Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Video refs axed over blunders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 14:  Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys reacts as he speaks to referee Shayne Hayne after the awarding of a try to the Eagles during the NRL Semi Final match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the North Queensland Cowboys at Allianz Stadium on September 14, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane VIDEO referees Steve Clark and Paul Simpkins will be the latest in a long line of officials to be dumped this year after the NRL admitted what we knew already - they got the Kieran Foran call...

Anderson under fire as Simpkins hands in notice

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Daniel Lane NRL referees' boss Daniel Anderson faces a crisis in the ranks after long-serving video ref Paul Simpkins tendered his immediate resignation after what appears to have been a bungled pay cut.

Annesley gives try the red light

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Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane THE State of Origin refereeing controversy has reached Parliament House. The NSW Minister for Sport, Graham Annesley, a former grand final referee, has called for the controversial rule that cost the...