Adrian Proszenko

Adrian Proszenko

Todd Payten to take job at New Zealand Warriors, not Wests Tigers

Adrian Proszenko Todd Payten is likely to take up an assistant’s role at the New Zealand Warriors in a move that will cull one candidate for the head coaching role at Wests Tigers.

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New Zealand Warriors have David Kidwell on their radar to replace Matthew Elliott

Wests Tigers assistant coach David Kidwell oversees a training session alongside second-rower Adam Blair.

Adrian Proszenko David Kidwell has emerged as a frontrunner to replace Matt Elliott as coach of the New Zealand Warriors.

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NRL's first shot clock to be tested at Auckland Nines

Reigning champions: North Queensland will face Melbourne, Penrith and South Sydney in the next tournament.

Adrian Proszenko The NRL will roadtest a shot clock for the first time in rugby league history at the Auckland Nines, with the innovation a chance of being used in premiership matches if the experiment is a success.

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Let's not follow US and bunker down, urges video referee Steve Folkes

Adrian Proszenko Leading video referee Steve Folkes is against the mooted bunker system, believing the crowd atmosphere at games is an attraction of, rather than a distraction from, the job.

Clive Churchill Heritage Memorabilia Collection searches for a home

A selection from the unique memorabilia being sold.

Adrian Proszenko It would rate alongside the most impressive collections of memorabilia in Australian sport. Now, all it needs is a home.

Blues coach Laurie Daley could catch up with All Blacks again

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Adrian Proszenko NSW powerbrokers are planning another study tour with the All Blacks after the tactic proved to be one of the secrets behind the Blues’ drought-breaking Origin success.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs and Brisbane Broncos to be included in expanded World Club Challenge

Souths owner Russell Crowe has been pushing for an expanded World Club Challenge.

Brad Walter and Adrian Proszenko Russell Crowe's vision of an expanded World Club Challenge will move a step closer to reality when South Sydney, Brisbane and a third NRL team play the top three Super League clubs in England next...

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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Sam Kasiano ruled out for rest of the NRL season

Out: Bulldogs prop Sam Kasiano.

Adrian Proszenko Canterbury's premiership chances have taken a hit after prop Sam Kasiano was ruled out for the rest of the season.

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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Manly Sea Eagles set to keep grip on Anthony Watmough, Steve Matai

In demand: Manly forward Anthony Watmough.

Michael Carayannis, Adrian Proszenko Manly are on the verge of offering disgruntled duo Anthony Watmough and Steve Matai contract extensions that would keep them at the club for the rest of their careers.

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NRL accused of cash grab with grand final tickets

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Adrian Proszenko Rugby league has long been the working class game but there are concerns the NRL has made it unaffordable for the common fan after increasing grand final prices by up to 10 per cent since last year.

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Waratahs, Chiefs chase Parramatta Eels debutant Tepai Moeroa

Adrian Proszenko Tepai Moeroa's trip to New Zealand, when he makes his NRL debut for Parramatta, will be a brief one.

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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.

Class of 2005 dominate Wests Tigers' greatest-ever team

Tigers great: Premiership winner Benji Marshall was named in Wests Tigers'  15th anniversary team.

Adrian Proszenko Thirteen players from Wests Tigers' historic premiership-winning side of 2005 have been named in the joint-venture club's greatest ever team.

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World Cup cricket match threatens Auckland Nines tournament

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Adrian Proszenko A scheduling clash with the cricket World Cup threatens to derail plans to stage the NRL Auckland Nines at Eden Park next year.

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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 boss Raelene Castle earns respect after keeping Bulldogs barking

Settling in nicely: Bulldogs CEO Raelene Castle has hit ground running in the NRL.

Adrian Proszenko When Raelene Castle first began walking through the Bulldogs gymnasium to calls of ‘‘Aunty’’ from the club’s Polynesian players, she wasn’t sure how to react.

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State of Origin: NSW to set up their own version of Queensland's FOGS

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Adrian Proszenko NSW will set up their own version of Queensland's famed Former Origin Greats [FOGS] program in time for next year's State of Origin series.

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South Sydney Rabbitohs set to take bite out of World Club Challenge

Adrian Proszenko Even if they don't finally break their premiership drought, South Sydney are poised to play in next year's World Club Challenge.