Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Bulldogs brush off talk about needing to lose

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY players are adamant they are not scared of flying in the face of popular opinion that says they would be better off losing a game going into the finals.

Bulldogs aren't barking up wrong tree with Keating, says Mortimer

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 14:  Kris Keating of the Bulldogs sprints to the line to score a try during the round one NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium on March 14, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Kris Keating

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY's greatest halfback, Steve Mortimer, says Kris Keating is much more than just a stop-gap measure and will carry on the good work done by Trent Hodkinson in the early rounds for the...

League

Inu joins Bulldogs for rest of the season

270911 Sport Photo: Fiona Goodall/Fairfax Media. Warriors come out onto Mt Smart Stadium for fan day and team photo ahead of NRL grnad final this weekend. Krisnan Inu

Greg Prichard Canterbury have signed New Zealand international Krisnan Inu from the Warriors, effective immediately.

It's all about momentum for Bulldogs, says Hasler

Hasler

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler says his side would be making a big mistake if they took any notice of the fact Wests Tigers have conceded 80 points in their past two games.

Hasler says debate over week off is simply tired

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler says people who believe Bulldogs big men Sam Kasiano and Frank Pritchard will be hindered rather than helped by a week off from playing at this time of the year are not...

Force is with Luke after discipline wake-up call, says Fenech

Isaac luke

Greg Prichard SOUTH SYDNEY great Mario Fenech says Issac Luke has learnt the lesson he needed to learn if he is to become a great Rabbitohs player.

Hasler's worked a miracle, Bulldog legend says

Greg Prichard Steve Mortimer, the greatest ever Canterbury player, says the Bulldogs coach Des Hasler will complete a footballing miracle if he can steer the team to a win in Sunday's grand final.

Revolutionary revelation: Mortimer marvels at miracle

Steve Mortimer

Greg Prichard STEVE MORTIMER, one of Canterbury's greats, says Bulldogs coach Des Hasler will complete a footballing miracle if he can steer the team to a win in Sunday's grand final.

League

Hasler proves a cash cow for Dogs

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard DES HASLER has already paid for himself at Canterbury this season - regardless of whether the Bulldogs win Sunday's grand final against Melbourne.

Greenberg won't hold back lofty ambitions

Greg Prichard dinkus

Greg Prichard Canterbury are making plans to parlay their success on the field this season into something huge off it.

Anderson tips Dogs to weather the Storm

Greg Prichard Chris Anderson coached Melbourne to their only legitimate premiership, in 1999, and also prepared Canterbury to win the title in 1995, but he's not sitting on the fence when it comes to the grand...

League

Slow start comes back to bite the Dogs

Josh Reynolds and Kris Keating

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY were bitterly disappointed with the way they played in the first half of the grand final, saying they had contributed heavily to their own demise by making too many mistakes.

Dogs hear his master's voice before rolling over

Greg Prichard dinkus

Greg Prichard Melbourne never let Canterbury into the grand final. They strangled them in the first half and stood firm in the face of a second-half comeback to rightfully claim the title.

The writer, his Brookie and the man who made Sea Eagles soar

Thomas Keneally

Greg Prichard Renowned author and Manly tragic Thomas Keneally says he hopes Des Hasler gets the respect he deserves when he returns to Brookvale Oval for the first time since his acrimonious split with Manly at...

Curse of the Eels points to Manly win

Parramatta eels

Greg Prichard PARRAMATTA are the most dangerous team in the competition - the week after you play them. And if the curse of the Eels continues at Brookvale Oval on Friday night, Manly will beat their old coach Des...

Broncos wary of fullback threat

Billy Slater

Greg Prichard THE first thing Brisbane need to do against Melbourne tonight is avoid being carved up by a fullback - again.

The spectacular is child's play for Inu

Krisnan Inu

Greg Prichard BACK when he was a kid, playing with his mates in the backyard or on the street, Krisnan Inu would attempt to win the muckaround game by doing something freaky, whether it was scoring a try or...

Dessie's Dogs make it a dozen as Tigers hang by a thread

Ennis

Greg Prichard WESTS Tigers' coach Tim Sheens said on the eve of the eve of last night's game that Canterbury weren't unbeatable, and in a way he was proved right - even though his team lost.

Bone of contention: Farah wants to play finals

Robbie Farah

Greg Prichard WESTS TIGERS captain Robbie Farah says he will play in the first week of the finals series if his team make it, despite the fact he would only be halfway through the healing process from a broken...

League

Dogs rubbish talk of losing being a positive

Greg Prichard In a warning shot to the Raiders ahead of tomorrow's season-defining clash at Canberra Stadium, Bulldogs players are adamant they would not be better off losing a game going into the finals.