Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

James Tedesco proving to be shining light for Wests Tigers

Tom Decent, Adrian Proszenko After a horror run with injury, Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco - only one of two fullbacks in the NRL to not miss a game all season - says he is happy to be back on the field and...

Peter Sterling backs Parramatta's decision not to release Chris Sandow

Parramatta halfback Chris Sandow at training.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta legend Peter Sterling believes the Eels are within their rights to block Chris Sandow's request for a release, claiming "it would be detrimental to the club if he left now".

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Sydney Roosters star Shaun Kenny-Dowall has AVO application filed against him

Charged:  Shaun Kenny-Dowall of the Sydney Roosters.

Adrian Proszenko Roosters star Shaun Kenny-Dowall has allegedly had an Apprehended Violence Order application filed against him by his former partner.

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Seventh heaven: Men of League unveils best halfbacks of TV era

Magnificent: Andrew Johns.

Adrian Proszenko Des Hasler is struggling to squeeze three playmakers into two spots at Canterbury. So spare a thought for those tasked with whittling down the Magnificent 7.

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Aaron Woods hoping to exorcise Suncorp demons against Broncos

Aaron Woods of the Blues is tackled during game three of the State of Origin.

Adrian Proszenko Aaron Woods is returning to the scene of the crime.

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Seven up: The alarming penalty stat the Sydney Roosters fear is ruining their NRL campaign

Ref justice: The Roosters have not been the referees' friend.

Adrian Proszenko The Roosters have long suspected they don't get their fair share of penalties and a forensic look at their treatment by the whistleblowers confirms they are right.

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Parramatta Eels eyeing biggest winning streak in more than five years

Leader: Eels skipper Tim Mannah is looking forward to the Bulldogs clash.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta will equal their biggest winning streak in more than five years if they can knock off arch rivals Canterbury in their Heritage Round blockbuster at ANZ Stadium.

Parramatta Eels still paying Jarryd Hayne $50,000 for 2015

Jarryd Hayne has apologised for tweets suggesting the Jews killed Jesus.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta is continuing to pay Jarryd Hayne at least $50,000 this year despite the fact he left the club to pursue his NFL dream.

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Cameron Smith and Alex McKinnon will resolve differences, former Storm CEO believes

Newcastle's Alex McKinnon on the ground after the incident.

Adrian Proszenko Former Melbourne chief executive Mark Evans is confident Cameron Smith and Alex McKinnon will come to a resolution as the NRL launches a whole-of-game-foundation that will provide players suffering...

Canterbury Bulldogs to mark 80th anniversary with Hall of Fame

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury will unveil its first inductees into a Hall of Fame at a gala dinner celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Family Club.

Canterbury Bulldogs turn to US military for secret weapon

Adrian Proszenko It's used by snipers and was developed specifically to prevent fatigue-related deaths among army personnel. And now it's the secret weapon in the Bulldogs' premiership charge.

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Daly Cherry-Evans to face the music against snubbed Gold Coast Titans

Adrian Proszenko Daly Cherry-Evans can take the first step in justifying his $10 million price tag when he faces the club he reneged on at Cbus Stadium.

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Amid the doom and gloom, some good news for NSW Blues fans

Adrian Proszenko For NSW fans in desperate need of a good news story, here it is.

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

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 26:  Chairman of the Australain Rugby League John Grant at the Australian Test team announcement at Rugby League Central on April 26, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by James Alcock/Fairfax Media)

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.

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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.