Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Cronulla Sharks spruik substance-free workplaces

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

Cronulla Sharks will need part-timers if stars take ASADA offer

Sharks

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko Cronulla could field nearly half a squad of part-time footballers should the likes of Paul Gallen and Anthony Tupou take up ASADA's offer of a one-month ban.

League

Pat Richards waiting in the wings for Blues

Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Laurie Daley says Wests Tigers winger Pat Richards is contention for a State of Origin debut after making a strong return to the NRL.

League

Cronulla Sharks skipper Paul Gallen could be back to take on SBW

Back for the Sharks ... Paul Gallen may play against the Roosters on Saturday.

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla captain Paul Gallen could make a shock early return against the Sydney Roosters on Saturday.

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League

Blues decide against banning the booze despite Mitchell Pearce's drama

Boozy Blue: A alcohol-fuelled incident cost Blake Ferguson (centre) his Origin spot last year.

Adrian Proszenko NSW have ruled out introducing a booze ban despite yet another alcohol-fuelled incident disrupting the team's State of Origin preparations.

League

NSW Origin five-eighth Josh Reynolds a Bulldog who won't roll over for anyone

Blues five-eighth Josh Reynolds tries to evade Paul Gallen at training on Wednesday in Coffs Harbour.

Adrian Proszenko When you consider his path to the Origin arena, which included a train-off only to become the bench player who never came off the bench, you know Josh Reynolds won't take his blue jersey for granted.

League

Cronulla offers in-demand Graham extension of contract

Wade Graham

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla have offered Wade Graham a three-year contract extension in the hope of securing the future Sharks captain before he is poached by rivals.

League

Gallen the one that got away

Paul Gallen

Adrian Proszenko Manly almost always get their man. Unless that man is Paul Gallen.

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Gordon faces a fight for No.1 spot

Michael Gordon

Adrian Proszenko MICHAEL GORDON will be the No.1 goalkicker for Cronulla next year - but whether he wears the No.1 jersey is yet to be decided.

Sharks facing a nameless dread

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Adrian Proszenko CRONULLA are without a naming rights sponsor for their home ground after Toyota ended its long-running association with the club.

Rugby League

Cronulla coach stood down, four sacked

Shane Flanagan.

Adrian Proszenko The crisis engulfing Cronulla has deepened after coach Shane Flanagan was stood down.

Is this the end of the Sharks?

Cronulla sharks

Adrian Proszenko The crisis engulfing Cronulla has deepened after coach Shane Flanagan was stood down and four senior staff members were sacked in a dramatic day at the Sharks.

League

Numbers don't add up for Sharks sponsorship deal

Cronulla Sharks

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla have rejected the Tynan Motor Group's major sponsorship proposal despite the club slashing its asking price 50 per cent since last month.

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.

State of Origin

Home is where the chance is for Blues

NSW Blues

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko NSW have their best opportunity to end Queensland's dominance on Wednesday night or face the very real prospect of a decade-long series drought with Sydney not having two home games again until 2016.

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I was boss at Penrith, not the players: Elliott

NEWCASTLE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05:  Panthers coach Matthew Elliott instructs his players during the round four NRL match between the Newcastle Knights and the Penrith Panthers at EnergyAustralia Stadium on April 5, 2010 in Newcastle, Australia.  (Photo by Corey Davis/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko FORMER Penrith coach Matthew Elliott has ridiculed suggestions the club is in turmoil because the players have had too much say in how it's run.

NRL strikes green and gold in quest for new badge, but familiar design just not cricket

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Adrian Proszenko This is what the new NRL logo is likely to look like. The ARLC has come up with a few variations on the old badge and this is one of the favourites to get the nod.

Lewis farewells fans, boots'n'all

250812 - Rugby League Round 25, Penrith Panthers in the black against the Gold Cst Titans in the white and blue. Penrith Stadium. Penrith. SH SPORT Photo: Domino Postiglione

Adrian Proszenko LUKE LEWIS packed his boots. Just in case. Lewis didn't play at Centrebet Stadium yesterday. However, he put in a solid 80-minute performance after the game was decided, shaking hands with the...

Panthers splash out $700,000 on rising star

Blake Austin

Adrian Proszenko ON THE back of just two NRL games, Penrith have signed local junior Blake Austin on a massive contract in which he could earn $700,000 over two years.

Jennings adds to Ricky's blues

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