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Bulldogs forward Cody Wannell sent straight to the NRL judiciary for alleged eye-gouge

A post-match apology didn’t impact the NRL match review committee who have referred Bulldogs forward Corey Waddell directly to the judiciary for an allegedly eye-gouging Gold Coast captain Tino Fa’asuamaleaui on Sunday. An apologetic Waddell has denied he eye-gouged Fa’asuamaleaui and insisted he made accidental contact after attempting to bring the star forward to the …

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‘Few can understand’ pressure on No.1 draft pick Jamarra Ugle-Hagan

Western Bulldogs coaches encouraged No.1 draft pick Jamarra Ugle-Hagan to balance team-first football with embracing “individualism” in the weeks leading into his breakout five-goal game. The 20-year-old’s captivating performance on Saturday night, including kicking three of the Dogs’ five last quarter goals as they chased down Melbourne, was comfortably the best of his 17-game career. …

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AFL 2022: Richmond star Dustin Martin to be sidelined for longer with hamstring issue

The unknown surrounding a playing return for Richmond star Dustin Martin has grown after a “setback” to his recovery from a hamstring injury. Martin has played just eight games in 2022 and none since Round 16 when he suffered what was thought to be a minor hamstring issue. It kept him out of Richmond’s back-to-back …

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