Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Shake-up on the cards as Blues plot to stop rot

Daniel Lane Through a mix of injury, questionable form and players on the comeback trail, the NSW side sent into battle in the opening match of the State of Origin series on May 28 may be vastly different from...

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Canterbury Bulldogs new era dawning now in NRL

Daniel Lane Canterbury forwards Josh Jackson and Aiden Tolman advised Bulldogs supporters to not be shocked if their team's so-called 'new era' dawned earlier than next season's arrival of heavyweight prop...

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Alex McKinnon is in the thoughts of John Farragher

In full flight: Farragher, playing against Cronulla in 1978, said on Wednesday that he hopes Alex McKinnon makes a full recovery

Daniel Lane Former Penrith player John Farragher, who became a quadriplegic in 1978 when a scrum collapsed on him during a match against Newtown, said his prayers were with Alex McKinnon.

Bulldogs fear Kangaroo snub

Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko ONE of Canterbury's greatest sons said he would be shocked if predictions the Bulldogs may not get a single player in the Australian Test squad came true.

Selectors likely to snub Dogs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22:  The Bulldogs celebrate a try scored by Greg Eastwood of the Bulldogs during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko ONE of Canterbury's greatest sons said he would be shocked if predictions the Bulldogs may not get a single player in the Australian Test squad came true.

Desperate Eels pay top dollar in scramble to boost talent pool

Aiden Tolman

Daniel Lane Canterbury prop Aiden Tolman is believed to have benefited from Parramatta's inability to recruit big-name players, after the Eels splashed out with a $2 million, three-year offer.

Bulldogs bitten but Barba 'fine'

Barba

Daniel Lane Canterbury chief executive Todd Greenberg said while whiz-kid Ben Barba might sometimes appear frustrated out on the field, the fullback's rehabilitation remained on track.

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Rumours keep on snapping at heels of Bulldogs

Todd Greenberg

Daniel Lane WHEN chief executive Todd Greenberg fronted the media and delivered an impassioned statement about the reasons why Bulldogs superstar Ben Barba was stood down before the season-opening match, the...

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Tigers teammates talk up Woods' chances of taking Tamou's Origin spot

Aaron Woods

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers prop Aaron Woods had a contingent of journalists available to push his claim for a run in the NSW State of Origin team but the 22-year-old left it to his teammates after deciding to do...

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Ennis ready for Sonny Bill, the playmaker

Michael Ennis

Daniel Lane Canterbury skipper Michael Ennis has revealed his team is preparing for the possibility of Sydney Roosters forward Sonny Bill Williams starting at five-eighth in their match on Friday night.

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Bishop warns lopsided player trade is spoiling game for Brits

Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane Great Britain legend Tommy Bishop has warned the number of English players being recruited by NRL clubs risks gutting the game in his homeland.

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