Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

Robbie Farah vows to beat the clock with elbow rehab

Daniel Lane Injured Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah expected he'd return to action earlier than doctors predicted after his elbow was dislocated in last Saturday night's victory over North Queensland.

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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

Pat Richards happy to recall that golden day with the Wests Tigers

Back with a bang: Pat Richards has enjoyed a strong start on returning to the NRL.

Daniel Lane Pat Richards has been unstoppable since returning to the Wests Tigers wing after eight years in England, but one thought jolts him dead in his tracks – what would have happened had he dropped Benji...

League

Wests Tigers demand compensation to ward off 'cheque-book' rivals

Hot property: Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco has been linked to Canterbury.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers chief executive Grant Mayer warned the NRL that unless his club received compensation in the future for the juniors they developed but were signed elsewhere he'd join the code's ranks of...

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League

Wests Tigers hit by staphlycoccus scare

Robbie Farah during Wests Tigers training at Concord Oval. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Daniel Lane One Wests Tigers player was described as suffering a "serious" infection and was quarantined indefinitely while another was being monitored and had received a heavy dose of antibiotics on Wednesday...

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Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence lauds Braith Anasta's calming influence

Braith Anasta during Wests Tigers training at Concord Oval. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence said one advantage in having perhaps the NRL's most maligned player - veteran Braith Anasta - on his club's books was the sense of "calm" and "patience" he provided...

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Cronulla star Luke Lewis says he can shoulder responsibility of Origin after injury

Daniel Lane Cronulla star Luke Lewis said the sickening shoulder injury that ended his World Cup tour had not dampened his desire to play representative football again after revealing he wanted to use his...

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League

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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Tigers' prankster says it's time to get serious about finals

NRL. Wests Tigers player Liam Fulton during training at Concord Oval
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Daniel Lane The scene was Sydney Olympic Park in June 2006 and NRL officials were anxiously looking at their watches and wondering where the hell they would find Wests Tigers forward and serial prankster Liam...

Claws out as Panthers promise no mercy

Kevin Kingston

Daniel Lane Penrith skipper Kevin Kingston said it was crucial his team went for the kill against an injury-ravaged Wests Tigers in Sunday afternoon's match or risk being embarrassed in front of their home crowd.

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...

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Tigers teammates talk up Woods' chances of taking Tamou's Origin spot

Aaron Woods

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers prop Aaron Woods had a contingent of journalists available to push his claim for a run in the NSW State of Origin team but the 22-year-old left it to his teammates after deciding to do...

Farah considers offer from Eels

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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.

Club dramas on backburner as Farah focuses on fiery Kiwis

Daniel Lane WESTS Tigers skipper Robbie Farah insists he has no problem playing under Tim Sheens for the Kangaroos next week despite reports of player unrest when Sheens was relieved of head coaching duties of...

Myles away from his patchy past

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Daniel Lane A REJUVENATED Nate Myles said his Kangaroos jumper, and other season highlights, proved he needed a change of scenery after his stint at Sydney Roosters ended disastrously last year.

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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'He never stopped surprising me how tough he was': Tim Mannah pays tribute to his brother Jon

Mannah

Daniel Lane and Michael Chammas Rugby league lost one of its true fighters overnight after Jon Mannah lost his brave battle against cancer.

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Daley to give key Blues an early nod

Laurie Daley

Daniel Lane NSW coach Laurie Daley will phone a select few Blues in the next couple of weeks - a good four months before game one of the State of Origin series - to tell them that, barring injury or an...

Williams to face fitness hurdle before Rabbitohs stoush

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Daniel Lane High-profile Sydney Roosters recruit Sonny Bill Williams will be put through a series of drills designed to measure his strength before he is cleared to make his debut in the season-opener against...

Maloney shines for patient Roosters

Moloney

Daniel Lane JAMES MALONEY proved to the Sydney Roosters faithful in Saturday night's Foundation Cup trial against Wests Tigers that the long wait for him to wear the tri-colours was worth it.