Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

ASADA timeline: How the events unfolded

Michael Chammas How the ASADA investigation has affected the Cronulla Sharks since it was announced in 2013.

Players body says ASADA's requirements are 'inequitable' and 'unreasonable'

David Garnsey

Michael Chammas Rugby League Players Association boss David Garnsey has described ASADA’s requirements for players to try and escape suspension as inequitable and unreasonable.

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Warriors v Sharks

Michael Chammas Warriors v Cronulla at Mt Smart Stadium, Sunday 2pm

League

Penrith Panthers coach Ivan Cleary rues missed opportunity in loss to Cronulla Sharks

Fend-off: Cronulla's Andrew Fifita palms away Panthers forward Lewis Brown.

Michael Chammas Penrith's quest for their first minor premiership since 2003 has been dealt a big blow after a shock loss against bottom-placed Cronulla in Bathurst on Saturday afternoon.

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League

Injuries to key players sour Sharks' season

Big fish: Sharks skipper Paul Gallen (left) and Luke Lewis have missed large chunks of the season because of injury.

Michael Chammas Between Cronulla's six most influential players they've missed a combined total of 43 games this season.

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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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Parramatta Eels v Cronulla Sharks

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Michael Chammas PARRAMATTA EELS v CRONULLA SHARKS at Pirtek Stadium, 7.00pm

Andrew Fifita injury adds to NSW Blues' Origin headaches

Fifita

Michael Chammas What began as a dream come true for the Fifita family ended in a nightmare for NSW coach Laurie Daley.

Sharks v Rabbitohs

Michael Chammas CRONULLA SHARKS v SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS at Remondis Stadium, Monday 7pm

Preview

St George Illawarra Dragons v Cronulla Sharks

Michael Chammas WIN Stadium, Wollongong, Saturday 7.30pm (AEST

Sharks v Warriors

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: Sharks v Warriors: The Sharks should win this game at home, but you just never know given their start to the season and the Warriors' unpredictability.

League

NRL seeks please explain from clubs over rep absentees' miracle recoveries

Recovered: Parramatta fullback Jarryd Hayne will be back for his club this weekend.

Michael Chammas NRL clubs will be asked to explain the miraculous recovery of the 29 players ruled out of representative teams last week, only to be named for their clubs on Tuesday night.

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League

Patchy Cronulla Sharks a long way from victory, says coach Peter Sharp

Missing in action: Todd Carney offloads against the Knights on Sunday.

Michael Chammas Cronulla are the only team in the NRL without a victory, and coach Peter Sharp believes the Sharks are a long way from breaking their duck.

Where the GF will be won and lost

Jennings

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.

League

Auckland Nines: NRL teams will be learning on the run at inaugural tournament

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Ben Barba looks to pass during the Brisbane Broncos NRL pre-season training session on February 12, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas Some teams are toying with the idea of playing the Auckland Nines without a fullback in defence, others are contemplating whether one marker will be more effective than two.

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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NRL: Cronulla's Daniel Holdsworth hopes to make most of homecoming in Titans clash

Daniel Holdsworth

Michael Chammas Daniel Holdsworth joined Cronulla as a back-up option in the halves but will make his return to the NRL as the Sharks' first-choice playmaker.

Injuries and infection leave Cronulla hamstrung in the halves

Todd Carney

Adrian Proszenko and Michael Chammas Cronulla is facing a halves crisis ahead of its season opener against the Gold Coast after Wade Graham suffered a blood infection.

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.

League

Widdop's recovery has Storm thinking

Gareth Widdop

Brad Walter, Michael Chammas Injured playmakers Brett Finch and Gareth Widdop are locked in a battle to extend their careers with Melbourne until the end of the season, with Storm coach Craig Bellamy unlikely to use both if they...