Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Depression continues to dog NRL players

Preston Campbell

Daniel Lane And where did I go wrong? I lost a friend;

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Hopoate getting cold feet about Eels

William Hopoate

Daniel Lane As Ricky Stuart weighs up whether to coach the besieged Eels or accept a lucrative contract tabled by his spiritual home, Canberra, his decision could determine if prized recruit William Hopoate...

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Slater still No.1, say legends

Billy Slater

Daniel Lane It was an innocuous question posed by a young girl at the grand final breakfast, but Melbourne fullback Billy Slater's reaction to being asked whether he or Bulldogs boom boy Ben Barba would score...

Player managers cry foul over deals by non-accredited agents

sonny

Daniel Lane THE NRL's 120 player-managers have been advised by the Player Agents Association not to pay their accreditation fees after two non-accredited agents negotiated deals for Sonny Bill Williams and...

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Cagey Hasler confident Dogs will easily look after No.1

Des Hasler

Daniel Lane Tony Williams was certain to provide Canterbury's pack with an X-factor for their opening match against North Queensland.

Young stars crack in glare of the spotlight

Barba

Daniel Lane They're super-fit young men who have doors opened to them because they can tackle, pass a ball, score a try and kick better than the general population but the pressure to perform is making some...

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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Racist abuse puts Manly off limits for Pritchards

Chris Barrett and Daniel Lane Shocked: Raima Pritchard with husband Frank. Photo: Jenny Evans

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Hasler backs Manly to weed out fans who crossed line

Des Hasler

Daniel Lane Canterbury coach Des Hasler condemned the Manly spectators who racially abused Frank Pritchard's wife during last Friday's controversial Bulldogs victory at Brookvale Oval as ''disappointing''.

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Racist abuse puts Manly off limits for Pritchards

Raima Morgan and Frank Pritchard

Chris Barrett, Daniel Lane The wife of Bulldogs forward Frank Pritchard says her family has been hurt by racial abuse directed at them during last Friday's match at Brookvale Oval, and she is unlikely to return to Manly as a...

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Bulldogs build safety net for players beset by depression

Des Hasler

Daniel Lane A young man was in the room of Canterbury's welfare officer pouring his heart out about drowning in the depths of depression when Bulldogs coach Des Hasler asked to see the player.

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Barba brilliance stuns Cowboys

Ben Barba

Daniel Lane Canterbury's top dog Steve Mortimer paid his old club's new excitement machine Ben Barba the ultimate compliment last night when he said he was the fullback's No.1 supporter.