Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Paul Gallen clear to attend Dally M's

Adrian Proszenko Paul Gallen and other Cronulla players who have accepted a backdated ASADA ban for drug use will be free to attend the Dally Ms and other awards ceremonies, but it is unclear if they will be eligible...

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Cronulla Sharks captain Paul Gallen in line for prestigious players' association award

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Adrian Proszenko He’s been ruled ineligible for the Dally M Awards or the Brad Fittler Medal, but Paul Gallen could still walk away with arguably the most prestigious gongs of them all, those voted on by his...

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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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ABC honours ex-staffer Warren Ryan with retention of namesake medal

Adrian Proszenko The ABC has retained the Warren Ryan Medal as the name of its award to the best player in rugby league despite the acrimonious split with the premiership-winning coach and long-serving commentator

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Cronulla Sharks spruik substance-free workplaces

Safety first: Sam Tagataese and Luke Lewis promote their sponsor at Sydney Olympic Park on Thursday.

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

Jiu jitsu master helps South Sydney Rabbitohs perfect dark art of wrestling

Adrian Proszenko Meet the man teaching South Sydney to take their wrestling game to a whole new level.

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Cronulla Sharks players receive show-cause notices from ASADA

Adrian Proszenko Players involved at Cronulla during the club's controversial 2011 supplements program have received show-cause notices at a series of meetings with ASADA and the NRL on Wednesday.

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ASADA investigation 'flawed', says former Cronulla Sharks coach Peter Sharp

Adrian Proszenko Former Cronulla coach Peter Sharp has spoken for the first time since leaving the Sharks, describing the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority's investigation as "flawed" and a "terrible" blow to...

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ASADA believes peptides on-sold to Cronulla players via Kogarah pharmacist

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Adrian Proszenko and Chris Barrett The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority has issued some of its show-cause notices based on the belief peptides were on-sold to Cronulla players via a Kogarah compounding pharmacist.

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

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.

Cronulla Sharks' supplements fine likely to drop from $1m to $600k

Early return: Paul Gallen is likely to play on Saturday after a quick recovery from a biceps injury.

Adrian Proszenko Cronulla are on track to qualify for a $400,000 discount on the fine imposed by the NRL for management failings in the club's controversial supplements program in 2011.

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NSW coach Laurie Daley almost quit Blues post

Driven to succeed: Laurie Daley addresses the media in the lead-up to Origin III.

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko Twelve months on from needing to be convinced to remain as Blues Origin coach, Laurie Daley is set to be offered a long-term deal as NSW try to emulate the feats of Queensland mentor Mal Meninga.

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Josh Reynolds: "I don't deserve 3-4 weeks" for a shoulder charge

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Adrian Proszenko NSW five-eighth Josh Reynolds has pleaded guilty to a grade two shoulder charge in Wednesday night's State of Origin and will miss the next three matches for Canterbury.

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Sydney Roosters dump Newtown Jets as their feeder club

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Adrian Proszenko The long-standing relationship between the Roosters and Newtown will end at the end of this year.

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NSW Blues five-eighth Josh Reynolds won't be so lucky at judiciary this time around

Josh Reynolds tries to evade Josh Papalii.

Adrian Proszenko Another spiteful game at Suncorp Stadium. Another potential date with the judiciary for Josh Reynolds.

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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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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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State of Origin: NSW winger Daniel Tupou tells how his family narrowly avoided deportation

NSW winger Daniel Tupou has overcome many obstacles to make it big in rugby league.

Adrian Proszenko Sitting in the Department of Immigration office blissfully unaware that his family was about to get deported, Daniel Tupou was impeccably behaved.

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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.

Lifting tackle could send Daley back to the drawing board

Adrian Proszenko NSW's new-look halves pairing may last just one game after Josh Reynolds was involved in a sickening dangerous throw which is likely to rub him out of Origin II.