Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

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Referees' bosses Bill Harrigan and Stuart Raper dumped by NRL

Adrian Proszenko Bill Harrigan and Stuart Raper have been sacked as the NRL referees’ co-coaches.

League

Tony Archer wants answers after North Queensland Cowboys' fury over video refereeing

Tony Archer

Adrian Proszenko and Daniel Lane The officials involved in the obstruction call that robbed North Queensland could be axed after referees boss Tony Archer admitted he had "real questions" about the video refereeing decision.

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Melbourne Storm debate best way to support Jordan McLean after NRL ban for tackle on Alex McKinnon

Storm CEO Mark Evans speaks to the media after the completion of Jordan McLean's hearing on Wednesday night.

Adrian Proszenko Melbourne CEO Mark Evans says the club's desire to appeal the NRL's judiciary ruling as a show of support for Jordan McLean could be tempered by the need to protect the player from further scrutiny.

Greg McCallum favourite to take over as NRL referees' boss

McCallum

Adrian Proszenko Greg McCallum has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Daniel Anderson as referees' boss in a move that would allow the whistleblowers to again be run by one of their own.

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League

Ref got it wrong on Gallen: Harrigan

Paul Gallen

Adrian Proszenko Former referees boss Bill Harrigan believes Paul Gallen should have been sin-binned for his attack on Nate Myles, claiming the incident worse than the one that sidelined Michael Jennings for 10...

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Anderson defends refs after Harrigan comes out swinging over call to keep Gallen on field

Nate Myles and Paul Gallen fight during the first half.

Chris Barrett, Adrian Proszenko Referees boss Daniel Anderson has endorsed the decision by State of Origin match officials not to at least sin-bin Paul Gallen for the flurry of punches the NSW captain landed on the face of...

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Walsh magic leaves Sharks' season on brink

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 28:  Tim Grant of the Sharks is tackled by the Panthers defence during the round 21 NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Penrith Panthers at Toyota Stadium on July 28, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko LUKE Walsh had two opportunities to kick the match-winner last night. He didn't miss twice.

Wanderers don Bears' clothing

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko Sunday Sin Bin If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then the playing strip of the new A-League team Western Wanderers is a nod in the direction of the North Sydney Bears.

Video refs axed over blunders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 14:  Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys reacts as he speaks to referee Shayne Hayne after the awarding of a try to the Eagles during the NRL Semi Final match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the North Queensland Cowboys at Allianz Stadium on September 14, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane VIDEO referees Steve Clark and Paul Simpkins will be the latest in a long line of officials to be dumped this year after the NRL admitted what we knew already - they got the Kieran Foran call...

No doubt about it: video refs drop the ball again

Billy Slater

Adrian Proszenko ANOTHER massive finals game, and again a team has been given the benefit of considerable doubt. This is not the sort of decision that will quell concerns that an official will decide next weekend's...

League

Harrigan, Raper axed for Origin denials

Bill Harrigan

Brad Walter, Adrian Proszenko Bill Harrigan and Stuart Raper's refusal to concede match officials got controversial decisions wrong in State of Origin led to the sacking of the referees bosses yesterday.

Grant says referee bosses had to pay for clangers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 25: Bill Harrigan and       Stuart Raper, NRL Referees coaches, look on during the NRL Grand Final       match officials announcement at Moore Park on September 25, 2012 in       Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images) 152740443.jpg

Adrian Proszenko ARL Commission chairman John Grant said a litany of incorrect game-changing decisions made it imperative to dump referees' coaches Bill Harrigan and Stuart Raper.

Rugby League

Slater off too lightly: Harrigan

Billy Slater.

Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko Billy Slater is expected to receive an official warning for kicking Canterbury prop David Klemmer in the face - but former referees boss Bill Harrigan believes the NRL should have gone further and...

League

Warning for Slater, who can't put a foot wrong

Billy Slater

Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko Billy Slater is expected to receive an official warning for kicking Canterbury prop David Klemmer in the face, but former referees boss Bill Harrigan believes the NRL should have gone further and...

Under-fire Anderson on a hiding to nothing, says Harrigan

Bill Harrigan

Adrian Proszenko Former referees' boss Bill Harrigan says he feels for under-pressure successor Daniel Anderson, describing the position as a ''poisoned chalice''.

Rugby League

Ban Inu for 2 months: surgeon

Scrutiny: Bulldogs winger Krisnan Inu takes on the Rabbitohs' defence. He will face a tougher test with the judiciary on Monday.

Adrian Proszenko Merv Cross calls for Krisnan Inu to be suspended for two months for spear tackle.

Report card on refs aims to address coaches' concerns

Adrian Proszenko FOR those who reckon the referees aren't answerable to anyone - including aggrieved coaches - we present the following document.

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Bulldogs chief bares teeth over Sydney FC's sacking of Melton

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko Bulldogs boss Todd Greenberg has leapt to the defence of sacked Sydney FC chief executive Dirk Melton, claiming the rival football code is poorer for the A-League club's decision.

'Good old-fashioned tackle that went wrong' but not a send-off: Raper

Adrian Proszenko REFEREES' boss Stuart Raper is adamant Robbie Farah should not have been sent off during Friday night's spiteful encounter at Oki Jubilee Oval.

Farah tackle not worthy of send-off, says Raper

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 16:  Referer Tony Archer speaks to Robbie Farah of the Tigers during the round three NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Wests Tigers at WIN Jubilee Stadium on March 16, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko REFEREES' co-coach Stuart Raper was adamant officials were right not to send off Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah during Friday night's spiteful encounter at Kogarah.