Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Bennett mixed on play-killing kicks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13:  Jamie Soward of the Dragons runs the ball during the round seven NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Newcastle Knights at WIN Jubilee Stadium on April 13, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane ST GEORGE ILLAWARRA five-eighth Jamie Soward denied his kicks over Newcastle's dead-ball line were designed to deny Knights flyers Darius Boyd or Akuila Uate the chance to run with the ball.

Hayne is a Gen Y guy but still has the Origin X-factor, says Stuart

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 17:  Jarryd Hayne of the Blues signs autographs for children during a New South Wales Blues State of Origin skills clinic at AAMI Park on May 17, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane MUCH has been made about Blues star Jarryd Hayne in the lead-up to the State of Origin series opener, but coach Ricky Stuart has kept faith in the controversial Eel.

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Uate is here to stay: Stuart

Akuila Uate

Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko NSW coach Ricky Stuart is standing by Akuila Uate for the State of Origin series decider despite criticism levelled at the Blues winger by commentators and the public for appearing vulnerable under...