Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Parramatta centre Willie Tonga benefits from Minichiello's mateship

Adrian Proszenko When Willie Tonga was down and considered bowing out, Anthony Minichiello was only a phone call away.

How the Knights turned the jeers into cheers

''I know our loyal followers will get along to support the boys after a pretty tough loss last week'': Danny Buderus.

Adrian Proszenko To appreciate just how far Newcastle have come, you have to think go back to another recent encounter against Canberra.

Sunday Sin Bin

NRL looks at beefing up reward for title as Nines take cash cake

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Adrian Proszenko The NRL will review premiership prizemoney now that clubs can earn more for winning the inaugural Auckland Nines tournament than lifting the Provan-Summons trophy.

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Eric Grothe gets serious about NRL return

Former rugby league player Eric Grothe during a workout with acclaimed sprint coach Roger Fabri. 31st October 2013
Photo Dallas Kilponen

Adrian Proszenko Those doubting Eric Grothe's ability to return to the NRL didn't witness him in full flight on Thursday.

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James Segeyaro switching allegiances to boost Queensland selection chances

James Segeyaro

Adrian Proszenko Penrith hooker James Segeyaro is planning to change his nation of allegiance in order to be eligible for Queensland selection.

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Hold the phone: Hull KR keeping their faith in controversial Dank

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Adrian Proszenko Stephen Dank continues to ply his trade in the greatest game of all … as a high-performance consultant to Super League club Hull Kingston Rovers.

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Tonga uses Minichiello as inspiration in comeback from surgery

Willie Tonga

Adrian Proszenko Willie Tonga has credited the words and deeds of Anthony Minichiello as the inspiration for embarking on his comeback from potentially career-ending back surgery.

Top Dog has work cut out restoring bite

Frank Pritchard.

Adrian Proszenko The honeymoon is over. Des Hasler will go into the most anticipated clash of the year, against former club Manly at ANZ Stadium on Friday week, with a Canterbury side that has dropped three of its...

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Giant target: Eels have Folau in mind if he makes the jump back to the NRL

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Adrian Proszenko If it all goes pear-shaped for Israel Folau in the AFL and he returns to the greatest game of all, there's a strong chance he'll be wearing the blue and gold.

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No Country hospitality here - Colley refuses to budge despite Buderus injury

Adrian Proszenko Country Rugby League chairman Jock Colley refuses to apologise for his hardline stance on Danny Buderus - even though the Newcastle hooker finally succumbed to THAT achilles injury.

Jennings adds to Ricky's blues

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Adrian Proszenko Another game, another Blues certainty succumbs to injury.

Melbourne Origin opener hoodoo as Stewart faces suspension

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 11:  Glenn Stewart of the Sea Eagles looks to get a pass away during the round 10 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the Manly Sea Eagles at Suncorp Stadium on May 11, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko HISTORY is repeating for Glenn Stewart, with the Manly back-rower in danger of missing another opening Origin game in Melbourne if he is charged for his high shot on Brisbane's Corey Norman.

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Uate is here to stay: Stuart

Akuila Uate

Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Ricky Stuart is standing by Akuila Uate for the State of Origin series decider despite criticism levelled at the Blues winger by commentators and the public for appearing vulnerable under...