Canterbury coach Des Hasler has been served a $10,000 breach notice by the NRL for his comments on the standard of refereeing in the Bulldogs' win over Newcastle on Saturday.
The Bulldogs coach blasted the performances of officials Brett Suttor and Jason Robinson at his post-match media conference at Hunter Stadium.
''One thing I couldn't understand was toward the back end of the first half the referees are talking between themselves saying: this game is going to change, this game is going to change, this game is going to change and the next time there's, you know, we get a run of penalties there's four penalties against us,'' Hasler said.
The NRL said the comments were made only two days after all clubs were warned in relation to excessive comment, attacks on the character of officials and generalisations that attack public confidence.
The Bulldogs have until Tuesday to make submissions in relation to the breach notice.
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