Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

League

Greg Inglis may miss State of Origin II because of birth of first child

Adrian Proszenko For all the focus on where Greg Inglis was born, it's the arrival of his first born that could finally give NSW some hope.

League

No break for State of Origin stars in 2014

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Adrian Proszenko The ARL Commission's decision to ignore calls for stand-alone State of Origin matches to address player burnout has "disappointed but not surprised" the NRL's former chief medical officer.

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League

Pat Richards waiting in the wings for Blues

Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Laurie Daley says Wests Tigers winger Pat Richards is contention for a State of Origin debut after making a strong return to the NRL.

League

Blues bolter Pat Richards happy to kick-start baby Tigers

Pat Richards

Adrian Proszenko When Pat Richards arrived back at the Wests Tigers after eight years abroad, his sole ambition was to crack the first-grade squad.

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lEAGUE

The best NRL buys of 2014

80-minute man: Nathan Peats is thriving at Parramatta.

Daniel Lane and Adrian Proszenko They may not be the biggest names in the game, but each has added a new dimension to his team after having arrived at new locations.

League

Gold Coast Titans re-sign NRL stars Albert Kelly and Beau Fallon

GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 31:  Albert Kelly of the Titans is tackled during the round four NRL match between the Gold Coast Titans and North Queensland Cowboys  at Cbus Super Stadium on March 31, 2014 on the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko The Gold Coast have extended the contracts of Albert Kelly and Beau Falloon until the end of 2015.

League

Sydney Roosters unlikely to recall Luke O'Donnell as NRL cover

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 25: Luke O'Donnell of the Roosters shouts at team mates during the round seven NRL match between the Sydney Roosters and the St George Illawarra Dragons at Allianz Stadium on April 25, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
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Adrian Proszenko The Sydney Roosters explored the possibility of Luke O'Donnell making a return to the premiers, but the second-rower is unlikely to play again for the club.

League

NSW coach Laurie Daley tips Mitchell Pearce to keep Blues No.7 jersey

Improved: NSW coach Laurie Daley said Mitchell Pearce  is the right man for the Blues No.7 jersey.

Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Laurie Daley has hailed Mitchell Pearce as a vastly improved footballer than the one who participated in last year's State of Origin series.

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League

Josh Reynolds named ANZ Stadium ambassador

Josh Reynolds

Adrian Proszenko Josh Reynolds, above, is the new face of the Bulldogs after replacing Ben Barba as the club's ambassador for their home ground at ANZ Stadium.

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League

League 2014: we predict the winners, medallists and dark horses

Roosters

Adrian Proszenko There is no crystal ball, but there are experts. Fairfax Media chief league reporter Adrian Proszenko gets the low-down on what to expect.

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Brad Arthur's theme to be hard work for Parramatta Eels

Brad Arthur

Adrian Proszenko It was during his apprenticeships, as both a horticulturalist at Blacktown City Council and a footballer in the lower grades at Penrith, that Brad Arthur was called in for the talk.

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Blake Ferguson given boot for White Ribbon Day

Blake Ferguson

Adrian Proszenko Blake Ferguson has been banned from delivering a scheduled anti-violence address as part of White Ribbon Day celebrations in Marrickville next week.

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Bashful Meninga bounced from bar

Meninga

Chris Barrett, Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Queensland coach Mal Meninga was asked to leave a bar in Brisbane on Tuesday night while celebrating the birthdays of Maroons stars Billy Slater and Cameron Smith.

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Stewart still in Origin frame as return against Roosters looms

Brett Stewart

Adrian Proszenko Brett Stewart could be a wildcard for the State of Origin decider if injuries and suspensions conspire against the Blues.

Dugan in doubt for Origin decider

NSW State of Origin player, Josh Dugan arriving back into Sydney on crutches after the defeat by Queensland last night. 27th June 2013
Photograph by Dallas Kilponen

Adrian Proszenko Josh Dugan will miss the State of Origin decider if he unsuccessfully contests his shoulder-charge citing.

China in NRL's hands as Manly eye history

China plates

Adrian Proszenko The final pitch for a game to be taken to China has been submitted to the NRL, with the ARL Commission set to make a call on Manly's proposed China venture by the end of the month.

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League

Bin the biff ... before somebody dies

Nate Myles

Adrian Proszenko NRL chief medical officer, Ron Muratore, has urged State of Origin players to abandon any thoughts of fisticuffs, warning: ''Punching people can cause terrible injuries, if not death.''

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League

Clubs suffer, but ARLC says weekend Origin is too high a price

Paul Gallen

Adrian Proszenko The Australian Rugby League Commission will resist calls to overhaul the scheduling of State of Origin, claiming any changes would risk damaging the showpiece event.

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State of Origin

Stand-in skipper Farah will call injured Gal to winner's podium

Robbie Farah

Adrian Proszenko If Robbie Farah becomes the first NSW skipper to oversee a series victory in eight years on Wednesday night, he will call Paul Gallen on to the stage to help him hold aloft the State of Origin shield.

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League

Mayer wants knockout cup to help reinvigorate mid-season lull

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Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers boss Grant Mayer has called for a mid-season Challenge Cup competition to be introduced to minimise the disruption the State of Origin series has on club football.

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