Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Rugby League

Elation greets $1bn television rights contract

NRL TV rights

Josh Rakic and Greg Prichard, Sydney Leading NRL players and officials warmly welcome news of a $1.025 billion television deal.

Rugby League

Players and officials laud 'great result for the game'

Mitchell Pearce

Greg Prichard, Josh Rakic THE game's leading players and officials have warmly welcomed the news of a $1.025 billion television deal, describing it as a massive boost that will considerably strengthen rugby league's position...

Bone of contention: Farah wants to play finals

Robbie Farah

Greg Prichard WESTS TIGERS captain Robbie Farah says he will play in the first week of the finals series if his team make it, despite the fact he would only be halfway through the healing process from a broken...

Stokes boosts Seven bid for NRL rights

Kerry Stokes

Greg Prichard NEGOTIATIONS over the rugby league television rights have heated up, with representatives of the Nine, Seven, Ten and Fox networks making critically important presentations to the league on Friday...

The spectacular is child's play for Inu

Krisnan Inu

Greg Prichard BACK when he was a kid, playing with his mates in the backyard or on the street, Krisnan Inu would attempt to win the muckaround game by doing something freaky, whether it was scoring a try or...

Dessie's Dogs make it a dozen as Tigers hang by a thread

Ennis

Greg Prichard WESTS Tigers' coach Tim Sheens said on the eve of the eve of last night's game that Canterbury weren't unbeatable, and in a way he was proved right - even though his team lost.

Broncos wary of fullback threat

Billy Slater

Greg Prichard THE first thing Brisbane need to do against Melbourne tonight is avoid being carved up by a fullback - again.

League

Eels left with no choice but to sack under-performing Kearney

Members night at Parramatta Leagues Club where members can question the officials. 
Friday, February 2 2011.
SHD;Sport;Pictures by Steve Lunam/sjl


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Greg Prichard Even at a club that was desperate to appear stable by not getting rid of another coach ahead of time, Stephen Kearney finally had to go.

Patient board finally forced to push Kearney out

Stephen Kearney

Greg Prichard EVEN at a club that was desperate to appear stable by not getting rid of another coach ahead of time, Stephen Kearney finally had to go.

League

Kearney to leave Parramatta

Stephen Kearney

Greg Prichard Stephen Kearney's time as Parramatta coach is over. Fairfax has been told that at a meeting between Kearney and club officials yesterday it was decided Kearney would not see out his time at the club.

Sharks still in the dark over Lewis

Shane Flanagan

Greg Prichard Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan said last night that, as far as he was aware, Luke Lewis still hadn't made a decision on which club he would play for next season.

Rugby league

Broncos peg title hopes to Griffin with long-term deal

Anthony Griffin

Greg Prichard IDEALLY, Anthony Griffin would like to spend the rest of his coaching days in charge of Brisbane, but the realist in him won't let him consider that possibility - even at a club whose first coach was...

The writer, his Brookie and the man who made Sea Eagles soar

Thomas Keneally

Greg Prichard Renowned author and Manly tragic Thomas Keneally says he hopes Des Hasler gets the respect he deserves when he returns to Brookvale Oval for the first time since his acrimonious split with Manly at...

Curse of the Eels points to Manly win

Parramatta eels

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA are the most dangerous team in the competition - the week after you play them. And if the curse of the Eels continues at Brookvale Oval on Friday night, Manly will beat their old coach Des...

Lewis wants new club to help set up a life after football

Luke Lewis

Greg Prichard A NEW deal for in-demand Penrith star Luke Lewis could be finalised by Wednesday, says his manager Greg Willett.

League

Lewis on cusp of deciding new club

Penrith Panthers Executive General Manger Rugby League Phil Gould and Panthers player Luke Lewis at the announcement that Lewis is leaving the club.

Greg Prichard A new deal for in-demand Penrith star Luke Lewis could be finalised by Wednesday, his manager Greg Willett says.

Golden opportunity for critics to grumble was just a rare game

Greg Prichard dinkus

Greg Prichard WHY has one rare game in which golden point extra-time didn't produce a result prompted a push to either get rid of the concept or change the rules altogether?

League

SBW no one-season wonder - Roosters

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Greg Prichard SYDNEY ROOSTERS are confident the return of Sonny Bill Williams to rugby league won't be the one-year, hit-and-run visit his critics have painted it as, and that he will be at the club for at least a...

Rugby league

Expansion plan sweetener in TV talks

TV deal

Greg Prichard EXPANSION plans that include the possibility of the competition increasing by two teams, staggered over two years, have been flagged during negotiations with television networks on the new broadcast...

Toovey works overtime to ensure Manly don't clock off again

Geoff Toovey

Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey has detailed the frustration that led to him boiling over in the coach's box during the second half of last Sunday's 40-24 win over Parramatta.