Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Shake-up on the cards as Blues plot to stop rot

Daniel Lane Through a mix of injury, questionable form and players on the comeback trail, the NSW side sent into battle in the opening match of the State of Origin series on May 28 may be vastly different from...

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Greg Bird wants Jarryd Hayne to soar from fullback

Daniel Lane NSW Origin enforcer Greg Bird warned it'd be madness for the Blues' brains trust to play star fullback Jarryd Hayne out of position in Sydney - a game that could finally end Queensland's eight-year...

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Sharks prop Andrew Fifita breaks down after telling teammates of Canterbury Bulldogs switch

Andrew Fifita

Brad Walter, Daniel Lane Test prop Andrew Fifita broke down and cried after Monday night's loss to Gold Coast as he told Cronulla team-mates the reasons he had accepted a four year $3.4 million deal with Canterbury.

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Canterbury Bulldogs new era dawning now in NRL

Daniel Lane Canterbury forwards Josh Jackson and Aiden Tolman advised Bulldogs supporters to not be shocked if their team's so-called 'new era' dawned earlier than next season's arrival of heavyweight prop...

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.

Bulldogs fear Kangaroo snub

Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko ONE of Canterbury's greatest sons said he would be shocked if predictions the Bulldogs may not get a single player in the Australian Test squad came true.

Selectors likely to snub Dogs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22:  The Bulldogs celebrate a try scored by Greg Eastwood of the Bulldogs during the NRL Preliminary Final match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko ONE of Canterbury's greatest sons said he would be shocked if predictions the Bulldogs may not get a single player in the Australian Test squad came true.

Boot camp to follow merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence

Daniel Lane WESTS TIGERS centre Chris Lawrence had targeted next year as his season of atonement following a disappointing 2012.

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Rumours keep on snapping at heels of Bulldogs

Todd Greenberg

Daniel Lane WHEN chief executive Todd Greenberg fronted the media and delivered an impassioned statement about the reasons why Bulldogs superstar Ben Barba was stood down before the season-opening match, the...

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Ennis ready for Sonny Bill, the playmaker

Michael Ennis

Daniel Lane Canterbury skipper Michael Ennis has revealed his team is preparing for the possibility of Sydney Roosters forward Sonny Bill Williams starting at five-eighth in their match on Friday night.

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Blues spurred by the echoes of 2005

Paul Gallen

Glenn Jackson, Michael Carayannis, Daniel Lane, Chris Barrett, Brad Walter NSW's class of '13 recall where they were the last time the Blues won a State of Origin series.

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