Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Club powerbrokers to scrutinise NRL's transition plan as John Grant claims he won't breach constitution with dual role

Adrian Proszenko ARLC chairman John Grant claims he won't be breaching the ARLC constitution by taking on additional duties during the search for a new NRL CEO, but club powerbrokers wanting his scalp will be seeking...

Australian Rugby League Commission chairman John Grant 'not interested' in NRL CEO's job on a full-time basis

ARL Commission chairman John Grant.

Adrian Proszenko ARLC chairman John Grant has no designs on outgoing NRL CEO Dave Smith's job full time, but his decision to fill the breach in an interim capacity could threaten his spot on the commission.

We need a league person to take over NRL from Dave Smith says Jim Doyle

Goodbye: Dave Smith has retired as CEO of the NRL.

Adrian Proszenko Dave Smith's former right-hand man, Jim Doyle, has praised the work of the outgoing NRL CEO but believes his successor should have a background in rugby league.

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Meet the latest Sydney Roosters recruit: Joe Burgess

On the ball: Roosters' recruit Joe Burgess scoring the opening try of the Super League grand final for Wigan.

Adrian Proszenko The latest Burgess to switch from the Super League to the NRL first made an impression on the Sydney Roosters when he scored against them in a World Club Challenge clash two years ago.

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More change at Wests Tigers as assistant coach Rod Reddy leaves NRL club

Doing things his way: Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor.

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers have parted company with assistant coach Rod Reddy as Jason Taylor continues the cleanout of the club on and off the field.

Canberra Raiders circle Wests Tigers lock Martin Taupau and Junior Paulo from Parramatta Eels

Martin Taupau was a key man for the Wests Tigers in 2015.

Adrian Proszenko Canberra is preparing to make audacious plays for the Eels' Junior Paulo and the Tigers' Martin Taupau.

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Newcastle Knights retiree Clint Newton to become players' representative on rules committee

Players' voice: Clint Newton hits the ball up for Newcastle against Ipswich in his final game.

Adrian Proszenko He may have just hung up the boots, but Clint Newton will continue to be a voice for the next generation of players after earning a spot on the NRL's competition rules committee.

NSW Waratahs headline big-name clubs interested in Hydbrid Rugby concept

Rugby rumble: Magpies prop Ray Cashmere is tackled by the Randwick defence at Pirtek Stadium.

Adrian Proszenko Hybrid Rugby officials say they have received expressions of interest in the concept from the Waratahs, Crusaders, Wigan, Leeds and Saracens as they prepare to stage a rematch of Sunday's historic...

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Bulldogs Curtis Rona has no regrets about leaving Cowboys as he celebrates Kiwis call up

Flying high: Bulldogs winger Curtis Rona doing what he does best.

Adrian Proszenko You'd be forgiven for thinking that Curtis Rona may regret his decision to leave North Queensland. That, if he had hung around for just one more season it may have been him instead of current Cowboys...

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Penrith Panthers playmaker Jamie Soward shopped to rival clubs

On the way out: Panthers five-eighth Jamie Soward.

Adrian Proszenko Jamie Soward has been shopped to rival clubs in a move that clouds his future at Penrith.

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Balmain Tigers on the brink after more dramas at leagues club site

The Balmain Tigers.

Adrian Proszenko Foundation club Balmain could fold in five months after Leichhardt Council's attempt to rezone the dilapidated leagues club site on Victoria Road was formally refused.

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Cowboys, Broncos and Roosters to represent NRL in World Club Series

All smiles: The Cowboys, their trophy and their fans at 1300 Smiles Stadium in Townsville on Monday.

Adrian Proszenko North Queensland, Brisbane and the Roosters have officially accepted invitations to represent the NRL in next year's World Club Series.

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NRL urged to take advantage of American interest created by Jarryd Hayne

Disappointing day: Jarryd Hayne.

Adrian Proszenko Clint Newton has called for the NRL to take the lead in promoting rugby league in the United States to ensure the game properly takes advantage of the interest generated by Jarryd Hayne's NFL...

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No.1 on his list: Johnathan Thurston opens up on why North Queensland Cowboys premiership is his crowning glory

Jubilation: Cowboys captain Johnathan Thurston and teammates sing their team song.

Adrian Proszenko Of all the honours bestowed on Johnathan Thurston, this one means the most.

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North Queensland Cowboys star Johnathan Thurston avoids joining Benny Elias in grand final notoriety

Roar emotion: Johnathan Thurston yells in frustration after missing the conversion kick from the sideline after the siren in regulation time.

Adrian Proszenko Everyone expected Johnathan Thurston to be involved in game-changing moment. But few would have thought it would come like this.

Sin Bin: NRL in talks to take over Dally Ms from News Corp

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Adrian Proszenko The Dally M Awards may have been staged by News Corp for the last time, with the NRL in negotiations to take control of the game's annual presentation night.

NRL Grand Final 2015: Something in the water as St Brendan's quartet of Matt Scott, Ben Hunt, Corey Oates and Jake Granville line up in decider

Fab four: Corey Oates, Matt Scott, Jake Granville and Ben Hunt are also graduates of St Brendan's College.

Adrian Proszenko Matt Scott was smart enough to be a doctor or a lawyer. Corey Oates grew so fast he needed to have a year off footy.

NRL Grand Final 2015: The moment the North Queensland Cowboys beat their Sydney hoodoo

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 01:  Paul Green, coach of the Cowboys speaks to the media during the official 2015 NRL Grand Final press conference at The Star Room on October 1, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko North Queensland coach Paul Green has revealed the moment the club broke it's Sydney hoodoo and learned how to finally win on the road.

NSW fans, here is a team to cheer on grand final day

Adrian Proszenko Who says there isn't a NSW side to cheer on grand final day?

Wests Tiger NYC coach Brett Kimmorley joins exodus from club

Gone: Coaching staff member Brett Kimmorley has joined the exodus from the Wests Tigers.

Adrian Proszenko The bloodletting continues at Wests Tigers after the club parted company with National Youth Competition coach Brett Kimmorley.

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