Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Brad Fittler names Wests tyro Luke Brooks as good chance for rep duties

Adrian Proszenko He has played only one NRL game, but already Luke Brooks has been earmarked to make his representative debut this year.

Blues coach Laurie Daley could catch up with All Blacks again

Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko NSW powerbrokers are planning another study tour with the All Blacks after the tactic proved to be one of the secrets behind the Blues’ drought-breaking Origin success.

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Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen in line for prestigious players' association award

Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko He’s been ruled ineligible for the Dally M Awards or the Brad Fittler Medal, but Paul Gallen could still walk away with arguably the most prestigious gongs of them all, those voted on by his...

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Cronulla Sharks spruik substance-free workplaces

Safety first: Sam Tagataese and Luke Lewis promote their sponsor at Sydney Olympic Park on Thursday.

Adrian Proszenko A fortnight ago, most of the Cronulla players involved in the 2011 supplements scandal conceded they were unwitting drug cheats.

ABC honours ex-staffer Warren Ryan with retention of namesake medal

Adrian Proszenko The ABC has retained the Warren Ryan Medal as the name of its award to the best player in rugby league despite the acrimonious split with the premiership-winning coach and long-serving commentator

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Paul Gallen clear to attend Dally M's

Adrian Proszenko Paul Gallen and other Cronulla players who have accepted a backdated ASADA ban for drug use will be free to attend the Dally Ms and other awards ceremonies, but it is unclear if they will be eligible...

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League

State of Origin: NSW to set up their own version of Queensland's FOGS

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Adrian Proszenko NSW will set up their own version of Queensland's famed Former Origin Greats [FOGS] program in time for next year's State of Origin series.

League

Alex McKinnon medal may be struck for City-Country MVP

Alex McKinnon

Adrian Proszenko League officials are considering a proposal to award a medal named in honour of Alex McKinnon to the man of the match in the City-Country fixture.

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League

No divided NRL loyalties for David Nofoaluma as Wests Tigers face Sydney Roosters

David Nofoaluma.

Adrian Proszenko David Nofoaluma was raised in Campbelltown and played his junior footy for the Magpies, but always cheered for the Chooks.

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League

Brad 'Freddy' Fittler is ready to coach the NSW Blues in game two of rugby league's State of Origin

Adrian Proszenko It has been a decade since his last State of Origin game, but Brad Fittler is back to torment the Maroons.

League

State of Origin: Blues want clean sweep to put exclamation point on series win

Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko After ending Queensland's eight year Origin domination, NSW players have vowed to begin their own dynsasty by completing the first series "Blue rinse" since 2000 with victory in the third match at...

Origin junior Sironen No.3 to find out what it takes to join dad among Blues greats

Bayley Sironen

Adrian Proszenko Wests Tigers youngster Bayley Sironen has a chance to follow in famous family footsteps after being selected to attend the Blues' ''Origin pathways'' camp in January.

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League

Auckland Nines: Brett Kimmorley hints at comeback

Brett Kimmorley

Adrian Proszenko Brett Kimmorley could be the next NRL star to come out of retirement to play in the Auckland Nines.

League

Roosters star Boyd Cordner willing to defy club wishes again to play in City-Country fixture

NRL. Penrith Panthers vs Eastern Suburbs Roosters.
Centerbet Stadium, Penrith.
Boyd Cordner after scoring
Friday 2nd August, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Adrian Proszenko Try telling Boyd Cordner the City-Country is a meaningless match. The Roosters star didn’t know, when he presented himself to the Country medical examination last year with a torn tendon in his foot,...

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Roosters still waiting for clearance on SBW contract

SBW

Adrian Proszenko THE most anticipated comeback in rugby league history is less than a week away but Sonny Bill Williams's contract is yet to be registered by the NRL.

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.

Blast from past threatens T-Rex

Tony Williams

Adrian Proszenko Chief League Reporter Tony Williams' quest to return to form in time to salvage his representative career is about to hit a serious roadblock - in the form of Sonny Bill Williams.

Daley double: Laurie in line for extension if Blues break drought

Laurie Daley

Adrian Proszenko The chance to create history isn't the only incentive for Laurie Daley, with the NSW coach likely to be offered a contract extension if he can end Queensland's winning streak.

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State of Origin

Taufua has no doubts he can lift for Blues

Jorge Taufua

Adrian Proszenko Jorge Taufua admits he has been down on form but the Manly winger is confident he can step it up if given a NSW jersey for the Origin decider.

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Pearce still Blues material - and not to blame for defeat: Politis

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 17:  Trent Merrin and Mitchell Pearce of the Blues dejected after game three of the ARL State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium on July 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko, Glenn Jackson Roosters supremo Nick Politis has hit back at critics of Mitchell Pearce and urged NSW powerbrokers not to put a line through his name for future Origin matches.

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