Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Wayne Bennett predicts closest World Cup ever

Wayne Bennett

Adrian Proszenko Wayne Bennett, the mastermind behind New Zealand's shock World Cup victory in 2008, believes this year's edition will be the best and most unpredictable tournament in history.

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Rugby League

Bennett expects upsets with NRL stars in 'minnow' nations

Wayne Bennett.

Adrian Proszenko Mastermind behind New Zealand's shock World Cup victory in 2008 believes this year's edition will be best, most unpredictable tournament in history.

League

No break for State of Origin stars in 2014

NCH SPORT
NRL STATE OF ORIGIN 
Game 3. Action from Game 3 at ANZ Stadium, Homebush. Picture shows NSW player Andrew Fifita.
17th July 2013 Newcastle 
NCH SPORT PIC JONATHAN CARROLL

Adrian Proszenko The ARL Commission's decision to ignore calls for stand-alone State of Origin matches to address player burnout has "disappointed but not surprised" the NRL's former chief medical officer.

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Bashful Meninga bounced from bar

Meninga

Chris Barrett, Glenn Jackson, Adrian Proszenko Queensland coach Mal Meninga was asked to leave a bar in Brisbane on Tuesday night while celebrating the birthdays of Maroons stars Billy Slater and Cameron Smith.

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Streaker in State of Origin but it ain't over 'til the fat man sprints

A streaker

Adrian Proszenko Matt Scott crashed over for what should have been the deciding play with two minutes and 10 seconds left on the clock, and it was almost time for the fat lady to sing.

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State of Origin

Sin-binnings embarrass the game, says Gallen

Gallen

Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Laurie Daley has called for the NRL to ''reconsider'' it's hardline stance on violence after four players were sin-binned for fisticuffs that again overshadowed the game's marquee encounter.

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SUNDAY SIN BIN

Eels welcome back a couple of popular front-office WAGS

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko The wives of club legends Nathan Hindmarsh and Nathan Cayless have been reinstated to the Parramatta front office just weeks after parting company with the club.

League

Henry's next port of call may be Storm

Neil Henry

Adrian Proszenko Melbourne and North Queensland could be involved in a straight swap of coaches after Neil Henry was interviewed for the role of assistant to Storm coach Craig Bellamy.

Sunday Sin Bin

Under-fire and unloved: Sharks can't give sponsorship away

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla have tried to donate the club's major sponsorship to charity for free … only for the offer to be rejected.

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League

Bad blood over Myles comes to a head

Paul Gallen of the Blues punches Nate Myles of the Maroons during game one of the 2013 State of Origin series.

Adrian Proszenko NSW skipper Paul Gallen claims his savage attack on Nate Myles was in response to the Queensland forward repeatedly twisting limbs and leading with his head in tackles.

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League

Ref got it wrong on Gallen: Harrigan

Paul Gallen

Adrian Proszenko Former referees boss Bill Harrigan believes Paul Gallen should have been sin-binned for his attack on Nate Myles, claiming the incident worse than the one that sidelined Michael Jennings for 10...

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Meninga welcomes Daley to Origin fray

Laurie Daley: NRL ALL STARS TRAINING SESSION, BROADBEACH SOCCER CLUB, 29th JAN 2012. Digital image by Charles Knight nrlphotos.com

Adrian Proszenko QUEENSLAND coach Mal Meninga believes his old Canberra teammate Laurie Daley will thrive in the State of Origin arena but has ruled out re-entering the club ranks if his former Raiders mentor Tim...

Immortal debate will never die

ANDREW JOHNS

Adrian Proszenko We are about to find out if Andrew Johns's deeds on the field will forever be overshadowed by his indiscretions off it.

Kasiano shuns Maroons as Kiwis battle for hearts and minds

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 15:  Sam Kasiano of the Bulldogs is tackled during the round 15 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canterbury Bulldogs at WIN Stadium on June 15, 2012 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko THE tug of war for Sam Kasiano has taken another twist, with the giant Bulldog now tipped to turn his back on Queensland in favour of the Kiwis.

Adrian Proszenko

Decider one for the books

State of Origin, Game two, ANZ Stadium.pic shows NSW players celebrate after winning 16-12.Wednesday 13th June, 2012SMH SPORT pics by anthony johnson

Adrian Proszenko THIS will be the biggest State of Origin of them all.

League

The method in Ricky's madness

State of Origin, game 2 Rugby League , New South Wales v Queensland at ANZ Stadium. Ricky Stuart. Wednesday June 13th 2012.
Photos: Steve Christo

Adrian Proszenko Ricky Stuart sensed the natives were restless. It was during his stint as Roosters coach when word filtered back that the players felt flat and tired. That he'd been too hard on them at training.

Ricky's state of mind

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 13:  Coach of the Blues, Ricky Stuart looks on from the sideline during game two of the ARL State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko Ricky Stuart sensed the natives were restless. It was during his stint as Roosters coach that word filtered back the players felt flat and tired. That he'd been too hard on them at training.

Sunday Sin Bin

Stewart, Scott put the 'blue' into NSW squad

Adrian Proszenko dinkus

Adrian Proszenko There was plenty of talk about the Blues brotherhood before Origin III, but not all members of the squad got along.

SUNDAY SIN BIN

We love Flash and we'll do our best to keep him, Gould promises fans

Adrian Proszenko Phil Gould has assured Penrith fans he'll do everything in his power to keep Michael Gordon at the foot of the mountains. Gordon, locked in a battle for the No.

Sudnay Sin Bin

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,...