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

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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...

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

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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 next year.

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...

Hasler says debate over week off is simply tired

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler says people who believe Bulldogs big men Sam Kasiano and Frank Pritchard will be hindered rather than helped by a week off from playing at this time of the year are not...

NRL

Tigers, Sheens expected to part ways soon

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 11: Tigers coach Tim Sheens       watches the game from the side-line during the round 23 NRL match between       the Wests Tigers and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Allianz Stadium on       August 11, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images)     Sheens.jpg

Greg Prichard, Chris Barrett WESTS TIGERS and coach Tim Sheens are expected to part company within days.

Force is with Luke after discipline wake-up call, says Fenech

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Greg Prichard SOUTH SYDNEY great Mario Fenech says Issac Luke has learnt the lesson he needed to learn if he is to become a great Rabbitohs player.

Hasler's worked a miracle, Bulldog legend says

Greg Prichard Steve Mortimer, the greatest ever Canterbury player, says the Bulldogs coach Des Hasler will complete a footballing miracle if he can steer the team to a win in Sunday's grand final.

Revolutionary revelation: Mortimer marvels at miracle

Steve Mortimer

Greg Prichard STEVE MORTIMER, one of Canterbury's greats, says Bulldogs coach Des Hasler will complete a footballing miracle if he can steer the team to a win in Sunday's grand final.

Tigers at loss to find useful role for non-coach Sheens

Tim Sheens

Greg Prichard TIM SHEENS will be back in action as a coach today - but not for Wests Tigers. He will be at Redfern Oval in his other capacity, as Australian coach, to put the Sydney and Newcastle-based members of...

League

Hasler proves a cash cow for Dogs

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard DES HASLER has already paid for himself at Canterbury this season - regardless of whether the Bulldogs win Sunday's grand final against Melbourne.

Greenberg won't hold back lofty ambitions

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Greg Prichard Canterbury are making plans to parlay their success on the field this season into something huge off it.

Try-scoring Cooper the leader of the packs

Greg Prichard Take a look at the important bits and pieces from the NRL finals action so far.

Time for Tigers, Sheens to go in different ways

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...