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.

Bellamy not up for grabs next year - Storm chief

Craig Bellamy

Greg Prichard, Adrian Proszenko THE chief executive of Melbourne, Ron Gauci, said last night there was no chance that Craig Bellamy would be coaching anywhere but at the Storm next year.

Barba's shop expected to remain open, but trade could be limited

Ben Barba

Greg Prichard 1. Will Ben Barba replicate his Dally M player of the year form in the finals?

I told you so: Hasler plays the underdog

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard MELBOURNE and Manly have the best records of any of the finals teams against fellow top-eight sides, which goes some way to supporting the opinions of bookmakers that they should be shorter in...

Flanagan guarded on plans for Gardner

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07: Nathan Gardner of the Sharks injures his knee during the round six NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the St George Illawara Dragons at Toyota Stadium on April 7, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) nathan.jpg

Greg Prichard NATHAN GARDNER will be on the bus to Canberra today as part of an extended Cronulla squad for tomorrow's elimination final against the Raiders, but there is no guarantee Sharks coach Shane Flanagan...

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.

Barba sought help to stop success going to his head

Ben Barba?

Greg Prichard BEN BARBA has revealed he needed help from Canterbury's senior players and coach Des Hasler to cope with the pressure that comes with being crowned the competition's No.1 player.

Lyon trains, aims to take on Cowboys

Jamie Lyon

Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey was upbeat about the chances of Jamie Lyon playing against North Queensland at Allianz Stadium tomorrow night after the centre trained on his injured calf yesterday.

Weekend talking points

Time to blow whistle on referees' bosses

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Greg Prichard The ARL Commission has got to blow up the refereeing department at the end of the season and start again.

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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

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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.