Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

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...

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...

League

NRL finals system revamp has top four teams right at home

Greg Prichard The realisation it had become grossly unfair to force losing top-four teams to play away against lower-ranked teams in the second week of the finals series drove the decision to dump the McIntyre...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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

Goeff Toovey

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...

Time for Tigers, Sheens to go in different ways

Greg Prichard dinkus

Greg Prichard 1 One of the things proved by the sorry exit of Wests Tigers over the last two rounds - apart from the fact they weren't up to it this year and the team and coach Tim Sheens have been together too...