Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

For Wests Tigers Blake Austin training starts long before he gets to Concord

Daniel Lane Depending on his training schedule new Wests Tigers five-eighth Blake Austin normally starts his work day by catching the 6.

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

Tony Archer wants answers after North Queensland Cowboys' fury over video refereeing

Tony Archer

Adrian Proszenko and Daniel Lane The officials involved in the obstruction call that robbed North Queensland could be axed after referees boss Tony Archer admitted he had "real questions" about the video refereeing decision.

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League

Gallen confident Sharks won't be a soft touch for rampaging Cowboys

Gallen.

Daniel Lane Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen paid no credence to the notion - or the importance - of Saturday's opponents North Queensland having the so-called ''momentum'' going into the sudden-death final after...

Seventh tackle try shows fickle footballing gods are finally on Sharks' side

Cronulla

Daniel Lane The Cronulla team that played in Saturday's elimination final were up against more than the in-form North Queensland Cowboys: they needed to defy the footballing Gods who, since 1973, had toyed with...

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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.

Young stars crack in glare of the spotlight

Barba

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...

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.

League

GI blow leaves Dragons fuming

Nathan Merritt and  John Sutton

Daniel Lane DRAGONS coach Steve Price and his captain Ben Hornby last night slammed what they called a dangerous shot by Greg Inglis which left veteran forward Dean Young concussed and in a neck brace.

Barba brilliance stuns Cowboys

Ben Barba

Daniel Lane Canterbury's top dog Steve Mortimer paid his old club's new excitement machine Ben Barba the ultimate compliment last night when he said he was the fullback's No.1 supporter.

Bunnies in the swing

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 06:  Michael Croker of the Rabbitohs in action during the round six NRL match between the South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium on April 6, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane Dealing with momentum swings is a big part of life in the NRL, and South Sydney co-captain Michael Crocker says the Rabbitohs are learning to cope properly when matches turn against them.

Souths put Inglis re-signing on hold until new salary cap is known

Inglis

Daniel Lane SOUTH SYDNEY chief executive Shane Richardson insisted his laugh when asked about Greg Inglis's future at the Rabbitohs was not through nerves or even the fear his club's superstar had increased the...