Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

League

State of Origin: Johnathan Thurston adds his weight to calls for stand-alone games

Adrian Proszenko Johnathan Thurston is the latest star to back calls for stand-alone State of Origin games, saying the intensity of the series is making it almost impossible to back up for club games.

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Johnathan Thurston and Queensland lose their heads on State of Origin spite night

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Adrian Proszenko We are accustomed to seeing Queensland, when they are behind with a couple of minutes to go, showing plenty of fight. But never like this.

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NRL backs video refs in crucial Cowboys call

No excuses: Johnathan Thurston.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL has backed the decision to deny North Queensland the match-winning try in Friday night’s thriller at Allianz Stadium.

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Parramatta Eels whiz-kid Tepai Moeroa wants a shot at Rio Games

Parramatta's Tepai Moeroa tackles Newcastle's Sione Mata'utia.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta young gun Tepai Moeroa has revealed his ambition to compete in track and field at the Rio Olympics while juggling his football commitments.

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Eels whiz-kid Tepai Moeroa refuses to give up on Rio Olympics dream

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Adrian Proszenko Parramatta young gun Tepai Moeroa has revealed his ambition to compete in track and field at the Rio Olympics while juggling his football commitments.

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League

Daly Cherry-Evans heads list of playmakers heading to market

Cherry on top: Daly Cherry-Evans has been in top form for Manly this year.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta have made Daly Cherry-Evans their top recruitment priority as more than half a dozen top playmakers prepare to go on the open market.

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League

Melbourne Storm halfback Cooper Cronk eyeing early return to be fit for State of Origin III

On the comeback trail: Melbourne halfback Cooper Cronk.

Adrian Proszenko Cooper Cronk could make a shock comeback against St George Illawarra on Monday night in a move which would force Mal Meninga into an agonising choice over whether to start him or Daly Cherry-Evans in...

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League

Adam Reynolds facing bleak future at South Sydney Rabbitohs

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Adrian Proszenko Adam Reynolds' future at South Sydney is clouded after the club signed reigning Queensland Cup player of the year Cody Walker.

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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

Sin Bin: Plumbers crack the origin of Ryan-Soward stink

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Adrian Proszenko Beau Ryan taking the mickey out of Jamie Soward is not a new phenomenon. While Ryan's send-ups of Soward on The Footy Show have made headlines, the Panthers playmaker has been a target long before...

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League

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

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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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League

Benji Marshall needs to earn his way back onto prime time

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Adrian Proszenko Benji Marshall will always be welcome on The Footy Show but a return as a permanent panelist will hinge on the success of his NRL comeback.

League

Fears all-conquering Roos will become 'The Invisibles'

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Adrian Proszenko They are about to equal a mark set by the Invincibles, but will the current crop of Kangaroos become the Invisibles?

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League

Sin Bin: Teenaged troublemaker escapes conviction for role in brawl

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Adrian Proszenko The teenager at the centre of a vicious rugby league brawl last year has escaped without a conviction.

League

Queensland Origin side rocked by injuries to Cameron Smith, Billy Slater

Maroons skipper Cameron Smith is in doubt for Origin II.

Adrian Proszenko Queensland could be without three-quarters of its spine for game two following revelations injuries to Cameron Smith and Billy Slater are worse than first thought.

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League

'I enjoy the pain' – why Greg Bird embraces tag of 'Origin footballer'

Malcolm Knox and Adrian Proszenko Few players have earned the tag of "Origin footballer" as quickly and surely as has Greg Bird. Since winning man-of-the-match honours in his second and third Origin games, back in 2007 and 2008, Bird...

League

Greg Inglis may miss State of Origin II because of birth of first child

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Adrian Proszenko For all the focus on where Greg Inglis was born, it's the arrival of his first born that could finally give NSW some hope.

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League

League 2014: we predict the winners, medallists and dark horses

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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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Sunday Sin Bin

Veteran caller Warren Ryan counts down to end of a grand career

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Adrian Proszenko If an additional reason was required to tune into ABC Grandstand's rugby league coverage, then here it is - this season might be the last for veteran caller Warren Ryan.

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League

Five things we learnt: Sea Eagles v Rabbitohs

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Adrian Proszenko Wingers, it is often said, are just blokes who hang out with footballers.

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