Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

State of Origin shouldn't be changed, warns ARLC chairman John Grant

Adrian Proszenko NRL chairman John Grant has warned of the dangers of tinkering with State of Origin as powerbrokers consider the impact of the next broadcast rights deal on rugby league's marquee event.

Alex McKinnon losing public support over stoush with Cameron Smith: John Grant

Criticism: Alex McKinnon hit out at Cameron Smith during his appearance on <i>60 Minutes</i>.

Adrian Proszenko NRL chairman John Grant believes Alex McKinnon's has lost some of the support of the rugby league community following his public stoush with Queensland captain Cameron Smith.

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Laurie Daley better equipped to bounce back from shock defeat this time

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 08:  Robbie Farah, Blues Coach Laurie Daley and Ryan Hoffman look on after losing game three of the State of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at Suncorp Stadium on July 8, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko Laurie Daley believes he is better equipped to handle losing the State of Origin series this time around after the physical and emotional toll almost forced him to quit the post two years ago.

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State of Origin: Mass changes likely, with half the Blues squad under pressure to retain spots

Unhappy return: Laurie Daley at Sydney Airport on Thursday.

Adrian Proszenko Up to half of the NSW side is facing the prospect of not pulling on the Blue jersey again after the stunning capitulation in the State of Origin decider at Suncorp Stadium.

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State of Origin III: Laurie Daley and Paul Gallen stumped as NSW hammered

Got the Blues: NSW skipper Paul Gallen cuts a forlorn figure in Brisbane.

Adrian Proszenko It's the biggest losing margin in State of Origin history. But neither Laurie Daley nor Paul Gallen saw it coming.

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State of Origin: Queensland Maroons heap misery on NSW Blues in resounding win

Queensland finished with the most decisive win in Origin history, running out Game 3 winners.

Adrian Proszenko Queensland are the 2015 State of Origin champions following their thumping 52-6 win over the NSW Blues at Suncorp Stadium.

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Mum's the word: Jackson Hastings thanks mother for Sydney Roosters opportunity

Thanks, mum: Jackson Hastings is happy in his Roosters' role.

Adrian Proszenko Jackson Hastings believes he is ready to fulfil his twin dreams - of wearing the Roosters No.6 jersey and paying back his mother for giving him the opportunity to contend for it.

Kieran Foran a likely poster boy for Parramatta Eels and ANZ Stadium

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Adrian Proszenko Kieran Foran is a strong chance of being added to ANZ Stadium's list of ambassadors once he makes the switch to Parramatta next season.

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Sydney Roosters rising star Latrell Mitchell learning from his father's mistakes

Adrian Proszenko Latrell Mitchell is every bit as talented as his old man.

Gold Coast Titans interested in out-of-favour Newcastle Knight Tyrone Roberts

Wanted man: Tyrone Roberts.

Adrian Proszenko The Gold Coast has earmarked Tyrone Roberts as a fallback halves option should they lose out on the signature of Trent Hodkinson to Newcastle.

State of Origin: Forget the 'Klemmer Killer', Paul Gallen set to be Josh Papalii's prime target

Family ties: boxer Alex Leapai expects fireworks from his cousin Josh Papalii in Wednesday's Origin decider.

Adrian Proszenko For all of the talk of Josh Papalii being spirited into the Queensland team as a 'Klemmer Killer', the real fireworks are likely to come from the resumption of his battle with NSW skipper Paul Gallen.

State of Origin: I'm captaincy material, says NSW fullback Josh Dugan

Having a ball: Josh Dugan sees himself as a leader in the Blues camp.

Adrian Proszenko Josh Dugan has revealed his ambition to captain St George Illawarra in a frank admission which highlights how far he has come as a player and person.

Kieran Foran's Parramatta Eels deal scuppers Manly's bid for Josh Reynolds

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Adrian Proszenko Kieran Foran's decision to join Parramatta on a revised deal has scuppered a bold proposal that could have delivered Josh Reynolds to Manly had the Kiwi international opted to join Canterbury instead.

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State of Origin: Winning decider would be bigger than last year's series win, says James Tamou

Adrian Proszenko NSW prop James Tamou believes retaining the State of Origin shield at Suncorp Stadium decider would be an even greater accomplishment than winning it back for the first time in nine years.

Kieran Foran to accept new deal from Parramatta Eels

Staying with Eel deal: Kieran Foran

Adrian Proszenko Kieran Foran is poised to agree to a new deal to join the Parramatta Eels from 2016.

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State of Origin: You don't owe me anything, says Laurie Daley to indebted Mitchell Pearce

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce feels a responsibility to repay Laurie Daley for bringing him back into the Origin fold, but the NSW coach is adamant: "he doesn't owe me anything."

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Footballing brothers Leighton and Epalahame Tali released from detention with new visas

Adrian Proszenko Just after lunchtime on Wednesday, after six weeks in Villawood Detention Centre, the Tali brothers emerged with new visas and renewed hope of fulfilling their football dreams.

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State of Origin 2015: Mitchell Pearce relieved Michael Jennings dodged NSW Blues axe

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce knows better than most the price one can pay for an indiscretion around State of Origin time.

Bulldogs halfback Trent Hodkinson likely to choose a new club before State of Origin III

Calling it: Trent Hodkinson says a decision on his future is imminent.

Adrian Proszenko Trent Hodkinson is likely to head into Origin III with his club future decided, the NSW halfback all but resigned to be leaving Canterbury at the end of the season.

This will never happen again, new Parramatta Eels CEO says of Kieran Foran debacle

Adrian Proszenko New Parramatta chief executive officer John Boulous has assured long-suffering fans that steps have been taken to ensure the bungled contract negotiations with Kieran Foran won't be repeated,...