November Talking Points
As we farewell the month of November and head into the final month of 2016, let's take a look at the month that was and look at the biggest talking points to wrap-up.
TOP 5 POINTS:
It has a 'family friendly' theme with seven of the first ten home games in early time slots: one match at 6pm (Storm at Belmore Sportsground), one at 5.30pm (Raiders at ANZ Stadium) and five matches at 4pm (Souths, Roosters, Panthers, Dragons and Knights)
- The club’s Round 3 clash will see the Bulldogs host the New Zealand Warriors at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday March 17
- The turnaround time for the Bulldogs is good with only one five day turnaround in the first 20 rounds
- Sunday afternoon footy returns to the Belmore Sportsground with a match against the Knights in round 18.
On the first of November, the club announced the launch of The Bulldog Online, a brand new digital retail store. The Bulldog Online marks a significant milestone in the clubs commercial strategy to bring Bulldogs merchandise to its many interstate and international members and fans that have not had the chance to visit the club’s two Sydney retail outlets The Bulldog Belmore and The Bulldog Bankstown.
On the 18th of November announced Wicked Sister had signed with the club for the next three seasons and will appear on the front and back of NRL playing shorts for the next three years.
The club officially welcomed four new additions into the High Performance department for season 2017 on the seventh of November. The four new staff members included, Andrew Patmore (Pathways Performance Manager), Warren McDonnell (Recruitment Manager), Rubin Ruzicka (Strength and Power Coach), Brad Henderson (NYC Head Coach) and on the 30th of November David Penna was announced as NRL Assistant Coach.
On the 25th of November, the entire first grade squad, coaching and administration staff joined the local community for the White Ribbon Day march through Lakemba.