Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

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.

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...

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...

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...

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.

Time for Tigers, Sheens to go in different ways

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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...

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.

Numero uno: Mortimer at fullback for Dogs clash

Daniel Mortimer

Greg Prichard DANIEL MORTIMER has been named at fullback for Sydney Roosters in their opening trial game against Canterbury at Belmore Sports Ground on Sunday but that is just the first of a number of positions he...

Scrap to start at halfback is still on at Souths, says Maguire

Michael Maguire

Greg Prichard SOUTH SYDNEY coach Michael Maguire says the battle for the halfback spot to start the premiership is not over yet, despite Adam Reynolds having been named there for Saturday night's trial game...

Between Bennett and a hard place, but Price says he's all right

180112 - The launch for the Charity Sheild game at ANZ stadium, Homebush. Captains, coaches and players from the Sotuh Sydney Rabbitohs and St George Illawarra Dragongs rugby league teams at a press conference to promte this years clash  and the charities they will raise monet for from this pre season game. Pictured from left is South Sydney coach Michael Maguire and St George coach Steve Price. SMH SPORT Photo Domino Postiglione

Greg Prichard THE last man to follow Wayne Bennett into a coaching job, Ivan Henjak, is nowhere to be seen in the NRL these days.

League

Hayne, Mannah set to miss season-opener

NRL Penrith Panthers vs Parramatta Eels, Trial Match at Centrebet Stadium, Penrith. Eels player Jarryd Hayne is injured in the second half.17th February 2012Photo: Wolter Peeters

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA stars Jarryd Hayne and Tim Mannah are both likely to miss the first-round clash with Brisbane after suffering suspected knee cartilage damage in last night's 26-10 trial loss against...

Rugby league

Trials necessary evil as injury list grows

By Greg Prichard The Charity Shield game may have ripped a hole in South Sydney's forward pack, with prop Luke Burgess out injured for three months, but Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire says trial matches are a...

Souths left to count the cost as Burgess joins rehab ward

Luke Burgess.

Greg Prichard THE Charity Shield game might have ripped a hole in South Sydney's forward pack, after prop Luke Burgess was forced out injured for three months, but Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire says trial...

Sheens keeps the faith as Tedesco's debut ends in tears

James Tedesco

Greg Prichard THERE will be a mountain of good wishes for rookie Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco after his heartbreaking injury yesterday but, to reconcile himself with what has happened, he is best advised to...

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A pair of losses, but Kearney is coach for long haul, say Eels

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA chief executive Bob Bentley says the club's two-loss start to the season hasn't changed their opinion that Stephen Kearney should be their long-time coach.

White in the dark over knee injury

Brett White

Greg Prichard SPEAKING from his lounge at home, where he took up residence yesterday as he awaited surgery to repair the ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, Canberra prop Brett White said he...

League

Greg Prichard's Power Rankings

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All Tigers need is a good second half, says Sheens

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 26:  Tigers coach Tim Sheens watches on from the bench during the round four NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Canberra Raiders at Campbelltown Sports Stadium on March 26, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Greg Prichard IF YOU look at the statistics, history says the Wests Tigers can't win the premiership if they don't beat Brisbane tonight.

Dirty Des hits out at lop-sided crime count

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Bulldogs coach Des Hasler leaves the coaches box at half-time during the NRL trial match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Sydney Roosters at Belmore Sports Ground on February 12, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler was fuming over a 7-2 penalty count against his team in yesterday's loss to South Sydney, and Bulldogs captain Michael Ennis made it clear he thought referees were...

Star pairing missing, but never fear because the youth brigade is here

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09: Corey Norman of the Broncos attempts to break free from the defence during the round two NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at Suncorp Stadium on March 9, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)norman.jpg

Greg Prichard ANTHONY GRIFFIN has found a positive out of having to do without both Darren Lockyer and Peter Wallace for the first time since he began coaching Brisbane at the start of last season.