Michael Chammas After Ifiso Segeyaro was held up at gunpoint during a bank robbery in Papua New Guinea in the 1990s, he realised his country could not provide his family with the life he wanted for them.
Michael Chammas NSW back-rower Greg Bird was reluctant to label Queensland's two team changes as a sign of panic but criticised the Maroons' decision to dump Titans teammate Ashley Harrison.
Chris Barrett, Michael Chammas SHATTERED NSW five-eighth James Maloney jumped to the defence of his club and state halves partner Mitchell Pearce, saying individuals players could not be blamed for the Blues' heartbreaking defeat...
Michael Chammas When Laurie Daley looks back at the tape and wonders where it all went wrong, he can fast forward to the 20-minute period before half-time to find the major reason his Blues fell short.
Michael Chammas With the NRL bearing down on the business end of the season, Michael Chammas celebrates a different side of rugby league.
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...
Round 12 line-ups
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 12.
Michael Chammas NSW coach Laurie Daley expects Queensland to maintain their loyalty policy and stick with the same side for game two.
Round 14 line-up
Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round 14.
Michael Chammas QUEENSLAND Origin coach Mal Meninga has assured Manly they will have star halfback Daly Cherry-Evans back in time for Sunday afternoon's match against Sydney Roosters.
Michael Chammas NSW medical staff insist there is no cause for concern after Brett Stewart was forced to sit out yesterday's training session in Kogarah with a cold.
Michael Chammas DESPITE Billy Slater having been ruled out for at least a month with a knee injury, the Maroons haven't given up hope of retaining their fullback for the series decider on July 4.
Michael Chammas THE impact Wayne Bennett and Tim Sheens have had on rugby league has been felt far beyond the 11 premierships they've collected during the past 28 years.
Michael Chammas SAM PERRETT was granted a release from his contract at the Sydney Roosters yesterday and given the all-clear to join the Bulldogs.
Michael Chammas NSW coach Ricky Stuart has axed Trent Merrin from the Blues team for the series decider for the second consecutive year.
Michael Chammas COWBOYS mid-season signing Anthony Mitchell will join his new teammates on their flight to Auckland today, added to the squad for Sunday's game against the the Warriors.
Michael Chammas BILLY SLATER described it as one of the toughest decisions of his career to pull out of Wednesday night's series decider with a knee injury.
State of Origin
Michael Chammas QUEENSLAND farewelled Petero Civoniceva with an incredible seventh straight series victory last night, but another contentious video refereeing decision marred the Maroons' remarkable streak.
Michael Chammas CANBERRA legend Mal Meninga believes the Raiders can win the premiership this season - if they keep their star quartet on the paddock.
Michael Chammas Canberra legend Mal Meninga believes the Raiders can win the premiership this season if they can keep their star quartet on the paddock.