Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

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.

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

Greg Prichard dinkus

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

League

Slow start comes back to bite the Dogs

Josh Reynolds and Kris Keating

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY were bitterly disappointed with the way they played in the first half of the grand final, saying they had contributed heavily to their own demise by making too many mistakes.

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...

Curse of the Eels points to Manly win

Parramatta eels

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA are the most dangerous team in the competition - the week after you play them. And if the curse of the Eels continues at Brookvale Oval on Friday night, Manly will beat their old coach Des...

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...

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.

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...

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.

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...

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...

First among equals: Morris wants to take centre stage after stellar season

Josh Morris

Greg Prichard JOSH MORRIS believes he now deserves to be rated on the same level as the two centres he regards as the best in the game - Justin Hodges and Jamie Lyon.

Rugby league

Smith gone, outsider tagged to rule Roosters

Brian Smith

Greg Prichard CATALANS DRAGONS coach Trent Robinson has emerged as a major contender to replace sacked Sydney Roosters coach Brian Smith.

Bellamy not up for grabs next year - Storm chief

Craig Bellamy

Greg Prichard, Adrian Proszenko THE chief executive of Melbourne, Ron Gauci, said last night there was no chance that Craig Bellamy would be coaching anywhere but at the Storm next year.

Barba's shop expected to remain open, but trade could be limited

Ben Barba

Greg Prichard 1. Will Ben Barba replicate his Dally M player of the year form in the finals?

I told you so: Hasler plays the underdog

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard MELBOURNE and Manly have the best records of any of the finals teams against fellow top-eight sides, which goes some way to supporting the opinions of bookmakers that they should be shorter in...

Barba sought help to stop success going to his head

Ben Barba?

Greg Prichard BEN BARBA has revealed he needed help from Canterbury's senior players and coach Des Hasler to cope with the pressure that comes with being crowned the competition's No.1 player.