Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

Dynamic duo George Burgess and Ben Te'o to miss South Sydney clash against Bulldogs

Michael Chammas South Sydney will be without dynamic duo George Burgess and Ben Te’o for the Good Friday clash against Canterbury after the pair took the early plea for separate tripping charges.

NRL PREVIEWS

Roosters v Bulldogs

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Michael Chammas The premiers have had a slow start to the year, while the Bulldogs produced their best performance of the season to upset Melbourne in Perth last week.

League

Close losses not good enough for Panthers any more, says Kevin Kingston

Billy Slater of the Storm is tackled by Elijah Taylor of the Panthers during Penrith's controversial loss to Melbourne.

Michael Chammas It wasn't long ago Penrith would have considered a one-point loss to Melbourne in the Storm's own backyard as a moral victory, but not not any more.

League

Ben Barba lets jeers go in one ear and out of the other

Ben Barba

Michael Chammas Ben Barba said he copped plenty of abuse from Bulldogs fans in his return to the dog house, admitting there were plenty of nerves heading into the clash against his old club.

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Canterbury Bulldogs miss Ben Barba in loss to Brisbane Broncos

Ben Barba

Michael Chammas Ben Barba's successful return to ANZ Stadium against his former club highlighted the size of the hole he's left at Canterbury rather than the one he's filled at Brisbane.

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Injuries and infection leave Cronulla hamstrung in the halves

Todd Carney

Adrian Proszenko and Michael Chammas Cronulla is facing a halves crisis ahead of its season opener against the Gold Coast after Wade Graham suffered a blood infection.

League

NRL: Utility panel

Michael Chammas Kurt Gidley (Newcastle)

League

Roosters look to Melbourne and Manly for inspiration

Building a legacy: Roosters coach Trent Robinson

Michael Chammas Roosters coach Trent Robinson has told his troops to look to Manly and Melbourne for inspiration as the reigning champions try to back up last year's grand final triumph.

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Melbourne Storm going for win No.10 in season openers

Cameron Smith

Michael Chammas Melbourne's quest for a 10th straight round one victory will face its biggest test when they line up against traditional rivals Manly at Brookvale Oval on Saturday night.

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League

Josh Morris set to play out NRL career with Canterbury Bulldogs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 04: Josh Morris of the Bulldogs celebrates one of his tries during the round nine NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium on May 4, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) Josh Morris

Michael Chammas Canterbury centre Josh Morris is set to finish his career at the Bulldogs and ignore the appeal of returning to the Dragons to play alongside his twin, Brett.

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New sensations at the NRL Auckland Nines

5TH AUGUST- 2012- SPORT -STORY LEE GASKIN- THE CANBERRA TIMES- PHOTO BY MELISSA ADAMS.
Australian School boys v England at Canberra Stadium, Bruce. Australian player, Clint Gutherson scores a try.

Michael Chammas The nine players who are set to shine at the Auckland Nines this weekend.

League

Auckland Nines: NRL teams will be learning on the run at inaugural tournament

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Ben Barba looks to pass during the Brisbane Broncos NRL pre-season training session on February 12, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas Some teams are toying with the idea of playing the Auckland Nines without a fullback in defence, others are contemplating whether one marker will be more effective than two.

League

Barba warns his club he may follow family to Queensland

Ben Barba

Michael Chammas Ben Barba has told Bulldogs chief executive Todd Greenberg and coach Des Hasler that he will follow his children to Queensland if his former partner decides to move home.

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Bulldogs boss: Club will consider all options for Barba

Ben Barba

Michael Chammas Canterbury chief executive Todd Greenberg wants to see Ben Barba finish his career at the Bulldogs but insists the club will have to consider what is best for Barba and his family if he was to ask...

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Hasler wants single definition of what a shoulder charge is

shoulder charge

Michael Chammas Canterbury coach Des Hasler has urged the NRL to step in and resolve the shoulder charge issue after declaring referees and the match review committee were ''kilometres apart'' in their...

League

Bulldogs boss: Club will consider all options for Barba

Todd Greenberg

Michael Chammas Canterbury chief executive Todd Greenberg wants to see Ben Barba finish his career at the Bulldogs but insists the club will have to consider what is best for Barba and his family if he was to ask...

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Half tempted to sign: Hodkinson to stay at Dogs

Trent Hodkinson

Michael Chammas At the start of the season Trent Hodkinson was on the lookout for a new club, but the 24-year-old is set to sign a two-year deal to remain at the Canterbury Bulldogs.

League

Morris at centre of Barba fullback saga

Josh Morris

Michael Chammas Canterbury centre Josh Morris expects to sit down with coach Des Hasler in the next fortnight to discuss a permanent switch to fullback if Ben Barba is released for the next season.

League

James Segeyaro catches the eye as Penrith Panthers down Brisbane Broncos

NRL. Penrith Panthers vs Brisbane Broncos, CenterBet Stadium, Penrith.
James Segeyaro scores for the Panthers
Friday 23rd August, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Michael Chammas He fooled them once and was touted "the fresh prince of Penrith" by the ground announcer, but when James Segeyaro fooled the Broncos a third time, he became the man who kept the Panthers' finals...

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Barba still in favour at Bulldogs despite missing game against new club

Ben Barba

Michael Chammas, Chris Wilson, Chris Dutton Ben Barba wasn't named to return against his future club this Thursday night, but Canterbury have not put a red pen through his name for this season.