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.

Bulldogs v Tigers

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

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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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

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

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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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

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.

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...

Hasler backs Dank and Manly in the face of ACC findings

Hasler

Michael Chammas CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler has leapt to the defence of his former club, insisting Manly followed the right protocols during his tenure at the club.

Talkin' Teams, Tuesday March 26, 2013

Ben Barba.

Michael Chammas All the NRL team news as the sides are named with all eyes on the Bulldogs and Ben Barba.

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Talkin' Teams, Tuesday April 2

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas The latest news from the NRL as clubs name their sides for round five.

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Daley, Fittler may squeeze five sixes and sevens into City's squad

Hayne

Michael Chammas LAURIE DALEY and Brad Fittler are contemplating picking five halves in the City side for a match that often results in Origin hopefuls playing themselves out of, rather than into, Blues contention.