Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

South Sydney recruit Cody Walker makes his return following assault allegations

Adrian Proszenko South Sydney recruit Cody Walker will play his first game of rugby league on Sunday since he was charged with domestic assault allegations.

So-called 'injured' City-Country withdrawals face NRL sanctions

Adrian Proszenko Players who pull out of the City-Country game could face a one-match NRL ban under a proposal tabled by the Country Rugby League.

Nate Myles delay could cost Titans their prize signing, Daly Cherry-Evans plus Kane Elgey

Frustrated: Daly Cherry-Evans.

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko A delay in Nate Myles' contract negotiations could cost the Titans three big name players

'Positive' meeting increases Paul Gallen's chances of staying with Cronulla Sharks

Adrian Proszenko The chances of Paul Gallen finishing his NRL career as a one-club man increased after his management and Cronulla officials held "positive" negotiations on Thursday.

Manly Sea Eagles facing worst start to season in a decade

Under pressure: Manly's poor start has coach Geoff Toovey feeling the heat.

Adrian Proszenko Manly will record its worst losing streak in a decade if it can't turn its season around against Des Hasler's Dogs on Friday.

Parramatta Eels forward Richie Fa'aoso tipped to make NRL comeback from broken neck

Back in the game: Richie Fa'aoso playing for Wentworthville

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta forward Richie Fa’aoso could make his long-awaited NRL return from a broken neck in Sunday’s clash against Newcastle.

Blues captain Paul Gallen fears he will be squeezed out of Cronulla Sharks

Happy at Sharks: Paul Gallen wants a new deal with Cronulla.

Adrian Proszenko He's been a one-club man, but Paul Gallen may be leaving the Shire.

Manly's minority owners lash out at the "undermining" of Sea Eagles coach Geoff Toovey


Adrian Proszenko The Manly-Warringah Rugby League Football Club has demanded the “constant speculation and undermining” of the embattled coach to cease.

Halves pairings at Manly Sea Eagles and Canterbury Bulldogs struggling for form

Halves in the shade: Andrew Johns talks to Kieran Foran, left, and Daly Cherry-Evans.

Adrian Proszenko Andrew Johns says he is “terrified” by the performances of Canterbury’s NSW Origin halves pairing, but the eighth Immortal should be just as concerned about the six and seven he is...

Manly Sea Eagles CEO Joe Kelly guaranteed Geoff Toovey's future before Penn warning

Adrian Proszenko Manly CEO Joe Kelly publicly guaranteed Geoff Toovey will see out his contract just days before chairman Scott Penn revealed his job is under threat.

NSW Blues State of Origin coach Laurie Daley tours NFL franchises in bid to beat Queensland

Job well done: Laurie Daley celebrates the Blues' drought-breaking Origin series win last year.

Adrian Proszenko The Blues brains trust has ventured overseas on a study trip to give them an edge in their defence of the State of Origin shield.

England halfback Richie Myler keen for NRL switch next season

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Adrian Proszenko One of the Super League’s top playmakers, England halfback Richie Myler, is keen to test himself in the NRL next year.

Black Friday won't leave a permanent stain on James Graham's Test captaincy aspirations

James Graham plays the game with little sense for self preservation.

Adrian Proszenko James Graham’s chances of skippering England in the future are unlikely to be affected by his ugly spat with the referees during Black Friday.

Super League giants Leeds make play for St George Illawarra Dragons star Gareth Widdop

Adrian Proszenko Super League giants Leeds are making a play for St George Illawarra star Gareth Widdop as a replacement for rugby-bound veteran Kevin Sinfield.

Awful Parramatta Eels make battling Gold Coast Titans feel right at home in second half revival

Pinning the ears back: Dave Taylor makes a break.

Adrian Proszenko Based on what they served up on Saturday, Parramatta and the Gold Coast have already enjoyed their biggest victories of the year with their successful raids on the Sea Eagles nest.

NRL brings in extra riot officers to prevent repeat of Black Friday crowd trouble among Canterbury Bulldogs fans

Todd Greenberg

Adrian Proszenko An additional seven riot police officers and new protocols for the departure of match officials will be employed in Sunday’s Bulldogs-Dragons clash to prevent the ugly scenes which marred the...

Sydney Roosters turn to South Sydney's Alex Johnston to replace Roger Tuivasa-Sheck

Roosters chasing Rabbitoh: Sydney Roosters will target South Sydney's Alex Johnston.

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Carayannis The Sydney Roosters will chase the signature of South Sydney star Alex Johnston and attempt to extend the tenure of their own young gun Latrell Mitchell as part of their contingency planning for the...

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Daniel Tupou next to leave Sydney Roosters as Blake Ferguson set to re-sign

SPORT: Origin player Daniel Tupou.
Photo: Edwina Pickles. 20th May 2014.

Michael Carayannis and Adrian Proszenko Daniel Tupou is set to be the next representative player squeezed out of the Roosters with the club battling to starve off attention from Parramatta and Penrith plus salary cap constraints to keep...

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Wests Tigers centre Tim Simona gets inside info on stopping Eels gun John Folau

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers centre Tim Simona doesn't have to go far for inside information on Monday's opponent, Parramatta young gun John Folau.

Push to introduce rugby league into Sydney's elite GPS schools

Proud traditions: Scots rugby union players, pictured at Newington college last year.

Adrian Proszenko Rugby league officials have declared their ambition to introduce the sport into the elite Greater Public Schools, whose manicured fields have been reserved exclusively for rugby union for more than a...