Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Cronulla Sharks players receive show-cause notices from ASADA

Adrian Proszenko Players involved at Cronulla during the club's controversial 2011 supplements program have received show-cause notices at a series of meetings with ASADA and the NRL on Wednesday.

Sam Kasiano ruled out for rest of the NRL season

Out: Bulldogs prop Sam Kasiano.

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury's premiership chances have taken a hit after prop Sam Kasiano was ruled out for the rest of the season.

We're not coached to hurt, Bunnies forward Jason Clark says of wrestling tactics

Brisbane's Ben Hannant is tackled in the game against South Sydney last Thursday.

Adrian Proszenko South Sydney forward Jason Clark is adamant his side is not coached to injure opponents after five Rabbitohs were cited for wrestling manoeuvres in just two games.

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Parramatta Eels boss Scott Seward says ballboy blunder could prove costly

Heavy price to pay: Parramatta boss Scott Seward is gobsmacked a ballboy error could have so much bearing on a game.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta chief executive Scott Seward predicts the ballboy fiasco will cost the club hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost revenue if the incident results in the Eels missing the play-offs.

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Hall of fame to honour Canterbury Bulldogs' greatest rugby league players

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Adrian Proszenko The Canterbury Bulldogs want to establish a hall of fame to honour their greatest players as part of their 80-year anniversary.

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Trent Hodkinson says chat with Canterbury coach Des Hasler sparked form turnaround

Adrian Proszenko Trent Hodkinson has revealed a heart-to-heart with Bulldogs coach Des Hasler helped him to turn around his post-Origin dip in form.

Veteran prop Jason King quietly relinquishes Manly Sea Eagles captaincy

Still a leader: Jason King is no longer a co-captain at Manly but he remains a key part of their title push.

Adrian Proszenko Jason King will always be a leader at Manly. But his days of captaining the club ended some time ago.

Obeid family members wanted to become directors of Parramatta Eels

Keen on the Eels: Eddie Obeid.

Adrian Proszenko, Kate McClymont and Brad Walter Parramatta officials were in talks with the Obeids about the prospect of some family members becoming Eels directors prior to patriarch Eddie being found guilty of corruption by the ICAC.

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NRL to investigate Eels over Obeid property deal

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Kate McClymont and Adrian Proszenko The NRL will investigate whether there are any salary cap implications in a property deal between Parramatta forward Darcy Lussick and a company connected to the Obeid family.

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Parramatta Eels closing the gap, on and off the field

Parramatta Eels centre Willie Tonga.

Adrian Proszenko The Eels have become the first Sydney-based rugby league club to launch a Reconciliation Action Plan, which coincides with the game's Close the Gap round celebrations.

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Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler keen to end unwanted streak against Parramatta Eels

Des Hasler at Bulldogs training on Tuesday.

Adrian Proszenko Des Hasler is facing his longest losing streak in almost a decade if Canterbury can't get their season back on track against Parramatta.

Daly Cherry-Evans says South Sydney Rabbitohs are the NRL team to beat

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Adrian Proszenko Daly Cherry-Evans has labelled South Sydney the team to beat after they dismantled Manly in one of the most impressive performances of the year.

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Don't change, Bulldogs urge Josh Reynolds despite another NRL ban

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Adrian Proszenko Canterbury teammates have urged Josh Reynolds not to tone down his aggressive style of play despite it costing the NSW playmaker another extended stint on the sidelines.

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Jarryd Hayne ready to burn potential poachers Canterbury

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Adrian Proszenko If Canterbury had had their way, Jarryd Hayne would be playing for them rather than against them on Friday night.

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Sports scientist Stephen Dank to sue NRL boss Dave Smith

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Adrian Proszenko Stephen Dank is about to add NRL chief executive Dave Smith to the long list of people he is taking legal action against.

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National Youth Competition to be scrapped as league officials go back to the drawing board

False start: The National Youth Competition has failed to deliver.

Adrian Proszenko The National Youth Competition is set to be scrapped as part of a massive overhaul of the pathways to NRL progression.

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Penrith Panther Will Smith following in dad's footsteps

Stirring debut: Will Smith is subdued by the Bulldogs' defence on August 1 at ANZ Stadium.

Adrian Proszenko Will Smith was always destined to follow in his father's footsteps, even if he couldn't keep up at first.

Manly Sea Eagles centre Steve Matai to miss two weeks with shoulder injury

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Adrian Proszenko Manly centre Steve Matai is expected to miss at least two matches after again injuring his shoulder in Friday night's loss to South Sydney.

Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter struggling to field a team after Luke Brooks and Pat Richards scratched

Sitting it out: Luke Brooks.

Adrian Proszenko Of all the challenges facing Mick Potter, none is more pressing than finding 17 fit players to take to Townsville.

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Ex-NSW half Mitchell Pearce desperate for another crack at Origin

Still hoping for Origin ... Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce.

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce has not given up on reclaiming his NSW jersey, saying: "If you don't strive to get into those teams, you're limiting yourself as a player."

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