Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Mitchell Pearce returns to holiday hotspot for rehabilitation

Adrian Proszenko It's more renowned for recreation than rehabilitation, but Thailand is the secret location Mitchell Pearce has been whisked away to in the hope of getting his life back in order.

How a gizmo the size of a 10-cent piece could revolutionise concussion testing

Sensor: The device that records impacts on players.

Adrian Proszenko It's about the size of a 10 cent piece, features technology similar to that of a smartphone and could just be the answer to sport's concussion conundrum.

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga calls for Auckland Nines to become international

Mal Meninga was in Perth on Wednesday to announce a first-ever Test between Australia and New Zealand in Perth.

Adrian Proszenko Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga has called for the Nines to become an international tournament, believing the abridged version of rugby league can attract new audiences to the game in the same way the...

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South Sydney Rabbitohs in talks to extend contract of gun playmaker Cody Walker

In demand: Souths are looking to lock Cody Walker into a new deal.

Adrian Proszenko South Sydney have opened negotiations with Cody Walker in a bid to take the rising playmaker off the open market before the beginning of the NRL season.

Jarryd Hayne's $75,000 third-party deal the latest Parramatta Eels contract to pique interest of NRL

NRL interest in deal:  Jarryd Hayne during his playing days with Parramatta.

Adrian Proszenko A $75,000 third-party arrangement for former Parramatta superstar Jarryd Hayne is believed to form part of an NRL probe into the club's salary cap and corporate governance practices.

NRL investigating Parramatta Eels over Anthony Watmough third-party deal

Deal under miscroscope:  Anthony Watmough.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL is investigating whether Parramatta properly disclosed a third-party agreement for star forward Anthony Watmough in a development that could result in the club starting the season four points...

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I didn't film video, says man accused in Mitchell Pearce video scandal

Sydney Roosters' Mitchell Pearce.

Lucy Cormack, Adrian Proszenko A social media campaign to identify the person responsible for filming the now infamous video of disgraced Sydney Roosters co-captain Mitchell Pearce may have targeted the wrong man.

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Tensions run deep at South Sydney Rabbitohs over return of Sam Burgess

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Adrian Proszenko Much has been made of Luke Keary's stoush with Russell Crowe, but the South Sydney halfback had a bigger issue with teammate Sam Burgess during that infamous bonding session.

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Mitchell Pearce video: Rugby League Player's Association concerned about filming trend

Adrian Proszenko Rugby League Player's Association boss Ian Prendergast has raised concerns about players being filmed without consent, believing there needs to be protection from those cashing in on the trend.

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Mitchell Pearce: Police keep door open in 'liney lines' case

Mitchell Pearce apologises for his Australia Day antics on Friday.

Adrian Proszenko The spectre of illicit drug use has fallen on the Mitchell Pearce case and police are encouraging anyone with information to contact them.

Mitchell Pearce madness to give NSW coach Laurie Daley the blues

Adrian Proszenko Just off screen when Mitchell Pearce was disgracing himself in THAT video, is the man who will take his place in the Roosters halves. But for NSW, finding a playmaking replacement won't be so easy.

Mitchell Pearce: Cruise, canines and candid camera - how it all unravelled for the Roosters halfback

Sydney Roosters co-captain Mitchell Pearce during Australia Day celebrations 2016. Courtesy of Diimex.com

Adrian Proszenko When Mitchell Pearce and his Roosters teammates stumbled out of the Royal Oak Hotel at about 11pm on Tuesday, that should have been the end of their Australia Day festivities.

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Why Mitchell Pearce's dog act couldn't have come at a worse time for the Sydney Roosters

More drama: Mitchell Pearce's latest troubles could mean a lot for the Roosters.

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce's dog act couldn't have come at a worse time for the Roosters.

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Sydney Rooster Mitchell Pearce's career in doubt after lewd act involving dog

Roosters co-captain: Mitchell Pearce.

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce's NRL career could be in trouble after an Australia Day incident.

Parramatta recruit Michael Jennings reveals reason for shock Roosters departure

New Eel: Centre Michael Jennings at Parramatta training on Wednesday.

Adrian Proszenko Michael Jennings switched to Parramatta because there was little likelihood of an extension at the Roosters, revealing "they pretty much said there wasn't going to be a contract there for next year."

Anthony Griffin facing another big call on futures of Panthers Matt Moylan and Peter Wallace

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23:  Matt Moylan of the Panthers runs the ball during the round three NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the Penrith Panthers at Allianz Stadium on March 23, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko Anthony Griffin made a big call in dropping Peter Wallace as captain for Matt Moylan, but the new Penrith coach faces an even bigger decision over whether the pair fit into his halves plans.

Matt Moylan named as Penrith Panthers captain for 2016

New skipper: Penrith's Matt Moylan

Adrian Proszenko Matt Moylan has been named as Penrith captain in the first big call from new coach Anthony Griffin.

Penrith Panther players back Peter Wallace as captain, says James Segeyaro

New Aussie: James Segeyaro with Governor General Peter Cosgrove at the Australia Day ceremony on Tuesday.

Adrian Proszenko Penrith hooker James Segeyaro says the playing group is hoping Peter Wallace retains the captaincy.

South Sydney Rabbitohs sign former Queensland Origin centre Dane Nielsen

New Rabbitoh: Dane Nielsen during his playing career at St George Illawarra.

Adrian Proszenko South Sydney have thrown Dane Nielsen an NRL lifeline, signing the former Maroons three-quarter as a potential replacement for Dylan Walker.

Roosters superstar Michael Jennings could make shock switch to Parramatta Eels

Uncertain future: Michael Jennings.

Adrian Proszenko The Sydney Roosters are a strong chance of signing Dale Copley in a move that could gift superstar centre Michael Jennings to Parramatta.

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