February 11, 2005: Bulldogs Rugby League Club director Clive Gartner announced last night at a board meeting that he was resigning from the Bulldogs board for personal reasons.
Gartner said, ?I?ve enjoyed my time on the board and I leave knowing the club is in good hands.?
Bulldogs Chairman Dr George Peponis said, ?I know I speak on behalf of the board when I say that although we?re disappointed that Clive will be leaving the board, we fully support his decision. He has made a tremendous contribution in his three years on the board.?
Clive Gartner is part of the famous Gartner family - brothers Jim and Keith, cousin Ray, and uncle Joe ? who all played for Canterbury.
Clive Gartner began his playing career with the Bulldogs in 1956 and played a total of 154 games for the Club, including 86 in first grade. He was a member of the Bulldogs 1967 first grade Grand Final side.