2015 Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs season

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The 2015 Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs season is the 81st in the club's history. Coached by Des Hasler and captained by James Graham, who replaces Micheal Ennis after his departure from the club. They will compete in the National Rugby League's 2015 Telstra Premiership. After finishing the 2014 season as the runners up, the team will be aiming to go one step further and win the premiership this year.


Regular season

The Bulldogs will begin the regular season with an away match against the Penrith Panthers on March 8th. They will host their first home game against the Parramatta Eels the following week on March 13th.

The Club's 80th anniversary will be celebrated with a return to Belmore Sports Ground on July 26th in a match against the Cronulla Sharks.


Round Home Score Away Match Information
Date and Time Venue Crowd
1 Penrith colours.svg Penrith Panthers 24-18 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Sun 8 Mar 2015, 4:00pm AEDT Pepper Stadium 18,814
2 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 32-12 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels Fri 17 Mar 2015, 7:35pm AEDT ANZ Stadium 28,876
3 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12-16 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Fri 20 Mar 2015, 7:35pm AEDT Brookvale Oval 10,498
4 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers 24-25 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Fri 27 Mar 2015, 7:35pm AEDT ANZ Stadium 20,121
5 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 17-18 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs Fri 3 Apr 2015, 4:00pm AEDT ANZ Stadium 40,523
6 St. George colours.svg St. George Illawarra Dragons 31-6 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Sun 12 Apr 2015, 4:00pm AEST ANZ Stadium 20,273
7 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 28-16 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles Fri 17 Apr 2015, 7:35pm AEST ANZ Stadium 13,568
8 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 14-38 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers Fri 24 Apr 2015, 7:45pm AEST ANZ Stadium 18,521
9 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys 23-16 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Fri 9 May 2015, 7:30pm AEST 1300 Smiles Stadium 15,794
10 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 10-24 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters Fri 15 May 2015, 7:35pm AEST ANZ Stadium 17,093
11 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders 34-41 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Sun 24 May 2015, 4:00pm AEST GIO Stadium 12,221
12 BYE
13 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs 29-16 St. George colours.svg St. George Illawarra Dragons Mon 8 Jun 2015, 4:00pm AEST ANZ Stadium 27, 291
14 Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Sun 14 Jun 2015, 4:00pm AEST Robina Stadium
15 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Penrith colours.svg Penrith Panthers Sat 20 Jun 2015, 7:30pm AEST ANZ Stadium
16 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm Mon 29 Jun 2015, 7:00pm AEST Belmore Sports Ground
17 BYE
18 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos Sat 11 Jul 2015, 7:30pm AEST ANZ Stadium
19 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Fri 17 Jul 2015, 7:35pm AEST ANZ Stadium
20 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla Sharks Sun 26 Jul 2015, 4:00pm AEST Belmore Sports Ground
21 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs TBA Sydney Football Stadium
22 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs TBA Suncorp Stadium
23 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans TBA TBA
24 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs TBA ANZ Stadium
25 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs TBA Hunter Stadium
26 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs New Zealand colours.svg Warriors TBA ANZ Stadium

Ladder

Pos Team Pld W D L B PF PA PD Pts
1 Brisbane colours.svg Brisbane Broncos 13 10 0 3 1 297 214 +83 22
2 North Queensland colours.svg North Queensland Cowboys 13 10 0 3 1 288 255 +33 22
3 St. George colours.svg St. George Illawarra Dragons 12 8 0 4 2 212 155 +57 20
4 Melbourne colours.svg Melbourne Storm 13 8 0 5 1 246 188 +58 18
5 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Sydney Roosters 13 7 0 6 1 279 176 +103 16
6 South Sydney colours.svg South Sydney Rabbitohs 14 8 0 6 0 274 254 +20 16
7 Canberra colours.svg Canberra Raiders 13 6 0 7 1 319 303 +16 14
8 Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Gold Coast Titans 13 6 0 7 1 287 312 −25 14
9 Panthers colours.svg Penrith Panthers 12 5 0 7 2 190 220 −30 14
10 New Zealand colours.svg New Zealand Warriors 13 6 0 7 1 261 292 −31 14
11 Canterbury colours.svg Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 13 6 0 7 1 266 300 −34 14
12 Cronulla colours.svg Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks 12 5 0 7 2 195 236 −41 14
13 Wests Tigers colours.svg Wests Tigers 13 5 0 8 1 245 248 −3 12
14 Newcastle colours.svg Newcastle Knights 13 5 0 8 1 230 290 −60 12
15 Parramatta colours.svg Parramatta Eels 14 5 0 9 0 282 336 −54 10
16 Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles 12 3 0 9 2 172 264 −92 10

Squad

Canterbury Bulldogs 2015 Squad
First team squad Coaching staff

Head coach

Assistant Coaches

  • Jim Dymock (Assistant Coach)
  • Kelly Egan (Assistant Coach)
  • Harry Harris (High Performance Coach)
  • Brett Kimmorley (Specialist Coach)

Team Medical Professionals

  • Tony Grimaldi (Head Conditioner)
  • Larry Britton (Head Trainer)
  • Tony Ayoub (Physiotherapist)
  • Dr Joe Lombardo (Club Doctor)
  • John Novak (Head of Mind Management)
  • Garry Carden (Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach)
  • Steve McCullagh (Assistant Physiotherapist)
  • Dr Hugh Hazzard (Medical Consultant)

Managers

  • Fred Ciraldo (Team Manager)
  • Andy Patmore (NYC Coach & Manager Coaching and Development)
  • Barry Ward (NSW Cup Coach)



Legend:
  • (c) Captain
  • (vc) Vice captain
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured

Updated: 1 October 2014
Source(s): Bulldogs Squad 2014


References