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Adrian Proszenko is the Chief Rugby League Reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald.

Suaalii hype set to grow after broadcasters agree to stream reserve grade trial debut

Suaalii hype set to grow after broadcasters agree to stream reserve grade trial debut

If the Roosters were hoping to hide Joseph Suaallii away from prying eyes by playing him in a North Sydney Bears trial game in Canberra, they were sorely mistaken.

  • by Adrian Proszenko

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NRL slashes operating costs by a third to survive pandemic

NRL slashes operating costs by a third to survive pandemic

The NRL managed to run its competition at a fraction of the cost in 2020, slashing more than $65 million in operating costs.

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Keary puts scare through Roosters camp with hamstring injury

Keary puts scare through Roosters camp with hamstring injury

The Roosters had hoped to name a full-strength side for the final hit-out of the year, but Luke Keary will be one of the big names missing.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Suaalii’s $1 million-a-season demand was the last straw for Rabbitohs
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Suaalii’s $1 million-a-season demand was the last straw for Rabbitohs

When Joseph Suaalii, the most hyped teen footballer of his generation, sought a seven-figure payday to remain at South Sydney, the Rabbitohs had had enough.

  • by Adrian Proszenko
Elliott escapes sanction as Norman cops $20k fine, ban
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Elliott escapes sanction as Norman cops $20k fine, ban

Bulldogs forward Adam Elliott has not been punished for his latest off-field incident, although Corey Norman wasn’t so lucky.

  • by Christian Nicolussi and Adrian Proszenko
Troubled Bulldog Elliott set to be spared axe over Lichaa incident

Troubled Bulldog Elliott set to be spared axe over Lichaa incident

Adam Elliott’s latest indiscretion won’t result in his contract being torn up if he can convince Canterbury powerbrokers there will be no further off-field scandals.

  • by Adrian Proszenko and Adam Pengilly
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Controversial former Parramatta boss Denis Fitzgerald seeks to return to corridors of power

Controversial former Parramatta boss Denis Fitzgerald seeks to return to corridors of power

Denis Fitzgerald first became a director of the Parramatta Leagues Club in March of 1979. Now “The Emperor″⁣ is seeking a return via the ballot box.

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Fines for NRL’s repeat off-field offenders set to skyrocket

Fines for NRL’s repeat off-field offenders set to skyrocket

In a bid to crack down on off-field incidents, the NRL will increase its maximum fine for repeat offenders to at least $100,000.

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NRL knocks back Folau’s request for face-to-face meeting

NRL knocks back Folau’s request for face-to-face meeting

Israel Folau wants to personally put his case for readmission to NRL executives, but a club would need to formally attempt to sign him first.

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Elliott antics give Barrett’s new Canterbury credo an early test
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Elliott antics give Barrett’s new Canterbury credo an early test

Just before the club’s latest off-field scandal, new Bulldogs coach Trent Barrett spoke about the values the club stands for. They will now get an early test.

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Lichaa’s fiancee tells police she was caught ‘making out’ with Elliott
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Lichaa’s fiancee tells police she was caught ‘making out’ with Elliott

Kara Childerhouse told police she was caught “making out” with her partner’s former Canterbury teammate before a heated argument that led to Lichaa’s arrest.

  • by Adrian Proszenko and Christian Nicolussi