Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

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.

League

Wests Tigers' Aaron Woods puts hand up for Test duty after terrorising display

Barnstorming: Aaron Woods celebrates his try against Manly.

Michael Chammas He’s the smiling assassin from Leichhardt who pushed his Test claims with a barnstorming effort against one of the most brutal teams in the competition on Sunday afternoon.

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.

League

Talkin' Teams and Ultimate League

Sonny Bill Williams

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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Auckland Nines: Mixed emotions for boys from North Queensland

Fairfax Media writer

Michael Chammas Some NRL players and coaches believe extending the tournament to minimise the number of games per day could reduce the injury toll from the Nines.

Round 16 line-ups

Talkin' Teams Origin edition, Tuesday, June 25

Josh Dugan

Michael Chammas The latest news for Origin II as clubs name their sides for round 16.

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State of Origin

Axe poised to fall on either Dugan or Merritt for decider

Lacklustre: Josh Dugan was well contained.

Michael Chammas Nathan Merritt and Josh Dugan were the beneficiaries of forced changes for game two but after Wednesday night's loss, at least one of them is likely to face the axe for the decider.

League

Hayne and Dugan go in the mix in quest to add more zest to series decider

Josh Dugan

Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas NSW could look to play Jarryd Hayne and Josh Dugan in next month's Origin decider as they look to spark their blunted attack.

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League

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, June 11

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Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 17 as they are announced.

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League

Origin utility a benchmark position Reynolds hopes to hang on to

Josh Reynolds

Michael Chammas Josh Reynolds hasn't received the same assurance he did after game one that he'll hold on to his NSW position but believes there is merit in picking a utility on the bench for the decider.

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League

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, July 23

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 19 as they are announced.

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Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, August 6

Blake Ferguson.

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 22 as they are announced.

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Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, August 13

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Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 23 as they are announced.

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Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, August 20

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Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 24 as they are announced.

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Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, August 27

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 25 as they are announced.

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League

The alternative top eight

Paul Gallen of the Blues punches Nate Myles

Michael Chammas With the NRL bearing down on the business end of the season, Michael Chammas celebrates a different side of rugby league.

League

NRL teams for week one of finals

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

Michael Chammas Teams for the first week of the NRL finals.

Tamou refuses to buy into Maroons' perceived weaknesses

James Tamou

Michael Chammas Not since 2000 have Queensland played an Origin game without one of Darren Lockyer or Petero Civoniceva, but Blues prop James Tamou dismissed the notion the Maroons would field their weakest team...

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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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Round 13 line-ups

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, June 4

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Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 13.

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