Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

Penrith Panthers centre Jamal Idris: Why I really left Canterbury Bulldogs

Michael Chammas There's a perception that Jamal Idris left Canterbury for the money, but the Panthers centre has revealed how the club's hesitation in offering him a new deal was a major factor behind his exit from...

Penrith Panthers v Canterbury Bulldogs

Firing on all cylinders: Jamie Soward.

Michael Chammas Panthers v Bulldogs: Saturday , ANZ Stadium, 7.55pm.

Penrith Panthers forward Ben Murdoch-Masila coming to terms with loss of friend Mosese Fotuaika

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Michael Chammas Ben Murdoch-Masila blamed himself for a long time after Mosese Fotuaika took his own life, but the memory of his best friend now lives on through his daughter.

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Penrith Panthers centre Jamal Idris still being wrong-footed by deadpan coach Ivan Cleary

Back on track: Jamal Idris.

Michael Chammas It took Jamal Idris half a season to begin to understand his coach and double that time to get him to laugh at one of his jokes.

Penrith Panthers captain Jamie Soward reveals he nearly left NRL to play rugby union in Japan

Jumping for joy: Jamie Soward celebrates victory over the Roosters on Saturday night.

Michael Chammas Man of the moment Jamie Soward has revealed he almost gave the game away at the end of 2012 to play rugby union in Japan.

Panthers' Dallin Watene-Zelezniak redeems himself with try-creating flick pass

Upset: The Panthers celebrate during their dramatic win over the Roosters on Saturday.

Michael Chammas Dallin Watene-Zelezniak knew he had to produce something special if he was to make up for the mistake he made that led to what seemed like a match-winning try to Mitchell Pearce on Saturday night.

Sydney Roosters fans' hate just makes Panthers' Jamie Soward stronger

Jamie Soward remonstrates with trainer Alan Mair.

Michael Chammas Penrith trainer Alan Mair was fulfilling a pact he had made with Jamie Soward when he ran out on to Allianz Stadium to high five the Panthers playmaker after his match-winning field goal on Saturday...

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Panthers wonder kid Dallin Watene-Zelezniak considering Mormon mission

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Michael Chammas He is Penrith's boy wonder who in the coming months will have to decide whether to forgo a two-year Mormon missionary or put his NRL career on hold for his religious beliefs.

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Panthers v Warriors

Michael Chammas Penrith Panthers v NZ Warriors at Sportingbet Stadium, Sunday 6.30pm

Matt Moylan shines as Penrith Panthers clinch fourth in dominant win over Warriors

Too good: Penrith Panthers star Matt Moylan.

Michael Chammas The newly crowned prince of Penrith, Matt Moylan, has done it again.

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Coach Ivan Cleary sees the light after hanging tough at Penrith Panthers

‘If you want to build a house you have to tear down the old one to start again.’

Michael Chammas To think it is one thing, but for Ivan Cleary to admit that he wondered if he had made the right decision joining the Panthers in 2012, things must have been seriously tough.

Ivan Cleary unfazed by Penrith Panthers' wobble

Slip-up: The Panthers reflect on a hard lesson on Monday night.

Michael Chammas Penrith have built their success on building pressure this season but they failed to deliver against the masters of building pressure on Monday night.

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Melbourne Storm show premiership credentials with impressive victory over Penrith Panthers

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Michael Chammas On a weekend when the premiership heavyweights faltered, the Melbourne Storm have announced themselves as genuine contenders with a 24-10 win against the in-form Panthers on Monday night.

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Panthers coach Ivan Cleary wants 40-20 rule changed now

Opportunity lost: Eels halfback Chris Sandow finds a gap against the Bulldogs.

Michael Chammas Panthers coach Ivan Cleary has urged the NRL to scrap the rules relating to the 40-20 before the start of the next round.

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Panthers hooker James Segeyaro may miss only one match with ankle injury

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Michael Chammas The Panthers are hopeful hooker James Segeyaro will only miss one week after suffering an ankle injury in Monday night's one-point win over his former club North Queensland.

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Penrith Panthers score thrilling win over North Queensland Cowboys with Jamie Soward starring

Starring role: Jamie Soward was the most valuable player for Penrith in their win over North Queensland.

Michael Chammas The Panthers might have went after Johnathan Thurston as their priority recruit, but on Monday night Jamie Soward proved that he was more than just a second prize, leading the Panthers to a...

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Panthers v Storm

Michael Chammas PENRITH PANTHERS v MELBOURNE STORM at Sportingbet Stadium, Monday 7.00pm

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Penrith Panthers push on with plan for new stadium in western Sydney

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Michael Chammas Penrith Panthers general manager Phil Gould has welcomed the state government's decision to scrap further funding for suburban grounds in favour of a new stadium in western Sydney.

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Penrith Panthers confound critics again with victory over Canterbury Bulldogs

Moment of truth: James Segayaro watches on as the video ref rules on his second try.

Michael Chammas Having already lost Peter Wallace for the rest of the season with a knee injury suffered in last week's loss to Cronulla, the news got even worse for Ivan Cleary when he lost another one of his new...

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No player in Origin – but now minor premiership is in Penrith Panthers' reach

On the prowl: the Panthers are well placed to end their 23-year wait for the minor premiership.

Michael Chammas The Panthers will take another step towards ending an 11-year drought in Sydney's west if they put Brisbane away at Penrith on Monday night.