Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

NRL: Ricky Stuart happy to have sacked Cronulla Sharks physio at Canberra Raiders

Daniel Lane Canberra coach Ricky Stuart has no qualms about having physiotherapist Konrad Schultz, one of the ''Cronulla Four'' sacked after ASADA's initial investigation into the 2011 supplements program at the...

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The best NRL buys of 2014

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

Jarryd Hayne looks back to move forward at Parramatta Eels

Jarryd Hayne

Daniel Lane Jarryd Hayne chose the NRL's lavish launch during the week as heavy-hitters, celebrities, the rich and the shameless milled to rub shoulders with him to say that he knew the lament of the housing...

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League

Corey Norman: I was never going to turn my back on Parramatta Eels deal

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09: Corey Norman of the Broncos attempts to 
break free from the defence during the round two NRL match between the Brisbane 
Broncos and the North Queensland Cowboys at Suncorp Stadium on March 9, 2012 in 
Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)


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Daniel Lane Parramatta recruit Corey Norman insists the thought of reneging on his deal to join the Eels never crossed his mind even as he watched the club lurch from one drama to the next in 2013.

League

Steve Mortimer calls for Jamie Lyon to return to Origin fray

Sea Eagles captain, Jamie Lyon. Manly Sea Eagles team at their media day, Brookvale Oval. Sport. photo: Marco Del Grande on September 30, 2013

Daniel Lane Former NSW skipper Steve Mortimer, recently recruited to help mentor the next generation of Blues, has offered some sage New Year's Eve advice to coach Laurie Daley - beg Jamie Lyon to return to the...

Stuart to stick around: Hayne says coach won't link up with the Raiders

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Daniel Lane Parramatta superstar Jarryd Hayne said he believed Eels coach Ricky Stuart would finish the job he started at the besieged club despite speculation Canberra had tabled a seven-year-deal worth...

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Hopoate getting cold feet about Eels

William Hopoate

Daniel Lane As Ricky Stuart weighs up whether to coach the besieged Eels or accept a lucrative contract tabled by his spiritual home, Canberra, his decision could determine if prized recruit William Hopoate...

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League

Manager flies north to discuss options for Hopoate's future after sudden exit

William Hopoate

Daniel Lane Tyran Smith, the manager of Parramatta's prized recruit William Hopoate, said the star player would wait to see who replaced Ricky Stuart as coach of the Eels before deciding whether to honour his...

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League

An insider's guide to coaching candidates

Fairfax Media writer

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...

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League

William Hopoate content at Parramatta Eels now coaching dramas sorted

William Hopoate

Daniel Lane William Hopoate's manager Tyran Smith made it clear there would be no decision made about his star client's future until he sat down with Parramatta's new coach Brad Arthur in a few weeks time.

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Dirty dozen will ensure Eels have plenty to play for, warns Minichiello

Anthony Minichiello

Daniel Lane Sydney Roosters skipper Anthony Minichiello warned his team to be braced for a Parramatta side motivated by 12 desperate causes in Friday night's match.

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League

Hayne: I'll do whatever it takes to play in Origin II

Jarryd Hayne

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane Parramatta star Jarryd Hayne has vowed to work ''around the clock'' in an effort to overcome his hamstring strain in time for Origin II at Suncorp Stadium.

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Blair part of our 'fabric': Potter tears hole in Eels recruitment plan

Adam Blair

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has thrown a road block in Parramatta's plan to recruit prop Adam Blair for 2014 by insisting the Kiwi international remained in his plans for next season - and beyond...

League

Where there's Will there's a way for Eels

William Hopoate

Daniel Lane By Parramatta coach Ricky Stuart's own admission, the answer to one of his many prayers as he rebuilds the club is knocking on doors on Brisbane's outskirts and preaching religion as a Mormon...

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Do your best: Reddy gives unwanted Eels hope for the future

Joel Reddy

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers winger Joel Reddy's advice to the 12 Parramatta players told by coach Ricky Stuart that they had no future at that club beyond this season was he and the likes of Roosters recruit Daniel...

League

Gallen's sheer will turns match around for Sharks

Paul Gallen

Daniel Lane Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen made 250 metres from his 22 hit-ups during Saturday night’s 32-14 victory over Parramatta but none were as crucial as his three carries in the 90 seconds that followed...

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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...

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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.

Video refs axed over blunders

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 14:  Johnathan Thurston of the Cowboys reacts as he speaks to referee Shayne Hayne after the awarding of a try to the Eagles during the NRL Semi Final match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the North Queensland Cowboys at Allianz Stadium on September 14, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane VIDEO referees Steve Clark and Paul Simpkins will be the latest in a long line of officials to be dumped this year after the NRL admitted what we knew already - they got the Kieran Foran call...

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.