Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Clock ticking for Blues wannabes as squad takes shape

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...

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...

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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...

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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.

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.

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Sharks star has to show he's back to brilliant best

Greg Prichard Tonight's game between Parramatta and Cronulla will give NSW a good idea of their chances against Queensland in State of Origin II.

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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

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.

Forget the Bennett factor, former players have no reason to show up their old master

Greg Prichard Surely it's no coincidence that teams Wayne Bennett used to coach have such a good record against him. There has to be more to it than that.

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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.

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...

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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.

Tamou bolts into Test calculations as selectors consider the options

Tamou

Greg Prichard BARELY a week after NSW coach Ricky Stuart nominated him as one of the props under consideration for State of Origin selection, James Tamou is also a potential bolter for the Australian team.