Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

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

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...

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...

Canterbury skipper James Graham called for ref-player relationship celebration just weeks ago

Bad dogs: David Klemmer and James Graham confront referee Gerard Sutton on Friday.

Adrian Proszenko James Graham’s tirade at referees comes just weeks after the Canterbury captain declared the game’s relationships with whistleblowers deserved celebration because it was better than rival...

Canterbury Bulldogs sponsor Jaycar Electronics demands NRL give Dogs two competition points

Adrian Proszenko Outspoken Canterbury backer Gary Johnston has demanded the NRL award the Bulldogs two competition points, claiming "incompetent" officiating cost his team a deserved victory.

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Unheralded Parra fan orchestrates great sporting comeback

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Adrian Proszenko A diehard Parramatta fan has emerged as the man responsible for one of the most remarkable comebacks in Australian sport.

Parramatta Eels re-sign rising star John Folau

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta have re-signed John Folau, the brother of superstar Wallaby Israel Folau, and fellow outside backs Brad Takairangi and Bureta Faraimo.

South Sydney Rabbitohs star Issac Luke apologises for homophobic slur on Instagram

In hot water: Issac Luke of the Rabbitohs.

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Carayannis The NRL is investigating Issac Luke over a homophobic slur the South Sydney star made on social media.

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Bulldogs Army calls for Canterbury fans to dob in troublemakers

Bad dogs: David Klemmer and James Graham confront referee Gerard Sutton on Friday.

Adrian Proszenko The Bulldogs Army has encouraged its members to dob in troublemakers after the supporter group’s image was again tainted by the ugly scenes at ANZ Stadium.

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Manly young gun Tom Trbojevic to debut alongside big brother Jake

Raring to go: Tom Trbojevic.

Adrian Proszenko The Trbojevic brothers, Tom and Jake, have only spent a grand total of 10 minutes together on a rugby league field.

Canterbury Bulldogs hope to get their timing right in grand final rematch

Adrian Proszenko Time will tell whether Canterbury’s performance is worth the wait, but at least we know the grand final rematch against South Sydney will start on time.

Parramatta Eels forward Richie Fa'aoso cleared for NRL return following serious neck injury

Back in business: Richie Fa'aoso.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta forward Richie Fa'aoso has been cleared to return from a serious neck injury by the NRL.

South Sydney forward Kyle Turner on track for amazing comeback from spinal surgery

Kytle Turner

Adrian Proszenko After copping five head knocks last year and then undergoing spinal surgery in the first game of this one, Kyle Turner had every reason to be pessimistic about his playing future.

Eels lock in Will Hopoate on three-year deal - now for Beau Scott

Will Hopoate

Adrian Proszenko Will Hopoate is poised to extend his stay at Parramatta for a further three seasons in a huge boost ahead of the Easter Monday blockbuster against Wests Tigers at ANZ Stadium.

Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor plotting his revenge on Parramatta Eels

Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta was so far down the track in negotiations to appoint Jason Taylor as head coach that the club's media department interviewed him on video about his plans for the blue and golds.

South Sydney Rabbitohs lose appeal against NRL for Arizona incident

John Sutton and Luke Burgess.

Adrian Proszenko South Sydney have lost their battle to avoid sanctions for the club’s handling of the Arizona preseason scandal, with the NRL’s $20,000 fine to stand.

Manly Sea Eagles star Daly Cherry-Evans frustrated to be dragged off under concussion rule

Frustrated: Daly Cherry-Evans.

Adrian Proszenko Manly star Daly Cherry-Evans believes being forced from the field without a head knock is proof the NRL's concussion crackdown has gone too far and fears it could unnecessarily cost teams a vital...

Issac Luke apologises to Chris Sandow after post-game stink

Busy night: Chris Sandow of the Eels.

Adrian Proszenko South Sydney's Issac Luke has apologised to former teammate Chris Sandow after "personal stuff" from the past sparked heated scenes at Pirtek Stadium.

Experts believe NRL players are 'sandbagging' concussion tests to rort the system

Concussion fear: The Eels are being investigated for sending Nathan Peats back onto the field after a head knock against the Warriors.

Adrian Proszenko There are fears players are deliberately underperforming on baseline neuropsychological testing in a bid to return to NRL duty from concussions before they are fit to do so.