Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

Genial giant emerges from Yasawa lagoon

Daniel Lane MAKE no mistake about this: weighing in at 117 kilos and standing 190.5 centimetres, Taqele Naiyaravaro is the next big thing of the NRL - in sheer size and bulk, at the very least.

League

Cagey Hasler confident Dogs will easily look after No.1

Des Hasler

Daniel Lane Tony Williams was certain to provide Canterbury's pack with an X-factor for their opening match against North Queensland.

Desperate Eels pay top dollar in scramble to boost talent pool

Aiden Tolman

Daniel Lane Canterbury prop Aiden Tolman is believed to have benefited from Parramatta's inability to recruit big-name players, after the Eels splashed out with a $2 million, three-year offer.

Dogs keen to snap up Jennings mid-season

State of Origin.New South Wales v Queensland.Queensland's Billy Slatter spills the ball which causes NSW's Michael Jennings pick up and score a try at Etihad 23 May 2012.Picture Sebastian Costanzo. The Age.

Daniel Lane AFTER snaring mid-season recruit Krisnan Inu from the Warriors' reserve-grade team, Canterbury hope to add NSW centre Michael Jennings to their roster before the June 30 deadline.

Tiger Woods to tee off for Blues

GOSFORD, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09:  Aaron Woods of the Tigers is tackled during the round two NRL match between the Manly Sea Eagles and the Wests Tigers at Bluetongue Stadium on March 9, 2012 in Gosford, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane WESTS Tigers prop Aaron Woods is all but certain to make his State of Origin debut in game two against Queensland while much-maligned bench forward Jamie Buhrer might escape the selection axe.

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...

Bring mongrel, be ruthless: Tamou in running to become top of the props

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 13: James Tamou of the Blues celebrates winning game two of the ARL State of Origin series between the New South Wales Blues and the Queensland Maroons at ANZ Stadium on June 13, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images) tamou.jpg

Daniel Lane NSW prop James Tamou is eager to live up to his promise to add ''mongrel'' to Wednesday night's decider in Brisbane and to take the mantle as the game's top prop from Queensland's Petero Civoniceva...