Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko is chief rugby league reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald

Joseph Paulo rejects Ricky Stuart's overtures to remain an Eel as Canberra Raiders miss out again

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta have enjoyed a victory over former coach Ricky Stuart before their much-anticipated clash with Canberra by winning the battle for the services of lock Joseph Paulo.

Parramatta Eels' coffers boosted by more than $1.4 million after Ricky Stuart's exit

Parra power: The Eels have enjoyed a resurgence in 2014.

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta's results are not the only thing to improve after Ricky Stuart moved on, with the bottom line also in a better state after the club slashed at least $1.

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Ricky Stuart is leaving and so are the dozen players he axed, says Parramatta boss

Reni Maitua

Adrian Proszenko There will be no backflip on the decision to sack a dozen Parramatta players now that Ricky Stuart is moving on to Canberra.

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Ricky Stuart quits as Parramatta coach to join Canberra Raiders

Ricky Stuart

Adrian Proszenko, Michael Carayannis Ricky Stuart has quit Parramatta to return to coach Canberra.

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Ricky Stuart slams critics at Parramatta Eels awards night

Ricky Stuart

Adrian Proszenko Ricky Stuart has hit out at "small-minded" critics - including the former board member who heckled him during his exit speech - at the Parramatta awards night.

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Parramatta Eels to clean out playing ranks for second year in a row

Parramatta Eels

Adrian Proszenko There won't be an overhead projector in sight, but Parramatta are poised to turn over more players this season than they did under Ricky Stuart.

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Parramatta Eels on their way to silencing NRL critics

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Adrian Proszenko This time last year, Steve Sharp was telling anyone who would listen that Parramatta would make the finals.

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Wayne Bennett and Tim Sheens call for NRL coaches union

Banding together?: Coaching great Wayne Bennett said a coaches union was worthy of strong consideration.

Adrian Proszenko Wayne Bennett and Tim Sheens, the two longest-serving coaches in NRL history, believe there is merit in forming a coaches association to offer colleagues support and be a positive influence on the...

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Terry Leabeater extends olive branch to Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp

Board man: Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp.

Adrian Proszenko Terry Leabeater hasn't ruled out a reconciliation with Parramatta chairman Steve Sharp for the good of the club after a dispute between the former Eels teammates was heard in court.

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Rookie Raider Jeremy Hawkins laments lost NRL opportunity

Disappointed: Young Raider Jeremy Hawkins.

Adrian Proszenko Jeremy Hawkins has spoken of his disappointment of having his NRL debut cruelled by the contentious second-tier salary cap, believing he was ready to make his mark in first grade.

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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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Canterbury Bulldogs coach Des Hasler keen to end unwanted streak against Parramatta Eels

Des Hasler at Bulldogs training on Tuesday.

Adrian Proszenko Des Hasler is facing his longest losing streak in almost a decade if Canterbury can't get their season back on track against Parramatta.

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North Queensland Cowboys consider roping in Canberra Raiders prop Tom Learoyd-Lahrs

Raiders prop Tom Learoud-Lahrs has attracted the interest of North Queensland officials.

Adrian Proszenko Former NSW forward Tom Learoyd-Lahrs could shift from Canberra to North Queensland before the June 30 transfer window closes.

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'Injured' rep players could face NRL ban

Adrian Proszenko Players who pull out of representative weekend fixtures will face a one-match NRL ban under a proposal to be tabled by the NSWRL.

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Parramatta Eels could be out of pocket more than $500,000 from court case

Former Parramatta Eels chief executive Bob Bentley has launched an unfair dismissal case against the club.

Adrian Proszenko Former Parramatta Leagues Club boss Bob Bentley has launched an unfair dismissal case which the club concedes could cost them more than half a million dollars if successful.

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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.

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Matt Parish takes Parramatta Eels to court

Matt Parish

Adrian Proszenko Matt Parish is about to become embroiled in another public spat after instigating legal action against former employer Parramatta.

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Israel Folau back in Parramatta Eels' sights

Folau

Adrian Proszenko Parramatta are having another crack at bringing Israel Folau back to rugby league. And this time they are expecting head office to be a help rather than a hindrance.

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Fullback remains No.1 target for Raiders as David Mead and Tautau Moga drop off

Gold Coast flyer David Mead was refused permission to talk to other clubs.

Adrian Proszenko, Chris Wilson Canberra's frustrating search for a replacement fullback for Anthony Milford continues.

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Broadcasters fight for Parramatta Eels and Wests Tigers games

TV stars: Jarryd Hayne and Parramatta are hot property with TV broadcasters.

Adrian Proszenko Broadcasters are battling to cash in on resurgent sides Parramatta and Wests Tigers as they begin horse-trading games in the search for ratings.

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