Michael Chammas Melbourne Storm skipper Cameron Smith believes the Sydney Roosters taught his side a lesson on how to play finals football when they met earlier in the season.
Michael Chammas "When the time comes you think you can't be a better footballer, you shouldn't play, you should just give it away," Smith said.
Michael Chammas Melbourne Storm skipper Cameron Smith has urged the club not to rest Jordan McLean against Newcastle on Saturday amid fears for the young prop's welfare.
Michael Chammas Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith believes referees are "paranoid" about player safety and are making incorrect decisions as a result.
Michael Chammas On a weekend when the premiership heavyweights faltered, the Melbourne Storm have announced themselves as genuine contenders with a 24-10 win against the in-form Panthers on Monday night.
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...
Michael Chammas PENRITH PANTHERS v MELBOURNE STORM at Sportingbet Stadium, Monday 7.00pm
Michael Chammas Melbourne Storm v Brisbane Broncos at AAMI Park, Friday, 7.45pm
Michael Chammas The Panthers had just won their third game on the trot with James Segeyaro as their starting hooker when the club announced the signing of South Sydney's Apisai Koroisau for next season.
Michael Chammas Since the Gold Coast Titans joined the competition in 2007, most teams have been on a rollercoaster ride in search of success.
Michael Chammas The league season is into the home stretch. Michael Chammas looks at the players who could be the X-factors for the teams still in contention to win this year's NRL title.
Michael Chammas Queensland have saved face after losing the first two matches of the State of Origin series by beating NSW in the finale at Suncorp Stadium.
Michael Chammas When it comes to controversial eligibility selections, James Tamou is right up there with Greg Inglis and Israel Folau.
Michael Chammas No one expected the Bulldogs to start the year as competition leaders without a genuine fullback, but halves Josh Reynolds and Trent Hodkinson have been integral to their success.
Michael Chammas MELBOURNE STORM v MANLY SEA EAGLES at AAMI Park, 7.30pm.
Michael Chammas It was meant to serve as an Origin audition for those on the fringe of the Blues team, instead it proved to be a reminder of just how far the gap is between Melbourne's big three and NSW's hopefuls.
Michael Chammas Eight series in a row has Queensland on par with Australia's greatest Ashes domination over the old enemy, but just how far will the Maroons' dominance over NSW extend?
Michael Chammas NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS v MELBOURNE STORM at 1300SMILES Stadium, Saturday 7.30pm.
Michael Chammas Queensland are contemplating taking one of the biggest gambles of their record eight-year run, weighing up the notion of moving Greg Inglis to five-eighth for game two in Sydney.
Michael Chammas NRL previews for round eight.