Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

Matt Ballin could be the next Sea Eagles favourite forced out of Manly

Adrian Proszenko Manly face the prospect of losing another of their favourite sons amid fears loyal stalwart Matt Ballin may be forced out of the embattled club.

Kirisome Auva'a to appeal indefinite suspension following domestic violence penalty

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Adrian Proszenko Kirisome Auva’a has sought leave to appeal the severity of his suspension for domestic violence after being suspended until round 22 this year.

Tepai Moeroa has eyes set on Olympic gold and blue and golds

Bright future: Corey Norman, Chris Sandow and Tepai Moeroa of the Eels celebrate after Sandow's try on Friday.

Adrian Proszenko He has been described by none other than Peter Sterling being “as good as any young forward that has come through in the last decade”, but Parramatta young gun Tepai Moeroa has his eyes...

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Anthony Watmough battered as Parramatta Eels open 2015 NRL season with a demolition of the Manly Sea Eagles

Settling in: Anthony Watmough, now an Eel.

Adrian Proszenko Whether the decision to sign Anthony Watmough on a huge contract that will take him into his mid-30s was a prudent one will be best appraised after his last game in blue and gold than the first.

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Gold Coast Titans players facing drug charges should be allowed to play, says players' union

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Adrian Proszenko The Rugby League Player's Association has sought an emergency meeting with the NRL to demand the immediate reinstatement of the five Gold Coast players stood down over drugs charges.

Canterbury Bulldogs star Trent Hodkinson could return to Manly Sea Eagles if their halves fly

Adrian Proszenko Manly have expressed interest in luring Trent Hodkinson back to Brookvale as part of their contingency planning should they miss out on re-signing their gun international halves.

Daly Cherry-Evans' contract offer withdrawn by Manly Sea Eagles

Offer withdrawn: Manly have taken their contract to Daly Cherry-Evans off the table.

Adrian Proszenko Manly have withdrawn their offer to Daly Cherry-Evans after the Kangaroos halfback failed to meet a Monday deadline to commit to the club.

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NRL backflips on plans to allow integrity unit to seize phones

Outspoken: Willie Mason.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL has been forced into an embarrassing backflip over plans to allow its integrity unit to confiscate mobile phones after outraged players vented about the governing body’s new...

Wests Tigers' Keith Lulia caps remarkable comeback from broken neck

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Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers centre Keith Lulia made one of the game’s most remarkable comebacks after returning from a broken neck in last weekend’s trial against Cronulla.

Tim Sheens extends contract with Kangaroos

Staying in charge: Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens.

Adrian Proszenko Tim Sheens will have a chance to get square with New Zealand in the Anzac Test after accepting a new one-year deal to coach the Kangaroos.

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Wests Tigers don't know how Titans will respond to cocaine scandal

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Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers admit they have no idea how the cocaine scandal will affect round one opponent the Gold Coast and have made a pact not to let the Titans dramas affect their own preparations.

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Manly Sea Eagles superstar Kieran Foran to join Parramatta Eels

Switching colours: Kieran Foran in Manly’s superhero strip last year. He is set to be wearing blue and gold more often in 2016.

Adrian Proszenko Kieran Foran is poised to sign a multi-million, four-year deal with Parramatta by the end of the week.

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Former Gold Coast Titans CEO David May: We couldn't do more to stop drugs

Charged: Dave Taylor.

Adrian Proszenko Former Gold Coast chief executive David May has described the club’s drugs protocols as good as any in professional sport, saying nothing more could be done to prevent the dramas now rocking...

Brisbane Broncos may be next target in drugs investigation

Prepared for the worst: The NRL are bracing for the Brisbane Broncos to be dragged into the cocaine drug scandal that has engulfed the Titans.

Adrian Proszenko and Roy Masters The NRL is bracing for Brisbane to become the next club embroiled in the cocaine scandal amid fears Broncos identities will be the next to be handed notices to appear before Queensland’s Crime...

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NRL moved in on Gold Coast Titans after owners couldn't meet $1 million ultimatum

Bail out: NRL chief executive Dave Smith speaks to the media.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL terminated the Gold Coast’s licence after stakeholders Darryl Kelly and Michael Searle failed to meet an ultimatum to immediately inject $500,000 each to keep the club afloat.

Titans' rock and roll past comes back to haunt them

An unfortuante rock n roll promotion on the Ticketek website featuring Dave Taylor, who has been charged with drug offences.

Beth Newman and Adrian Proszenko In a week that the Gold Coast Tians, some marketing decisions are coming back to haunt them.

James Graham named new Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs NRL captain

Leading the troops: New Bulldogs skipper James Graham.

Adrian Proszenko Great Britain international James Graham will replace Michael Ennis as Canterbury captain for its 2015 campaign.

NRL takes control of Gold Coast Titans in wake of drug scandal

Caught in the net: Greg Bird of the Titans.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL's intervention, which is expected to be officially announced on Tuesday afternoon, puts paid to fears the Titans will be relocated or wound up.

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Queensland Crime Commission investigate Jason Smith’s activities at the 1994 Kangaroos reunion

Arrested: Former league player Jason Smith is alleged to have been involved in a drug ring.

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko Jason Smith's activities at the 1994 Kangaroos reunion formed part of the Queensland Crime Commission's investigation which led to the arrest of the former representative star.

Australian Crime Commission backflips on commitment to follow up drugs in sport report

Career in jeopardy: Karmichael Hunt.

Heath Aston, Adrian Proszenko The Australian Crime Commission has quietly abandoned plans to produce a follow up report to its explosive 2013 drugs in sport investigation, saying codes had acted to improve the...