn Jackson FOR one night at least, the Bulldogs are on top of the table - and Des Hasler is again a victor at Brookvale Oval.
Glenn Jackson MANLY'S hopes of defending their premiership may come down to two separate pieces of correspondence that they will receive today.
Glenn Jackson WERE we really so silly? The Bulldogs had won 13 of their past 14, yet Manly were favoured. Des Hasler, who guided Manly under the radar for so long, couldn't have asked for more; his minor premiers...
Glenn Jackson THEY might have won only their first finals match in 25 years on Saturday night, but when it comes to experience in the big games, Souths still hold an advantage over the Bulldogs.
Glenn Jackson IT might bemuse Brian Smith just a little but the chances are it will also be a source of great pride that just two of his players for round one against South Sydney were alive when he started...
Glenn Jackson EMBATTLED Parramatta coach Stephen Kearney has received another snub after Melbourne forward Ryan Hinchcliffe's decision to reject a pay rise in favour of remaining with the Storm.