Greg Prichard

Greg Prichard

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

Will Sea Eagles fans dare to travel?

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.

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.

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...

Toovey won't let losses knock Sea Eagles off their perch

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 24: Former Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles player Geoff Toovey arrives for the funeral service for former Rugby League player and commentator Rex Mossop at St Matthew's Anglican Church on June 24, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Greg Prichard GEOFF TOOVEY says he doesn't know or care when Manly last lost three games in a row, which makes sense.

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...

Toovey backs Taufua to shine as rising rookie faces big-game test

Goeff Toovey

Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey has praised rookie Jorge Taufua's role in plugging a problem position as the Sea Eagles try to clinch a top-four spot in the finals by beating Gold Coast at Skilled Park...

First among equals: Morris wants to take centre stage after stellar season

Josh Morris

Greg Prichard JOSH MORRIS believes he now deserves to be rated on the same level as the two centres he regards as the best in the game - Justin Hodges and Jamie Lyon.

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...

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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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...

League

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...

Lords of the rings: Storm tap anger over stripped titles

Brett White

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...

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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.

Try-scoring Cooper the leader of the packs

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Greg Prichard Take a look at the important bits and pieces from the NRL finals action so far.

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Toovey backs Wolfman to make Manly comeback on the world stage

NRL Round 18 Manly Sea Eagles vs South Sydney Rabbitohs at Brookvale Oval. A jubliant David Williams after his try.10th July 2011Photo: Wolter Peeters

Greg Prichard MANLY coach Geoff Toovey last night said it appeared likely injured winger David ''Wolfman'' Williams would be cleared to make his comeback from serious injury in the World Club Challenge.

Souths left to count the cost as Burgess joins rehab ward

Luke Burgess.

Greg Prichard THE Charity Shield game might have ripped a hole in South Sydney's forward pack, after prop Luke Burgess was forced out injured for three months, but Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire says trial...

What they do admit is that they never stop learning

Des Hasler

Greg Prichard WHATEVER they have, whatever it is that has made Des Hasler the NRL's most successful coach of the past five years and Ivan Cleary its fastest-rising young coach, neither of them is going to map it...