Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Steve Mortimer: 10-metre rule has ruined the game

Funeral for Frank Hyde held at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, Manly.  Guest Steve Mortimer.  Hyde 070928 SMH.News.Photo Steven Siewert SPECIALX SS070928

Daniel Lane Steve Mortimer, one of rugby league's great attacking players, appealed for the code's authorities to acknowledge finally that the 10 metres defensive line had sent the game backwards as an...

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lEAGUE

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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.

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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Rugby League

No Burgess baiting for me, vows Storm leader

Cameron Smith with daughter Matilda on Saturday.

Daniel Lane Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith insists he has no plan to ruffle any feathers.

Players resist using minders for nights out with the boys

Anthony Minichiello

Michael Carayannis, Daniel Lane Leading league players don't believe NRL clubs need to employ full-time minders despite a string of recent off-field incidents.

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Storm's unheralded hardman shines among stars

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Jaiman Lowe of the Storm celebrate winning the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Melbourne Storm and the Manly Sea Eagles at AAMI Park on September 21, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane EVERY snowflake plays its part in the destructive avalanche, every raindrop adds to the terrible flood and today footslogger Jaiman Lowe has his role in the super-slick, Melbourne Storm side.

Storm's final high for tough man Lowe

Jaiman Lowe will today try to farewell the big time with a premier's ring.

Daniel Lane Today foot-slogger Jaiman Lowe has his role in the super-slick Melbourne Storm side.

Young stars crack in glare of the spotlight

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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...

Sports science a good thing, says Storm manager

Daniel Lane Sports science has been dragged through the mud during the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Agency's investigation into allegations of illegal substances in sport, but NRL premiers Melbourne say it is...

O'Neill faster, higher, stronger

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 13:  Justin O'Neill of the Storm dives over for a try during the round 14 NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Sydney Roosters at AAMI Park on June 13, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane Melbourne winger Justin O'Neill chose today, Mother's Day, to reveal not only was his mother Marie-Nicole his inspiration, but she also fine-tuned his blistering speed though athletics training.

Storm's super sub Cronk sinks Penrith

Daniel Lane COOPER CRONK emphasised the meaning of impact player in the stifling Penrith heat yesterday when the Melbourne Storm's star halfback was injected into what, until that point, had been an arm wrestle...