Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

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Dallin Watene-Zelezniak stars on debut as Panthers beat Raiders

Michael Chammas The heavens opened up above Sportingbet Stadium on Saturday night, with the torrential rain delivering a superstar in the making.

Panthers v Raiders

Michael Chammas Michael Chammas writes: These two teams will be in the hunt come finals time. The Raiders showed their potential in the win against South Sydney, while the Panthers are one of the competition's big...

Knights v Raiders

Michael Chammas The Knights are missing two of their best players, Darius Boyd and Jarrod Mullen, but are at home for the first time this year.

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Canberra Raiders heading to Darwin and China in 2014

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Canberra Raiders

Lee Gaskin and Michael Chammas Raiders coach Ricky Stuart to avoid hostile reception with Parramatta taking home game with Canberra to Darwin.

League

NRL 2014 draw: Manly in talks to take match against Canberra Raiders to China

Manly

Michael Chammas Manly will meet with the NRL on Wednesday morning to discuss a groundbreaking game in China, which has been pencilled in for round eight against Canberra.

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Men of steel: superb Souths fly past Raiders

Ben Te'o

Michael Chammas South Sydney might have had the Superman emblem imprinted on their jerseys on Friday night but if they are to end the club's premiership drought this season, it's going to be anything but a one-man...

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Raiders star backs fixture

COFFS HARBOUR, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 21:  Sam Williams of Country runs the ball during the Origin match between City and Country at BCU International Stadium on April 21, 2013 in Coffs Harbour, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Jon Tuxworth and Michael Chammas Sam Williams has made an impassioned plea for the embattled City-Country fixture to be spared the axe, declaring he would be angry if it was scrapped.

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 set to take Raiders' kicking duties

Josh Dugan

Jon Tuxworth, Michael Chammas Josh Dugan has put his hand up to take over Canberra's goal-kicking duties and Raiders legend Clinton Schifcofske believes the pressure could inspire the fullback to return to his devastating best in...

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Raiders will go with flow, make no mistake

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas The numbers you need to know ahead of the clash between South Sydney and Canberra.

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Raiders named in ACC report

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Canberra Raiders

Chris Barrett, Michael Chammas The Canberra Raiders have confirmed they have been named as one of six NRL clubs as part of ACC investigation.

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Wasteful Panthers let Raiders off lightly

Wes Naiqama

Michael Chammas The game was far from worthy of knocking the Sharks off the back page, but Penrith's rebuilding phase got off to the best possible start against the Raiders on Sunday.

Manly set to retain another cornerstone as Raiders give up Ballin chase

Matt Ballin

Michael Chammas HAVING lost the services of Tony Williams and Darcy Lussick for next season, Manly are poised to retain off-contract hooker Matt Ballin, as Canberra resign themselves to missing out on his signature.

League

Mal pins Raiders' hopes on quartet

Mal Meninga.

Michael Chammas Canberra legend Mal Meninga believes the Raiders can win the premiership this season if they can keep their star quartet on the paddock.

Newton tells Raiders to shut up and play football

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 30: Strom coach Craig Bellamy embraces Clint Newton after the NRL Grand Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at Telstra Stadium September 30, 2007 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Craig Bellamy;Clint Newton

Michael Chammas PENRITH forward Clint Newton has slammed the Canberra Raiders for complaining about his former team's wrestling tactics.

Thurston back at his best to show Raiders difference a week can make

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Michael Chammas The No. 6 jersey hand-cuffed Johnathan Thurston in the opening month of the season, but last night he finally broke the shackles in his side's 22-6 win over the Raiders.

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Riddle of the Raiders is as hard to fathom as the alarming reversal of the meandering Kiwis

Reece Robinson.

Michael Chammas It must be frustrating being Canberra coach David Furner. The Raiders were diabolical against the Cowboys at Canberra Stadium last Monday night, yet yesterday they produced a game of football...

Dynamic duo George Burgess and Ben Te'o to miss South Sydney clash against Bulldogs

George Burgess

Michael Chammas South Sydney will be without dynamic duo George Burgess and Ben Te’o for the Good Friday clash against Canterbury after the pair took the early plea for separate tripping charges.

League

Leichhardt winning turf war with Campbelltown

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Michael Chammas Almost 25,000 more fans have attended Leichhardt Oval home games compared to Campbelltown Sports Stadium since 2012.

PREVIEWS

Penrith Panthers v South Sydney Rabbitohs

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Michael Chammas Sportingbet Stadium, Penrith, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)