Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Gold Coast Titans interested in out-of-favour Newcastle Knight Tyrone Roberts

Adrian Proszenko The Gold Coast has earmarked Tyrone Roberts as a fallback halves option should they lose out on the signature of Trent Hodkinson to Newcastle.

State of Origin: Forget the 'Klemmer Killer', Paul Gallen set to be Josh Papalii's prime target

Family ties: boxer Alex Leapai expects fireworks from his cousin Josh Papalii in Wednesday's Origin decider.

Adrian Proszenko For all of the talk of Josh Papalii being spirited into the Queensland team as a 'Klemmer Killer', the real fireworks are likely to come from the resumption of his battle with NSW skipper Paul Gallen.

State of Origin: I'm captaincy material, says NSW fullback Josh Dugan

Having a ball: Josh Dugan sees himself as a leader in the Blues camp.

Adrian Proszenko Josh Dugan has revealed his ambition to captain St George Illawarra in a frank admission which highlights how far he has come as a player and person.

Kieran Foran's Parramatta Eels deal scuppers Manly's bid for Josh Reynolds

Kieran Foran

Adrian Proszenko Kieran Foran's decision to join Parramatta on a revised deal has scuppered a bold proposal that could have delivered Josh Reynolds to Manly had the Kiwi international opted to join Canterbury instead.

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State of Origin: Winning decider would be bigger than last year's series win, says James Tamou

Adrian Proszenko NSW prop James Tamou believes retaining the State of Origin shield at Suncorp Stadium decider would be an even greater accomplishment than winning it back for the first time in nine years.

Kieran Foran to accept new deal from Parramatta Eels

Staying with Eel deal: Kieran Foran

Adrian Proszenko Kieran Foran is poised to agree to a new deal to join the Parramatta Eels from 2016.

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State of Origin: You don't owe me anything, says Laurie Daley to indebted Mitchell Pearce

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce feels a responsibility to repay Laurie Daley for bringing him back into the Origin fold, but the NSW coach is adamant: "he doesn't owe me anything."

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Footballing brothers Leighton and Epalahame Tali released from detention with new visas

Adrian Proszenko Just after lunchtime on Wednesday, after six weeks in Villawood Detention Centre, the Tali brothers emerged with new visas and renewed hope of fulfilling their football dreams.

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State of Origin 2015: Mitchell Pearce relieved Michael Jennings dodged NSW Blues axe

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce knows better than most the price one can pay for an indiscretion around State of Origin time.

Bulldogs halfback Trent Hodkinson likely to choose a new club before State of Origin III

Calling it: Trent Hodkinson says a decision on his future is imminent.

Adrian Proszenko Trent Hodkinson is likely to head into Origin III with his club future decided, the NSW halfback all but resigned to be leaving Canterbury at the end of the season.

This will never happen again, new Parramatta Eels CEO says of Kieran Foran debacle

Adrian Proszenko New Parramatta chief executive officer John Boulous has assured long-suffering fans that steps have been taken to ensure the bungled contract negotiations with Kieran Foran won't be repeated,...

Parramatta Eels face prospect of having to restage board elections

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Adrian Proszenko Parramatta faces the drama of re-staging its notorious Parramatta Leagues Club elections if Supreme Court action by former player Ben Smith is successful.

Bulldogs coach Des Hasler hoping to create happier memories in return to Belmore

Adrian Proszenko Des Hasler doesn't have many happy memories of Belmore Oval from his playing days.

Landmark shoulder charge case could cost ARLC $1 million and prompt more cases

Adrian Proszenko Former player Michael Greenfield could receive up to $1 million should he successfully sue the Australian Rugby League Commission in a case which could have further ramifications for the code, says a...

Sydney Roosters ponder booze ban to prevent Michael Jennings-style incidents

Michael Jennings has been cleared to play for the Blues.

Adrian Proszenko The Roosters are considering implementing an alcohol ban to avoid dramas like the one which ensnared Michael Jennings and return to the protocols which helped them to premiership success.

Sydney Roosters prop Sam Moa upset at inconsistencies over ref contact

Adrian Proszenko Roosters prop Sam Moa is disappointed he missed a game for making contact with referee Gavin Reynolds.

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Kieran Foran to consider legal action against Parramatta Eels

Stuck in the middle: Manly star Kieran Foran's future remains clouded.

Adrian Proszenko Manly star Kieran Foran will consider taking legal action against Parramatta if the parties can't come to terms over his transfer to the arch rivals.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs star Glenn Stewart's wager results in TAB operator facing charges

Adrian Proszenko A wager South Sydney star Glenn Stewart placed on credit has resulted in criminal charges being laid against a former TAB operator.

Talented teens Leighton and Epalahame Tali facing deportation just as footy careers were taking off

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Adrian Proszenko The rugby league and union communities are rallying behind two talented footballing siblings whose careers are jeopardised by the threat of deportation.

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Parramatta Eels chairman Steve Sharp apologises for Kieran Foran contract debacle

Eels deal in doubt: Kieran Foran.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp has issued an apology to long-suffering Eels fans disillusioned by the Kieran Foran contract debacle and vows Brad Arthur will remain the head coach for the long haul.

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