Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

An insider's guide to coaching candidates

Daniel Lane A former member of the Parramatta staff, who worked under the three Eels coaches believed to be in consideration to fill the spot vacated by Ricky Stuart during the week - Jason Taylor, Brian Smith...

Referees under the pump to cut blunders

NRL referee Gavin Badger

Daniel Lane The NRL's squad of referees needed to be exposed to stress and pressure at training on a daily basis if the number of errors was to be dramatically reduced, one of Australia's leading sports...

League

Gallen cools expectations

Cronula  sharks captain Paul Gallen at the captains press conference for the NRL Finals series
Photography Brendan Esposito
Smh,sport,3rd October ,2012

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.

Anderson under fire as Simpkins hands in notice

Paul Simpkins

Daniel Lane NRL referees' boss Daniel Anderson faces a crisis in the ranks after long-serving video ref Paul Simpkins tendered his immediate resignation after what appears to have been a bungled pay cut.

Barrett eager to thrill despite Stuart's criticism game is going backwards

Trent Barrett

Daniel Lane As Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart warned rugby league was regressing to a game of ''hit the defensive line and surrender'', Trent Barrett said his Country Origin team would aim to thrill against City...

Rugby League

Stuart opts out as Blues mentor

Ricky Stuart

DANIEL LANE RICKY STUART has decided to walk away from the NSW State of Origin coaching job after the ongoing bunfight over whether he should continue in the role.

Kearney refuses to give life to race slur

Kearney

Daniel Lane PARRAMATTA coach Stephen Kearney has refused to respond to an ugly whispering campaign - suggesting he had implemented a brown-skinned recruitment policy at the club - because he did not want to...