Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

League

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

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

League

Brett Stewart guides Manly Sea Eagles home against Sydney Roosters

Still got it: Brett Stewart proved the match-winner in a thrilling night of footy.

Michael Chammas Manly fullback Brett Stewart overcame a horror first half to lead the Sea Eagles to a 24-16 victory against the Roosters in what might have just been a dress rehearsal for what's in store come...

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League

South Sydney Rabbitohs humiliate Manly Sea Eagles in NRL finals series opener

Rabbit on the run: George Burgess charges up the middle.

Michael Chammas He was a rabbit caught in the headlights in last year's finals series, but South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds took centre stage on Friday night to inflict a finals humiliation on Manly.

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Eels v Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas PARRAMATTA EELS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Pirtek Stadium, Friday 7.45pm

Sea Eagles must display the right stuff against Rabbitohs' monstrous pack

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Michael Chammas Does this game count for anything come finals time?

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NRL team of the year: Some favourites, some surprises

Shoe in: Parramatta fullback Jarryd Hayne.

Michael Chammas With the NRL’s home and away season coming to a conclusion, the time for awards is looming. Michael Chammas spoke with some former greats of the game and members of Fairfax Media’s league...

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Feathers fly at Manly as player power is put to the test

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Michael Chammas and Brad Walter For so long the ''us against them'' rationale has bred success on the northern beaches, but how far can the competition frontrunners go with the ''us against us'' mentality that is threatening to...

League

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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League

Manly Sea Eagles obliterate gummy Cronulla Sharks

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Michael Chammas Cronulla's season from hell got worse last night, becoming the first team in NRL history to be held scoreless for three games in the same season.

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League

Wests Tigers win spiteful NRL clash against Manly Sea Eagles

David Nofoaluma.

Michael Chammas Those doubting whether the Wests Tigers were the new schoolyard bullies of the NRL after their round-three demolition of South Sydney were left red-faced after a boilover at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday.

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League

'I'll walk nude through Pitt Street if that was a try:' North Queensland Cowboys coach Paul Green fuming after defeat

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Michael Chammas North Queensland captain Johnathan Thurston has again raised concerns over a Cowboys conspiracy as his coach pledged to ‘‘walk nude through Pitt Street’’ if Kieran...

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League

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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Melbourne Storm v Manly Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas MELBOURNE STORM v MANLY SEA EAGLES at AAMI Park, 7.30pm.

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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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League

Geoff Toovey concedes 'lucky escape' against Knights

Knight to remember: Jake Mamo.

Michael Chammas Manly fullback Brett Stewart described prop Josh Starling's effort to chase down Knights winger Jake Mamo with the game in the balance as the moment that "turned the match" on Monday night.

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Brisbane Broncos v Manly Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 07: Brett Stewart of the Sea Eagles looks on during warm-up before the First NRL Qualifying Final match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Manly Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on September 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas BRISBANE BRONCOS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Suncorp Stadium, Sunday 3.00pm.

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Manly Sea Eagles v Canterbury Bulldogs

Steve Matai streaks through the Knights' defence.

Michael Chammas Brookvale Oval, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

League

Sea Eagles not haunted by last year's horror show: Toovey

Narrabeen, Sydney. Manly Sea Eagles training at the Sydney Academy of Sport. Manly Coach Geoff Toovey. Photo: Quentin Jones. 11 Sept 2012

Michael Chammas, Adrian Proszenko Manly coach Geoff Toovey insists last year's preliminary final capitulation against Melbourne won't act as motivation for Friday night's grand-final qualifier against South Sydney.

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Where the GF will be won and lost

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Michael Chammas and Michael Carayannis Michael Chammas and Michael Carayannis run their eyes over the key tactics that will decide who win Sunday’s showdown.

Five reasons Manly can win

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Michael Chammas It has been the big game experience that has helped Queensland dominate NSW at Origin level, and it will be that same factor that will help Manly overcome the Roosters.

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