Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Debutants ball ... Bulldogs David Klemmer and Josh Jackson 'made for Origin'

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Carayannis They might not be the original Bash Brothers, but NSW won't be left wanting for aggression after Bulldogs David Klemmer and Josh Jackson were called up for their State or Origin debuts.

Cronulla Sharks sponsor quits over treatment of Michael Gordon

Eye of the storm: Cronulla's Michael Gordon.

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla's decision not to release Michael Gordon to Parramatta has hurt them in the hip pocket, with a club sponsor severing ties in protest over the treatment of the former NSW representative.

NRL executive Suzanne Young again thrown in the deep end

Suzanne Young.

Adrian Proszenko Suzanne Young is the most powerful woman in rugby league. But dealing with errant footballers is far from her biggest challenge.

New Zealand Warrior Konrad Hurrell to visit Cronulla Sharks kneeing victim Anthony Tupou

Adrian Proszenko The first thing Konrad Hurrell will do when he visits Anthony Tupou on Sunday is give him a big hug.

Book by former Parramatta Eels cult hero Fuifui Moimoi could be pulped

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Adrian Proszenko Fuifui Moimoi faces the prospect of having his biography pulped before it even hits bookstores after Parramatta indicated they could take legal action against their former player.

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NSW Origin coach Laurie Daley gets insight into Maroons during Indigenous All Stars camp

Adrian Proszenko The inside knowledge Laurie Daley gained from spending time with the Maroons' biggest names during the Indigenous All Stars camp could prove the difference in this year's State of Origin series.

Bodene Thompson the difference as New Zealand Warriors edge Parramatta Eels in extra time

At arm's length: Solomone Kata puts a fend on Will Hopoate.

Adrian Proszenko Chris Sandow had his best game. Ever. Try assists, line breaks, a 40-20, repeat sets and eight goals - but all for the wrong team.

Disgruntled clubs to discuss NRL leadership performance

Adrian Proszenko Some of rugby league's most powerful figures have arranged a meeting to discuss the NRL's handling and direction of the game.

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How NSW Blues skipper Paul Gallen and Brad Fittler buried the hatchet after medal drama

Paul Gallen smiles after leading the Blues to victory in Origin I last year.

Adrian Proszenko Paul Gallen says there is no bad blood with Brad Fittler over his stance that the NSW captain shouldn't be given the State of Origin medal struck in his honour.

Anthony Minichiello backs Blake Ferguson for fullback after Alex Johnston remains a Rabbitoh

Staying with the Bunnies: Alex Johnston.

Adrian Proszenko Legendary Roosters fullback Anthony Minichiello has backed Blake Ferguson to wear the No.1 jersey next year after the tri-colours failed in their bid to poach Alex Johnston from arch rivals...

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Newcastle Knights forward Korbin Sims breaks silence on 'Williegate'

Harmless gesture: Korbin Sims.

Adrian Proszenko Newcastle forward Korbin Sims has broken his silence on 'Williegate', describing the act as a "harmless gesture between two friends".

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Parramatta Eels players Kenny Edwards and Kaysa Pritchard stood down after manipulating drug test

In strife: Parramatta's Kenny Edwards.

Adrian Proszenko and Chris Barrett Parramatta has become embroiled in a drugs drama after Kenny Edwards took a drugs test on behalf of fellow forward Kaysa Pritchard.

Parramatta Eels launch domestic violence action plan

A great cause: Eels and Warriors players will be part of an initiative to raise awareness about domestic violence.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta and Warriors players will link arms before their clash at Pirtek Stadium on Saturday as part of a landmark initiative to raise awareness about domestic violence.

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Chris Sandow may have played last game for Parramatta Eels as player swap goes awry

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla's backflip on a decision to release Michael Gordon has thwarted a proposed player swap with Parramatta's Darcy Lussick as the Eels prepare to part company with enigmatic halfback Chris...

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Council puts debt collectors on to Manly over Brookvale Oval debt

Run down: Brookvale Oval is in urgent need of an upgrade.

Adrian Proszenko Warringah Council has engaged debt collectors to retrieve a six-figure sum from the Sea Eagles after the bottom-placed club refused to pay their hiring fees for Brookvale Oval.

Parramatta Eels chairman Steve Sharp tells AGM he will end embarrassing infighting at club

Under pressure: Parramatta Leagues Club chairman Steve Sharp.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp has described the biannual battle for control of the club as an "embarrassment" and vowed to do everything possible to ensure future elections won't damage the Eels...

Cronulla Sharks block Parramatta bid to replace Jarryd Hayne with Michael Gordon

On the outer: Sharks veteran Michael Gordon.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta's plans to replace Jarryd Hayne with Cronulla fullback Michael Gordon have been scuppered at the last minute after the Sharks backflipped on the mid-season transfer.

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Sin Bin: Put a tent on this circus, Eels elections roll on

England bound?: Nate Myles may be one of the first benficiaries of the marquee allowance in the Super League.

Adrian Proszenko Just when you thought the Parramatta Leagues Club elections couldn't possibly descend further into farce, the brains behind the Parramatta Professionals ticket was frogmarched after trying to sneak...

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Political infighting could cost us Kieran Foran, fears Parramatta Eels CEO Scott Seward

Up in the air?: Kieran Foran has a political instability clause in his four-year, multi-million dollar contract.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta chief executive Scott Seward fears the bitter battle for control of the club could result in star signing Kieran Foran slipping through its grasp.

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Women on board: Wests Tigers chair Marina Go calls for quotas before Women in League round

Equity: Marina Go says without quotas we haven't experienced any change.

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers chair Marino Go has called for quotas for female directors to be introduced to ensure there is a diversity of thinking in rugby league boardrooms.

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