Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

NRL PREVIEWS

Roosters v Bulldogs

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Michael Chammas The premiers have had a slow start to the year, while the Bulldogs produced their best performance of the season to upset Melbourne in Perth last week.

League

Roosters ace Roger Tuivasa-Sheck says Canterbury's Frank Pritchard taught him to relax

Jolly Roger: Tuivasa-Scheck celebrates a try against Parramatta.

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters flyer Roger Tuivasa-Sheck has credited Kiwi teammate Frank Pritchard for transforming his pre-game routine and easing the pressure he placed on himself.

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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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

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

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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League

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

Trent Robinson

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

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

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' 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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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

Concussion blow for Aubusson, Roosters

Mitchell Aubusson

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters centre Mitchell Aubusson has been ruled out of Friday night's minor premiership showdown against South Sydney with concussion.

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League

Roosters, Sea Eagles keen to prove title credentials

Kieran Foran

Michael Chammas There are enough subplots to the Sydney Roosters-Manly game on Monday night to create intrigue in a round of football that generally gets lost in the hype that follows a game of Origin.

League

Roosters have trick up their sleeve to tackle Souths ace in pack

James Maloney

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters now have a blueprint for beating South Sydney if they meet again in the playoffs, perhaps on grand final day.

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League

Roosters fans upset at sharing home turf

Roosters wary of Canberra's Raiders of redemption (Thumbnail)

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters supporters are furious with the NRL for taking away the club's home-ground advantage and scheduling their final against Manly as part of a historic double-header.

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League

Nuuausala: Roosters deserve own final

Frank-Paul Nuuausala

Michael Chammas Sydney Roosters lock Frank-Paul Nuuausala has echoed the sentiment of the club's frustrated fans and is adamant the minor premiers deserved to host their own final.

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League

Charge raises ire of Roosters

Waerea-Hargreaves

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Chammas Jared Waerea-Hargreaves will be forced to go to the judiciary to defend a dangerous contact charge that isn't as bad as one that went unpunished six weeks earlier.

League

Trent who? Coach who turned Roosters around

Trent Robinson

Michael Chammas If you want a gauge of how remarkable Trent Robinson's debut season as Sydney Roosters coach has been, nothing reflects it better than star recruit James Maloney's reaction to his signing.

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Salary cap squeeze to decide if Luke O'Donnell stays at Roosters

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 14:  Luke O'Donnell of the Roosters reacts to a referee's decision during the NRL Qualifying Final match between the Sydney Roosters and the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at Allianz Stadium on September 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas Roosters will wait until after the season to decide if Luke O'Donnell will stay.