Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Matt Moylan helping guide Penrith Panthers on their wild NRL season ride

Daniel Lane Matt Moylan, the Penrith hot shot who seems to play with ice water in his veins, pinpointed a match he played in the bush earlier this season as the moment when it dawned on him that he truly...

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

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 16: Mitchell Pearce of the Blues runs with the ball during game two of the ARL State of Origin Series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at Suncorp Stadium on June 16, 2010 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

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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Jarryd Hayne's blistering Origin showing is one for the history books, say Blues

Too hot to handle: Jarryd Hayne was outstanding in game one.

Michael Chammas, Daniel Lane Jarryd Hayne's superhuman performance on Wednesday night is being hailed by his teammates as one of the greatest individual performances in Origin history.

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State of Origin: players want NRL stopped for three weeks

Punishing: Origin players are hard pressed to back up for their club sides in the same week.

Brad Walter, Roy Ward and Daniel Lane A delegation of players from every club will next week tell NRL chiefs of their concerns about the scheduling of Origin matches, and some NSW and Queensland stars want the premiership to be put on...

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Players resist using minders for nights out with the boys

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Michael Carayannis, Daniel Lane Leading league players don't believe NRL clubs need to employ full-time minders despite a string of recent off-field incidents.

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Blues spurred by the echoes of 2005

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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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Storm boy Ryles ready to unleash a purple reign

Daniel Lane FORMER international Jason Ryles says he has not been recruited by Melbourne to be their new Adam Blair.

O'Neill faster, higher, stronger

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 13:  Justin O'Neill of the Storm dives over for a try during the round 14 NRL match between the Melbourne Storm and the Sydney Roosters at AAMI Park on June 13, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane Melbourne winger Justin O'Neill chose today, Mother's Day, to reveal not only was his mother Marie-Nicole his inspiration, but she also fine-tuned his blistering speed though athletics training.

Eagles duo in Origin frame

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 19:  Tony Williams of the Sea Eagles makes a break during the round three NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Manly Sea Eagles at Toyota Stadium on March 19, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane NSW forward Tony Williams is set to make an early return for Manly today and teammate Glenn Stewart is also making a last-ditch bid to beat his knee injury in time for the State of Origin series...