Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

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Des Hasler slams 'dodgy' officiating

Michael Chammas Bulldogs coach Des Hasler has taken aim at the on field referees and video referees after his side's loss to the Roosters on Friday night, describing the officiating as "dodgy".

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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...

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Wests Tigers smash Canterbury Bulldogs as Keith Lulia equals four-try record

Up with the best: Keith Lulia scores his first try for the Tigers on Sunday.

Michael Chammas Keith Lulia equalled the club record four tries but it was the stars of generation next who helped the Wests Tigers stun the Bulldogs 46-18 in one of the joint venture's greatest victories on Sunday...

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Cast of characters in Origin plan for a blue dynasty

Lauire Daley

Michael Chammas Now that NSW have ended Queensland's eight-year stranglehold on the State of Origin series, where to from here? Laurie Daley selected a side that was capable of stopping the rot, but now that they've...

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Martin Taupau's Kiwis duel with Waerea-Hargreaves to spill into NRL

Just reward: Martin Taupau was picked for New Zealand over Jared Waerea-Hargreaves.

Michael Chammas After taking his spot in the Kiwis team, Martin Taupau predicts Jared Waerea-Hargreaves will come looking for blood and "try and put me on my arse" when they lock horns on Friday night.

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PREVIEWS

Bulldogs v Roosters

Not slowing down: Anthony Minichiello.

Michael Chammas CANTERBURY BULLDOGS v SYDNEY ROOSTERS at ANZ Stadium, Friday 7.45pm

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Roosters accuse Michael Ennis and Sam Perrett of taking dives

Michael Ennis laughs after the video ref pushes the wrong button on Friday night.

Michael Chammas The Sydney Roosters have slammed Bulldogs veterans Michael Ennis and Sam Perrett, accusing the pair of taking dives in Friday night's heated clash at ANZ Stadium.

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Sydney Roosters defeat Canterbury Bulldogs in controversial NRL clash

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Michael Chammas It was the game that had it all. Controversial decisions, all-in brawls, and a player put on report for kung fu kicking.

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Previews

Manly Sea Eagles v Canterbury Bulldogs

Steve Matai streaks through the Knights' defence.

Michael Chammas Brookvale Oval, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

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State of Origin: Trent Hodkinson, Daly Cherry-Evans square off in pivotal clash

Half a chance: Trent Hodkinson at Blues training at Coffs Harbour on Wednesday.

Michael Chammas It's a match made in Manly. The one-time apprentice going up against his predecessor in a battle that began on the northern beaches four years ago.

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NRL: Utility panel

Michael Chammas Kurt Gidley (Newcastle)

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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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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.

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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Melbourne Storm going for win No.10 in season openers

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

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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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