Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has gone from dead man walking to a man in demand

Daniel Lane Last year, as Wests Tigers' season lurched from one disaster to the next, head coach Mick Potter was described as the NRL's dead man walking – now he's on the verge of signing a new deal with...

League

Tim Sheens linked with St George Illawarra Dragons

Daniel Lane After guiding Australia to last World Cup triumph in England, Tim Sheens has been linked to St George Illawarra.

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Pat Richards happy to recall that golden day with the Wests Tigers

Back with a bang: Pat Richards has enjoyed a strong start on returning to the NRL.

Daniel Lane Pat Richards has been unstoppable since returning to the Wests Tigers wing after eight years in England, but one thought jolts him dead in his tracks – what would have happened had he dropped Benji...

lEAGUE

The best NRL buys of 2014

80-minute man: Nathan Peats is thriving at Parramatta.

Daniel Lane and Adrian Proszenko They may not be the biggest names in the game, but each has added a new dimension to his team after having arrived at new locations.

Wests Tigers recruit Blake Austin taught life lesson as coach of troubled teens

Blake Austin

Daniel Lane W ests Tigers recruit Blake Austin thought he could teach a group of children from the wrong side of the tracks a bit about football when he volunteered to coach an under-16 team at Doonside in...

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Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence lauds Braith Anasta's calming influence

Braith Anasta during Wests Tigers training at Concord Oval. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence said one advantage in having perhaps the NRL's most maligned player - veteran Braith Anasta - on his club's books was the sense of "calm" and "patience" he provided...

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Kiwis copy Blues' move in plan to stop young talent defecting

Josh Papalii

Daniel Lane In a move that will have ramifications for the ARL over the next decade, its Kiwi counterparts have started to lock up the next generation of Aussie-based, but New Zealand-eligible, stars by copying...

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Tigers star's scheme to beat summer calories

Chris Lawrence

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence is so determined to start next year with a cutting edge he has maintained a calorie-killer training program while many of his teammates are spending their annual...

Club dramas on backburner as Farah focuses on fiery Kiwis

Kangaroos training at Kogarah Jubilee Oval Robbie Farah. Thursday, 14th October 2010 ,SPORT/NEWS Pictures STEVE CHRISTO SPECIAL 00001

Daniel Lane WESTS Tigers skipper Robbie Farah insists he has no problem playing under Tim Sheens for the Kangaroos next week despite reports of player unrest when Sheens was relieved of head coaching duties of...

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.

Boot camp to follow merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence

Daniel Lane WESTS TIGERS centre Chris Lawrence had targeted next year as his season of atonement following a disappointing 2012.

Williams to face fitness hurdle before Rabbitohs stoush

SBW

Daniel Lane High-profile Sydney Roosters recruit Sonny Bill Williams will be put through a series of drills designed to measure his strength before he is cleared to make his debut in the season-opener against...

Maloney shines for patient Roosters

Moloney

Daniel Lane JAMES MALONEY proved to the Sydney Roosters faithful in Saturday night's Foundation Cup trial against Wests Tigers that the long wait for him to wear the tri-colours was worth it.

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.

Claws out as Panthers promise no mercy

Kevin Kingston

Daniel Lane Penrith skipper Kevin Kingston said it was crucial his team went for the kill against an injury-ravaged Wests Tigers in Sunday afternoon's match or risk being embarrassed in front of their home crowd.

League

Marshall admits he's under pressure to keep Kiwi spot

Benji Marshall

Daniel Lane As if Wests Tigers playmaker Benji Marshall doesn't have enough to contend with in this, his winter of discontent, he's now fighting to be a part of New Zealand's World Cup defence.

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Wests Tigers' heavy hitters throw weight behind coach

Adam Blair

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers forwards Adam Blair and Aaron Woods have offered first-year NRL coach Michael Potter their support, with Blair proclaiming Potter had the ''balls'' to make tough calls.

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League

This Shark won't bite: Carney refuses to kick Marshall while he's down

Todd Carney

Daniel Lane Cronulla five-eighth Todd Carney, the man charged with the job of containing Benji Marshall in Friday night's match against Wests Tigers, dismissed reports his opposite number was out of form as...

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League

Evro & the Bunnymen to split?

Andrew Everingham

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers star Benji Marshall is not the only NRL player attracting the attention of cashed-up Japanese rugby clubs after South Sydney winger Andrew Everingham confirmed he was weighing up offers...

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Persistent Potter puts stamp on Tigers job

Mick Potter

Daniel Lane After his coaching career was supposedly on a razor's edge a fortnight ago, Mick Potter is expected to receive the ultimate vote of confidence on Monday when his Wests Tigers support staff for next...