Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

New Zealand Warriors target Gold Coast Titans and Kangaroos forward Nate Myles as spending spree continues

Adrian Proszenko The New Zealand Warriors' spending spree is far from over as the club makes an audacious bid to recruit Kangaroos forward Nate Myles.

Playing at No.18, Russell Packer puts in a solid rugby league comeback for Illawarra Cutters

Russell Packer in his first match since his release from jail.

Adrian Proszenko The Newtown Jets may be known as the Betty Ford Clinic of the NRL but it was the bloke on the other team who was today's redemption story.

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Physiokey device behind Paul Gallen's State of Origin 2015 comeback quest

Battle to be fit: Paul Gallen.

Adrian Proszenko Revealed: The $3,700 gizmo behind Paul Gallen's quest to be fit for the State of Origin series opener

Parramatta Eels elections heat up as police called on former club boss Denis Fitzgerald

Denis Fitzgerald

Adrian Proszenko Police have been called to Parramatta Leagues Club after former chief executive Denis Fitzgerald allegedly ignored requests to remain within designated electoral areas.

Parramatta Eels' Richie Fa'aoso to face old mates and suitors, Melbourne Storm

Adrian Proszenko Had Melbourne had their way, Richie Fa'aoso would be playing for, rather than against them, on Sunday.

Shock comeback could put South Sydney Rabbitohs' Adam Reynolds into State of Origin mix

Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Laurie Daley says Adam Reynolds will come into consideration for the State of Origin opener if he is capable of making an earlier-than-expected return for South Sydney.

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Anthony Minichiello backs Wests Tigers' James Tedesco for NSW fullback spot

James Tedesco makes a break against the Bulldogs.

Adrian Proszenko Former NSW fullback Anthony Minichiello believes James Tedesco is the man to grab the No.1 Blues jersey vacated by the departure of Jarryd Hayne.

Parramatta Eel Anthony Watmough not playing loyalty card in Origin debate

Eels come first: Parramatta's Anthony Watmough isn't letting Origin selection talk affect him.

Adrian Proszenko Anthony Watmough won't be blowing up if NSW selectors opt for a younger - and more in-form - forward for this year's State of Origin campaign.

Cronulla Sharks speedster Ben Barba in line to be next code-hopper for Rio Olympics

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Adrian Proszenko Ben Barba has been sounded out about playing Rugby Sevens for Australia at the 2016 Olympics.

City Origin debutant Tyrone Peachey knocks back mum's advice to succeed in NRL arena

Adrian Proszenko If Tyrone Peachey's mum had her way, the City Origin debutant would never have played rugby league.

NRL considers limiting use of video ref to stop diving

Adrian Proszenko The NRL will consider limiting the use of the video referee when players have been floored in an attempt to stop the scourge of diving.

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NRL coaches to demand interchange answers at summit

Unhappy: Sharks coach Shane Flanagan at training on Monday.

Adrian Proszenko Coaches will demand clarity on the interchange rules for next year when they converge on head office for meetings with the NRL and the players' association on Wednesday.

Shadows of Denis Fitzgerald, Roy Spagnolo loom over Parramatta Eels elections

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Adrian Proszenko Denis Fitzgerald will not be standing at the upcoming Parramatta Leagues Club elections, but he and former Parramatta powerbroker Roy Spagnolo will still make their presence felt at the ballot box.

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Cronulla's Wade Graham to skipper City in Luke Keary's Blues initiation

Leading light: Cronulla's Wade Graham is expected to captain the Country side for next week's clash.

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla forward Wade Graham is likely to have the honour of captaining the City Origin side in what will be Ipswich-born Luke Keary's induction into the Blues fold.

State of Origin worth up to $500,000 per minute if sold separately in broadcast deal

Rival captains Paul Gallen and Cameron Smith at the State of Origin series launch in Melbourne.

Adrian Proszenko State of Origin could be worth almost $500,000 per minute if the NRL opts to sell off the marquee interstate series separately in the next broadcast rights deal.

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Canterbury Bulldogs sniffing for new sponsor, with a seven-figure price tag

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Adrian Proszenko Canterbury are on the lookout for a new major sponsor as they prepare to part company with long-term partner Jaycar.

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Canterbury Bulldogs halfback Trent Hodkinson reckons Andrew Johns' criticism is spot on

Canterbury halfback Trent Hodkinson has had a slow start to the season.

Adrian Proszenko Trent Hodkinson reckons Andrew Johns is not only entitled to his opinion about the NSW halfback's form, but actually agrees with it.

Newcastle Knight Sione Mata'utia could go from NSW Cup to Country Origin

Country chance: Newcastle Knights young gun Sione Mata'utia.

Adrian Proszenko The rollercoaster career of Sione Mata'utia could take another turn with the Newcastle young gun a chance of being plucked for the Country side from the NSW Cup.

Contract breakers should pay compensation, says Canterbury Bulldogs boss Raelene Castle

AFR 25TH FEBRUARY 2014 photo by louise kennerley Raelene Castle, Bulldogs CEO at Belmore oval story by jason clout

Adrian Proszenko Players who leave exit deals early should be personally liable for a penalty, says Canterbury chief executive Raelene Castle.

Marquee signing allowance to make Super League more attractive to NRL stars

England stars: Sam Burgess and James Graham.

Adrian Proszenko Super League powerbrokers are poised to agree to a new marquee signing allowance which will make it more attractive for the NRL's elite to head to England.

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