Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

League

NRL: Wave of optimism has swept new-look Dragons' camp, says coach Steve Price

Michael Chammas It has taken two years but St George Illawarra coach Steve Price finally has the football team he wants.

Rugby League

Storm try a referee's error, says NRL

Young Tonumaipea of the Storm breaks through a tackle by Josh Dugan of the Dragons en route to scoring the match-winning try on Monday night.

Michael Chammas and Michael Carayannis NRL investigating new procedures to prevent repeat of referee's decision on Monday night.

League

Furious Dragons demand please explain from NRL over Storm's after the siren try

Dragons

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra have asked the NRL for an explanation after Melbourne were allowed to score a match winning try on Monday night after the siren.

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League

Wests Tigers name debutants Kurtis Rowe and Blake Austin

Kurtis Rowe

Michael Chammas A week after watching Junior Kiwis teammate Dallin Watene-Zelezniak debut for Penrith, Tigers fullback Kurtis Rowe will get his chance in the No.1 jersey.

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St George Illawarra Dragons v Wests Tigers

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Michael Chammas Follow live coverage as the St George Illawarra Dragons take on the Wests Tigers.

Warriors v Dragons

Michael Chammas he Dragons have finally learnt how to score points under coach Steve Price, but that was against an understrength Wests Tigers team tipped to finish with the wooden spoon.

League

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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League

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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League

Steve Menzies, the eager Beaver, back for Manly Sea Eagles in Auckland Nines

SYDNEY, NSW - JUNE 04: Steve Menzies of the Sea Eagles makes a break in his 
300th NRL match during the round 13 NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and 
the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at CUA Stadium June 4, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. 
(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images) 


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Michael Chammas, Brad Walter Manly legend Steve Menzies will come out of retirement to play for the Sea Eagles in the Auckland Nines, and the 40-year-old hasn't closed the door on the possibility of another stint in the NRL.

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League

Penrith Panthers five-eighth Jamie Soward confident he can regain his best form

New Panther's signing Jamie Soward
11th November 2013
Photo: Steven Siewert

Michael Chammas Penrith five-eighth Jamie Soward believes a licence from coach Ivan Cleary to roam both sides of the field will see him recapture the form that led the Dragons to premiership glory in 2010.

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League

Jamie Soward excited about Penrith move but bitterness of sudden exit from Dragons lingers

Michael Chammas A tattoo of a red V on his biceps with the words "Dragons Premiers 2010" etched through it is an indication of how much St George Illawarra meant to Jamie Soward.

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League

NRL to trial experimental rules for Auckland Nines

Aidan Guerra of the Roosters.

Michael Chammas The NRL will experiment with golden try as part of several rule changes for the Auckland Nines tournament in February.

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Cleary backs NRL to do the right thing

Ivan Cleary

Michael Chammas Panthers coach Ivan Cleary will this week hold talks with salary cap auditor Ian Schubert to ensure fullback Matt Moylan isn't forced back to the NSW Cup because of restrictions on the club's...

League

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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Price livid after dazzling debut

Steve Price

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra coach Steve Price believes Luke Brooks is a star of the future but was more concerned with the reasoning behind him being allowed to star against his side on Saturday afternoon.

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League

The alternative top eight

Paul Gallen of the Blues punches Nate Myles

Michael Chammas With the NRL bearing down on the business end of the season, Michael Chammas celebrates a different side of rugby league.

League

Dragons drift down the table as Panthers pounce

Panthers

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra's finals hopes took another huge hit on Saturday night, with Steve Price's men facing the prospect of becoming the first Dragons team to claim the wooden spoon in 75 years.

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Fired-up Dragons give nod to Price for turnaround in form

Steve Price

Michael Chammas As St George Illawarra move to ensure their future by bolstering their playing roster for next season, uncertainty remains around the future of coach Steve Price.

League

Arthur in line to replace Price

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Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas St George Illawarra have targeted Manly assistant coach Brad Arthur as a possible long-term replacement for under-fire coach Steve Price with his strong ties to new recruits Gareth Widdop and Joel...

League

Dugan close to finalising deal with Dragons

Dugan

Michael Chammas Josh Dugan is on the verge of returning to the NRL after his manager met St George Illawarra officials on Wednesday to finalise a contract with the joint venture club.

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