Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

How the Knights turned the jeers into cheers

Adrian Proszenko To appreciate just how far Newcastle have come, you have to think go back to another recent encounter against Canberra.

League

Wests Tigers ace Luke Brooks bracing for Titanic assault

Brooks.

Adrian Proszenko Luke Brooks knows what's coming this weekend. And next weekend. And every other one this season.

League

New rules all but kill off the NRL's 40-20 kick

Changes afoot:

Adrian Proszenko The 40-20 kick could be an unexpected casualty of the game as a result of the new NRL rules introduced this season.

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Sunday Sin Bin

Manly to stand by troubled star Jamil Hopoate

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Adrian Proszenko Manly have stood by troubled star Jamil Hopoate, who will have the opportunity to resume his playing career as soon as round nine if he can prove he's turned his life around.

League

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan accepts ban but could be back for semis

Suspended Cronulla Sharks coach Shane Flanagan.

Adrian Proszenko Shane Flanagan could be back in time to coach Cronulla for the finals after opting not to contest his one-year NRL ban.

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Parramatta centre Willie Tonga benefits from Minichiello's mateship

Parramatta Eels centre Willie Tonga working hard at training.

Adrian Proszenko When Willie Tonga was down and considered bowing out, Anthony Minichiello was only a phone call away.

Drugs in sport

ASADA issues show-cause letter to Stephen Dank

Stephen Dank.

Adrian Proszenko The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority has finally closed in on Stephen Dank, issuing the sports scientist with a show-cause letter in relation to his controversial supplements program.

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League

Cronulla keen to prise Sam Kasiano from Canterbury as replacement for Andrew Fifita

Bulk buy: Canterbury giant Sam Kasiano on the charge against the Gold Coast Titans.

Adrian Proszenko and Michael Carayannis Cronulla are aiming to exact revenge on Canterbury for poaching Andrew Fifita by launching a retaliatory strike for fellow prop Sam Kasiano.

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League

'Bewildered' Wests Tigers veteran Braith Anasta fears critics could turn on Luke Brooks next

Scapegoat: Wests Tigers playmaker Braith Anasta.

Adrian Proszenko If Luke Brooks needs advice on how to handle being one of the most hyped up, torn down and scrutinised players in the game, he doesn't need to look far.

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League

Sydney Roosters assistant coach Jason Taylor plots downfall of one-time suitors Parramatta

Hard at work: Sydney Roosters assistant coach Jason Taylor, right, was impressed with Parramatta's opening round display.

Adrian Proszenko Roosters assistant Jason Taylor has no regrets about missing out on the Parramatta coaching job as he prepares to plot the downfall of the club he almost joined.

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League

Andrew Fifita facing three-week ban

Andrew Fifita faces at least two weeks on the sidelines

Adrian Proszenko Andrew Fifita is facing up to three weeks on the sidelines after being charged with a grade two shoulder charge in Monday night's loss to the Gold Coast.

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League

NRL sticking its neck out on concussion issue

Conscious decision: Brisbane's Todd Lowrie is assisted from the field on Friday night.

Adrian Proszenko A leading spinal specialist has called for the NRL's concussion rules to be expanded to include neck injury protocols, warning a mismanaged injury could cost the game tens of millions of dollars in...

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League

Kava farmer Semi Radradra drawn to Eels by Jarryd Hayne

Semi Radradra breaks the Warriors' line in their round one clash.

Adrian Proszenko If it wasn't for Jarryd Hayne, Semi Radradra may never have left his tiny Fijian village of Somosomo.

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League

'Attitude' crucial as Parramatta Eels claim first scalp in season of redemption

Manu Ma'u

Adrian Proszenko This was a debutant's ball. For Manu Ma'u it was his first game. For William Hopoate, his first for a very long time. For Corey Norman and Nathan Peats it was their first in blue and gold.

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League

Parramatta Eels' runaway Semi Radradra ploughs through NZ Warriors

Semi Radradra

Adrian Proszenko This was meant to be a yarn about William Hopoate. Or Brad Arthur. Or that penalty try or Sam Tomkins' first NRL game.

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League

Bulldogs make Andrew Fifita an offer he probably won't refuse

Andrew Fifita

Adrian Proszenko Andrew Fifita appears likely to leave the Shire to take up a deal worth more than $3 million to join Canterbury next year.

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Sunday Sin Bin

Luke Burt born to be a coach: Nathan Hindmarsh

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Adrian Proszenko Eels great Nathan Hindmarsh is still working out if the full-time coaching caper is for him, but he's got no doubt his great mate, Luke Burt, is an NRL clipboard-holder in waiting.

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League

Sam Tomkins will thrive at Warriors, predicts Jarryd Hayne

Sam Tomkins.

Adrian Proszenko Jarryd Hayne predicts Sam Tomkins will be a hit in the NRL before the Englishman's much-anticipated debut for New Zealand.

League

Jason Taylor tips his hat to ironman Luke Douglas on playing record 195 straight games

Luke Douglas

Adrian Proszenko Jason Taylor has paid tribute to Luke Douglas, predicting the ironman prop's record streak of games could stand the test of time.

League

Epalahame Lauaki takes up where Richie Fa'aoso left off at Manly

Epalahame Lauaki

Adrian Proszenko Manly have signed former New Zealand international Epalahame Lauaki as the replacement for retired forward Richie Fa'aoso.