Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas is rugby league reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

South Sydney Rabbitohs hooker Apisau Koroisau a ready-made replacement for Issac Luke

Michael Chammas South Sydney's game plan won't change too much with a ready-made replacement for Issac Luke in Apisai Koroisau but Canterbury halfback Trent Hodkinson knows his game will change without Michael Ennis.

League

Reni Maitua is 'apologetic' after assault charges laid

Reni Maitua

Michael Chammas The career of Canterbury's Reni Maitua is in limbo after the 31-year-old was suspended indefinitely after being charged with assaulting a taxi driver.

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Canterbury Bulldogs prop Tim Browne shrugs off head surgery to make NRL grand final

Tim Browne

Michael Chammas He had a hole in his head the size of golf ball and was told his season was over, but three metal plates and 11 weeks later Tim Browne is preparing for a grand final.

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Grand final appearance unlikely for Canterbury Bulldogs captain Michael Ennis

Bitter-sweet victory: An injured Michael Ennis (second from right) and teammates celebrate beating the Panthers.

Michael Chammas Canterbury skipper Michael Ennis appears to have played his final game for the Bulldogs, requiring a miracle to play in Sunday's grand final against South Sydney.

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Bulldogs v Tigers

Michael Chammas Canterbury v Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium, Thursday 7.45pm

League

Penrith Panthers confound critics again with victory over Canterbury Bulldogs

Moment of truth: James Segayaro watches on as the video ref rules on his second try.

Michael Chammas Having already lost Peter Wallace for the rest of the season with a knee injury suffered in last week's loss to Cronulla, the news got even worse for Ivan Cleary when he lost another one of his new...

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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League

The late mail: Remi Casty set for Roosters debut

French forward Remi Casty will make his NRL debut for the Sydney Roosters on Friday night.

Michael Chammas French International Remi Casty will make his debut for the Sydney Roosters after an injury-riddled start to his career in Australia.

League

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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League

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

Unhappy Roosters release Leilua

Joseph Leilua.

Michael Chammas SYDNEY ROOSTERS have released centre Joseph ''BJ'' Leilua from the final two years of his contract.

Rugby League

Stuart weighs up captaincy for Eels

Ricky

Michael Chammas PARRAMATTA coach Ricky Stuart is contemplating naming co-captains at the club for the first time in 14 years because of a lack of experienced leaders on his playing roster.

League

Stuart puts second-tier players in firing line

Ricky Stuart

Michael Chammas RICKY STUART will begin his tenure at Parramatta in Armidale on Saturday night without Jarryd Hayne and Chris Sandow.

Trials prove misleading guide to season's form

Rabbitohs

Michael Chammas JUST how much can you look into trial form as a gauge of how your team will perform this season?

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday March 26, 2013

Ben Barba.

Michael Chammas All the NRL team news as the sides are named with all eyes on the Bulldogs and Ben Barba.

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League

SBW faces former Bulldogs teammates in Eels clash

Sonny Bill Williams

Michael Chammas Sonny Bill Williams will play his first game against a former Bulldogs teammate in Monday night's clash with Parramatta at Allianz Stadium.

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday April 2

Michael Chammas

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

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League

Inspired Eels chalk up a victory to remember

Tim Mannah

Michael Chammas Jon Mannah had one blue eye and the other a slightly lighter shade, but there would've been no doubt where his loyalty lay when he watched his two former clubs go head-to-head from the heavens.

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday April 9

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas with news and analysis as the NRL clubs name their teams for round six.

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Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, April 23

Sonny

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

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