Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

Bulldogs' James Graham wary of wounded Tigers after previous thrashing

Michael Chammas James Graham doesn't know if it's just a coincidence, but it was the Wests Tigers who triggered a four game losing streak that threatened to ruin Canterbury's season.

League

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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League

State of Origin: The words that inspired NSW's success

Phil Gould speaks to his troops after the game one victory in 2004.

Brad Walter, Michael Carayannis and Michael Chammas A newspaper column by NSW’s most successful State of Origin coach Phil Gould and some stirring half-time words from star fullback Jarryd Hayne and rookie prop Aaron Woods helped inspire the Blues to...

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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)

State of Origin: Blues make three changes

Dugan

Michael Chammas NSW will bank on an untried centre-wing combination after Josh Dugan and Will Hopoate were named to make their returns for the Blues.

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

Canterbury Bulldogs miss Ben Barba in loss to Brisbane Broncos

Ben Barba

Michael Chammas Ben Barba's successful return to ANZ Stadium against his former club highlighted the size of the hole he's left at Canterbury rather than the one he's filled at Brisbane.

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Bulldogs v Sharks

Michael Chammas The Sharks will be without Andrew Fifita (suspended) and skipper Paul Gallen (ankle injury), but should welcome back Todd Carney.

NRL PREVIEWS

Roosters v Bulldogs

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Michael Chammas The premiers have had a slow start to the year, while the Bulldogs produced their best performance of the season to upset Melbourne in Perth last week.

League

How the NRL teams rate heading into rep season

Man of the moment: Canterbury five-eighth Josh Reynolds.

Michael Chammas No one expected the Bulldogs to start the year as competition leaders without a genuine fullback, but halves Josh Reynolds and Trent Hodkinson have been integral to their success.

St George Illawarra Dragons v Canterbury Bulldogs

Michael Chammas ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA DRAGONS v CANTERBURY BULLDOGS at ANZ Stadium, 3.00pm.

League

League: Three amigos turn Blues brothers

Blues

Michael Chammas Jarryd Hayne, Trent Hodkinson and Tony Williams have been Blues brothers for a lot longer than the past 24 hours.

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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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NSW Origin team: Laurie Daley makes seven changes

Elusive: NSW BLues coach Laurie Daley.

Michael Chammas The NSW Blues have unveiled a new halves combination for the opening game of the State of Origin series with Bulldogs duo Trent Hodkinson and Josh Reynolds replacing Roosters pair Mitchell Pearce and...

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League

NRL teams for week one of finals

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

Michael Chammas Teams for the first week of the NRL finals.

League

Bulldogs admit they dropped ball in season of disruptions

Josh Reynolds

Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas The Bulldogs need a slight attitude adjustment if they are to show their premiership worth, five-eighth Josh Reynolds believes.

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League

Secret weapons: the men who could shape the NRL finals

Kieran Foran

Michael Chammas Greg Inglis, Ben Barba, Johnathan Thurston and Billy Slater dominate the headlines, but there are some unsung heroes just as capable of turning this premiership on its head.

Odd man out Stagg may call it quits

Brad Walter, Michael Chammas CANTERBURY lock David Stagg appears to have become last man standing in the game of musical chairs that has seen players switching clubs this week and may retire after the Bulldogs' season finishes.

Dogs in market for Thurston but re-signing Reynolds is priority

Jonathan Thurston

Brad Walter, Michael Chammas CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler and Josh Reynolds's manager Daryl Mather have agreed to meet the day after the collective bargaining agreement is formalised to discuss a new contract for the boom...

League

Young and hungry: fresh faces with the talent to burn

 Most promising player for 2013 ... David Klemmer.

Michael Chammas Last year it was Adam Reynolds, Konrad Hurrell and Josh Jackson who headlined a long list of rookies to take the NRL by storm.