Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

League

Brett Stewart guides Manly Sea Eagles home against Sydney Roosters

Michael Chammas Manly fullback Brett Stewart overcame a horror first half to lead the Sea Eagles to a 24-16 victory against the Roosters in what might have just been a dress rehearsal for what's in store come...

League

Sydney Roosters, North Queensland Cowboys and Warriors seek cure for World Cup hangover

Heavy workload: Johnathan Thurston is one of 12 Cowboys stars backing up from the World Cup.

Michael Chammas It's no surprise those teams suffering from the strongest dose of a World Cup hangover were those heavily represented in last year's end-of-season tournament in the United Kingdom.

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Previews

Sydney Roosters v Wests Tigers

PREVIEWS

Michael Chammas SYDNEY ROOSTERS v WESTS TIGERS at Allianz Stadium, 7.40pm.

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League

Wests Tigers face test of mettle as Roosters take flight

Stepping in: Blake Austin will partner Luke Brooks in the halves.

Michael Chammas The Wests Tigers are flying high in the top four but coach Mick Potter says Friday night's clash against the premiers will be his side's biggest test of the season.

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Bulldogs v Roosters

Not slowing down: Anthony Minichiello.

Michael Chammas CANTERBURY BULLDOGS v SYDNEY ROOSTERS at ANZ Stadium, Friday 7.45pm

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League

The late mail: Remi Casty set for Roosters debut

French forward Remi Casty will make his NRL debut for the Sydney Roosters on Friday night.

Michael Chammas French International Remi Casty will make his debut for the Sydney Roosters after an injury-riddled start to his career in Australia.

League

Roosters accuse Michael Ennis and Sam Perrett of taking dives

Michael Ennis laughs after the video ref pushes the wrong button on Friday night.

Michael Chammas The Sydney Roosters have slammed Bulldogs veterans Michael Ennis and Sam Perrett, accusing the pair of taking dives in Friday night's heated clash at ANZ Stadium.

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League

Sydney Roosters defeat Canterbury Bulldogs in controversial NRL clash

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Michael Chammas It was the game that had it all. Controversial decisions, all-in brawls, and a player put on report for kung fu kicking.

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Sydney Roosters v Canberra Raiders

Michael Chammas SYDNEY ROOSTERS v CANBERRA RAIDERS at Allianz Stadium, Saturday 5.30pm.

League

Sydney Roosters 'comeback kid' Brad Fittler runs into Penrith Panthers recruit Eto Nabuli again

On the prowl: Penrith recruit Eto Nabuli.

Michael Chammas When Brad Fittler lured Fijian giant Eto Nabuli to the Penrith Panthers, he never envisaged having to tackle him.

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League

World Club Challenge: Roosters run riot in title win over Wigan

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

Michael Chammas The Sydney Roosters will begin their NRL title defence as the world champions.

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League

St George Illawarra Dragons v Sydney Roosters

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Michael Chammas NRL previews for round eight.

League

Roosters coach Trent Robinson desperate to avoid one-hit-wonder tag

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Michael Chammas He's achieved almost everything an NRL coach can do in his first year, but the desire to emulate the likes of Wayne Bennett and Tim Sheens and become a career-coach is what is driving Trent Robinson.

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League

The moment NRL premiership-winning Roosters shared a quiet beer in the middle of ANZ Stadium

Roosters crow in NRL Grand Final (Thumbnail)

Michael Chammas In the aftermath of the Roosters grand final triumph, the newly crowned premiers united in an emotional centre-field embrace in the eerie silence of a near-empty ANZ Stadium.

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Loss to South Sydney a reality check for Sydney Roosters, says James Maloney

Underdone: James Maloney says the Roosters had a disrupted pre-season.

Michael Chammas It was only last month the Sydney Roosters were crowned world champions, but five-eighth James Maloney insists his side were given a reality check by South Sydney in their season opener.

Roosters v Eels

Michael Chammas The Roosters received a wake-up call against South Sydney last week and even without Sonny Bill Williams will be better prepared this time around.

League

Sydney Roosters need to lift their game to go back-to-back, say grand final heroes

Jared Waerea-Hargreaves

Michael Chammas Representative stars Michael Jennings and Jared Waerea-Hargreaves are adamant the Sydney Roosters cannot defend their title playing the same football they did last year.

League

Roosters look to Melbourne and Manly for inspiration

Building a legacy: Roosters coach Trent Robinson

Michael Chammas Roosters coach Trent Robinson has told his troops to look to Manly and Melbourne for inspiration as the reigning champions try to back up last year's grand final triumph.

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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

Roosters' Anthony Minichiello face of league in countdown to NRL season 2014

Anthony Minichiello at the launch of the 2014 NRL premiership at glebe Island
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Photos Ben Rushton
Feb 26 2014

Michael Chammas As Sydney Roosters veteran Anthony Minichiello helped launch the start of the season, NRL chief executive Dave Smith unveiled an initiative to make rugby league games more affordable.

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