Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko is chief rugby league reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald

Cronulla Sharks circle Ben Barba as a replacement for Todd Carney

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla are in negotiations to sign Ben Barba as a replacement for sacked superstar Todd Carney.

New coach Jason Taylor puts broom through Wests Tigers staff

Adrian Proszenko David Kidwell is one of the few survivors as new mentor Jason Taylor puts a broom through the Wests Tigers’ coaching ranks.

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Manly Sea Eagles close in on Willie Mason's signature

Adrian Proszenko Manly have expressed interest in signing Willie Mason to bolster a pack that will be without Anthony Watmough for next season.

NRL encouraged by secret trials of refs bunker

On the panel: Bob Fulton.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL has conducted secret tests on a prototype for a video referees' bunker and is sufficiently encouraged by the results to keep pushing towards implementing the technology.

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Manly Sea Eagles eye Siosaia Vave, Willie Mason to bolster a Choc-less pack

Subject of interest: Siosaia Vave.

Adrian Proszenko Manly have expressed interest in signing Cronulla’s Siosaia Vave to bolster a pack which will be without Anthony Watmough for next season.

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Sydney Roosters sign Justin Holbrook to replace Jason Taylor as assistant coach

Roosters recruit: Justin Holbrook is coming to the club to replace Jason Taylor as assistant coach.

Adrian Proszenko Former Sydney Roosters player Justin Holbrook has been appointed as Jason Taylor's replacement on the club's coaching staff.

NRL night grand finals here to stay

Ratings winner: Nine's coverage topped out at 3,098,000 viewers.

Adrian Proszenko The record ratings for the NRL grand final have effectively killed off any hope of the fixture being shifted back to a daytime slot.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs centre Dylan Walker loses premiership ring in boating mishap

Dylan Walker of the Rabbitohs.

Adrian Proszenko The joy of wearing a premiership ring lasted just three days for South Sydney centre Dylan Walker.

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St George Illawarra snaps up final spot in World Club Series

Adrian Proszenko St George Illawarra has accepted an invitation to be the third NRL side to participate in the World Club Series, although it’s increasingly unlikely Brett Morris will be part of the campaign.

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NRL to issue Souths a 'please explain' over handling of Burgess head knock

Sam Burgess.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL is set to launch an investigation into South Sydney’s handling of Sam Burgess’ head injuries amid concerns the star forward was allowed to continue to play in the grand final...

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Manly Sea Eagles players and officials investigated over missing mobile phones

Manly

Adrian Proszenko Manly players and officials will be interviewed as part of a police investigation after mobile phones which went missing from a telecommunications business allegedly came into their possession.

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Kirisome Auva'a flexes his muscles for South Sydney

Body of work ... Kirisome Auva'a celebrates after scoring in the grand final.

Adrian Proszenko Had South Sydney not thrown him a lifeline this season, Kirisome Auva’a might be posing as a bodybuilder instead of alongside the NRL premiership trophy.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs winger Lote Tuqiri won't rule out playing on

Lote Tuqiri.

Adrian Proszenko Lote Tuqiri says it would be “a sensational way to go out” but admits he's still undecided whether to play on for another year.

The moment South Sydney Rabbitohs coach Michael Maguire knew 2014 would be different

True believer: Souths coach Michael Maguire embraces Ben Te'o after breaking the club's 43-year drought.

Adrian Proszenko At South Sydney's lowest point last year, Michael Maguire finally believed. Stinging from a preliminary final defeat at the hands of Manly, the Rabbitohs' drought-breaking coach knew 12 months later...

Unforgettable farewell for Sam as Burgess boys take the spoils

Sam Burgess

Adrian Proszenko John Sattler only had to play 77 minutes of a grand final with a broken jaw.

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Canterbury can add $1 million to coffers with grand final win

Standing in: Co-captain Trent Hodkinson.

Adrian Proszenko and Michael Carayannis Canterbury's coffers are due to swell by $1 million if they can turn their unlikely run to the grand final into premiership success.

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Souths Sydney reject Tim Lafai set to make Bunnies pay in NRL grand final

The one that got away: Tim Lafai.

Adrian Proszenko When Tim Lafai scored in his NRL debut against South Sydney three years ago, it hurt the Rabbitohs.

NRL finally considers Churchill family's treasures

Adrian Proszenko dinkus Dinkus

Adrian Proszenko The NRL has finally opened talks with the Churchill family about the prospect of acquiring memorabilia belonging to league Immortal Clive, raising hopes the precious items will be on show in the...

Bulldogs ramp up bid to keep Trent Hodkinson

Trent Hodkinson

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury have no intention of letting Trent Hodkinson go onto the open market.

Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler in his element at grand final lunch

Des Hasler

Adrian Proszenko On those rare occasions Des Hasler chooses to lighten the mood with song, one of the tunes he most likes to belt out is Holy Grail.