Michael Chammas

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Tigers roar to defence of captain Robbie Farah over recent criticisms

Michael Chammas Another day and yet another drama at the Wests Tigers, but prop Marty Taupau believes the team can ride the wave of adversity all the way to the finals.

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Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter insists Robbie Farah is on his side

Eyes on the prize: Robbie Farah in action for the Wests Tigers.

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter insists skipper Robbie Farah isn't behind a push to see him punted from the club.

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Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah out of State of Origin opener

Robbie Farah in a Tigers jumpers dominated by Balmain orange.

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah is poised to miss the State of Origin series opener on May 28 after being ruled out for up to six weeks with an elbow injury.

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Robbie Farah hopeful injury won't force him to miss State of Origin opener

Robbie Farah

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah has indicated to Blues coach Laurie Daley that he will be fit for the State of Origin series opener despite being ruled out for up to six weeks with an elbow injury.

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Robbie Farah says gains worth pain at Auckland Nines

Robbie Farah

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah has urged clubs not to be deterred from sending their best players to the Auckland Nines, adamant the positives of the tournament outweigh the injuries suffered...

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Bulldogs v Tigers

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

Wests Tigers will try to keep their NRL season alive against the Sydney Roosters on Saturday

Dejected: Wests Tigers players stand in goal awaiting a conversion attempt after one of the Cowboys' 12 tries on Saturday night.

Michael Chammas It's been the fortnight from hell for the Wests Tigers, but there doesn't look to be a reprieve in sight with a game against the premiers set to be the final nail in the coffin for their season this...

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James Segeyaro is raking in the credits as Penrith's first-choice hooker

James Segeyaro

Michael Chammas The Panthers had just won their third game on the trot with James Segeyaro as their starting hooker when the club announced the signing of South Sydney's Apisai Koroisau for next season.

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Cowboys v Tigers

Michael Chammas North Queensland v Wests Tigers at 1300SMILES Stadium, Saturday 7.30pm

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NRL stars who factor with 'X' appeal heading into the year's finals

Prolific scorer: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has scored some spectacular tries for the Roosters.

Michael Chammas The league season is into the home stretch. Michael Chammas looks at the players who could be the X-factors for the teams still in contention to win this year's NRL title.

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Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses happy to hold Wests Tigers' future in their hands

Teen spirit: high school mates Luke Brooks and Mitchell Moses are the future of the Wests Tigers.

Michael Chammas Just like Robbie Farah and Benji Marshall were for the best part of the last decade, teenagers Mitchell Moses and Luke Brooks will be the face of the Wests Tigers for the next decade.

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Wests Tigers' Mitchell Moses justifies the hype with brilliant NRL display

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah said he had been pleading with coach Mick Potter to give rookie Mitchell Moses his first crack at the big time for months before he finally got his chance.

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Mate against mates as Benji Marshall comes up against Wests Tigers

Milestone: Benji Marshall is given a guard of honour by his Wests Tigers teammates after his 200th game for the club last August.

Michael Chammas It is the day no one saw coming: Benji Marshall versus the Wests Tigers.

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League: Tigers family past and present come together for Simon Dwyer

Simon Dwyer

Michael Chammas He's the man that unites a divided club.

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Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter considered quitting the NRL club

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has revealed he contemplated walking out of the top job this week as a result of the drama that has engulfed the club over his future.

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The State of Origin economy: What is the cost of success?

Proud moment: Paul Gallen lifts the State of Origin shield.

Michael Chammas State of Origin is rugby league’s golden goose. But how much does it cost, how much does it bring in, and who benefits?

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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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Blues players plan to mark Origin success with tattoos

In the Ink: a design of what the NSW Blues' tattoos could look like.

Michael Chammas It's a tradition usually reserved for premiership glory, but several members of the NSW Blues will mark their drought-breaking Origin triumph with a tattoo to symbolise the significance of the series...

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State of Origin success helps give James Tamou that dinky-di feeling

New outlook: NSW front-rower James Tamou believes the Blues now have the formula for bringing down Queensland.

Michael Chammas When it comes to controversial eligibility selections, James Tamou is right up there with Greg Inglis and Israel Folau.

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Stingy Blues close in on State of Origin defensive record

No try: Jarryd Hayne stops Sam Thaiday from scoring.

Michael Chammas They have broken Queensland's eight-year dominance, now NSW are on the verge of becoming the greatest defensive team in State of Origin history.

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