Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Blair shows makings of a leader at new club

Greg Prichard ADAM BLAIR says that while he is taking a back seat in his early days at Wests Tigers, he wants to develop into a leader at the club.

High shot could rule Petero out of opener

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06:  Petero Civoniceva of the Maroons in action during game three of the ARL State of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at Suncorp Stadium on July 6, 2011 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Greg Prichard NRL match review committee chairman Greg McCallum is awaiting the arrival of video that will determine whether Queensland and Australian prop Petero Civoniceva faces a charge that could result in him...

Broncos saddled for slicker Cowboys

Caption:     SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 02: Corey Norman of the       Broncos makes a run during the round one NRL match between the Parramatta       Eels and the Brisbane Broncos at Parramatta Stadium on March 2, 2012 in       Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) norman.jpg

Greg Prichard BRISBANE coach Anthony Griffin has warned his players to expect the real North Queensland at Suncorp Stadium tonight after an inexplicably poor first-round performance from the Cowboys.

Star pairing missing, but never fear because the youth brigade is here

Greg Prichard ANTHONY GRIFFIN has found a positive out of having to do without both Darren Lockyer and Peter Wallace for the first time since he began coaching Brisbane at the start of last season.

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.

Dugan hits out at critics after breaking booze ban

Josh Dugan

Greg Prichard CANBERRA star Josh Dugan was upset with himself and his critics on Twitter last night, after he was dropped for Friday's game against South Sydney at ANZ Stadium for breaching the club's alcohol...

League

Bowen is favoured as No.1 pick for fullback

Adrian Proszenko, Greg Prichard Matt Bowen is poised to receive a shock recall to the Origin arena for the deciding game at Suncorp Stadium.

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.

Rugby League

Bowen firming as favourite to replace Slater

Matthew Bowen

Adrian Proszenko and Greg Prichard MATT BOWEN is poised to receive a shock recall to the Origin arena for the deciding game at Suncorp Stadium.

League

Griffin says knock won't mean early end to season for Thaiday

Sam Thaiday

Greg Prichard BRISBANE captain Sam Thaiday may need surgery at the end of the season to correct a shoulder problem, but the team's coach, Anthony Griffin, is confident he will make it that far without breaking...

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.

Five things we learnt from last night's match

Greg Inglis

Greg Prichard This game can be an absolute heartbreaker.

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Rugby league

McGuire's evolution gets Thaiday excited

Thaiday

Greg Prichard BRISBANE captain Sam Thaiday has heralded the tremendous form of prop Josh McGuire in the absence of the team's State of Origin stars as the Broncos get back to full strength for Friday night's game...