Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas

Michael Chammas is rugby league reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

League

South Sydney Rabbitohs humiliate Manly Sea Eagles in NRL finals series opener

Michael Chammas He was a rabbit caught in the headlights in last year's finals series, but South Sydney halfback Adam Reynolds took centre stage on Friday night to inflict a finals humiliation on Manly.

Manly Sea Eagles set to fight Anthony Watmough's dangerous throw charge

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Michael Chammas Manly are expected to roll the dice and risk losing Anthony Watmough for two weeks in a bid to have the star backrower available against the Bulldogs on Saturday night.

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Brenton Lawrence backs Manly Sea Eagles' pack against South Sydney Rabbitohs

Ready for the challenge: Manly's Brenton Lawrence.

Michael Chammas Don't tell Brenton Lawrence about the need to stop South Sydney's big men.Because simply just stopping them won't be enough.

Geoff Toovey slams complacent Manly Sea Eagles performance

The Sea Eagles players feel the pain of a blank second half.

Michael Chammas Manly coach Geoff Toovey has accused his side of showing complacency in Friday night's loss to Parramatta at Pirtek Stadium.

Parramatta Eels rally against Manly Sea Eagles to keep finals hopes alive

Slippery Eel: Tim Mannah pumps the legs.

Michael Chammas Parramatta have stunned competition front-runners Manly to keep their finals hopes alive with a remarkable come-from-behind victory on Friday night.

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Eels v Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas PARRAMATTA EELS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Pirtek Stadium, Friday 7.45pm

Cowboys v Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas North Queensland Cowboys v Manly Sea Eagles at 1300SMILES Stadium, Saturday, 7.30pm

Sea Eagles must display the right stuff against Rabbitohs' monstrous pack

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Michael Chammas Does this game count for anything come finals time?

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Rabbitohs v Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas South Sydney v Manly, SCG, Friday 7.45pm

South Sydney Rabbitohs new premiership favourites after big win over Manly Sea Eagles

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Michael Chammas In round 23 last year the Rabbitohs left Gosford with a 22-10 win, only to bow out to Manly 30-20 in the preliminary final six weeks later.

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League

Brett Stewart guides Manly Sea Eagles home against Sydney Roosters

Still got it: Brett Stewart proved the match-winner in a thrilling night of footy.

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...

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League

Manly Sea Eagles obliterate gummy Cronulla Sharks

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Michael Chammas Cronulla's season from hell got worse last night, becoming the first team in NRL history to be held scoreless for three games in the same season.

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League

Wests Tigers win spiteful NRL clash against Manly Sea Eagles

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Michael Chammas Those doubting whether the Wests Tigers were the new schoolyard bullies of the NRL after their round-three demolition of South Sydney were left red-faced after a boilover at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday.

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League

History repeats as Manly Sea Eagles beat North Queensland Cowboys with help of controversial refereeing decision

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Michael Chammas For the second time in less than two years, a controversial video refereeing decision involving Kieran Foran has gone against North Queensland to hand Manly a 26-21 victory on Friday night.

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Melbourne Storm v Manly Sea Eagles

Michael Chammas MELBOURNE STORM v MANLY SEA EAGLES at AAMI Park, 7.30pm.

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League

Manly Sea Eagles break Newcastle Knights' hearts with last-gasp field goal

Kurt Gidley feels the pain.

Michael Chammas A Daly Cherry-Evans field goal with two seconds remaining has turned Newcastle's horror week into a nightmare as the Knights lost the unloseable at Brookvale Oval on Monday night.

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Brisbane Broncos v Manly Sea Eagles

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 07: Brett Stewart of the Sea Eagles looks on during warm-up before the First NRL Qualifying Final match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Manly Sea Eagles at ANZ Stadium on September 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Michael Chammas BRISBANE BRONCOS v MANLY SEA EAGLES at Suncorp Stadium, Sunday 3.00pm.

Previews

Manly Sea Eagles v Canterbury Bulldogs

Steve Matai streaks through the Knights' defence.

Michael Chammas Brookvale Oval, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

League

Brent Kite pictures rebuilt Penrith Panthers soaring to great heights, just like Sea Eagles

Rugby League, penrith Panthers new recruits.
clockwise from (L) Elijah Taylor, Tyrone Peachey, Kevin Naiqama, Jamie Soward, Peter Wallace, Jamal Idris and Brent Kite.
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Photos : Anthony Johnson

Michael Chammas Penrith recruit Brent Kite believes there are similarities between the new-look Penrith side and the Manly team he joined in 2005.

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League

Steve Menzies, the eager Beaver, back for Manly Sea Eagles in Auckland Nines

SYDNEY, NSW - JUNE 04: Steve Menzies of the Sea Eagles makes a break in his 
300th NRL match during the round 13 NRL match between the Penrith Panthers and 
the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles at CUA Stadium June 4, 2006 in Sydney, Australia. 
(Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images) 


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Michael Chammas, Brad Walter Manly legend Steve Menzies will come out of retirement to play for the Sea Eagles in the Auckland Nines, and the 40-year-old hasn't closed the door on the possibility of another stint in the NRL.

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