Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Rooster Sio Siua Taukeiaho now causing the right kind of trouble for opponents

Adrian Proszenko Tina and Muku had seen their teenaged son, like so many others living in the mean streets of south Auckland's Otara region, head down a dark path.

Wests Tigers can have Leichhardt Oval for a steal if they commit to playing there

Rich history: Tigers fans at Leichhardt Oval in 2004.

Adrian Proszenko and Daniel Lane Wests Tigers will have the opportunity to play at Leichhardt Oval at practically no cost if they are prepared to provide a long-term commitment to the venue.

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Dragons 'cats' hope to have final say in stoush with Sea Eagles prop Willie Mason

Set for close attention: Willie Mason during his days at the Knights.

Adrian Proszenko, Mitch Jennings The last time Willie Mason took on the Dragons pack, the whole world was in on the joke.

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NRL players unite to raise concerns over integrity unit

Adrian Proszenko Rugby league players have united in calling for the NRL’s maligned integrity unit to be held to account following concerns over the inconsistent sanctions from the game’s behavioural...

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Why Delouise Hoeter chose league over the world game

Adrian Proszenko Had he not fallen out with his soccer coach, Delouise Hoeter may well be making his big debut at Anfield instead of ANZ Stadium.

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Sydney Roosters captain Mitchell Pearce concedes halves are fair game when going to defensive line

Adrian Proszenko Roosters co-captain Mitchell Pearce believes the NRL is adequately protecting playmakers and has no qualms about halves being targeted when going to the defensive line.

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NRL interchange reduction likely to decrease wrestle, increase entertainment

Bulldogs captain James Graham

Adrian Proszenko Players and coaches are welcoming the prospect of a decrease in interchanges, believing the move will help to eradicate the wrestle and give playmakers more opportunities to showcase their skills.

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Wests Tigers prop Marty Taupau won't let mates get the best of him again

Adrian Proszenko Martin Taupau doesn’t want to let his mates get the better of him twice in the space of a week.

Sydney Roosters star Blake Ferguson says he was a 'ticking time bomb' at Canberra Raiders

Blake Ferguson.

Adrian Proszenko Blake Ferguson, when he representing Canberra rather than preparing to play against them, was by his own admission a “ticking time bomb”.

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NRL stars call for an extra two weeks of annual leave at player summit

Thumbs up for longer holidays: James Maloney.

Adrian Proszenko Rugby league players will agitate for an extra two weeks of annual leave to fall in line with their AFL counterparts in a bid to allay burnout concerns.

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Security guards to be employed at Penrith junior footy to stop sideline violence

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Adrian Proszenko Security guards will watch over Sydney junior rugby league games this season to ensure they aren't marred by unruly parents.

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Sin Bin: Former Macquarie Bank heavy hitter Bill Moss turns away from Parramatta Eels

Eavesdropper: This footage of Maxwell Smart-style espionage is being used by Canterbury in its promotional material.

Adrian Proszenko A disillusioned Bill Moss has turned away from Parramatta after his bold plan to bring the big end of town to the Eels was undermined from within.

Manly Sea Eagles in mire after new regime botches halves negotiations, says former co-owner, Quantum boss Phil Sidney

Adrian Proszenko Manly’s former co-owner fears for the future of the club after the current regime "totally mismanaged" negotiations to keep star halves Kieran Foran and Daly Cherry-Evans on the northern...

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Warringah mayor calls for NRL to fund $1m synthetic field at Brookvale Oval

Feleti Mateo scores a try at Brookvale Oval on Friday, which the Warringah mayor says need an upgrade.

Adrian Proszenko Warringah mayor Michael Regan has called for the NRL to cough up $1 million to provide Brookvale Oval with a synthetic surface to ensure the playing field is up to standard.

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NRL players keen to find solution to scheduling and pay issues at summit

RLPA general president Clint Newton

Adrian Proszenko Scheduling issues and the prospect of a salary cap increase will be on the top of the agenda when more than 100 NRL stars converge on the Sydney Olympic Park precinct to thrash out their grievances...

Martin Kennedy told to stand down, or Sydney Roosters prop will be banned by NRL

Case to answer: Martin Kennedy celebrates a try with the Brisbane Broncos last year.

Chris Barrett and Adrian Proszenko Sydney Roosters prop Martin Kennedy has been given 24 hours to stand down or be suspended by the NRL after he was on Wednesday issued with an infraction notice stemming from the Australian Sports...

Newcastle Knights forward Beau Scott poised for shock return to Sydney

Scott free: Beau Scott is keen to return to Sydney.

Adrian Proszenko NSW forward Beau Scott is likely to make a shock return to Sydney, with St George Illawarra and Wests Tigers among the clubs jostling for his signature.

John Folau in contention for Parramatta Eels debut

John Folau

Adrian Proszenko At 193cm and 112 kilograms, you could hardly describe John Folau as the little brother of code-hopper Israel.

Sam Burgess will return to NRL at some point, predicts older brother Luke

New boy: Luke Burgess playing for Manly.

Adrian Proszenko Luke Burgess reckons it is only a matter of time before younger brother Sam returns to the NRL.

Parramatta signing Kieran Foran calls for review of player transfer system

There must be a better way: Parramatta-bound  Kieran Foran (left) has called for a review of the player transfer system.

Adrian Proszenko Manly superstar Kieran Foran has called for a review of the player transfer system after feeling pressured to make a call on his future with a year remaining on his contract.