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Tim Prentice

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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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Gifty’s departure could trigger another Sea Eagles’ premiership

Gifty’s departure could trigger another Sea Eagles’ premiership

22 hours ago

Manly’s central brick has been removed, and the wall could come tumbling down sooner than many think. Yesterday’s announcement that Glenn Stewart had signed with South Sydney is a dagger through the heart of the Sea Eagles’ faithful. Manly fans are more than entitled to be seething. How on earth did this happen? Why couldn’t […]

Lift and you’re gone – NRL finally gets tackle laws right

Lift and you’re gone – NRL finally gets tackle laws right

17 Apr 2014

The NRL finally got it right on Wednesday by declaring war on defenders who lift opponents in tackles. Mandatory suspensions will now be meted out to those who place the ball carrier in a dangerous position. It is about time. League fans can only hope the code’s match review committee heeds the words of Todd […]

Plenty of signs that the Storm is abating

Plenty of signs that the Storm is abating

9 Apr 2014

I have made some predictions this NRL season and all are going reasonably well at the five-round mark. Penrith and St George Illawarra were two of my picks to make solid rises up the ladder in 2014, while I wrote that Chris Sandow could be the making of Parra’s season and also suggested teenage halfback […]

Divers and feigners are becoming the bane of NRL

Divers and feigners are becoming the bane of NRL

3 Apr 2014

The newest bugbear in rugby league has plagued soccer for years – players diving or laying on the ground after a tackle in order to win a penalty. I have seen it maybe a dozen times over the first four rounds and I fear it could become the biggest blight on the modern game. Take […]

Rejuvenated Sandow can answer Parra’s prayers

Rejuvenated Sandow can answer Parra’s prayers

26 Mar 2014

Enigmatic halfback Chris Sandow has forced his way back to first grade and I have a feeling it could be the making of Parramatta this year. Sandow has been pretty close to man of the match for the Wenty Magpies over the first three rounds and his reappearance in the NRL should give the Eels’ […]

Bulldogs building for another NRL title

Bulldogs building for another NRL title

19 Mar 2014

It didn’t attract massive headlines but perhaps our rugby league media feels it has bigger fish to fry. News that Englishman James Graham had signed on with the Bulldogs for another four years was massive, probably bigger than many realise. I believe Graham is one of the best English imports we have ever seen in […]

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