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.

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.

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...

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.

Pipped Tigers eye another run right into finals: Galloway

Wests Tigers

Greg Prichard WESTS TIGERS players believe the team's performance in forcing competition leaders Canterbury into extra time before losing to a field goal proves they can win the premiership if they can make the...

Plunge on Raiders sparks rumours of a rest for Dogs

Des Hasler

Glenn Jackson, Greg Prichard A BETTING plunge yesterday on Canberra before tonight's clash with Canterbury has sparked speculation Bulldogs coach Des Hasler plans to rest some of his stars in the run-in to the finals.

League

Smart money's on Hasler making late changes

Glenn Jackson, Greg Prichard A betting plunge yesterday on Canberra ahead of tonight's clash with Canterbury has sparked speculation that Bulldogs coach Des Hasler was planning to rest some of his stars in the run-in to the...

One loss should not throw Dogs off scent

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard Canterbury fans should wait until after Saturday's game against Sydney Roosters before they judge their team.

Hasler puts onus on players to close out minor premiership

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard CANTERBURY coach Des Hasler says he can't simply demand an improvement from his players after producing substandard football against Canberra last weekend - it's up to them to address the issue...

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...