Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

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Panthers trio face season-ending injuries during bruising win over Bulldogs

Michael Chammas Penrith may have gone a long way to finishing in the top four, but it has come at a monumental price with possibly three players suffering season-ending injuries on Friday night.

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Injuries to key players sour Sharks' season

Big fish: Sharks skipper Paul Gallen (left) and Luke Lewis have missed large chunks of the season because of injury.

Michael Chammas Between Cronulla's six most influential players they've missed a combined total of 43 games this season.

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Injuries and misdemeanours are cruelling Laurie Daley's Origin goal

Doubtful: Greg Bird is on report for a lifting tackle and could miss the Origin opener.

Michael Chammas Spare a thought for Laurie Daley, who has to endure the players he'd earmarked as potential Origin players miss more than 30 games between them this season - and counting.

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Tigers' injuries curse strikes again

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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

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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

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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

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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.

St George Illawarra Dragons keep themselves in finals contention by beating Gold Coast Titans

Dragons celebrate

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra have set up a do-or-die showdown against Brisbane in five days’ time after keeping their season alive with a convincing win over Gold Coast on Sunday.

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Ivan Cleary says Cowboys have more weapons than just Thurston

Class to burn: North Queensland’s talisman Johnathan Thurston.

Michael Chammas Panthers coach Ivan Cleary insists there's more to North Queensland than the man they tried so hard to lure to Penrith.

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Bulldogs v Tigers

Michael Chammas Canterbury v Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium, Thursday 7.45pm

Warriors v Sharks

Michael Chammas Warriors v Cronulla at Mt Smart Stadium, Sunday 2pm

Dragons v Panthers

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra v Penrith at WIN Stadium, Sunday 3pm

Tigers roar to defence of captain Robbie Farah over recent criticisms

United front: Martin Taupau says the Wests Tigers are fully behind their captain and coach.

Michael Chammas Another day and yet another drama at the Wests Tigers, but prop Marty Taupau believes the team can ride the wave of adversity all the way to the finals.

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Penrith Panthers coach Ivan Cleary rues missed opportunity in loss to Cronulla Sharks

Fend-off: Cronulla's Andrew Fifita palms away Panthers forward Lewis Brown.

Michael Chammas Penrith's quest for their first minor premiership since 2003 has been dealt a big blow after a shock loss against bottom-placed Cronulla in Bathurst on Saturday afternoon.

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Penrith Panthers confound critics again with victory over Canterbury Bulldogs

Moment of truth: James Segayaro watches on as the video ref rules on his second try.

Michael Chammas Having already lost Peter Wallace for the rest of the season with a knee injury suffered in last week's loss to Cronulla, the news got even worse for Ivan Cleary when he lost another one of his new...

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Matt Moylan ensures Penrith Panthers finish on a high in see-saw battle

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Michael Chammas It was only fitting that Matt Moylan would have the final say in what was a see-sawing contest at Sportingbet Stadium on Monday night.

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Penrith Panthers rookies echo club’s trio of greats

Young guns: Matt Moylan, Isaah Yeo and Bryce Cartwright are bringing back memories of 2003.

Michael Chammas Is history repeating itself at the foot of the mountains?

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Anthony Minichiello and Brett Stewart: a grand and final appearance, perhaps

Still doing the business: Anthony Minichiello.

Michael Chammas At Brookvale Oval on Friday night, two of the best fullbacks of the modern era may cross paths for the last time.

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Trent Robinson rues missed opportunities, refuses to blame James Maloney

Sonny Bill Williams on the burst at Brookvale Oval.

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson conceded Manly were the better football team on Friday night but believes his side missed an opportunity to snatch a late victory at Brookvale Oval.

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State of Origin: NSW Blues beat Queensland Maroons to end eight-year drought

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 18:  Trent Hodkinson of the Blues celebrates winning the series after game two of the State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium on June 18, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas NSW halfback Trent Hodkinson etched his name into State of Origin folklore by scoring the winning try to beat Queensland at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday night for the Blues to win their first series...

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