This ANZAC Day we're honoured to share this 2015 piece by Andrew Ferguson.
Honouring Stan Carpenter...
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As far as modern rugby league history goes, 2011 was a hugely unexpected
result from the Bulldogs, with the club finishing just short of a top
eight berth for the second successive year.
For a club that routinely finishes in the finals more times than they don't, the 2011 season seemed somewhat of an anomaly for the Belmore-based club, with their failure to qualify for the finals becoming the first time in twenty years they have missed out in two successive seasons.
When analysing the season itself, sadly there are too many parallels with the South Sydney Rabbitohs, who finished just below the