Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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

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Bulldogs spending spree all within the salary cap, say boss

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury CEO Raelene Castle claims the club can re-sign stars Josh Morris and Michael Ennis and still remain under the salary cap without shedding any players.

NRL salary cap review: free movement for players a priority

Jim Doyle

Adrian Proszenko The NRL is considering allowing players to effectively be free agents at all times as part of a widespread review of the salary cap.

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Doyle offers new vision for salary cap

Jim Doyle

Adrian Proszenko Jim Doyle has outlined his vision for the salary cap, promising to bring a more transparent system to ensure the world's best athletes are attracted to – rather than squeezed out of – the NRL.

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Smith flags salary cap changes

Dave Smith

Adrian Proszenko NRL CEO Dave Smith will review the world's best salary cap systems during the next six months with a view to modernising the rugby league version to ensure the best athletes are attracted to the game.

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NRL boss viewing salary cap systems for ideas

David Smith

Adrian Proszenko Dave Smith's review aims to modernise things to ensure best athletes are attracted to the game.

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Sky the limit as salary cap hits seventh heaven

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Adrian Proszenko The NRL salary cap will officially increase to $7 million in 2017 – but could rise even higher if additional money comes into the game.

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Salary cap breach adds to Sharks' annus horribilis

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Michael Caryannis, Adrian Proszenko The season from hell just got worse off the field for the Sharks with the club hit with a $150,000 salary cap breach – the most by any NRL club in a raft of fines handed down by the league.

Player transfer windows and fees on agenda for NRL salary-cap review

Anthony Milford

Adrian Proszenko Transfer windows and fees will be considered for players seeking a compassionate release as part of a review of the salary-cap system, NRL chief operating officer Jim Doyle says.

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Kite slams stingy salary cap as he faces uncertain future

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Adrian Proszenko BRENT KITE has taken a swipe at the salary cap amid fears Friday night's demoralising preliminary final loss to Melbourne will be his last game for Manly.

Kite's future at Manly blowing in salary cap wind

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Adrian Proszenko, Jim O'Rourke BRENT KITE, the man of the match in Manly's impressive victory on Friday night, is in danger of being squeezed out of the club due to salary cap constraints.

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Storm salary cap scandal sends top players scarpering from banned agents

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Adrian Proszenko A big-name international player will attempt to wriggle out of his contract with one of the banned agents in what is looming as a test case for the NRL.

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Canterbury Bulldogs sponsor Jaycar Electronics offers bonus for grand final win

Unlikely to make the final: Bulldogs captain Michael Ennis.

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury have been given further incentive to win Sunday's grand final after their major sponsor promised to kick in a bonus payment if they defeat South Sydney.

Blues to create their own centre of excellence

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Adrian Proszenko NSW powerbrokers have revealed plans to build their own high-performance centre to ensure Laurie Daley’s troops have the best possible preparation for their State of Origin campaigns.

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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...

Canterbury comes calling but Brett Morris is not for sale, say St George Illawarra

Hands off: The Dragons are holding firm on Brett Morris.

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko St George Illawarra have accused a rival NRL club of tapping up Brett Morris, claiming the club has offered their Test winger a contract for next season despite Morris being contracted to the Dragons.

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Canterbury Bulldogs winger Corey Thompson signs contract extension

Set to be upgraded to top-25 status: Corey Thompson.

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Carayannis Corey Thompson has signed a contract extension with Canterbury in a boost for the side before Sunday's finals clash with Melbourne.

Cronulla Sharks will need part-timers if stars take ASADA offer

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Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko Cronulla could field nearly half a squad of part-time footballers should the likes of Paul Gallen and Anthony Tupou take up ASADA's offer of a one-month ban.

Parramatta Eels to clean out playing ranks for second year in a row

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Adrian Proszenko There won't be an overhead projector in sight, but Parramatta are poised to turn over more players this season than they did under Ricky Stuart.

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Marwan Koukash: I want to own an NRL club in time for next year's kickoff

Interested: British billionaire Marwan Koukash (right) want ownership of an NRL team prior to next season.

Adrian Proszenko Marwan Koukash is prepared to pay cash up front in an attempt to fulfil his ambition of purchasing an NRL team before next year's kick off.

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St George Illawarra keen for Dan Hunt to move on as overhaul looms

Off and on: Dan Hunt has managed just 11 appearances this year due to fitness and form issues.

Adrian Proszenko St George Illawarra are keen to offload Dan Hunt as part of a roster overhaul under new coach Paul McGregor.

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