Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas is rugby league reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

NRL team of the year: Some favourites, some surprises

Michael Chammas With the NRL’s home and away season coming to a conclusion, the time for awards is looming. Michael Chammas spoke with some former greats of the game and members of Fairfax Media’s league...

Eels v Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas PARRAMATTA EELS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Pirtek Stadium, Friday 7.45pm

South Sydney Rabbitohs new premiership favourites after big win over Manly Sea Eagles

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Michael Chammas In round 23 last year the Rabbitohs left Gosford with a 22-10 win, only to bow out to Manly 30-20 in the preliminary final six weeks later.

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Eight years in the NRL: How your team fared in the 16-team competition

The Titans have struggled to make a big impact since joining the comp in 2007.

Michael Chammas Since the Gold Coast Titans joined the competition in 2007, most teams have been on a rollercoaster ride in search of success.

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Geoff Toovey criticises refs as Manly feel the pain

Steve Matai doubles over following a tackle in the fifth minute.

Michael Chammas Manly coach Geoff Toovey has criticised the referees for allowing South Sydney to "wrestle the crap" out of his team on Friday night.

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Rabbitohs v Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas South Sydney v Manly, SCG, Friday 7.45pm

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Feathers fly at Manly as player power is put to the test

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Michael Chammas and Brad Walter For so long the ''us against them'' rationale has bred success on the northern beaches, but how far can the competition frontrunners go with the ''us against us'' mentality that is threatening to...

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Manly Sea Eagles obliterate gummy Cronulla Sharks

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Michael Chammas Cronulla's season from hell got worse last night, becoming the first team in NRL history to be held scoreless for three games in the same season.

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Previews

Manly Sea Eagles v Canterbury Bulldogs

Steve Matai streaks through the Knights' defence.

Michael Chammas Brookvale Oval, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

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History repeats as Manly Sea Eagles beat North Queensland Cowboys with help of controversial refereeing decision

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Michael Chammas For the second time in less than two years, a controversial video refereeing decision involving Kieran Foran has gone against North Queensland to hand Manly a 26-21 victory on Friday night.

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Melbourne Storm v Manly Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas MELBOURNE STORM v MANLY SEA EAGLES at AAMI Park, 7.30pm.

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Manly Sea Eagles break Newcastle Knights' hearts with last-gasp field goal

Kurt Gidley feels the pain.

Michael Chammas A Daly Cherry-Evans field goal with two seconds remaining has turned Newcastle's horror week into a nightmare as the Knights lost the unloseable at Brookvale Oval on Monday night.

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Brisbane Broncos v Manly Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 07: Brett Stewart of the Sea Eagles looks on during warm-up before the First NRL Qualifying Final match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Manly Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on September 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas BRISBANE BRONCOS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Suncorp Stadium, Sunday 3.00pm.

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Wests Tigers' turn into schoolyard bullies against Manly

Michael Chammas Those doubting whether the Wests Tigers were the new schoolyard bullies of the NRL after their round-three demolition of South Sydney were left red-faced after a boilover at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday.

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Wests Tigers win spiteful NRL clash against Manly Sea Eagles

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Michael Chammas Those doubting whether the Wests Tigers were the new schoolyard bullies of the NRL after their round-three demolition of South Sydney were left red-faced after a boilover at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday.

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Where the GF will be won and lost

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Michael Chammas and Michael Carayannis Michael Chammas and Michael Carayannis run their eyes over the key tactics that will decide who win Sunday’s showdown.

NRL 2014 Preview: Manly Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas NRL 2014 Preview

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Talkin' Teams and Ultimate League

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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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Sea Eagles v Rabbitohs

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Michael Chammas Without Brett Stewart, Manly are going to struggle in attack.

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Geoff Toovey returns to the scene of infamous 'investigation' blow up

Passionate: Geoff Toovey at last year's press conference following Manly's loss to South Sydney.

Michael Chammas There needs to be an investigation into how, just seven months after his now famous post-match press conference blow up, Geoff Toovey will return to the scene of the crime (Bluetongue Stadium)...

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