Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

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Daley promises he will make Blues fans proud

Greg Prichard Laurie Daley can't guarantee NSW will win next year's State of Origin series, but when asked what he could guarantee long-suffering Blues fans after being appointed the team's new coach yesterday, he...

Stuart throws down gauntlet for Blues

NSW Blues coach Ricky Stuart

Greg Prichard NSW COACH Ricky Stuart has publicly challenged the top Blues-eligible props in the NRL to force him not to pick Paul Gallen in the front row for State of Origin I.

Weekend analysis

Todd looks good for his first Blues jersey but really he needs to be great

Todd Carney

Greg Prichard TODD Carney might think he's ready for State of Origin, but in reality he isn't. Not yet.

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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...

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...

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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...

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.

Pray Blues can scratch their seven-year itch

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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...

Farah wasn't at risk, insists Blues doctor

Robbie Farah exits the Sofitel hotel in brisbane the day after New south wales lost to queensland in game 3 of the State of Origin game in Brisbane. 4th of July 2012. Photo: harrison Saragossi

Greg Prichard NSW team doctor Dave Givney last night angrily denied suggestions Blues hooker Robbie Farah was on the field when he should have been replaced after suffering a concussion in State of Origin III.

Will Sea Eagles fans dare to travel?

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Greg Prichard Any chance of Manly fans turning up in numbers for their team's semi-final against North Queensland at Allianz Stadium on Friday? The Sea Eagles need their support.

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No guarantees - but Daley says NSW can break hoodoo

Laurie Daley

Greg Prichard LAURIE DALEY can't guarantee NSW will win next year's State of Origin series, but when asked what he could guarantee long-suffering Blues fans after being appointed the team's new coach yesterday, he...

Daley turns to Stuart in first step on Origin quest

Laurie Daley

Greg Prichard NEWLY-appointed NSW coach Laurie Daley will meet with his predecessor, Ricky Stuart, tomorrow to kick-start his planning for next year's State of Origin campaign.

Des and doctor agree to disagree

Rugby League Bulldogs training at Belmore Oval. Des Hasler Wednesday March 7th 2012. Pictures Steve Christo

Greg Prichard ONE of the NRL's most experienced club doctors, John Orchard, and last year's premiership-winning coach, Des Hasler, have locked horns in a dispute ignited by a provocative tweet from Orchard and...

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.

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...

Farah puts up hand for Origin

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 going to have any chance of ending...

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...

Talking points

Greg Prichard’s SET of SIX

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Greg Prichard Instinct tells me the fact St George Illawarra forward Matt Prior had a clean record before getting sent off for his forearm to North Queensland five-eighth Johnathan Thurston's head will ensure the...

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Carney has the tricks to take Origin by storm

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.