Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Sydney Roosters star Blake Ferguson says he was a 'ticking time bomb' at Canberra Raiders

Adrian Proszenko Blake Ferguson, when he representing Canberra rather than preparing to play against them, was by his own admission a “ticking time bomb”.

NRL stars call for an extra two weeks of annual leave at player summit

Thumbs up for longer holidays: James Maloney.

Adrian Proszenko Rugby league players will agitate for an extra two weeks of annual leave to fall in line with their AFL counterparts in a bid to allay burnout concerns.

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Security guards to be employed at Penrith junior footy to stop sideline violence


Adrian Proszenko Security guards will watch over Sydney junior rugby league games this season to ensure they aren't marred by unruly parents.

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Sin Bin: Former Macquarie Bank heavy hitter Bill Moss turns away from Parramatta Eels

Eavesdropper: This footage of Maxwell Smart-style espionage is being used by Canterbury in its promotional material.

Adrian Proszenko A disillusioned Bill Moss has turned away from Parramatta after his bold plan to bring the big end of town to the Eels was undermined from within.

Manly Sea Eagles in mire after new regime botches halves negotiations, says former co-owner, Quantum boss Phil Sidney

Adrian Proszenko Manly’s former co-owner fears for the future of the club after the current regime "totally mismanaged" negotiations to keep star halves Kieran Foran and Daly Cherry-Evans on the northern...

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Warringah mayor calls for NRL to fund $1m synthetic field at Brookvale Oval

Feleti Mateo scores a try at Brookvale Oval on Friday, which the Warringah mayor says need an upgrade.

Adrian Proszenko Warringah mayor Michael Regan has called for the NRL to cough up $1 million to provide Brookvale Oval with a synthetic surface to ensure the playing field is up to standard.

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NRL players keen to find solution to scheduling and pay issues at summit

RLPA general president Clint Newton

Adrian Proszenko Scheduling issues and the prospect of a salary cap increase will be on the top of the agenda when more than 100 NRL stars converge on the Sydney Olympic Park precinct to thrash out their grievances...

Martin Kennedy told to stand down, or Sydney Roosters prop will be banned by NRL

Case to answer: Martin Kennedy celebrates a try with the Brisbane Broncos last year.

Chris Barrett and Adrian Proszenko Sydney Roosters prop Martin Kennedy has been given 24 hours to stand down or be suspended by the NRL after he was on Wednesday issued with an infraction notice stemming from the Australian Sports...

Newcastle Knights forward Beau Scott poised for shock return to Sydney

Scott free: Beau Scott is keen to return to Sydney.

Adrian Proszenko NSW forward Beau Scott is likely to make a shock return to Sydney, with St George Illawarra and Wests Tigers among the clubs jostling for his signature.

John Folau in contention for Parramatta Eels debut

John Folau

Adrian Proszenko At 193cm and 112 kilograms, you could hardly describe John Folau as the little brother of code-hopper Israel.

Sam Burgess will return to NRL at some point, predicts older brother Luke

New boy: Luke Burgess playing for Manly.

Adrian Proszenko Luke Burgess reckons it is only a matter of time before younger brother Sam returns to the NRL.

Parramatta signing Kieran Foran calls for review of player transfer system

There must be a better way: Parramatta-bound  Kieran Foran (left) has called for a review of the player transfer system.

Adrian Proszenko Manly superstar Kieran Foran has called for a review of the player transfer system after feeling pressured to make a call on his future with a year remaining on his contract.

Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor plotting the downfall of the club that sacked him

Adrian Proszenko Jason Taylor is plotting the downfall of South Sydney as a head coach for the first time since his sacking from the club almost six years ago.

Parramatta Eels poach Kieran Foran from Manly Sea Eagles and insist there are more signings to come

Sea Eagle to Eel: Kieran Foran.

Adrian Proszenko and Michael Chammas Kieran Foran has admitted the appeal of playing under Brad Arthur was a major factor in his decision to walk away from Manly to sign a lucrative deal with Parramatta from next season.

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The Packers, Rusty, the Godfather and the Gyng: the real Souths-Roosters battle is in the stands

Adrian Proszenko If James Packer watches the Roosters-Rabbitohs blockbuster, it’s more likely to be via the TV network that was his father’s pride and joy than from a corporate suite at ANZ Stadium.

Sin Bin: Jarryd Hayne was locked in for stadium sponsorship deal before NFL switch

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Adrian Proszenko Jarryd Hayne was set to be a poster boy for ANZ Stadium before deciding to leave Parramatta to pursue his NFL dream.

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Blake Ferguson knocked back South Sydney Rabbitohs to make his NRL return with the Sydney Roosters

Centre of attention: Blake Ferguson.

Adrian Proszenko Had South Sydney got their way, Blake Ferguson would be playing with, rather than against, them at ANZ Stadium.

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Parramatta Eels in showdown with NRL over Richie Fa'aoso's return

Long road back: Richie Fa'aoso.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta plan to take legal action against the NRL should the governing body stand in the way of Richie Fa’aoso making a remarkable comeback from a broken neck against the Warriors.

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Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson talks up Rabbitohs clash

Not just another game: Roosters coach Trent Robinson at training.

Adrian Proszenko Trent Robinson could tell you that it's just another game. But it's not. And he won't.

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Manly Sea Eagles set to lose major sponsor Kaspersky

Leaving?: Manly look set to lose Kieran Foran, and major sponsor Kaspersky.

Adrian Proszenko The bad news keeps coming for Manly with major sponsor Kaspersky expected to pull the pin at the end of the season.