Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas


NRL to investigate if Ryan Hoffman should have been on field for final try against Dragons

Michael Chammas The NRL will investigate whether Melbourne back-rower Ryan Hoffman was allowed to return to the field prematurely on Monday night, just six-and-a-half minutes after he was taken for a concussion test.


St George Illawarra want NRL to change concussion rules after Dragons forced to play with 12 men

Down for the count: Joel Thompson's injury started a remarkable sequence of events that left the Dragons with just 12 players for the final moments of their loss to Melbourne.

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra have called on the NRL to reassess the concussion guidelines after they were forced to play the last 88 seconds of the match against Melbourne with 12 players.

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


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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Dragons v Rabbitohs

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: It's first up against fourteenth. If you told me after the Charity Shield it would be the Dragons on top of the ladder, I would've laughed in your face.

St George Illawarra Dragons v Wests Tigers


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.


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

Josh Dugan

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

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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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Dragons concerned about Widdop rushing back

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 17:  Gareth Widdop arrives for a Melbourne Storm NRL training session at Gosch's Paddock on May 17, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas Gareth Widdop's slim hopes of a fairytale farewell at the Melbourne Storm appear to be over.


Dragons drift down the table as Panthers pounce


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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Dugan close to finalising deal with Dragons


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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Dragons' early birthday present for Dugan

Josh Dugan

Michael Chammas The NRL could register Josh Dugan's contract to join St George Illawarra for the rest of the season as early as Thursday.

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Dragons unfazed by length of Raiders' rap sheet on Dugan

Josh Dugan

Michael Chammas, Peter FitzGerald Josh Dugan will join St George Illawarra with plenty of baggage - including 18 misdemeanours his former club detailed in a dossier sent to the NRL for a report into the troubled fullback's behaviour.

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Dugan's Dragons debut to be put on hold

Josh Dugan

Michael Chammas Josh Dugan's Dragons debut is expected to be pushed back a week, after the fullback took no part in St George Illawarra's final pre-game training session in Kogarah on Saturday morning.

Dugan given his chance to help lift struggling Dragons

Josh Dugan

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra coach Steve Price has rushed Josh Dugan into his side to help break the Dragons' three-game losing streak.

Dugan can help Dragons get their fire back, says Young

Dragons player Josh Dugan trains with the Dragons.

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra have struggled to score points since Darius Boyd's defection to Newcastle but former Dragons lock Dean Young believes Josh Dugan can solve their attacking woes.

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Soward on way out at Dragons

Jamie Soward

Michael Chammas Jamie Soward appears to have played his last game for the Dragons after he was again named to play NSW Cup for the Illawarra Cutters.

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Dragons desperately seek attacking answers


Michael Chammas St George Illawarra coach Steve Price will head out to Leichhardt Oval on Saturday afternoon in the hope he finds the remedy to his attacking woes.


Dragons look south to fill Soward void

Gareth Widdop

Michael Chammas, Michael Carayannis St George Illawarra may boast an English halves combination next season after expressing interest in Melbourne's Gareth Widdop as a replacement for Penrith-bound five-eighth Jamie Soward.

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Widdop in Dragons' sights

Gareth Widdop.

Michael Chammas St George Illawarra may boast the English halves combination next season after expressing interest in Melbourne's Gareth Widdop as a replacement for Penrith bound Jamie Soward.