Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has slammed the NRL’s scheduling issues after his depleted side were beaten by the Gold Coast Titans on Sunday.
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The Bulldogs went into the match without Trent Hodkinson, David Klemmer, Josh Jackson, Josh Morris and Brett Morris, while the Gold Coast had just one player on State of Origin duty in Nate Myles.
Hasler put pressure on the NRL mak find a solution to its scheduling issues during the State of Origin period.
“We all know the reason why – it’s the broadcasters and it’s this and it’s that,” Hasler is quoted as saying by AAP.
“Well the NRL, that’s their job. That’s what they’re on the big money for, to come up with the solution, and they haven’t.
“All you hear about is how they’re at loggerheads and in blues with their 16 stakeholders.
“They’ve got to get their act together.”
The Bulldogs went down 28-14 to the Titans in front of just 10,645 fans at Cbus Super Stadium in Robina.