Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

The game is up: commission set to announce blueprint for ARL

Australian Rugby League Commission Chairman Mr John Grant speaking at a media conference following the announcement of the Toyota Cup Team of the Year at 'Rugby League Central', Driver Ave, Moore Park, Sydney. 21st August 2012. Photo by Tamara Dean

Adrian Proszenko The ARL Commission has its $1 billion cheque and rugby league's head honchos are going to tell us how they intend to spend it.

It's crunch time, from any point of view


Adrian Proszenko Souths are genuine NRL contenders, the ACC report hasn't shaken confidence in the game and the Western Sydney Wanderers are gaining a solid foothold, according to Nathan Cayless, Luke Patten and Mark...


Field reveals new purpose and perspective on life after jail stint

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Adrian Proszenko Craig Field has spoken publicly for the first time since being charged with murder, claiming he has emerged from prison as a better person.

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Wanderers and Eels unite for stadium revamp push


Adrian Proszenko Parramatta and the Western Sydney Wanderers might be cross-code rivals, but they have joined forces in their campaign for a better stadium.


Kangaroos may play Wallabies in blockbuster hybrid match

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Adrian Proszenko NRL chief executive Dave Smith and ARU counterpart Bill Pulver have attended a secret briefing from the organisers pushing for a hybrid game between the codes.

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Dog puts Belmore ahead of Central

Adrian Proszenko ARL Commission target Todd Greenberg has ruled himself out of the race for the game's top job, revealing he has unfinished business at the Bulldogs.

Roosters play down Pearce's high jinks

Adrian Proszenko Mitchell Pearce has further consolidated his party-boy image after he was ejected from the Clovelly Hotel last Sunday.

Expansion clubs race to catch commission's eye

Brad Walter, Adrian Proszenko A TEAM from New Zealand's South Island has emerged as a potential rival to Brisbane, Perth and Central Coast in the battle to join an expanded NRL competition.

Young Manly stars to launch first season of NRL's new era

Adrian Proszenko MANLY young guns Kieran Foran and Daly Cherry-Evans will be given the honour of launching the first NRL season run by the new ARL Commission.

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Ayoub's a free man: no Shute ban for son of Sam

Adrian Proszenko Randwick recruit Jai Ayoub is free to play in the Shute Shield, despite his involvement in the NRL betting scandal.

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Tough time on the horizon for Mannah as cancer returns

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta forward Jon Mannah has had a relapse in his battle with cancer. Mannah, who had bravely fought back to resume his football career after being diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2009,...

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Know-it-all Richo's fast losing friends at Souths

Adrian Proszenko Shane Richardson has been freely dispensing advice and telling other clubs how to conduct their business, but he should be more focused on issues closer to home - such as keeping his job.

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Edgy Eagles to make call on Hasler action

Recently appointed Bulldogs coach Des Hasler does his first official presser with ceo Todd Greenbergsmh sportphotos Ben RushtonMonday November 14 2011

Adrian Proszenko TOMORROW looms as D-Day in the protracted saga over Des Hasler's defection to Canterbury, with Manly directors to decide whether to press ahead with legal action against their former coach for breach...

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

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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.

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Like father, like son (and grandfather): South Sydney debutant Hunt keeps it in the family

Adrian Proszenko Justin Hunt will become a third-generation first-grader when he makes his NRL debut for South Sydney today.

Perth in shock bid for Origin

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State of Origin Press Conference.
Sam Thaiday (QLD) and Paul Gallen (NSW) holding the Origin shield.

Adrian Proszenko THE consortium behind Western Australia's NRL bid is making a shock play for a State of Origin game in Perth next year.

Crammed schedule the handicap as Penn parks in wrong spot

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Adrian Proszenko It has been a tough old week for Scott Penn. Directors passed a motion of no-confidence in the Manly chairman at a heated board meeting on Tuesday night and even demanded he stand down. He refused.

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Secret seven: Storm stars' payments under the microscope

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Adrian Proszenko THESE are the names you have been waiting to read.

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Cap auditor probes the Storm


Adrian Proszenko THE NRL is investigating Melbourne over alleged salary-cap breaches that occurred during their premiership triumph last year.