Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

William Hopoate tough enough for Manly test, says teammate Jarryd Hayne

Daniel Lane Parramatta co-captain Jarryd Hayne said his time with new teammate William Hopoate proved that - despite the pressure on him to perform - he had the mental toughness needed to fire.

League

Wests Tigers pack aim to make Darcy Lussick's Easter a nightmare

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Daniel Lane Powerful Wests Tigers forwards Keith Galloway and Martin Taupau warned the pack that'd bullied the likes of Manly's Jason King, the Burgess brothers from Souths and North Queensland's Test props Matt...

League

Parramatta Eels are embracing their ethnicity, even though it wasn't planned

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Daniel Lane Coincidence rather than design was behind the plan that's resulted in the Parramatta Eels starting Monday's NRL match against the Wests Tigers with eight players of Polynesian descent and four...

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Jarryd Hayne's blistering Origin showing is one for the history books, say Blues

Too hot to handle: Jarryd Hayne was outstanding in game one.

Michael Chammas, Daniel Lane Jarryd Hayne's superhuman performance on Wednesday night is being hailed by his teammates as one of the greatest individual performances in Origin history.

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Corey Norman: I was never going to turn my back on Parramatta Eels deal

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09: Corey Norman of the Broncos attempts to 
break free from the defence during the round two NRL match between the Brisbane 
Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at Suncorp Stadium on March 9, 2012 in 
Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)


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Daniel Lane Parramatta recruit Corey Norman insists the thought of reneging on his deal to join the Eels never crossed his mind even as he watched the club lurch from one drama to the next in 2013.

League

William Hopoate will stand by Parramatta Eels as two-year Mormon mission ends

William Hopoate.

Daniel Lane William Hopoate, the man Parramatta supporters are banking on to work a miracle for their besieged club, returned to Sydney on Tuesday night after he had completed his two-year Mormon missionary and...

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League

Now Hopoate looks to Japan

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Daniel Lane WILL HOPOATE is the latest big name NRL player eyeing off a stint in Japanese rugby.

Rugby League

NRL 2013: the main men

Key man: Storm captain Cameron Smith.

Daniel Lane and Michael Chammas With the season kicking off on Thursday, we look at each team's key player.

Hindy all smiles at Eels' rousing finish

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Daniel Lane "IT'S good to win, mate, pity it wasn't there at the start of the year. I don't know why, but we're winning games and it is a good feeling."

League

Raider's coach Furner not in danger: McIntyre

Daniel Lane CANBERRA chairman John McIntyre denied next Sunday's match between the Raiders and last-placed Parramatta would be coach David Furner's final chance to save his job.

Raiders deny Furner's on his way out the exit door

Daniel Lane CANBERRA chairman John McIntyre has denied next Sunday's match between the Raiders and last-placed Parramatta will be coach David Furner's final chance to save his job.