Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Farah: Tiger Tim won't melt under Dragons' fire

Greg Prichard WESTS TIGERS captain Robbie Farah is adamant Tim Moltzen won't collapse under the pressure of coming up against St George Illawarra for the first time since last year's contract dispute.

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...

Wooden spoon leaves bad taste

Nathan Hindmarsh

Greg Prichard THE chances of Parramatta picking up the wooden spoon have been very good for a long time, so when it was made official after yesterday's loss to South Sydney, they didn't react by curling up into...

Long and winding road ends as result takes back seat to fab four

Nathan Hindmarsh

Greg Prichard ST GEORGE Illawarra beat Parramatta at ANZ Stadium last night, but the result didn't mean nearly as much as it normally would in a game of football.

Hindmarsh exits alive and kicking

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Greg Prichard Something incredible surely had to happen when four great players retired in the one game. We had to wait until the last play of the game for it, but it was worth waiting for when Nathan Hindmarsh...

Rugby league

Smith gone, outsider tagged to rule Roosters

Brian Smith

Greg Prichard CATALANS DRAGONS coach Trent Robinson has emerged as a major contender to replace sacked Sydney Roosters coach Brian Smith.

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.

Rugby League

Roosters sign Robinson as coach

NCH SPORT   Trent Robinson with the new GPS Computer Tracking System. Picture shows Ben Cross s statistics. Newcastle Knights Administration, Broadmeadow.  1st February 2008 Newcastle  NCH SPORT PIC JONATHAN CARROLL

Greg Prichard Sydney Roosters today appointed Trent Robinson as their coach for the next three years.

League

Taylor appointed assistant coach at Roosters

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Greg Prichard Jason Taylor has been promoted from Sydney Roosters under-20s coach to new first-grade coach Trent Robinson's assistant at the club next year.

Robinson gives Taylor green light to assist in Roosters' revival

Jason Taylor

Greg Prichard JASON TAYLOR has been promoted from Sydney Roosters under-20s coach to new first-grade coach Trent Robinson's assistant next year.

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...

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...

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Greg Prichard's Power Rankings

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Guilty as charged: Prior preparing for lengthy ban after early plea

Matt Prior and referee.

Greg Prichard ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA forward Matt Prior is expected to receive a suspension ranging from six to eight games when he appears before the judiciary on a striking charge tonight.

No butts, NRL restates concussion guidelines

Benji Marshall

Greg Prichard THE NRL's chief medical officer, Ron Muratore, says Wests Tigers superstar Benji Marshall should have been taken off the field for assessment rather than being allowed to play on after being stunned...

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Greg Prichard's Power Rankings

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Talking points

Sticky must be praised for having courage to change a winning team

Greg Prichard Akuila Uate had to go from the NSW side. He cost the Blues with mistakes in State of Origin I and again in the second game, and they couldn't afford to stick with him for the decider. Q

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Maguire keeps quiet on premiership charge, so it's left for Bennett to praise Souths' title form

Sam Burgess

Greg Prichard South Sydney coach Michael Maguire would not admit to it if the Rabbitohs won the competition.

Rugby league

Falling stars: Origin exertions still taking toll on top players

Cameron Smith of the Storm

Greg Prichard MELBOURNE coach Craig Bellamy has warned the effect of State of Origin on star players isn't going to suddenly disappear just because the series is over.