Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Newtown Jets become feeder club for Cronulla

Adrian Proszenko The Newtown Jets have officially become the feeder club for Cronulla in rugby league's latest joint venture.

Sydney Roosters' Michael Jennings thankful for Penrith's kick in the pants

Kick up the bum: Michael Jennings is grateful for the lessons he learned at Penrith.

Adrian Proszenko Michael Jennings can see the funny side of it now.

League

Penrith Panthers facing $20,000 hit for concussion breach involving Jamal Idris

Fine line: Penrith are facing a $20,000 sanction for not bringing Jamal Idris off for a concussion test at the weekend.

Adrian Proszenko Penrith are facing the prospect of a $20,000 fine for not bringing Jamal Idris off the field for a concussion test in last weekend’s win over the Warriors.

Anthony Watmough set to join Parramatta Eels but timing of exit is up to Geoff Toovey

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Adrian Proszenko Manly coach Geoff Toovey will have the ultimate say on whether Anthony Watmough joins Parramatta next year or in 2016.

Anthony Watmough agrees to three-year deal with Parramatta Eels

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Adrian Proszenko Manly star Anthony Watmough has agreed to join Parramatta on a three-year deal from 2016 but could arrive earlier if granted a release from the Sea Eagles.

Richie Fa'aoso opens up on miracle comeback

In the neck: Richie Fa’aoso with his teammates before the 2013 grand final.

Adrian Proszenko When Richie Fa’aoso went in to see the specialist about his neck injury during the week, the premiership-winning prop was bracing himself for big news.

Balmain believe they have one final say on Tigers coach

Uncertain days ahead: Mick Potter.

Adrian Proszenko Balmain directors could yet have one final say on the biggest issue facing Wests Tigers, the appointment of the next coach, due to an “oversight” from the NRL.

ABC honours ex-staffer Warren Ryan with retention of namesake medal

Adrian Proszenko The ABC has retained the Warren Ryan Medal as the name of its award to the best player in rugby league despite the acrimonious split with the premiership-winning coach and long-serving commentator

Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs move to lock up Sam Kasiano long term

Man in demand: Canterbury are looking to retain skilful prop Sam Kasiano.

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury have opened negotiations with Sam Kasiano as rivals queue up to poach the ball-playing prop.

Mick Potter keen to be part of a revamped Tigers outfit

Unfinished business: Mick Potter wants to remain at the helm of Wests Tigers.

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter knows his NRL coaching career could end on Saturday.

Joseph Paulo rejects Ricky Stuart's overtures to remain an Eel as Canberra Raiders miss out again

Joseph Paulo has rejected approaches to join the Canberra Raiders and former coach Ricky Stuart.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta have enjoyed a victory over former coach Ricky Stuart before their much-anticipated clash with Canberra by winning the battle for the services of lock Joseph Paulo.

Cronulla Sharks spruik substance-free workplaces

Safety first: Sam Tagataese and Luke Lewis promote their sponsor at Sydney Olympic Park on Thursday.

Adrian Proszenko A fortnight ago, most of the Cronulla players involved in the 2011 supplements scandal conceded they were unwitting drug cheats.

Richie Fa'aoso cleared to return to NRL less than a year after breaking his neck

Richie Fa’aoso.

Adrian Proszenko Richie Fa'aoso's career-ending injury may not end his career after all.

NRL concedes wrestling tactics to stay

Ben Barba of the Broncos winces in pain as he is tackled against the Dragons.

Adrian Proszenko It’s the scourge of the game, the biggest turnoff for fans, players and coaches alike. But the NRL admits it is all but powerless to stamp wrestling out of rugby league.

Knights table offer to keep band of brothers

Big brothers: Chanel, left, and Sione Mata'utia.

Adrian Proszenko Newcastle has moved to ward off the poachers by tabling lucrative offers to retain Sione, Chanel and Pat Mata'utia until the end of 2018.

South Sydney Rabbitohs and Brisbane Broncos to be included in expanded World Club Challenge

Souths owner Russell Crowe has been pushing for an expanded World Club Challenge.

Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko Russell Crowe's vision of an expanded World Club Challenge will move a step closer to reality when South Sydney, Brisbane and a third NRL team play the top three Super League clubs in England next...

Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen in line for prestigious players' association award

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Adrian Proszenko He’s been ruled ineligible for the Dally M Awards or the Brad Fittler Medal, but Paul Gallen could still walk away with arguably the most prestigious gongs of them all, those voted on by his...

Panthers rookie Kierran Moseley and the debut that almost wasn't

About to step onto the big stage: Panthers hooker Kierran Moseley.

Adrian Proszenko From the moment Kierran Moseley left home at the age of 15 to pursue his rugby league dream, his mother pleaded with him to come home.

Bob Fulton calls on NRL to introduce captain's challenge

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko The NRL is set to revisit the captain’s challenge in a bid to avoid clangers such as the one which almost cost the Broncos a chance of a finals spot on Friday night.

Jiu jitsu master helps South Sydney Rabbitohs perfect dark art of wrestling

Adrian Proszenko Meet the man teaching South Sydney to take their wrestling game to a whole new level.