Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

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.

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...

This is what trials are for: Kearney says Eels centre spot is wide open

Stephen Kearney

Greg Prichard ESI TONGA could find himself playing alongside his representative star brother, Willie, in the premiership opener if he can come up with a big game for Parramatta against Penrith in Friday's trial at...

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...

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...

Meninga locks in Cronk at No.7 but leaves bench open for Cherry-Evans

Cooper Cronk

Greg Prichard QUEENSLAND coach Mal Meninga last night declared Cooper Cronk would definitely be the Queensland halfback for this year's State of Origin series, ending speculation that Daly Cherry-Evans could knock...

Putting the worth in Wentworthville: Kearney drops Sandow to NSW Cup

Chris Sandow

Greg Prichard AFTER failing to find his form and confidence playing for Parramatta in first grade, Chris Sandow has been told to widen his search to the NSW Cup with Wentworthville.

Sandow loses chance to find form as injury ends cup role

Greg Prichard CHRIS SANDOW has been spared the embarrassment of having to play for Parramatta's feeder team, Wentworthville, in the NSW Cup this weekend after being ruled out because of a shoulder injury.

A team's work is never done, not this season

Greg Prichard dinkus

Greg Prichard You dominate a game, score five tries in building a 31-point lead, and you don't let the opposition score until the 67th minute - yet you're kicking yourself at full-time even though you've won.

Talking points

Greg Prichard’s SET of SIX

Greg Prichard Instinct tells me the fact St George Illawarra forward Matt Prior had a clean record before getting sent off for his forearm to North Queensland five-eighth Johnathan Thurston's head will ensure the...

League

Greg Prichard's Power Rankings

Greg Prichard Last week's ranking in brackets.

Kearney given space as Parramatta board makes it known he's there for the long haul

Kearney

Greg Prichard THE Parramatta board last night answered rampant speculation about coach Steve Kearney's future by declaring he was safe until the end of next year, regardless of whether the Eels crawl off the...

Parra keep faith with slow starter Sandow

Parramatta Eels v Canterbury Bulldogs, round 9 2012, Picture: Chris De JongChris Sandow on the bench

Greg Prichard EELS coach Stephen Kearney and his main playmaker, Chris Sandow, are still breaking new ground in their working relationship.

Eels facing D-Day to retain Hayne

MUDGEE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 21:  Jarryd Hayne looks on during the Country Origin training session at Glen Willow Sports Complex on April 21, 2012 in Mudgee, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA face the prospect of being caught in the crossfire of rival offers for superstar Jarryd Hayne if they don't re-sign him over the next few months.