Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

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...

Patient board finally forced to push Kearney out

Stephen Kearney

Greg Prichard EVEN at a club that was desperate to appear stable by not getting rid of another coach ahead of time, Stephen Kearney finally had to go.

Rugby League

Roosters dump Smith

NCH  SPORT - Newcastle Knights v Sydney Roosters at Sydney Football stadium - PICTURED- roosters Coach Brian Smith - 22nd May 2011 PICTURE RYAN OSLAND

Michael Chammas and Greg Prichard The Roosters have sacked coach Brian Smith.

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.


Taylor appointed assistant coach at Roosters


Greg Prichard Jason Taylor has been promoted from Sydney Roosters under-20s coach to new first-grade coach Trent Robinson's assistant at the club next year.

Robinson gives Taylor green light to assist in Roosters' revival

Jason Taylor

Greg Prichard JASON TAYLOR has been promoted from Sydney Roosters under-20s coach to new first-grade coach Trent Robinson's assistant next year.

Evans rises above pack to push claims for top grade

PENRITH, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 21:  Kane Evans of New South Wales makes a break during the Toyota U20 State of Origin match between New South Wales and Queensland at Centrebet Stadium on April 21, 2012 in Penrith, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Greg Prichard SYDNEY ROOSTERS are hoping young prop Kane Evans can graduate to first grade this year, but even if they have to wait until next year they are convinced they are on a winner.

Sterling warns Eels against parachuting in assistant coach to help Kearney

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 30: Commentators Peter Sterling and Andrew Johns talk prior to the round five NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Newcastle Knights at AAMI Park on March 30, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA stalwart Peter Sterling has warned his old club against the idea of bringing in an assistant coach to help Stephen Kearney, who has steered the Eels to just one win from nine games this...


Eels won't bring in a new coach to help Kearney


Greg Prichard Parramatta will not be parachuting an assistant coach in to help Stephen Kearney after all. The club's board met with Kearney last night, with the result that the coaching set-up won't be changed.

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.

Anderson, Price answer Parra's SOS

Stephen Kearney

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA'S newly appointed football consultant, Chris Anderson, says the club's board has assured him they want Steve Kearney to remain as coach at least until his contract runs out at the end of...