Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

Sweet smell of success so close for Rose

Daniel Lane On Sunday morning George Rose III will wake late, eat a breakfast befitting a king and rest before fuelling up on sweet potato and chicken to transform - his spare tyre, love handles and all - into a...

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.

Meninga's Origin tip for rival

 Mal Meninga

Daniel Lane MAL MENINGA bled too much alongside Laurie Daley during their time in the lime green jumper of Canberra during the 1980s and '90s to allow a triviality such as fanatical state pride to stop him from...

Parramatta's hidden gem is raring to play a starring role

Luke Kelly

Daniel Lane Luke Kelly is in the second of his three-year deal with Parramatta but, after missing most of his first season with the club because of a cheekbone injury, members of the Eels' army of supporters...

Sheens on the radar for Warriors and Dragons

Tim Sheens.

Daniel Lane Four-time premiership-winning coach Tim Sheens could be back behind a clipboard soon with the Warriors and St George Illawarra interested in signing the former Wests Tigers mentor.

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...

Master and apprentice go toe-to-toe for the honours

Craig Bellamy

Daniel Lane, Michael Chammas FRANK Ponissi, the general manager of Melbourne Storm's football operations, listened to the notion there would be two versions of his team playing one another at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night and,...

League

Painful truth: Maguire reminds Souths how quickly hope turns to despair

Adam Reynolds

Daniel Lane Souths coach Michael Maguire nominated ''memory'' as the perfect remedy for his squad to combat any suggestion the top-of-the-table Rabbitohs had all but sealed their 21st premiership title.

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Stuart tells Eels board to plug destabilising media leaks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 27:  Ricky Stuart speaks at a press conference to announce his new role as coach of the Parramatta Eels NRL team at Parramatta Stadium on July 27, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. Stuart has signed a three year deal with the Eels.  (Photo by Matt Blyth/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane New Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart has directed two blunt messages to his club, telling board members their habit of leaking sensitive information to the media hurt the players and needed to cease...

Tassie AFL club backs Storm

Daniel Lane TASMANIA'S most successful Australian football club will bankroll the Melbourne Storm's bid to establish a foothold for rugby league in Hobart when Craig Bellamy's men play Brisbane in a trial there...

Storm boy Ryles ready to unleash a purple reign

Daniel Lane FORMER international Jason Ryles says he has not been recruited by Melbourne to be their new Adam Blair.

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.

Brawl of shame: Lowrie wants no repeat of Donnybrookvale bash

Todd Lowrie

Daniel Lane MELBOURNE lock Todd Lowrie, a veteran of last year's infamous Donnybrookvale encounter, expects the only fireworks for tomorrow night's return bout would come from the Manly marketing team's...

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...