Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard is a Senior Sports Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

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Betting scandal: Ayoub charge dismissed

Greg Prichard Leading rugby league player agent Sam Ayoub had a charge of attempting to obtain a financial advantage by deception dismissed at a hearing at Downing Centre Local Court today.

Mortimer out to grab his chance

Daniel Mortimer

Greg Prichard DANIEL MORTIMER says this is the chance he has been anticipating ever since he joined Sydney Roosters at the end of last season.

League

Gallop backed after Stewart attack

Greg Prichard The ARL Commission has backed its chief executive, David Gallop, to continue making decisions that may upset some individuals but are considered best for the game overall after Manly and NSW fullback...

Commission stands by Gallop over Stewart call

Brett Stewart and David Gallop

Greg Prichard THE ARL Commission has backed its chief executive, David Gallop, to continue making decisions that may upset some individuals but are considered best for the game overall after Manly and NSW fullback...

League and American football not concussion cousins, says medic

Ben Ross

Greg Prichard NRL chief medical officer Ron Muratore has taken issue with the Four Corners program on concussion in football codes, over comparisons made between American football and rugby league.

League

Greg Prichard's Power Rankings

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Greg Prichard Last week's ranking in brackets

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No butts, NRL restates concussion guidelines

Benji Marshall

Greg Prichard THE NRL's chief medical officer, Ron Muratore, says Wests Tigers superstar Benji Marshall should have been taken off the field for assessment rather than being allowed to play on after being stunned...

Rising rookies get Origin whistle jobs

Matt Cecchin

Greg Prichard Referees Ben Cummins and Matt Cecchin were on the way to being given control of State of Origin I after their efforts in the Anzac Day blockbuster between St George Illawarra and Sydney Roosters.

Carney has the tricks to take Origin by storm

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Greg Prichard 1 Todd Carney must play sensationally for NSW to have a chance of winning game one and getting the jump on Queensland in the State of Origin series.

Ragged Raiders annoy Furner despite win over slipshod Eels

Fuifui

Greg Prichard CANBERRA were not happy even after beating Parramatta yesterday, which doesn't say much for the Eels.

Gallop upbeat on TV deal negotiations

David Gallop

Greg Prichard ARL Commission chief executive David Gallop said that after meeting executives from the Seven and Ten networks yesterday he was ''very optimistic about achieving a great result'' with the next TV...

Court ponders Ayoub's multiple cash bets

Sam Ayoub

Greg Prichard LEADING player agent Sam Ayoub placed a series of cash wagers on an NRL game that was the subject of an unusual betting plunge, the Downing Centre Local Court heard yesterday.

Court hears of Ayoub bet claim

Greg Prichard Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court heard yesterday that leading player agent Sam Ayoub placed a series of cash wagers in Queensland on an NRL game that was the subject of an unusual betting plunge.

Hindmarsh gets on front foot to tackle critics from within

Nathan Hindmarsh

Greg Prichard ONE of the Parramatta members who attended the club's annual general meeting on Tuesday night had the temerity to ask Nathan Hindmarsh if he could guarantee he would put in for the rest of the season.

Gallen cops it again as Souths star lashes out

Paul Gallen

Greg Prichard AFTER being injured and placed on report in the loss to South Sydney on Monday night, Cronulla captain Paul Gallen again found himself in the firing line yesterday, when Rabbitohs star and fellow...

Guilty as charged: Prior preparing for lengthy ban after early plea

Matt Prior and referee.

Greg Prichard ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA forward Matt Prior is expected to receive a suspension ranging from six to eight games when he appears before the judiciary on a striking charge tonight.

League

Eels won't bring in a new coach to help Kearney

Kearney

Greg Prichard Parramatta will not be parachuting an assistant coach in to help Stephen Kearney after all. The club's board met with Kearney last night, with the result that the coaching set-up won't be changed.

Sterling warns Eels against parachuting in assistant coach to help Kearney

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 30: Commentators Peter Sterling and Andrew Johns talk prior to the round five NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Newcastle Knights at AAMI Park on March 30, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA stalwart Peter Sterling has warned his old club against the idea of bringing in an assistant coach to help Stephen Kearney, who has steered the Eels to just one win from nine games this...

Talking points

Greg Prichard’s SET of SIX

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Greg Prichard Instinct tells me the fact St George Illawarra forward Matt Prior had a clean record before getting sent off for his forearm to North Queensland five-eighth Johnathan Thurston's head will ensure the...

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Houdini routine shows Farah has what it takes to be Origin hooker

Robbie Farah

Greg Prichard ROBBIE FARAH has banged down the door to the hooking job in a NSW side that desperately needs the match-winning qualities of in-form players like him if it is to have any chance of ending...