Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs player Jacob Loko has been investigated by police in relation to possession of the drug ecstasy.
A year cursed by key injuries and suspensions was ended at the hands of the minor premiers, with the Bulldogs failing to match last season's grand final run.
Following his team's semi-final loss to the Roosters, Frank Pritchard thanked the Bulldogs for helping him grow into the player and man he is today.
Bulldogs coach Des Hasler didn't blame the Evans try on his side's semi-final loss, rather lamenting his side's poor handling of the ball.
A contentious try to Kane Evans turned the Roosters-Bulldogs final on its head. But did it decide the game? Five key points from Friday night's semi-final.
The Roosters have run in five second-half tries to earn their spot in the preliminary finals, eliminating the Bulldogs at Allianz Stadium on Friiday night.
We compare some of the Roosters and Bulldogs season stats ahead of their NRL Telstra Premiership semi-final clash at Allianz Stadium.
Cronulla players are happy to take the underdog tag heading into their knockout semi final with the Cowboys in Townsville on Saturday night.
Having been on the losing side in three NRL grand finals, Bulldogs winger Sam Perrett is determined to end his premiership drought in 2015.
Spending virtually his whole first grade career under Des Hasler, Bulldogs prop Tim Browne might just be his coach's goal kicking weapon in the finals.