Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas


David Shillington urges Ricky Stuart to fix culture

Michael Chammas Canberra prop David Shillington has implored new coach Ricky Stuart to take a stand against ill discipline at the Raiders, criticising Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan for believing they were bigger...

Ricky Stuart to Eels: 'Buy into what I'm doing"

Ricky Stewart

MICHAEL CHAMMAS Ricky Stuart began his Parramatta rescue mission yesterday with a simple message for his new players: ''Buy into what I'm doing.''

Knights v Raiders

Michael Chammas The Knights are missing two of their best players, Darius Boyd and Jarrod Mullen, but are at home for the first time this year.


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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NRL 2014: Sweet Sixteen

Josh Reynolds

Michael Chammas In two weeks' time it will be on for young and not-so young again when the competition proper kicks off.

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Parramatta Eels centre Willie Tonga loses weight to revive faltering NRL career

Willie Tonga

Michael Chammas Parramatta centre Willie Tonga has undertaken the most significant off-season transformation of his career, dropping 12 kilograms in four months in a bid to end his horror run of injuries.

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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.


Parramatta Eels forward Lee Mossop says delay in coming to the NRL helped bring out his best

Lee Mossop

Michael Chammas Lee Mossop turned down a contract with Canterbury three years ago but the Parramatta recruit believes a stint at Wigan under Michael Maguire has him ready for the NRL.

Corey Norman tells Eels there are no hard feelings

Corey Norman

Michael Chammas Corey Norman signed with Parramatta to play under Ricky Stuart, but the new Eels recruit insists he never had second thoughts about joining the wooden spooners despite Stuart walking out on the club.

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Chris Sandow begins road to redemption with Eels

Chris Sandow

Michael Chammas Chris Sandow will attempt to resurrect his faltering career when he rejoins his Parramatta teammates for the start of pre-season training on Monday.


Canberra Raiders heading to Darwin and China in 2014

Rugby League team logo.
Canberra Raiders

Lee Gaskin and Michael Chammas Raiders coach Ricky Stuart to avoid hostile reception with Parramatta taking home game with Canberra to Darwin.


Stuart talks back again as penalty count bites

Ricky Stuart is announced as the new coach for the Parramatta Eels at a press conference at Parramatta Stadium.
27th July 2012
Photo: Wolter Peeters
The Sydney Morning Herald

Michael Chammas Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart has launched a tirade against referees boss Daniel Anderson, questioning the direction he's taking the game after his side were on the wrong end of a 13-6 penalty count...


Stuart sends Sandow packing to NSW Cup

Chris Sandow

Michael Chammas For the second time in as many years, Parramatta halfback Chris Sandow has been dropped to the NSW Cup.

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Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, July 9

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas brings you the NRL teams for round 18 as they are announced.

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Kelly insists he'll stay on despite the clean-out

Luke Kelly

Michael Chammas Luke Kelly says he hasn't been asked to find a new club as part of Parramatta's mass player clean-out and will remain at the Eels next season.


Talkin' Teams, Tuesday, July 16

Michael Chammas

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

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Papalii to face Stuart after U-turn on Eels deal

SPORT  - Ricky Stuart celebrity pro-am at Royal Canberra Golf Course, Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart  ,  Yarralumla , Canberra.                                                                                                                                                                                 25th  February  2013.                                                                                                                                                                  Photo by, Colleen Petch of The Canberra Times.

Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas Josh Papalii will come face to face with Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart on Saturday for the first time since the Queensland back-rower reneged on a deal to join the Eels next season.


It's Allgood when it comes to being tough, says Stuart

Mitchell Allgood

Michael Chammas Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart may have just upstaged Mitchell Allgood as the man to land the biggest blow against Steve Matai this year, questioning the Manly centre's toughness before their rematch...

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Hayne on track for an early return to action with Eels

Jarryd Hayne

Michael Chammas Just when it looked like Jarryd Hayne could start planning his off-season holiday, the Eels No.1 is expected to make a return to the field as early as round 23 against Brisbane.


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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