Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Billy Slater held by police after alleged nightclub scuffle

Adrian Proszenko Billy Slater has been detained by police in the United Kingdom in yet another incident involving the Kangaroos in Manchester.

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

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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Rugby League

Melbourne braces for a stormy start

Campbell Brown fights back the tears as he speaks to the media at Metricon Stadium on Wednesday.

Adrian Proszenko Melbourne Storm has been handed a tough opening to the 2014 season.

League

Woods too good to be dumped by Blues: Benji

Aaron Woods

Adrian Proszenko Benji Marshall has called for NSW to retain prop Aaron Woods for the deciding Origin game after he starred in Wests Tigers' upset win over Melbourne at Leichhardt Oval.

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Rugby League

Tigers storm to victory

Storm v Tigers

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers score an upset win over Melbourne Storm at Leichhardt Oval.

League

Perfect team try shows Tigers are getting dangerous

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 29: James Tedesco of the Tigers receivea attention during the round 16 NRL match between the Wests Tigers and the Melbourne Storm at Leichhardt Oval on June 29, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko When he fielded Billy Slater's perfectly weighted kick in his in-goal, only 104 metres stood between Tim Simona and glory.

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League

Dugan says escape to French union was on cards

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 26: Josh Dugan of the Blues is tackled by Cameron Smith of the Maroons during game two of the ARL State of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at Suncorp Stadium on June 26, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko NSW fullback Josh Dugan has spoken about how close he came to defecting to rugby, revealing he was tempted to escape the fishbowl existence of the NRL.

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Streaker in State of Origin but it ain't over 'til the fat man sprints

A streaker

Adrian Proszenko Matt Scott crashed over for what should have been the deciding play with two minutes and 10 seconds left on the clock, and it was almost time for the fat lady to sing.

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NRL

Greg Inglis suffers knee injury in Origin decider

Greg Inglis.

Adrian Proszenko Greg Inglis is facing up to eight weeks on the sidelines after suffering posterior criuciate ligament damage to his knee in Wednesday night's Origin decider.

Ruby League

'Why don't we go play netball?' Tempers flare as violence crackdown put to test

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 26:  Brent Tate of the Maroons is sent to the sin bin during game two of the ARL State of Origin series between the Queensland Maroons and the New South Wales Blues at Suncorp Stadium on June 26, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko NRL officials have made good on their promise to sin-bin players for fighting, sending four from the field as fisticuffs again overshadowed the game's marquee encounter.

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State of Origin

Sin-binnings embarrass the game, says Gallen

Gallen

Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Laurie Daley has called for the NRL to ''reconsider'' it's hardline stance on violence after four players were sin-binned for fisticuffs that again overshadowed the game's marquee encounter.

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SUNDAY SIN BIN

Eels welcome back a couple of popular front-office WAGS

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko The wives of club legends Nathan Hindmarsh and Nathan Cayless have been reinstated to the Parramatta front office just weeks after parting company with the club.

League

Barba rehab clinic is key to Sandow's future too

Chris Sandow

Adrian Proszenko Chris Sandow's chances of returning to the NRL this year will hinge on how he emerges from the same rehabilitation facility that helped turn around troubled stars Ben Barba and Kurtley Beale.

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League

Foran labels Stewart No.1 fullback

Brett Stewart

Adrian Proszenko Kieran Foran has hailed Brett Stewart as the best ball-playing fullback in the game.

SUNDAY SIN BIN

Joyce tips SBW for Churchill gong

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko Joyce Churchill predicts she will be hanging the Clive Churchill medal, the award named after her late, great husband, around the neck of Sonny Bill Williams after the grand final.

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League

Maloney gets nod from JT

James Maloney )

Adrian Proszenko Johnathan Thurston believes James Maloney possesses the mongrel and maturity to succeed at State of Origin level.

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League

Daley faces his 'ultimate test': Bennett

NSW State of Origin coach Laurie Daley.

Adrian Proszenko Wayne Bennett says the jury is out on whether Laurie Daley can make the transition from Origin captain to coach, declaring: ''He hasn't gone into battle yet.''

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League

Pearce in line for lead role at Roosters after Minichiello

Mitchell Pearce

Adrian Proszenko In a measure of how far Mitchell Pearce has come as a leader, the NSW halfback is a strong chance to replace Anthony Minichiello as the next Roosters captain.

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League

Bad blood over Myles comes to a head

Paul Gallen of the Blues punches Nate Myles of the Maroons during game one of the 2013 State of Origin series.

Adrian Proszenko NSW skipper Paul Gallen claims his savage attack on Nate Myles was in response to the Queensland forward repeatedly twisting limbs and leading with his head in tackles.

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