Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane is a sports reporter and video journalist with Fairfax Media.

Jarryd Hayne and Parramatta Eels at loggerheads over unauthorised merchandise

Daniel Lane  San Francisco 49ers recruit Jarryd Hayne and his former NRL club Parramatta appear on course for a stoush over an Intellectual Property issue following the release of merchandise...

Canterbury Bulldogs forward David Klemmer says power and passion needs some consideration

Passionate: David Klemmer.

Daniel Lane  Canterbury enforcer David Klemmer said the NRL needed to take into account the passion that underpins the game when a player such as Souths forward George Burgess has a brain snap...

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Cronulla Sharks skipper Paul Gallen not worried about missing top four security

Paul Gallen of the Sharks speaks to the media during the 2015 NRL Finals series launch at Sydney Cricket Ground.

Daniel Lane Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen said all that he and his Sharks teammates had lost by failing to qualify in the NRL's top four for this year's finals series was the "false sense of...

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Rock legend Jimmy Barnes offers embattled Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah his support

Still a Farah fan: Rock legend Jimmy Barnes at the NRL finals series launch on Monday.

Daniel Lane  Australian rock's working class man Jimmy Barnes used his appointment to perform at the NRL grand final with Cold Chisel to offer support to besieged Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah...

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Sydney Roosters' Jake Friend says Shaun Kenny-Dowall brings a buzz

Shaun Kenny-Dowall

Daniel Lane Shaun Kenny-Dowall, who made a five-star return to the Sydney Roosters on Friday night, was hailed by teammate Jake Friend for bringing a "buzz" to the outfit that wrapped up the NRL's minor...

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Barrister calls meeting for Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah to face club powerbrokers

Seeking a meeting: Robbie Farah is hoping to meet with the Tigers hierarchy.

Daniel Lane  The barrister acting for Wests Tigers hooker Robbie Farah has called upon club powerbrokers to attend a meeting this week to formally detail why Farah is no longer wanted at the club.

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Parramatta Eels captain Tim Mannah says it's not time for fans to be thinking about Kieran Foran

Foran no panacea: Parramatta captain Tim Mannah has told fans to temper their expectaitons.

Daniel Lane Parramatta captain Tim Mannah warns supporters it would be a mistake to think Manly's Kieran Foran would single-handedly turn the team's fortunes around.

Parramatta Eels avert legal action by agreeing to extend contract of coach Brad Arthur

Going nowhere: Eels coach Brad Arthur has agreed to extend his contract with the club.

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane Parramatta has avoided legal action after Brad Arthur agreed to a revised contract to coach the side until the end of 2017.

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Parramatta alleged to have failed to pay Richie Fa'aoso's million dollar insurance policy

Looking for answers: Retired league player Richie Fa'aoso.

Daniel Lane and Adrian Proszenko Parramatta forward Richie Fa'aoso is understood to be looking to the Rugby League Players' Association following revelations the club had not paid for his insurance policy.

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Sydney Roosters' reluctant enforcer Kane Evans remembers the tough old days

Rough and ready: Kane Evans.

Daniel Lane Sydney Roosters forward Kane Evans admitted no-one has been more surprised by his NRL success than himself.

Roosters prop Jared Waerea-Hargreaves tips Suaia Matagi to strike fear in opposition defenders

Daniel Lane  Injured Sydney Roosters forward Jared Waerea-Hargreaves has backed Penrith-bound father of four Suaia Matagi to fill his void in the Tricolours line-up as the club...

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Player agent Tyran Smith lashes out at William Hopoate's critics

Daniel Lane  Player agent Tyran Smith took aim at critics of his client William Hopoate - who has commenced action in the Supreme Court against his club as the result of a contract issue...

Wests Tigers veteran Chris Lawrence not spooked by future

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers veteran Chris Lawrence brushed aside questions about his future at the club following Robbie Farah's demise before being philosophical about the uncertainty of NRL contracts.

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Wests Tigers coach Jason Taylor will live or die by his call on Robbie Farah

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 26:  Jason Taylor addresses the media Wests Tigers training on August 26, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Fairfax Media) *** Local Caption *** Jason Taylor

Daniel Lane  After making arguably the toughest call in the Wests Tigers history by sending their skipper Robbie Farah packing, coach Jason Taylor now has the job of proving to the board that supported him...

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Parramatta Eels facing court action over Brad Arthur's disputed contract extension

Not happy: Eels coach Brad Arthur.

Adrian Proszenko and Daniel Lane The management of Parramatta coach Brad Arthur is considering taking legal action against the club after it allegedly reneged on a signed contract extending and upgrading the tenure of their client.

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Ben Barba says he owes Cronulla Sharks plenty for making him feel needed

Daniel Lane Former Dally M medallist Ben Barba, who is counting down the days until he can return from an ankle injury to help Cronulla's charge towards the finals, said he owed the Sharks plenty for making him...

Northern Territory government considers ripping up Parramatta Eels deal

Leaving a gap: Chris Sandow is regarded within Parramatta as a missed opportunity.

Adrian Proszenko and Daniel Lane The Northern Territory Government is considering ripping up its $4 million sponsorship with Parramatta after Chief Minister Adam Giles conceded questions needed to be asked whether it's good...

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Des Hasler clause stumbling block for Canterbury Bulldogs in new Moses Mbye deal

Option: Moses Mbye.

Daniel Lane  A "Des Hasler-clause" is said to be the stumbling block in Canterbury halfback Moses Mbye, the 22-year-old hot shot described as the hottest commodity in the game when he comes...

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South Sydney forward Chris McQueen dismisses talk that Rabbitohs are a one-man team

Dynamite duo: Chris McQueen says the Rabbitohs are not solely reliant on Greg Inglis.

Daniel Lane A defiant Souths forward Chris McQueen said he doesn't care that few people give them any hope of defending their premiership without Greg Inglis.

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Manly Sea Eagles centre Steve Matai says his mum inspires big hits and courage

Fired up: Steve Matai admits he would be on the sideline if it wasn't for Manly's finals chances.

Daniel Lane Manly centre Steve Matai says the spirit that has pushed him to play against Parramatta on Sunday with a broken nose that needs a few months to heal and a broken finger he can't...

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