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Tim Prentice

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About

Tim Prentice is a professional sportswriter with more than three decades experience. He covered rugby league and tennis for the Daily Mirror and Daily Telegraph as well as having a weekly all sports column.

Member Since:
April 2012
Favourite Sporting Team:
North Sydney Bears
Favourite Sports:
Cricket, Football, Golf, League, Tennis,

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We don’t need troubled Titans but we’re stuck with them

We don't need troubled Titans but we're stuck with them

5 days ago

Oh, come on David. As head honcho, you were perfectly at liberty to ride into the Gold Coast and ‘save’ the teetering Titans. But Mr Smith, you didn’t have to treat us all like chumps. Your highly publicised rescue mission on the Gold Coast on Tuesday was oh-so-obvious. It didn’t need the spin you poured […]

Dithering NRL needs a player transfer window, now

Dithering NRL needs a player transfer window, now

18 Feb 2015

Let’s just say I am a young Manly Sea Eagles fan getting seriously excited about my team as it fine-tunes preparations for season 2015. I am a 10-year-old and my favourite Eagles’ player is Daly Cherry-Evans and yes, my grand-parents knew it and gave me a Manly jumper for Christmas with the star’s name emblazoned […]

NRL All Stars game: well worth the price of admission

NRL All Stars game: well worth the price of admission

11 Feb 2015

Poor ticket sales suggest the league community on the Gold Coast is pretty much turning its back on Friday’s Nights NRL All Stars versus Indigenous All Stars game. However, I am not one of them. I’m up for it – there will be plenty to savour as we round off preparations for the 2015 season. […]

NRL’s media hounds are off to a shocking start in 2015

NRL's media hounds are off to a shocking start in 2015

4 Feb 2015

What is doing with this so-called Willie Mason ‘story’? Have our rugby league reporters begun 2015 with the worst beat-up in decades? Manly’s star recruit is being investigated for alleged anti-social behaviour while in New Zealand as a (non-playing) guest and ambassador at the highly successful Auckland Nines tournament. Mason’s crime? A light-hearted wrestle with […]

League is back but please, spare us the excuses

League is back but please, spare us the excuses

29 Jan 2015

The off-season is a necessary evil away from rugby league but I guess everyone needs time to re-charge their football batteries. This weekend, we will be entertained by the Auckland Nines. Not really my cup of tea but the best aspect is that we should see a number of future NRL stars given an early […]

The day Ricky Stuart extracted Australia from a sticky predicament

The day Ricky Stuart extracted Australia from a sticky predicament

11 Dec 2014

Down through the years, rugby league has produced all manner of grand comebacks. But none was more dramatic than Australia’s stunning back-from-the-dead effort against Great Britain in the Second Test of the 1990 Kangaroo tour. With only seconds remaining, Bob Fulton’s men faced the possibility of a rare Ashes loss to Mal Reilly’s Poms, trailing […]

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