Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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Newcastle Knights worse off due to Tinkler, says former boss Steve Burraston

Adrian Proszenko Former Newcastle chief executive Steve Burraston is adamant the club is worse off for Nathan Tinkler's involvement and has called for a total cleanout of management in any new ownership structure.

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A decade later and Bulldogs great Steve Price still misses a start

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Adrian Proszenko It's a big reunion to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Canterbury's grand final win over the Roosters . . . but nobody thought to invite the skipper.

League

State of Origin: Laurie Daley borrows Chelsea's secret weapon to prepare his special ones

The Special Ones: Jose Mourinho and Laurie Daley.

Adrian Proszenko NSW have turned to a cutting-edge technology employed by English football powerhouse Chelsea in their quest to break Queensland's stranglehold on State Of Origin.

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NSW Origin five-eighth Josh Reynolds a Bulldog who won't roll over for anyone

Blues five-eighth Josh Reynolds tries to evade Paul Gallen at training on Wednesday in Coffs Harbour.

Adrian Proszenko When you consider his path to the Origin arena, which included a train-off only to become the bench player who never came off the bench, you know Josh Reynolds won't take his blue jersey for granted.

League

Blake Ferguson signs with Sydney Roosters but NRL won't allow return until 2015

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Adrian Proszenko The Roosters have won their latest battle against bitter rivals South Sydney by snaring troubled star Blake Ferguson.

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State of Origin: NSW winger Daniel Tupou tells how his family narrowly avoided deportation

NSW winger Daniel Tupou has overcome many obstacles to make it big in rugby league.

Adrian Proszenko Sitting in the Department of Immigration office blissfully unaware that his family was about to get deported, Daniel Tupou was impeccably behaved.

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Blake Ferguson a step closer to NRL return after accepting Roosters job

Blake Ferguson.

Adrian Proszenko Troubled star Blake Ferguson has taken an off-field role with the Roosters with a view to resuming his NRL career.

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Melbourne tipped to host Origin match in 2015

State of Origin at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, 2012.

Adrian Proszenko Sydney isn’t scheduled to host two games of an Origin series until 2016 in a further blow to NSW's chances of breaking Queensland’s stranglehold on the event.

League

Canterbury's Trent Hodkinson sprinkled with a little good fortune in winning Blues jersey

Dear to his heart: Trent Hodkinson's phoenix tattoo on his chest symbolises his journey back from career-threatening injuries.

Adrian Proszenko When he was at his lowest ebb, about the time of his fourth career-threatening operation, Trent Hodkinson visited the tattoo parlour.

Deregistrations on cards if concussion rules breached in Origin

Headache: Queensland five-eighth Johnathan Thurston comes from the field last week.

Adrian Proszenko State of Origin trainers and doctors have been warned they face deregistration if they don't comply with the new concussion guidelines.

League

Matt Parish takes Parramatta Eels to court

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Adrian Proszenko Matt Parish is about to become embroiled in another public spat after instigating legal action against former employer Parramatta.

League

Israel Folau back in Parramatta Eels' sights

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Adrian Proszenko Parramatta are having another crack at bringing Israel Folau back to rugby league. And this time they are expecting head office to be a help rather than a hindrance.

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Sin Bin: Teenaged troublemaker escapes conviction for role in brawl

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Adrian Proszenko The teenager at the centre of a vicious rugby league brawl last year has escaped without a conviction.

League

Melbourne Storm in the hunt for Karmichael Hunt

Karmichael Hunt is in the sights of the Melbourne Storm.

Adrian Proszenko Melbourne will attempt to become the first club to avail themselves of the NRL's new marquee contracting powers by attempting to bring Karmichael Hunt back to rugby league.

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NRL insists on women in all club boardrooms

Adrian Proszenko The NRL will penalise clubs that don't appoint at least one woman director to boards as part of a plan to encourage women into management positions in rugby league.

League

NRL insists on women in all club boardrooms

Breaking down barriers: Canterbury chief executive Raelene Castle.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL will penalise clubs which don't appoint at least one female director to their boards as part of a plan to encourage women into management positions in rugby league.

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Benji Marshall not named for Dragons' clash with Eels ... yet

Benji Marshall has five NRL clubs interested in his services.

Adrian Proszenko St George Illawarra chief executive Peter Doust has signalled the prospect of holding back Benji Marshall's debut in the Red V until the club is in a position to share the spoils.

League

Mitchell Pearce gives up the grog to focus on NRL and State of Origin with NSW Blues

Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce will be abstaining from alcohol for the rest of the season.

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce has slapped a booze ban on himself for the rest of the season to prevent more alcohol-fuelled incidents like the one which almost cost him his NSW jersey.

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Former coach Tim Sheens' payout could cost Wests Tigers up to $1.5 million

Legal action ... Tim Sheens doing his coaching stint at the Wests Tigers.

Adrian Proszenko The decision to sack Tim Sheens could cost Wests Tigers up to $1.5 million after the premiership-winning coach pressed ahead with legal action against the joint-venture club.

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How Mitchell Pearce was saved from State of Origin ban

Half his luck: Mitchell Pearce is free to play in the State of Origin series opener.

Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko Sydney Roosters management have ensured Mitchell Pearce will be available for the upcoming Origin series opener by convincing NRL officials not to suspend the halfback Mitchell Pearce for two matches.