Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Sin Bin: The secret training sessions that propelled Jarryd Hayne towards NFL

Adrian Proszenko The man who organised secret training sessions for Jarryd Hayne two years ago has predicted Jarryd Hayne will forever revolutionise the way American football is played.

The day Manly Sea Eagles legend Geoff Toovey jumped the shark

Adrian Proszenko For many years 'Jack the Lemon Shark', as he was affectionately known, was one of the most famous inhabitants of The Great Barrier Reef.

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Persistence pays off for Canterbury Bulldogs hooker Damien Cook

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Adrian Proszenko Damien Cook always thought he'd figure prominently in Canterbury's playoff campaign.

Jack Bird is the word as outstanding rookie pilots Cronulla Sharks to finals

Rookie on the rise: Jack Bird was proud to earn his stripes with the Country Origin side.

Adrian Proszenko He is a previously unheralded rookie, whose game sense and battle with arthritis belies his years.

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Newcastle chairman predicts Nathan Brown will return Knights to glory days

Optimistic: Knights chairman Brian McGuigan.

Adrian Proszenko Newcastle chairman Brian McGuigan believes Nathan Brown is the man to return the club to its halcyon days, predicting the former Dragons coach will quickly transform the Knights into premiership...

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Clubs unite for a summit to block NRL's pathway overhaul

On the chopping block: The Newtown Jets celebrate winning the 2012 NSW Cup grand final.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL is facing a fresh rebellion over its plans to overhaul development pathways, with clubs united in their belief there needs to be a suitable replacement if the National Youth Competition is...

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Wests Tigers sponsor Harry Triguboff intervenes in Robbie Farah v Jason Taylor feud

Tigerish spirit: Harry Triguboff.

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers major sponsor Harry Triguboff will personally intervene in an attempt to end the Jason Taylor-Robbie Farah feud and plans to involve NRL CEO Dave Smith in the process.

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Parramatta Eels avert legal action by agreeing to extend contract of coach Brad Arthur

Going nowhere: Eels coach Brad Arthur has agreed to extend his contract with the club.

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane Parramatta has avoided legal action after Brad Arthur agreed to a revised contract to coach the side until the end of 2017.

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Josh Reynolds vows to bring more calm, less calamity to Canterbury Bulldogs

Coming back, again: Josh Reynolds will return to action against the Warriors on Sunday after five weeks out with a knee injury.

Adrian Proszenko Josh Reynolds reckons he can be the "calming influence" on the Bulldogs in their charge to the finals. Yep, you read that right. The calming influence.

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Parramatta alleged to have failed to pay Richie Fa'aoso's million dollar insurance policy

Looking for answers: Retired league player Richie Fa'aoso.

Daniel Lane and Adrian Proszenko Parramatta forward Richie Fa'aoso is understood to be looking to the Rugby League Players' Association following revelations the club had not paid for his insurance policy.

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Garth Brennan says he's now ready to coach the Newcastle Knights in the NRL

Putting his hand up: Penrith assistant coach Garth Brennan (right) wants the Knights job.

Adrian Proszenko Garth Brennan says he's ready to take the step up as a head coach at Newcastle, believing his understanding of the unique Knights culture will be an asset should the club opt for a Panthers-style...

Channel Seven ready to climb aboard the Jarryd Hayne Plane and screen San Francisco 49ers games

Adrian Proszenko They may have missed out in their bid for NRL games, but the Seven Network could still have a ratings bonanza on their hands if the NFL consents to their request to show all bar one of Jarryd Hayne's...

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Birthplace could determine where second-tier league players end up under Shane Richardson's radical new scheme

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 21:  Chief executive Shane Richardson speaking to the media after standing down from the club at Redfern Oval on January 21, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Christopher Pearce/Fairfax Media)

Adrian Proszenko Demoted or prospective NRL players could be forced to play for teams based purely on their birthplace under a controversial proposal for the game's second-tier competition.

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Cronulla Sharks hold off brave Parramatta Eels to maintain top-four push

Flying Shark: Jack Bird offloads with time to spare.

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla's ragtag bunch, which finished the home and away season stone, motherless LAST last season, is closing in on the unlikeliest of top-four finishes

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Wests Tigers chairwoman Marina Go opens up on why Robbie Farah had to go

Change of direction: Marina Go.

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers chair Marina Go has opened up about the decision to offer captain Robbie Farah a release, saying it was time to put the club first to ensure it built a winning culture.

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Why Eels coach Brad Arthur is still cheering the Hayne Plane and Flash Gordon

Flash: Future Eel Michael Gordon has been in great form.

Adrian Proszenko His former fullback is lighting up the NFL. His future one is in the best form of his life and could well carve up his Eels on Saturday.

I would pick Robbie Farah from NSW Cup, says NSW coach Laurie Daley

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 26:  Robbie Farah addresses the media Wests Tigers training on August 26, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Fairfax Media) *** Local Caption *** Robbie Farah

Adrian Proszenko Blues coach Laurie Daley says he'd have no qualms about selecting Robbie Farah for State of Origin duty from the NSW Cup.

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Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen lights up screen in movie debut

Acting role: Cronulla captain Paul Gallen.

Adrian Proszenko Paul Gallen is starring in his first movie appearance alongside fellow leaguie-turned-actor Ian Roberts, but the Cronulla captain reckons Russell Crowe shouldn't fret about his day job being under...

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Parramatta Eels facing court action over Brad Arthur's disputed contract extension

Not happy: Eels coach Brad Arthur.

Adrian Proszenko and Daniel Lane The management of Parramatta coach Brad Arthur is considering taking legal action against the club after it allegedly reneged on a signed contract extending and upgrading the tenure of their client.

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Canterbury Bulldogs captain James Graham defends club's handling of concussion

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 03:  James Graham of the Bulldogs leaves the field after sustaining a head plays a cut shot during the round five NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium on April 3, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury captain James Graham has defended his club's handling of the concussion protocols, declaring suggestions otherwise were "questioning the doctor's integrity or you're saying I've defied...

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