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Turning Blue

So Origin 1 is behind us and finally NSW will play the series from in front. It was a fascinating game, which had incidents, some brilliance and a potential sign of a change of fortunes. Overall New South Wales were fantastic and it was exactly the sort of win they needed to allow them to […]

Why Raelene Castle was the Right Choice for the Bulldogs CEO Position‏

When outgoing Chief Executive Officer Todd Greenberg announced he was leaving his post as Top Dog at the Canterbury Bulldogs to join David Smith’s senior executive team at NRL Head Office, members, fans and the NRL community all wondered who could possibly replace him. Greenberg joined the club in 2008 at a time when the […]

Measuring the Intangibles: Brains Over Brawn

When it comes to measuring an athlete’s skills there are a lot of things we use to evaluate them. Things like size, strength, speed, endurance, ball skills and more depending on the sport itself. There is also something we hear about called ‘intangibles’, which is something some athletes have and some don’t. ‘Intangibles’ includes several […]

Eggs in One Basket

Building a sports team in a league with a salary cap is complex. It’s about educated risks and trying to keep good players at a price that is equal to or perhaps even better than their on-field value. When clubs sign players, the signing has to be judged not only on the ability of the […]

Finding Their Bite

Last season’s beaten NRL Grand Finalists the Canterbury Bulldogs came into the 2013 season with high expectations. It is now year two of the Des Hasler era and along with their recruitment of Tony Williams and progress of their young players, it seemed like 2013 would be a year to give the title a real […]