Bulldogs 12 – Tigers 18: Ups & Downs

Bulldogs 12 – Tigers 18: Ups & Downs

A mixture of questionable decision making, inefficient attack, continuing 5th tackle woes and a sorely missing killer instinct saw the Bulldogs lose to the Tigers in Week 8. Here are my ups and downs:  Continue reading

Bulldogs 20 – Storm 4: Back to Belmore

Bulldogs 20 – Storm 4: Back to Belmore

In a contest preceded by an irrepressible sense of nostalgia, community and passion, the Bulldogs (8-7) triumphed over the star-less Storm (8-7) in what was an emphatic return to their spiritual home ground, Belmore Oval. Here are the ups and downs. (Photo: bulldogs.com.au) Continue reading

What to watch for: Bulldogs @ Panthers.

What to watch for: Bulldogs @ Panthers.

Finally, the 2015 NRL season is upon us. The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs take on the Penrith Panthers on Sunday afternoon at Penrith’s Pepper Stadium, opening the season with a 2014 Preliminary Final rematch. The Bulldogs ended the Panthers’ 2014 season in that game, and earned themselves a Grand Final berth in the process, something the Panthers have surely not forgotten.

Here’s what to watch for in the first meaningful Bulldogs action of 2015. (Kickoff: 4pm AEDT – Pepper Stadium, Penrith – TV coverage: Channel 9)

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Titans 19 – Bulldogs 18: Ups & Downs

Titans 19 – Bulldogs 18: Ups & Downs

The Bulldogs capitulated in their regular season finale against the lowly Titans. They surged to a big lead early, only to drop off the intensity, let the Titans back in to the game and eventually lose to them in extra time. Their form did nothing to inspire confidence heading in to their do or die clash with the Storm in week 1 of the NRL Finals. Here are the ups and downs.
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Broncos 41 – Bulldogs 10: Ups & downs.

Broncos 41 – Bulldogs 10: Ups & downs.

The Brisbane Broncos (10-10) have handed the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs (11-9) their fourth consecutive defeat with a 41-10 Broncos victory. The Bulldogs have plenty of cause for concern and it can safely be said that they are in quite the slump. Here are the ups and downs. Continue reading

Preview: Week 22

Preview: Week 22

The Bulldogs (11-8) look to end their three game losing streak when they play against the Brisbane Broncos (9-10) tonight. Here’s what to watch for.(Kick-off: 7.45pm AEST, Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane. – TV coverage: delayed telecast on Channel 9 – 9.30pm start). Continue reading