Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

League

NRL stars who factor with 'X' appeal heading into the year's finals

Michael Chammas The league season is into the home stretch. Michael Chammas looks at the players who could be the X-factors for the teams still in contention to win this year's NRL title.

North Queensland Cowboys v Brisbane Broncos

Michael Chammas NORTH QUEENSLAND COWBOYS v BRISBANE BRONCOS at 1300SMILES Stadium, 7.40pm.

Tigers v Broncos

Michael Chammas WESTS TIGERS v BRISBANE BRONCOS at Campbelltown Stadium, Saturday 7.30pm

League

Brisbane Broncos gate-crash Wests Tigers' Campbelltown party

tigers

Michael Chammas The baby Broncos gatecrashed the biggest party at Campbelltown in three years after a controversial penalty goal to Ben Hunt gave the visitors a two point victory on Saturday Night.

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League

Tigers boss Grant Mayer 'over the moon' with home crowd at Broncos match

Strong showing: Tigers centre Chris Lawrence takes the ball up in front of a home crowd of 16,511,

Michael Chammas Wests Tigers chief executive Grant Mayer insists the large crowd at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on Saturday night has reassured the club that the south west is still Tigers territory.

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League

Brisbane Broncos to assist NRL with salary cap rort claims

Michael Carayannis, Michael Chammas Brisbane Broncos boss Paul White says his club are being investigated for “unsubstantiated allegations” of salary cap rorting after revelations the NRL were investigating the club for...

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.

League

NRL late mail: Martin Kennedy ready to step up for Brisbane Broncos against Sydney Roosters

Michael Chammas Former Roosters prop Martin Kennedy is expected to start against his former club on Friday night with Ben Hannant likely to miss the clash against the reigning premiers due to a hamstring injury.

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League

Broncos v Eels

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: Corey Norman returns home to Brisbane for the first time as an Eel. He'll be desperate for a big game, so too his halves partner Chris Sandow.

League

Brisbane Broncos v South Sydney Rabbitohs

Michael Chammas NRL previews for round eight.

Brisbane Broncos' Ben Barba is possible fit for Darren Lockyer's No.6

Broncos

Michael Chammas After Ben Barba inflicted his former club with their first loss at the Auckland Nines, Broncos forward Sam Thaiday conceded Brisbane's newest recruit could start the season at five-eighth.

League

Auckland Nines: North Queensland Cowboys beat Brisbane Broncos to win inaugural trophy

Tariq Sims

Michael Chammas In an all-Queensland final, the Cowboys overcame the Broncos to lay claim to the right as the NRL's first Nines champions and secure the club's first piece of silverware in its 20th year in the...

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NRL 2014 Preview: Brisbane Broncos

Michael Chammas NRL 2014 Preview

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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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Broncos v Cowboys

Michael Chammas The Broncos came out of the blocks well against the Bulldogs in round one, while the Cowboys took the opposite approach, coming from behind to knock over the Raiders.

League

James Segeyaro catches the eye as Penrith Panthers down Brisbane Broncos

NRL. Penrith Panthers vs Brisbane Broncos, CenterBet Stadium, Penrith.
James Segeyaro scores for the Panthers
Friday 23rd August, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Michael Chammas He fooled them once and was touted "the fresh prince of Penrith" by the ground announcer, but when James Segeyaro fooled the Broncos a third time, he became the man who kept the Panthers' finals...

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League

Broncos' star signing could return to crush finals hope

Barba

Michael Chammas The irony in Ben Barba moving to Brisbane to resurrect the club's fortunes next season is that he could return from injury next week in time to end their final hopes for this year.

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League

Parker loses fitness race as Broncos prepare for buoyant Eels

Corey Parker

Michael Chammas BRONCOS lock Corey Parker has been ruled out of tonight's clash against Parramatta in Brisbane.

Rugby league

Shoulder knock rules King out of Broncos crunch match

Jason King

Michael Chammas MANLY prop Jason King is expected to miss tonight's clash with Brisbane, failing to overcome a shoulder injury suffered in last Sunday's win over the Knights.

Rugby league

Toovey refuses to discount Broncos

Manly coach Geoff Toovey

Michael Chammas AT THE start of the season, Manly coach Geoff Toovey tipped Brisbane as one of the teams to beat and, despite the Broncos losing five on the trot, his opinion has not changed.