Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

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'Injured' rep players could face NRL ban

Adrian Proszenko Players who pull out of representative weekend fixtures will face a one-match NRL ban under a proposal to be tabled by the NSWRL.

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Parramatta Eels could be out of pocket more than $500,000 from court case

Former Parramatta Eels chief executive Bob Bentley has launched an unfair dismissal case against the club.

Adrian Proszenko Former Parramatta Leagues Club boss Bob Bentley has launched an unfair dismissal case which the club concedes could cost them more than half a million dollars if successful.

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Tim Mannah signs new three-year deal with Parramatta Eels

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 06:  Tim Mannah and his father Fred Mannah share a laugh as they pose with the Annual Johnny Mannah cup after the round five NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Cronulla Sharks at Parramatta Stadium on April 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko In a week in which the league community celebrates the contribution of his late brother, Parramatta co-captain Tim Mannah is poised to announce he will be remaining with the club.

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Steve Sharp's bid to change Parramatta board was destined to fail

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Adrian Proszenko One of the more vocal Eels members, after grilling chairman Steve Sharp at Parramatta's annual general meeting, concluded with the words: "A vote against the resolution is not a vote against Bill...

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NRL must step in and fix Parramatta mess, says former Macquarie Bank boss Bill Moss

Disillusioned : Former Macquarie Bank boss and Parramatta fan Bill Moss.

Adrian Proszenko A disillusioned Bill Moss believes factionalism has rendered Parramatta "dysfunctional" to the point the NRL has no choice but to step in to save the wooden spooners from themselves.

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Bill Moss falls victim to political football at Parramatta

Expertise not required: Financial high flyer and Parramatta diehard Bill Moss is not wanted by the club.

Adrian Proszenko He is one of Australia's most respected businessman, a Parramatta diehard prepared to lend his considerable nous to resurrecting the once proud club. But on Monday night Bill Moss was turned away.

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Issac Luke and Ryan Hoffman on Warriors' wish list of NRL signings

Issac Luke .

Adrian Proszenko, Sarah Harvey The Warriors have added South Sydney star Issac Luke and Melbourne veteran Ryan Hoffman to their wish list as their search for marquee signings continues.

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Cronulla face another costly courtroom showdown with Stephen Dank

Busy times ahead: Legal representatives for Stephen Dank will be spending plenty of time in court in the coming weeks.

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla could be up for more legal costs if a court action initiated by sports scientist Stephen Dank next week is successful.

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Wests Tigers and Sydney Roosters renew Foundation Cup rivalry

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Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers and the Roosters will be vying for the Foundation Cup from Friday night after the combatants agreed to turn the pre-season event into an in-season affair.

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Push for NRL season opener in China

China back on the table: Plans to play a NRL match in the Asian country have been rekindled.

Adrian Proszenko Plans to take rugby league to China are back on the table, with Manly and Canberra pushing for an historic NRL season opener to be held there next year.

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Fearless Fijian Peni Botiki chases league dream

Illawarra Cutters player Peni Botiki will represent Fiji against Samoa at Penrith on Saturday night.

Adrian Proszenko Peni Botiki came to Australia with just two pairs of shorts, two pairs of thongs, two t-shirts. And a dream.

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NRL coaches seek clarity on obstruction rule at annual get-togther

NRL Head Of Football Todd Greenberg.

Adrian Proszenko Coaches will be seeking clarity on the obstruction rule when they gather at Rugby League Central for their annual conference.

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White knight could save Balmain Tigers

Adrian Proszenko A mystery white knight has emerged with a proposal to redevelop the old Balmain Leagues Club site in a move that could secure the future of the foundation club.

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Canterbury Bulldogs' rookie fullback Tyrone Phillips ready to become his own posterboy

Tyrone Phillips in a pre-season clash with Papua New Guinea during his stint with South Sydney last year.

Adrian Proszenko Tyrone Phillips has a poster of Adam Reynolds in his room.

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Canterbury Bulldogs defend handling of Andrew Fifita fiasco

Big deal: Sharks enforcer Andrew Fifita.

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury chief executive Raelene Castle has defended her handling of the Andrew Fifita contract saga, revealing the NRL has cleared the club of any wrongdoing.

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Fears all-conquering Roos will become 'The Invisibles'

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Adrian Proszenko They are about to equal a mark set by the Invincibles, but will the current crop of Kangaroos become the Invisibles?

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Souths-bound Manly star Glenn Stewart facing up to three months on the sidelines

Extended stint on the sidelines: Manly lock Glenn Stewart will miss up to 12 weeks with an ankle injury.

Adrian Proszenko Glenn Stewart's time at Manly has been further cut short by an ankle injury which could keep sideline the back-rower for up to three months.

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Andrew Fifita secured, Sharks could hunt for another Tiger, Benji Marshall

Staying put: After all has been said and done, Andrew Fifita is staying with the Sharks.

Adrian Proszenko If Cronulla can add the signature of Benji Marshall to the one just inked by Andrew Fifita, the club will have eight former Tigers on its books.

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Josh Reynolds' Origin hopes boosted by James Maloney injury

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury playmaker Josh Reynolds has the chance to cement the NSW No.6 jersey after form and fitness conspired against incumbent pivot James Maloney.

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Melbourne Storm set sights on Canterbury's Krisnan Inu

Adrian Proszenko Out of favour Bulldog Krisnan Inu could make a mid-season switch to Melbourne in an attempt to resurrect his career.