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    Dogs Shuffle Assistant Coaches

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    REIGNING premiers, the Western Bulldogs, have revitalised their successful coaching panel in their quest to maintain a competitive edge.

    In another sign that the Dogs won't be satisfied with breaking their 62-year drought, Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has reassigned the responsibilities among his assistants.

    Steven King has moved from midfield to defensive coach, Joel Corey has stepped up from stoppages to midfield, forward coach Daniel Giansiracusa has taken over stoppages, reigning VFL premiership coach Ashley Hansen is now in charge of the Dogs attack, and defensive coach Rohan Smith has become the head of development.

    Chris Maple has relinquished the development role to take up the post of coaching performance manager.

    "'Bevo' just wants everyone to keep developing, which is a great thing, and for us, it is good to keep us on our toes," King told News Corporation.

    King was enthused by his new backline portfolio after five seasons in charge of the Dogs' talented running brigade.

    "I've loved being a part of the mids, but I am looking forward to working with the backs now," he said.

    "Rohan Smith has done an amazing job in defence. The way they play for each other, not only the way they defend, but the way they bounce off and start attacking, has certainly been a springboard for the way we play.

    "I walk into the most mature group in the club, with (Matthew) Boyd, (Dale) Morris, (Bob) Murphy, (Matt) Suckling, (Easton) Wood and (Jason) Johannisen."

    The Bulldogs' full squad trained together for the first time on Monday, with most eyes on skipper Murphy, who is on the comeback trail from a knee reconstruction, and Collingwood recruit Travis Cloke.
    Things are about to get pretty, pretty, pretty good.

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    Rucks?
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    Re: Dogs Shuffle Assistant Coaches

    Quote Originally Posted by bornadog View Post
    Rucks?
    No mention. If the midfield coach has responsibility, then Joel Corey is the quasi ruck coach.
    Things are about to get pretty, pretty, pretty good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogtragic View Post
    No mention. If the midfield coach has responsibility, then Joel Corey is the quasi ruck coach.
    No good being a ruck coach if you are all hunched over.
    Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”- Muhammad Ali

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    Quote Originally Posted by KT31 View Post
    No good being a ruck coach if you are all hunched over.
    Do as I say not as I do.
    Bring back the biff

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    Wow our Lukey baby is an interesting cat.. but I will be backing him all the way. His versatility Mantra extending to coaches, expect T Boyd at full back and Aker to public relations!
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    Re: Dogs Shuffle Assistant Coaches

    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogtragic View Post
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    REIGNING premiers
    Need every Dogs article to start in this fashion
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Pie Man View Post
    Need every Dogs article to start in this fashion
    Yes until next Grand Final.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bulldog4life View Post
    Yes until next Grand Final.
    Then they can write ' The Back to Back REIGNING Premiers.'
    Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them: a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.”- Muhammad Ali

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    Quote Originally Posted by KT31 View Post
    Then they can write ' The Back to Back REIGNING Premiers.'
    On fire today KT.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KT31 View Post
    No good being a ruck coach if you are all hunched over.
    Quote Originally Posted by ledge View Post
    Do as I say not as I do.
    She gave me water!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogtragic View Post
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    REIGNING premiers, the Western Bulldogs, have revitalised their successful coaching panel in their quest to maintain a competitive edge.

    In another sign that the Dogs won't be satisfied with breaking their 62-year drought, Bulldogs coach Luke Beveridge has reassigned the responsibilities among his assistants.

    Steven King has moved from midfield to defensive coach, Joel Corey has stepped up from stoppages to midfield, forward coach Daniel Giansiracusa has taken over stoppages, reigning VFL premiership coach Ashley Hansen is now in charge of the Dogs attack, and defensive coach Rohan Smith has become the head of development.

    Chris Maple has relinquished the development role to take up the post of coaching performance manager.

    "'Bevo' just wants everyone to keep developing, which is a great thing, and for us, it is good to keep us on our toes," King told News Corporation.

    King was enthused by his new backline portfolio after five seasons in charge of the Dogs' talented running brigade.

    "I've loved being a part of the mids, but I am looking forward to working with the backs now," he said.

    "Rohan Smith has done an amazing job in defence. The way they play for each other, not only the way they defend, but the way they bounce off and start attacking, has certainly been a springboard for the way we play.

    "I walk into the most mature group in the club, with (Matthew) Boyd, (Dale) Morris, (Bob) Murphy, (Matt) Suckling, (Easton) Wood and (Jason) Johannisen."

    The Bulldogs' full squad trained together for the first time on Monday, with most eyes on skipper Murphy, who is on the comeback trail from a knee reconstruction, and Collingwood recruit Travis Cloke.
    Any thoughts half way through the year?
    Things are about to get pretty, pretty, pretty good.

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    Re: Dogs Shuffle Assistant Coaches

    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogtragic View Post
    Any thoughts half way through the year?
    The shuffle hasn't worked.
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    Re: Dogs Shuffle Assistant Coaches

    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogtragic View Post
    Any thoughts half way through the year?
    If it aint broken don't fix it

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    Re: Dogs Shuffle Assistant Coaches

    Quote Originally Posted by bulldogtragic View Post
    Any thoughts half way through the year?
    This year is going really, really quickly?
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