Des Hasler Saves His Job after ‘Gutsy’ Bronco Victory

The Bulldogs 10-7 Victory over the Brisbane Broncos in the wet at ANZ Stadium saved Hasler’s Job.

It was reported that the Bulldogs board held a marathon board meeting held at ANZ Stadium before kick-off , debating whether of not the club should keep Des Hasler in the top job.

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The outcome from the board meeting was made was simple, if the Bulldogs lost the game against the Broncos then his time in the top job would be over. But, a victory over master coach Wayne Bennett would mean the board would offer Des Hasler a revised two-year deal.

It is understood that the new 2-year contract has a performance base agreement in it, which is believed a season of not making the 8 and participating in the final would result in a board meeting to disucss his fate.

It was evident in the post match press conference that a weight had been removed from Hasler’s shoulders, but he would never admitt it.

“We had a win, so that’s the main thing,” Hasler said.

“Was there a monkey on the back? I don’t know … we just got on with the week,” .

“As I said, we were disappointing last week and we wanted to turn it around this week – life goes on.”

“We reassessed it during the week and got back out there and won the game.”