Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Cronulla Sharks not just team of senior citizens: Noyce

Daniel Lane Cronulla chief executive Steve Noyce took a swipe at critics of the club's growing number of 30-something players after 30-year-old Michael Ennis was recruited to replace talented 20-year-old Michael...

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Beau Ryan has high hopes for Cronulla Sharks to end title drought

Beau Ryan

Daniel Lane Cronulla star Beau Ryan has risked incurring the wrath of the footy gods by publicly proclaiming the premiership-starved Sharks would not only challenge the big guns this season but could also...

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NRL has let Sharks down, says Gallen

Paul Gallen

Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko Cronulla captain Paul Gallen criticised the support provided by the NRL to Sharks players as they prepare for interviews with Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigators.

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Farah considers offer from Eels

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 26: Blues coach Ricky Stuart (L) talks to Robbie Farah (R) during the New South Wales Blues State of Origin team photo at Crown Plaza, Coogee on June 26, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images) 147140261.jpg

Daniel Lane, Michael Carayannis WESTS TIGERS skipper Robbie Farah is weighing up an offer to link with his NSW coach Ricky Stuart at Parramatta as the dramas escalate at the joint-venture club.

Club dramas on backburner as Farah focuses on fiery Kiwis

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...

Tigers fall into debt crisis

Chris Heighington getting two fingers in the eye during the round 22 NRL match between Wests Tigers & Parramatta Eels at Campbelltown Stadium. Photo by Jonathan Ng

Daniel Lane WESTS TIGERS, who are believed to be in the hunt to recruit Penrith's NSW Origin centre Michael Jennings, are expected to receive an advance on their share of the billion-dollar broadcast deal from...

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Cancer gives Lewis a new perspective

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Daniel Lane IT MIGHTN'T have felt like it at the time but Cronulla recruit Luke Lewis enjoyed a significant victory on Friday even though his legs begged for mercy, his lungs screamed for oxygen, the blood...

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Gallen cools expectations

Cronula  sharks captain Paul Gallen at the captains press conference for the NRL Finals series
Photography Brendan Esposito
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Daniel Lane CRONULLA skipper Paul Gallen said he had advised some Cronulla fans to look at how Wests Tigers and Newcastle fared last season before saddling the Sharks with unrealistic expectations.

Comeback king Gordon aims to show Sharks fans he is still flash

Michael Gordon

Daniel Lane CRONULLA recruit Michael Gordon, restricted to 25 matches in the past two seasons through knee and ankle injuries, insists the nature of the problems that sidelined him did not mess with his head.

Heighington hell-bent on living up to former arch-rival Gallen's rich praise

Chris Heighington

Daniel Lane CRONULLA recruit Chris Heighington described Sharks skipper Paul Gallen's very public endorsement of his worth as a player as a badge of honour.

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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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Heighington knows first-hand the quality of English imports

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Daniel Lane Cronulla forward Chris Heighington has endorsed the quality of players being imported to the NRL from Britain, admitting he was one of the weakest members of England's pack in the 2011 Four Nations...