Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Sharks veteran Luke Lewis doesn't care if rivals don't rate Cronulla genuine NRL title threat

Daniel Lane Cronulla forward Luke Lewis said he and his teammates were painfully aware there's opposing teams who have no regard for them.

Cronulla Sharks skipper Paul Gallen has no need to talk about niggle with Michael Ennis

Rejoicing: Paul Gallen celebrates with fans after winning the final over the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Allianz Stadium.

Daniel Lane Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen said there was no need for him to take Michael Ennis aside for a chat about his full-on approach to finals footy after the Sharks' hooker escaped suspension for a high...

South Sydney Rabbitohs centre Dylan Walker tells of ties to mutiny of the Bounty

RIch history: Dylan Walker.

Daniel Lane South Sydney fullback Dylan Walker revealed he and his mother could one day make a pilgrimage to remote Pitcairn Island in the south Pacific at the end of the NRL season to honour an...

Canterbury Bulldogs pack desperate to find their bite against St George Illawarra Dragons

Looking for more: Canterbury forward Greg Eastwood.

Daniel Lane Canterbury forward Greg Eastwood admitted the 'real' Bulldogs pack had to show up for Saturday's sudden death final against St George Illawarra if the team was to have any hope of fighting...

Parramatta Eels and San Francisco 49ers rookie Jarryd Hayne quickly resolve merchandise drama

The Hayne No.38 T-shirt on sale at Parramatta's website.

Daniel Lane The Parramatta Eels and Jarryd Hayne's management have formed an understanding over merchandise that featured the footy star's trademarked 'Hayne Plane' brand after the club produced...

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Jarryd Hayne and Parramatta Eels at loggerheads over unauthorised merchandise

The Hayne No.38 T-shirt on sale at Parramatta's website.

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...

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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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