Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

League

NRL finals system revamp has top four teams right at home

Greg Prichard The realisation it had become grossly unfair to force losing top-four teams to play away against lower-ranked teams in the second week of the finals series drove the decision to dump the McIntyre...

Ward given keys to make right call

Greg Prichard VETERAN video referee Chris Ward, who made the biggest decision by an upstairs official in NRL history, has been brought back into the front line by the man who asked him to make that call in the...

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Just you try getting ring off me, fires angry White

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 04  Brett White of the Storm is interchanged during the 2009 NRL Grand Final match between the Parramatta Eels and the Melbourne Storm at ANZ Stadium on October 4, 2009 in Sydney, Australia.  Photo by Matt King/Getty Images   SPECIAL 0

Greg Prichard Brett White, the Canberra and former Melbourne prop who played in the Storm's grand final-winning teams of 2007 and 2009 that subsequently had their titles stripped because the club cheated the...

Plenty of Sea Eagles have not flown the nest

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Greg Prichard Some facts and figures heading into the third week of the NRL finals.

Lords of the rings: Storm tap anger over stripped titles

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Greg Prichard BRETT WHITE, the Canberra and former Melbourne prop who played in the Storm's grand final-winning teams of 2007 and 2009 that subsequently had their titles stripped because the club cheated the...

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...

NRL

Tigers, Sheens expected to part ways soon

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 11: Tigers coach Tim Sheens       watches the game from the side-line during the round 23 NRL match between       the Wests Tigers and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Allianz Stadium on       August 11, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images)     Sheens.jpg

Greg Prichard, Chris Barrett WESTS TIGERS and coach Tim Sheens are expected to part company within days.

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

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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.

Tigers at loss to find useful role for non-coach Sheens

Tim Sheens

Greg Prichard TIM SHEENS will be back in action as a coach today - but not for Wests Tigers. He will be at Redfern Oval in his other capacity, as Australian coach, to put the Sydney and Newcastle-based members of...

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Hasler proves a cash cow for Dogs

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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...

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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

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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...

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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.

Bulldogs brush off talk about needing to lose

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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.

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.