Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Toovey backs Taufua to shine as rising rookie faces big-game test

Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey has praised rookie Jorge Taufua's role in plugging a problem position as the Sea Eagles try to clinch a top-four spot in the finals by beating Gold Coast at Skilled Park...

League

Farewell to the Eel deal

Nathan Hindmarsh

Greg Prichard NATHAN Hindmarsh is OK for now, but he knows it is going to hit him at the end of tomorrow night's game. The realisation he won't ever play football again.

Commission keeps its options open on gambling revenue

NRL

Greg Prichard THE management of the ARL Commission has called for independent reviews of rugby league gambling revenue models after receiving conflicting opinions from bodies in the wagering industry.

Hasler puts onus on players to close out minor premiership

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler says he can't simply demand an improvement from his players after producing substandard football against Canberra last weekend - it's up to them to address the issue...

NRL stands to lose $30m by betting on turnover

League

Greg Prichard ONE of Australia's biggest corporate bookmakers has forecast a decline in betting on rugby league that could put at risk up to $30 million in annual sponsorship and advertising revenue if the ARLC...

Storm playing with fire if they rest players for Tigers

Melbourne Storm

Greg Prichard IF MELBOURNE are serious about playing with fire and resting players from their last game of the regular season against Wests Tigers, they are not letting on.

Luke not missed but coach extends olive branch

Greg Prichard dinkus

Greg Prichard Michael Maguire has pulled the right rein much more often than he has pulled the wrong one in his first season as South Sydney coach.

One loss should not throw Dogs off scent

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard Canterbury fans should wait until after Saturday's game against Sydney Roosters before they judge their team.

Wooden spoon leaves bad taste

Nathan Hindmarsh

Greg Prichard THE chances of Parramatta picking up the wooden spoon have been very good for a long time, so when it was made official after yesterday's loss to South Sydney, they didn't react by curling up into...

Constant Gardner adds fire to Sharks

Nathan Gardner

Greg Prichard NATHAN GARDNER is positive about his comeback from a knee reconstruction today, which could end up giving Cronulla a massive boost going into the finals.

Mini case to change charges: ARLC

Greg Prichard The ARLC has moved to ensure players who are involved in incidents similar to the one in which Anthony Minichiello was this week charged with striking are in future charged with dangerous contact.

Plunge on Raiders sparks rumours of a rest for Dogs

Des Hasler

Glenn Jackson, Greg Prichard A BETTING plunge yesterday on Canberra before tonight's clash with Canterbury has sparked speculation Bulldogs coach Des Hasler plans to rest some of his stars in the run-in to the finals.

League

Smart money's on Hasler making late changes

Glenn Jackson, Greg Prichard A betting plunge yesterday on Canberra ahead of tonight's clash with Canterbury has sparked speculation that Bulldogs coach Des Hasler was planning to rest some of his stars in the run-in to the...

League

Dogs rubbish talk of losing being a positive

Greg Prichard In a warning shot to the Raiders ahead of tomorrow's season-defining clash at Canberra Stadium, Bulldogs players are adamant they would not be better off losing a game going into the finals.

Bulldogs brush off talk about needing to lose

Krisnan Inu

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY players are adamant they are not scared of flying in the face of popular opinion that says they would be better off losing a game going into the finals.

Daley turns to Stuart in first step on Origin quest

Laurie Daley

Greg Prichard NEWLY-appointed NSW coach Laurie Daley will meet with his predecessor, Ricky Stuart, tomorrow to kick-start his planning for next year's State of Origin campaign.

Pipped Tigers eye another run right into finals: Galloway

Wests Tigers

Greg Prichard WESTS TIGERS players believe the team's performance in forcing competition leaders Canterbury into extra time before losing to a field goal proves they can win the premiership if they can make the...

Rugby league

Bonus for players but no salary cap rise

Shane Mattiske

Greg Prichard PLAYERS are likely to receive extra payments in a variety of forms for next season as a means of ensuring they properly benefit from the game's $1.025 billion television rights deal.

Rugby league

Daley promises he will make Blues fans proud

Greg Prichard Laurie Daley can't guarantee NSW will win next year's State of Origin series, but when asked what he could guarantee long-suffering Blues fans after being appointed the team's new coach yesterday, he...

Rugby league

No guarantees - but Daley says NSW can break hoodoo

Laurie Daley

Greg Prichard LAURIE DALEY can't guarantee NSW will win next year's State of Origin series, but when asked what he could guarantee long-suffering Blues fans after being appointed the team's new coach yesterday, he...