Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

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Tigers' injuries curse strikes again

Michael Chammas The Wests Tigers' season has been thrown into disarray after three of their key players suffered serious injuries in their side's 20-10 loss to Brisbane at Campbelltown Stadium on Saturday night.

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Flanagan backs Gordon as injuries to Morris, Stewart open Origin door

Michael Gordon

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Chammas Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan believes Michael Gordon is ready for an Origin recall after Brett Stewart and Brett Morris were all but ruled out of the opener to the interstate series.

Injuries clip Eagles' wings after soaring performance

Glenn Stewart

Michael Chammas Manly's victory was comfortable on the scoreboard, but the aftermath could leave coach Geoff Toovey with an almighty headache leading into the finals.

Back with a bang as teams hit hard by a flood of early-season injuries

James Tedesco

Michael Chammas THE weather conditions did little to diminish the excitement surrounding the opening round of the NRL, but they certainly took their toll on the players.

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NRL late mail: Martin Kennedy ready to step up for Brisbane Broncos against Sydney Roosters

Michael Chammas Former Roosters prop Martin Kennedy is expected to start against his former club on Friday night with Ben Hannant likely to miss the clash against the reigning premiers due to a hamstring injury.

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St George Illawarra Dragons v Wests Tigers

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Michael Chammas Follow live coverage as the St George Illawarra Dragons take on the Wests Tigers.

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Talkin' Teams and Ultimate League

Sonny Bill Williams

Michael Chammas and Chris Boulous Join Michael Chammas and Chris Boulos for the NRL team news as it comes as well as plenty of Ultimate League chat.

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League

NRL 2014: Sweet Sixteen

Josh Reynolds

Michael Chammas In two weeks' time it will be on for young and not-so young again when the competition proper kicks off.

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NRL 2014 Preview: Manly Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas NRL 2014 Preview

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League

Jamie Soward in doubt for Penrith's NRL season opener

New Panther's signing Jamie Soward
11th November 2013
Photo: Steven Siewert

Michael Chammas Penrith recruit Jamie Soward is in doubt for round one after rolling his ankle at training on Wednesday.

League

Jamal Idris a casualty of final pre-season game as Penrith Panthers' horror run continues

Idris

Michael Chammas Penrith recruit Jamal Idris is in doubt for the Panthers' season-opener after tearing his hamstring in a trial against Newtown.

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League

Parramatta Eels centre Willie Tonga loses weight to revive faltering NRL career

Willie Tonga

Michael Chammas Parramatta centre Willie Tonga has undertaken the most significant off-season transformation of his career, dropping 12 kilograms in four months in a bid to end his horror run of injuries.

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League

Auckland Nines: Countdown on in earnest for exciting new concept

Shaun Johnson

Michael Chammas The inaugural NRL Auckland Nines tournament kicks off at Eden Park on February 15-16. We look behind the scenes at how the concept evolved and the tricky logistics of gathering 16 teams across the...

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Steve Menzies, the eager Beaver, back for Manly Sea Eagles in Auckland Nines

SYDNEY, NSW - JUNE 04: Steve Menzies of the Sea Eagles makes a break in his 
300th NRL match during the round 13 NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and 
the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at CUA Stadium June 4, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. 
(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images) 


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Michael Chammas, Brad Walter Manly legend Steve Menzies will come out of retirement to play for the Sea Eagles in the Auckland Nines, and the 40-year-old hasn't closed the door on the possibility of another stint in the NRL.

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League

Robbie Farah says gains worth pain at Auckland Nines

Robbie Farah

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah has urged clubs not to be deterred from sending their best players to the Auckland Nines, adamant the positives of the tournament outweigh the injuries suffered...

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NRL: How Phil Gould made Jamal Idris a Penrith Panther

New Penrith Panthers recruit Jamal Idris at Centrebet Stadium.
13th January 2014
Photo: Wolter Peeters
The Sydney Morning Herald

Michael Chammas Jamal Idris was always going to come back to Sydney to be closer to his sick mother, but it was Phil Gould who convinced him that Penrith would be the right fit.

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Benji's return to form inspires Tigers to late victory

Benji

Michael Chammas With Benji Marshall set to make a decision on his future within the next week, the Wests Tigers' stand-in skipper delivered a timely reminder of his value by helping his side overcome controversy to...

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Maloney finds spark after Origin pain

James Maloney

Michael Chammas Mitchell Pearce and James Maloney were suffering from an Origin hangover, but when the pair returned to Roosters training, coach Trent Robinson saw two different mentalities in his playmakers.

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Bowen to make decision on future with Cowboys

Matthew Bowen

Michael Chammas Cowboys fullback Matt Bowen has admitted he could decide his playing future as early as Monday when he meets with his manager Wayne Beavis.

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Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, August 13

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Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 23 as they are announced.

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