Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Rugby league

Smith gone, outsider tagged to rule Roosters

Greg Prichard CATALANS DRAGONS coach Trent Robinson has emerged as a major contender to replace sacked Sydney Roosters coach Brian Smith.

Second choice no problem for V'landys

Greg Prichard League: Racing industry insiders say Peter V’landys would not be fazed by the fact someone had already been offered and rejected the job as ARLC chief executive if he was interested in the role.

Bellamy not up for grabs next year - Storm chief

Craig Bellamy

Greg Prichard, Adrian Proszenko THE chief executive of Melbourne, Ron Gauci, said last night there was no chance that Craig Bellamy would be coaching anywhere but at the Storm next year.

Barba's shop expected to remain open, but trade could be limited

Ben Barba

Greg Prichard 1. Will Ben Barba replicate his Dally M player of the year form in the finals?

Rugby League

Roosters sign Robinson as coach

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Greg Prichard Sydney Roosters today appointed Trent Robinson as their coach for the next three years.

I told you so: Hasler plays the underdog

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard MELBOURNE and Manly have the best records of any of the finals teams against fellow top-eight sides, which goes some way to supporting the opinions of bookmakers that they should be shorter in...

Flanagan guarded on plans for Gardner

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07: Nathan Gardner of the Sharks injures his knee during the round six NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the St George Illawara Dragons at Toyota Stadium on April 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) nathan.jpg

Greg Prichard NATHAN GARDNER will be on the bus to Canberra today as part of an extended Cronulla squad for tomorrow's elimination final against the Raiders, but there is no guarantee Sharks coach Shane Flanagan...

Will Sea Eagles fans dare to travel?

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Greg Prichard Any chance of Manly fans turning up in numbers for their team's semi-final against North Queensland at Allianz Stadium on Friday? The Sea Eagles need their support.

Raiders' resurgence provides fans a dash of the Green Machine's glory days

Josh Dugan

Greg Prichard There is something about Canberra that makes you love them when they are on fire.

Carney's Achilles injury adds insult for shabby Sharks

Todd Carney

Greg Prichard TODD CARNEY would not have played again in the finals series had Cronulla won yesterday. He has a suspected tear to the Achilles tendon in his right foot, which, if scans to be taken today confirm...

Barba sought help to stop success going to his head

Ben Barba?

Greg Prichard BEN BARBA has revealed he needed help from Canterbury's senior players and coach Des Hasler to cope with the pressure that comes with being crowned the competition's No.1 player.

League

Taylor appointed assistant coach at Roosters

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Greg Prichard Jason Taylor has been promoted from Sydney Roosters under-20s coach to new first-grade coach Trent Robinson's assistant at the club next year.

Fittler says Thurston will be in fine fettle for years to come

Brad Fittler

Greg Prichard BRAD Fittler, as good a judge of a five-eighth as there is, says Johnathan Thurston is changing the way five-eighths play and is an even better player in that position than he was as a halfback.

Robinson gives Taylor green light to assist in Roosters' revival

Jason Taylor

Greg Prichard JASON TAYLOR has been promoted from Sydney Roosters under-20s coach to new first-grade coach Trent Robinson's assistant next year.

Crocker worthy of run with Souths greats

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Greg Prichard SOUTH Sydney great Bob McCarthy paid Michael Crocker the ultimate compliment on the eve of the Rabbitohs co-captain's 200th first-grade game by declaring he would have made the club's great...

Weekend talking points

Time to blow whistle on referees' bosses

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Greg Prichard The ARL Commission has got to blow up the refereeing department at the end of the season and start again.

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Ward given keys to make right call

Greg Prichard VETERAN video referee Chris Ward, who made the biggest decision by an upstairs official in NRL history, has been brought back into the front line by the man who asked him to make that call in the...

League

Just you try getting ring off me, fires angry White

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 04  Brett White of the Storm is interchanged during the 2009 NRL Grand Final match between the Parramatta Eels and the Melbourne Storm at ANZ Stadium on October 4, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.  Photo by Matt King/Getty Images   SPECIAL 0

Greg Prichard Brett White, the Canberra and former Melbourne prop who played in the Storm's grand final-winning teams of 2007 and 2009 that subsequently had their titles stripped because the club cheated the...

Plenty of Sea Eagles have not flown the nest

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Greg Prichard Some facts and figures heading into the third week of the NRL finals.

Lords of the rings: Storm tap anger over stripped titles

Brett White

Greg Prichard BRETT WHITE, the Canberra and former Melbourne prop who played in the Storm's grand final-winning teams of 2007 and 2009 that subsequently had their titles stripped because the club cheated the...