Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Travel broadens the mind: rejuvenated veteran Buderus determined to show that age is no barrier to performance

Greg Prichard THE easy thing to say is that Danny Buderus is too old - that at 34 he has bitten off more than he can chew and will not be able to cut it back in the NRL after three years of playing in England.

Boyd already a revelation in the Hunter despite weight of expectation

Greg Prichard IF ANYTHING is going to stop Darius Boyd this season, it won't be the pressure of expectation.

Early signs good for Bennett and Cleary as troops fall into line

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Greg Prichard However long it takes for Wayne Bennett to get Newcastle to play the way he wants and start challenging for a premiership, it is bound to happen.

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In veteran, master coach has found his latest Lockyer

ANZ Stadium. NRL Bulldogs v Knights. Pic shows.... Danny Buderus.  Photo: Quentin Jones. 25 Mar 2012.

Greg Prichard Wayne Bennett has found his Newcastle version of Darren Lockyer at Brisbane and Ben Hornby at St George Illawarra.

Eels turn to star power to overcome horror start

Stephen Kearney

Greg Prichard MELBOURNE coach Craig Bellamy yesterday revealed he has spoken with his former assistant at the Storm - Parramatta coach Steve Kearney - to offer him support in the wake of the horror start to the...

Hinchcliffe in frame to skip Country for shock Test role

Ryan Hinchcliffe

Greg Prichard RYAN HINCHCLIFFE is under consideration for a shock elevation to the Australian team in Friday week's Test against New Zealand.

Talking points

Greg Prichard’s set of six

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Greg Prichard A big accolade in receiving the call, but it’s his nation that needs Brett Morris.

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Clock ticking for Blues wannabes as squad takes shape

Brett Stewart

Greg Prichard INJURED stars Glenn Stewart, Josh Dugan and Brett Stewart need to get back on the field quickly if they are to have any chance of making the NSW side for State of Origin I against Queensland at...

League

Ban Buderus, says Colley

Greg Prichard Country Rugby League chairman Jock Colley says the need to protect the integrity of the City-Country concept at a time when its future is threatened leaves him with no choice but to seek to have...

Country chief seeks ban for Buderus withdrawal

Greg Prichard THE chairman of Country Rugby League, Jock Colley, says the need to protect the integrity of the City-Country concept at a time when its future is threatened leaves him with no choice but to seek to...

Blues the biggest losers as certain selections face uncertain futures

Kurt Gidley

Greg Prichard Last night's game in Newcastle blew up in NSW coach Ricky Stuart's face, with injury ending the season for Blues regular Kurt Gidley, threatening the State of Origin comeback of veteran hooker Danny...

Rugby league

Breakfast of champions: star trio turn Bedsy back to the Blues

Danny Buderus

Greg Prichard, Brett Keeble DANNY BUDERUS was so upset by the negative reaction at his decision to miss the City-Country match, he was seriously thinking of making himself unavailable for State of Origin - until a breakfast...

League

Greg Prichard's Power Rankings

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Greg Prichard Last week's position in brackets.

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Price fears determined, desperate Blues outfit

Pic shows Steve Price wrapped up by Nathan Hindmarsh during the first half of the State Of Origin at Telstra Stadium. 13th June 2007  Fairfax Sport/ NSW V QLD State of Origin  Photo by Dallas Kilponen/dak.

Greg Prichard FORMER Queensland great Steve Price says he is more nervous about the potential for NSW to knock over the record-breaking Maroons in the State of Origin series than he has been for many years.

Farah puts up hand for Origin

Greg Prichard Robbie Farah has banged down the door to the hooking job in a NSW side that desperately needs the match-winning qualities of in-form players like him if it is going to have any chance of ending...

Houdini routine shows Farah has what it takes to be Origin hooker

Robbie Farah

Greg Prichard ROBBIE FARAH has banged down the door to the hooking job in a NSW side that desperately needs the match-winning qualities of in-form players like him if it is to have any chance of ending...

Carney has the tricks to take Origin by storm

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Greg Prichard 1 Todd Carney must play sensationally for NSW to have a chance of winning game one and getting the jump on Queensland in the State of Origin series.

Outcast grabs second chance

Greg Prichard The great thing about rugby league is that it keeps offering second chances. If you keep working hard and hanging in there, you can get the opportunity to make up for past disappointments.

ANALYSIS

Farah's got what it takes, regardless of whether NSW can break drought

Greg Prichard The great thing about rugby league is that it keeps offering second chances. If you keep working hard and hanging in there, you can get the opportunity to make up for past disappointments.

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