Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Power play: Blues prepared to pair Sims with Williams for extra impact

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Greg Prichard Don't be surprised if NSW go with a double whammy of second-row powerhouses off the bench in Tariq Sims and Tony Williams for Origin I against Queensland.

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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...

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...

Penrith look on as Jennings plays for his future

Rugby League round 2 Roosters v Panthers at Allianz stadium Panthers Michael Jennings celebrates his try Sunday March 11th 2012.Pictures Steve Christo

Greg Prichard THE future of Penrith's highly paid centre, Michael Jennings, is set to be discussed at a club board meeting today.

Fighting charge adds to cloud over Jennings' future with Panthers

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Greg Prichard UNCERTAINTY over the future of Michael Jennings at Penrith is likely to remain now that he won't play at any level again until Origin II at ANZ Stadium on June 13.

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So little between the sides, but so much room to improve for game two

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Greg Prichard The Blues are going to get better in this series, but so are Queensland. It's a matter of whether the Blues can fine-tune things enough to win in Sydney and create momentum going into a decider on...

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Cleary making his presence felt at foot of the mountains as his troops do the same to the premiers

Greg Prichard Phil Gould, the boss of everything at Penrith, didn't bring Ivan Cleary to the club to place the cones at training and mix the Gatorade.

State of Origin

Harrigan backs refs to stay cool in battle

Bill Harrigan

Greg Prichard BILL HARRIGAN says he and fellow referees' boss Stuart Raper have not felt compelled to warn tonight's Origin whistle-blowers to ignore what has been reported in the media leading into the game or to...

This is what trials are for: Kearney says Eels centre spot is wide open

Stephen Kearney

Greg Prichard ESI TONGA could find himself playing alongside his representative star brother, Willie, in the premiership opener if he can come up with a big game for Parramatta against Penrith in Friday's trial at...

Flash Gordon's versatility points to Coote as fullback

Michael Gordon

Greg Prichard LACHLAN COOTE is set to start the season at fullback for Penrith after all, with Michael Gordon pencilled in for the wing.

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The penny drops: Jennings' pair of tries underlines potential for Penrith

Michael Jennings

Greg Prichard When your captain comes calling to talk some home truths, and he's one of the most respected players in the game and you have a reputation for letting yourself and your teammates down through a lack...

The right stuff: Morris to move for Stuart's centre strategy

Josh Morris

Greg Prichard, Michael Chammas COUNTRY representative Josh Morris will be switched to right centre from his normal left at some stage of the game against City in Mudgee on Sunday, in a clear indication he is very close to...

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...