Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Johns is a genius - flawed, but deserving

Greg Prichard Critics who say Andrew Johns shouldn't be given Immortals status because of his off-field indiscretions are being too precious.

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...

Petero's Origin intent is as strong as ever

Greg Prichard Petero Civoniceva is still set for a State of Origin farewell with Queensland this year, despite the fact he missed out on the Australian team and the bulk of the NRL's top props are eligible for the...

Long-serving Civoniceva still a crucial part of Meninga's Maroons

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26:  Petero Civoniceva of the Maroons is tackled by Matt Cooper of the Blues during game one of the ARL State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium on May 26, 2010 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Petero Civoniceva

Greg Prichard PETERO CIVONICEVA is still set for a State of Origin farewell with Queensland this year, despite the fact he missed out on the Australian team and the bulk of the NRL's top props are eligible for the...

There's no room for sentiment: Petero wants Maroon jersey, if Mal wants him

Petero Civoniceva

Greg Prichard PETERO CIVONICEVA has told Queensland coach Mal Meninga he doesn't want to be picked on sentiment to play State of Origin.

Meninga interested in Kasiano, but not for Origin decider

Sam Kasiano

Greg Prichard QUEENSLAND coach Mal Meninga says he doesn't intend picking Sam Kasiano for State of Origin III.

Bowen in box seat as Mal shies away from shifting Inglis to fullback

Matt Bowen

Greg Prichard QUEENSLAND coach Mal Meninga has admitted his concern that moving Greg Inglis from centre to fullback would weaken one of his team's strongest areas - and at the same time declared his delight with...

Slater almost certain to miss decider

Billy Slater

Greg Prichard and Steve Mascord WHATEVER faint hope there was of Billy Slater recovering in time to play for Queensland in the State of Origin decider appears to be gone, judging by Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy's comments after...

Talking points

Wrecking ball Williams can be deciding factor in Maroons' destruction

Tony Williams

Greg Prichard Tony Williams is the most important player in State of Origin III.

Pray Blues can scratch their seven-year itch

Greg Prichard dinkus

Greg Prichard What if we lose? No, seriously, what if we lose? We meaning NSW, since the push for the Blues to win the series-deciding State of Origin III and stop the Queensland rot is so strong it's like...

Set of six

Raiders prove Storm can be silenced when stars are absent

Billy Slater

Greg Prichard Melbourne have been exposed again.