Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

NRL urged to take advantage of American interest created by Jarryd Hayne

Adrian Proszenko Clint Newton has called for the NRL to take the lead in promoting rugby league in the United States to ensure the game properly takes advantage of the interest generated by Jarryd Hayne's NFL...

No.1 on his list: Johnathan Thurston opens up on why North Queensland Cowboys premiership is his crowning glory

Jubilation: Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston and teammates sing their team song.

Adrian Proszenko Of all the honours bestowed on Johnathan Thurston, this one means the most.

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North Queensland Cowboys star Johnathan Thurston avoids joining Benny Elias in grand final notoriety

Roar emotion: Johnathan Thurston yells in frustration after missing the conversion kick from the sideline after the siren in regulation time.

Adrian Proszenko Everyone expected Johnathan Thurston to be involved in game-changing moment. But few would have thought it would come like this.

Sin Bin: NRL in talks to take over Dally Ms from News Corp

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Adrian Proszenko The Dally M Awards may have been staged by News Corp for the last time, with the NRL in negotiations to take control of the game's annual presentation night.

NRL Grand Final 2015: Something in the water as St Brendan's quartet of Matt Scott, Ben Hunt, Corey Oates and Jake Granville line up in decider

Fab four: Corey Oates, Matt Scott, Jake Granville and Ben Hunt are also graduates of St Brendan's College.

Adrian Proszenko Matt Scott was smart enough to be a doctor or a lawyer. Corey Oates grew so fast he needed to have a year off footy.

NRL Grand Final 2015: The moment the North Queensland Cowboys beat their Sydney hoodoo

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 01:  Paul Green, coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media during the official 2015 NRL Grand Final press conference at The Star Room on October 1, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko North Queensland coach Paul Green has revealed the moment the club broke it's Sydney hoodoo and learned how to finally win on the road.

NSW fans, here is a team to cheer on grand final day

Adrian Proszenko Who says there isn't a NSW side to cheer on grand final day?

Wests Tiger NYC coach Brett Kimmorley joins exodus from club

Gone: Coaching staff member Brett Kimmorley has joined the exodus from the Wests Tigers.

Adrian Proszenko The bloodletting continues at Wests Tigers after the club parted company with National Youth Competition coach Brett Kimmorley.

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Police still investigating South Sydney Rabbitohs' drug incident

Still not in the clear: Rabbitohs players Dylan Walker and Aaron Gray.

Adrian Proszenko Police are continuing to investigate how South Sydney players Dylan Walker and Aaron Gray obtained prescription drugs in a move that raises the prospect of supply charges being laid.

Paul Green does a Wayne Bennett in war of few words

Is that a hint of a smile: Broncos coach Wayne Bennett watches on as his team celebrates victory over the Roosters.

Adrian Proszenko This was a Seinfeld episode. A show about nothing.

I hope Johnathan Thurston wins Clive Churchill medal: Joyce Churchill

Support for Thurston: Joyce Churchill.

Adrian Proszenko Joyce Churchill predicts Johnathan Thurston will claim the only honour that has eluded him during his illustrious career on Sunday.

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Keep the grand final in Sydney, say Queenslanders Gorden Tallis and Darren Lockyer

Not any time soon: Queensland greats Gorden Tallis and Darren Lockyer are happy with the grand final remaining in Sydney.

Adrian Proszenko The push to take the NRL grand final to Queensland has been met with resistance from the most unlikely source: Queenslanders.

How Parramatta's Will Hopoate attempted to again put God before football

Adrian Proszenko A grand final is the pinnacle for all footballers, but if Parramatta were to get to one Will Hopoate would prefer not to play. Or in any other game scheduled on a Sunday.

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'You put those two together': Lockyer believes Johnathan Thurston now in Johns' class

Adrian Proszenko Darren Lockyer believes Johnathan Thurston is now in the same stratosphere as eighth Immortal Andrew Johns.

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Lord of the rings: first look at the most sought-after prize in the NRL

The big prize:Frank Puletua with the new premiership ring.

Adrian Proszenko This is the first look at the NRL's most sought-after prize.

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Andrew Johns joins Sydney Roosters coaching staff after parting with Manly Sea Eagles

Adrian Proszenko Andrew Johns, the eighth and last man inducted into rugby league's Immortals, is now a Rooster booster.

South Sydney Rabbitohs make play for Canterbury Bulldogs hooker Damien Cook

Adrian Proszenko South Sydney have made a play for Canterbury hooker Damien Cook in a move that ends speculation they are chasing unwanted Wests Tigers captain Robbie Farah.

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Sin Bin: Parramatta Eels set to benefit from NRL's first fan-funded third-party agreement

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Adrian Proszenko Parramatta supporters group 1Eyed Eel is poised to make history after proposing to set up rugby league's first supporter-based third-party arrangement for one of the club's players.

Don't let Justin Hodges suffer the same fate as me: Steve Roach

Nervous wait: Justin Hodges.

Adrian Proszenko, Phil Lutton Steve Roach believes Justin Hodges shouldn't suffer the same fate as him and miss a grand final through suspension, believing a fine would be a more appropriate punishment for what he described as an...

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NZ Warriors doctor reiterates concerns about prescription drugs in NRL

An elderly man became seriously ill from prescription drugs, police say.

Adrian Proszenko New Zealand Warriors doctor John Mayhew has reiterated his concerns about the misuse of prescription drugs in the NRL, believing the cultural problem is at its worst in Sydney.