Adam Pengilly

Adam Pengilly

Adam Pengilly is a sports reporter with The Sydney Morning Herald.

Martin Taupau has 'no drama' with brutal initiation at Manly against former clubs

Adam Pengilly Martin Taupau described the prospect of pulling on the Manly jumper for the first time as a "privilege".

2015 NRL grand final: North Queensland Cowboys player ratings

Man of the match: Thurston on his way to nailing the match-winning field goal in golden point extra time.

Adam Pengilly How we rated the Cowboys players for the 2015 NRL grand final.

Don't have a NRL grand final team to support? Here's how to be a Queenslander for a week

Adam Pengilly How to be a Queenslander for a week. You've got no other option if you're an NRL fan.

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Live NRL blog: Brisbane Broncos v Sydney Roosters

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Adam Pengilly Follow full live coverage of the clash between the Brisbane Broncos and the Sydney Roosters.

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Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson takes swipe at refs over Melbourne Storm's wrestling

Adam Pengilly Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson has flagged the possibility of wrestling rearing its ugly head in the finals after taking a veiled swipe at the referees for not cracking down on the Melbourne...

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Melbourne Storm stun Sydney Roosters as NRL finals hoodoo fades

Job done: Melbourne Storm players embrace at full time in Sydney.

Adam Pengilly Craig Bellamy wouldn't want to admit it, but there was a stat that would have had him banging coaching box walls and desks a little more than usual in the twilight of his glittering career.

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NRL round 20 betting previews

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Adam Pengilly Adam Pengilly previews the betting for round 20 of the NRL.

Soon to be teammates, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Shaun Johnson hold all the aces for Sydney Roosters and New Zealand Warriors

Shock departure: Roosters fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck.

Adam Pengilly Rivals set to light up the blockbuster between the Roosters and Warriors, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Shaun Johnson will pose a nightmare for opposition defenders when teammates in 2016.

Sydney Roosters forward Aidan Guerra keen to bounce back after Origin triumph

Proud Queenslander: Aidan Guerra is back in action for the Roosters.

Adam Pengilly Aidan Guerra wasn't sure if it was a reward for his role in Queensland's State of Origin triumph, but he's not about to ask Roosters coach Trent Robinson for his reasoning.

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NRL Round 19 previews and betting

Return: Greg Bird is back for the Titans but will it be enough to stop the Gold Coast club's free-falling season?

Adam Pengilly Adam Pengilly previews round 19 of the NRL.

Daly Cherry-Evans 'over' contract saga as Manly Sea Eagles halfback taunts Gold Coast Titans

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Adam Pengilly A frank Daly Cherry-Evans says he is "over" the fallout from reneging on his four-year deal to join the Gold Coast as Manly's $10 million man piled on more misery for his would-be employers on Monday...

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Daly Cherry-Evans, Manly Sea Eagles compound Gold Coast Titans' woes

Having the last laugh: Daly Cherry-Evans celebrates a try with teammates.

Adam Pengilly Daly Cherry-Evans and Brett Stewart side-by-side, smiling? Rugby league has a funny way of working sometimes. And Manly's star pair were always going to have the last laugh in the "Backflip Bowl".

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NRL previews and betting round 18

Point to prove: Michael Jennings.

Adam Pengilly Adam Pengilly previews round 17 of the NRL.

State of Origin III: New South Wales player ratings

Blues' best: Paul Gallen of NSW during game three of the State of Origin.

Adam Pengilly Adam Pengilly gives his rundown of how the NSW players stacked up in their massive loss over to Queensland.

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Jason Taylor hails 'strong performance' as Wests Tigers slump to bottom of NRL ladder

Speed machine: James Tedesco.

Adam Pengilly His team are bottom of the ladder and had just slumped to a seventh loss in their last eight games, but try telling Jason Taylor there is trouble in Tiger land.

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Semi Radradra continues try-scoring blitz as Parramatta Eels beat Wests Tigers

Two good: Semi Radradra grabbed another brace for the Eels.

Adam Pengilly It is one thing winning the battle, another thing claiming the war. Just ask Eels cult hero Semi Radradra.

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NRL previews and betting round 17: Bank on some close encounters

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 27:  Semi Radradra of the Eels celebrates scoring a try during the round 16 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Pirtek Stadium on June 27, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Adam Pengilly Adam Pengilly previews round 17 of the NRL.

Michael Ennis still in the dark about State of Origin prospects after judiciary disappointment

Adam Pengilly Michael Ennis said he has "no idea" about his prospects of a State of Origin recall after failing to earn a downgrade on a careless high tackle charge at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night.

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Dogs of war give Melbourne a good old fashioned welcome back to Belmore

Feeling good: The Bulldogs celebrate the win with the crowd.

Adam Pengilly The Melbourne Storm had barely rolled through the front gates at Belmore before they knew what kind of welcome they would get.

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Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs defeat Melbourne Storm on return to Belmore

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 29:  Steam rises off David Klemmer of the Bulldogs as he watches on from the bench during the round 16 NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at Belmore Sports Ground on June 29, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adam Pengilly The Bulldogs' back to Belmore party went off without a hitch as the home side hammered the Storm in front of a sell out crowd.

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