Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

John Sutton's loyalty to South Sydney Rabbitohs could be about to pay off

Adrian Proszenko There was a time when John Sutton didn’t think he would ever play a final, let alone the grand variety.

Penrith Panthers hooker James Segeyaro drawing inspiration from his late father in finals campaign

Carrying memories: Panthers hooker James Segeyaro.

Adrian Proszenko There are now two names James Segeyaro carries with him on his wrist strapping for every NRL game.

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Melbourne Storm coach Craig Bellamy sings David Kidwell's praises as Wests Tigers consider coaching options

Worthy: David Kidwell is ready for a first-grade role.

Adrian Proszenko Craig Bellamy has given David Kidwell's coaching credentials a ringing endorsement as Wests Tigers prepare to make a call on the man to replace Mick Potter.

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Canterbury Bulldogs forward Tony Williams fends off critics in quest for best form

Great expectations: Tony Williams makes a charge.

Adrian Proszenko Tony Williams, all 118 kilograms and 192 centimetres of him, won’t let his critics cut him down to size.

Kicking into refs now carries more risk than reward

Canny chap: Josh Reynolds celebrates the win over Manly.

Adrian Proszenko Players attempting to earn a repeat set by deliberately kicking the ball into the referee - rather than the in-goal - have been warned they risk conceding a penalty for misconduct.

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Ultimate loss in 2012 made Bulldogs even hungrier, says Ennis

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury captain Michael Ennis has revealed the heartbreaking 2012 grand final loss to Melbourne is providing the Bulldogs extra motivation for their premiership campaign this year.

Penrith Panthers forward Nigel Plum is one of only two players still at the club since Ivan Cleary took up coach's role

Survivor: Nigel Plum has seen plenty of changes at the foot of the mountains.

Adrian Proszenko To fully appreciate the rostering revolution that has occurred at the foot of the mountains, consider that only two Panthers playing on Saturday night were in the club’s top 25 when Ivan Cleary...

Balmain may ask British billionaire to help keep Tigers partnership alive

Adrian Proszenko Balmain will consider approaching British billionaire Marwan Koukash for financial assistance in a bid to continue as an active partner in the Wests Tigers joint venture.

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Jerseys stolen from Eric Grothe's car cap off Cronulla's year to forget

Adrian Proszenko Just when you thought it couldn’t get worse for Cronulla, jerseys belonging to Michael Gordon were stolen from the car of teammate Eric Grothe Jnr.

Nathan Merritt's retirement announcement further inspiration for Souths

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Adrian Proszenko If South Sydney required any further motivation to break a 43-year premiership drought, it will come on Wednesday when Merritt officially announces his retirement.

Manly coach Geoff Toovey lets fly after Josh Starling gets sent to the sin bin

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Adrian Proszenko Geoff Toovey reckons it's ridiculous. Not only the way a referee, albeit inadvertently, determined another game of football.

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NRL grand final could be on the move from spiritual home of Sydney

On the move?: The NRL grand final

Adrian Proszenko The NRL has flagged the prospect of taking the NRL grand final out of Sydney for the first time and taking it to Queensland or other destinations.

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Eels whiz-kid Tepai Moeroa refuses to give up on Rio Olympics dream

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Adrian Proszenko Parramatta young gun Tepai Moeroa has revealed his ambition to compete in track and field at the Rio Olympics while juggling his football commitments.

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Parramatta Eels whiz-kid Tepai Moeroa wants a shot at Rio Games

Parramatta's Tepai Moeroa tackles Newcastle's Sione Mata'utia.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta young gun Tepai Moeroa has revealed his ambition to compete in track and field at the Rio Olympics while juggling his football commitments.

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Canterbury Bulldogs down Manly Sea Eagles after golden point shootout

Trent Hodkinson celebrates his winning field goal.

Adrian Proszenko Just like the game played the previous evening, a match which should have finished a whitewash morphed into a thriller.

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NRL backs video refs in crucial Cowboys call

No excuses: Johnathan Thurston.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL has backed the decision to deny North Queensland the match-winning try in Friday night’s thriller at Allianz Stadium.

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Sandow won't be giving up Eels No.7 jersey without a fight

Mine: Chris Sandow wants to keep the playmaking role at Parramatta.

Adrian Proszenko Chris Sandow has heard all the talk about Parramatta’s interest in Daly Cherry-Evans.

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Self doubt almost stopped James Graham from making move to Canterbury Bulldogs

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Adrian Proszenko James Graham may yet end up seeing out the rest his days in Australia, but he almost didn’t get on the plane.

Eels target Watmough, plus two premierships by 2020

In Parra's sights: Anthony Watmough.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta has publicly declared their interest in disgruntled Sea Eagle Anthony Watmough for the first time amid growing speculation his next game could be in blue and gold.

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Canterbury Bulldogs prop David Klemmer nearly a Sydney Swan before switching

The big man: David Klemmer has had a remarkable season for Canterbury Bulldogs.

Adrian Proszenko David Klemmer seemed destined to be involved in finals footy this weekend, although at one point it was more likely to be with a Sherrin in hand rather than a Steeden.