Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

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State of Origin: Greg Bird strikes back at 'hypocritical' Brent Tate over dog shot

Michael Chammas NSW lock Greg Bird has not forgotten the punch to the head he copped from Brent Tate in State of Origin two years ago, labelling the Queensland centre a hypocrite for lashing out against Josh...

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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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It's time for the NSW Blues: Queensland's State of Origin number is up

It's time: Blues skipper Paul Gallen.

Michael Chammas It's the devil's number in cricket but it could be lucky 87 for NSW in their bid to end Queensland's eight-year Origin supremacy on Wednesday night.

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North Queensland Cowboys v Parramatta Eels

Michael Chammas NRL previews for round eight.

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Sydney Roosters, North Queensland Cowboys and Warriors seek cure for World Cup hangover

Heavy workload: Johnathan Thurston is one of 12 Cowboys stars backing up from the World Cup.

Michael Chammas It's no surprise those teams suffering from the strongest dose of a World Cup hangover were those heavily represented in last year's end-of-season tournament in the United Kingdom.

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North Queensland Cowboys v Brisbane Broncos

Michael Chammas NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS v BRISBANE BRONCOS at 1300SMILES Stadium, 7.40pm.

Cowboys v Knights

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: There'll be a lot of emotion around this game for Newcastle, as there will be for the rest of the season without Alex McKinnon.

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History repeats as Manly Sea Eagles beat North Queensland Cowboys with help of controversial refereeing decision

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Michael Chammas For the second time in less than two years, a controversial video refereeing decision involving Kieran Foran has gone against North Queensland to hand Manly a 26-21 victory on Friday night.

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NSW coach Laurie Daley expected to keep changes to a minimum for Origin

Michael Chammas NSW coach Laurie Daley is set to make the least number of changes to start an Origin series since the start of Queensland's record breaking run in 2006.

Raiders v Cowboys

Michael Chammas CANBERRA RAIDERS v NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS at GIO Stadium, Sunday 3pm

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State of Origin: Josh Reynolds pledges to fight dangerous throw charge

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Michael Chammas NSW five-eighth Josh Reynolds has vowed to fight a dangerous throw charge on Brent Tate that is set to rub him out of game two, dumbfounded by the match review committee's ruling.

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North Queensland Cowboys v Melbourne Storm

Michael Chammas NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS v MELBOURNE STORM at 1300SMILES Stadium, Saturday 7.30pm.

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Parramatta Eels v North Queensland Cowboys

Michael Chammas Pirtek Stadium, Parramatta, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

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State of Origin: Jarryd Hayne soars in Blues win

NSW fullback Jarryd Hayne tries to evade Queensland five-eighth Johnathan Thurston.

Michael Chammas In the company of two of the greatest fullbacks rugby league has ever seen, Jarryd Hayne produced one of NSW's greatest individual performances to guide his side within one win of breaking...

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Conspiracy? Don't know about that, says Tate

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Michael Chammas Cowboys centre Brent Tate has admitted Johnathan Thurston's conspiracy theory against out-of-Sydney teams is laughable.

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Talkin' Teams and Ultimate League

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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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Broncos v Cowboys

Michael Chammas The Broncos came out of the blocks well against the Bulldogs in round one, while the Cowboys took the opposite approach, coming from behind to knock over the Raiders.

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, April 30

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Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round eight.

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Round 11 line-ups

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, May 21

Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 11.

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Round 12 line-ups

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, May 28

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Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 12.

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