Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

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Chris McQueen warns rival NRL teams to beware of Bulldogs' bite

Daniel Lane Souths forward Chris McQueen says if Canterbury has proven one thing in recent weeks it is that they are genuine premiership contenders.

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John Hopoate: My son Will rise

John Hopoate and his son Will.

Daniel Lane "Sound, nothing spectacular" but "his best will come" was former international winger John Hopoate's early assessment of how his eldest son William was settling back into top grade football as a...

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NRL to test players for prescription drugs

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Brad Walter and Daniel Lane The NRL is set to become the first governing sports body in Australia to test for prescription drugs and may also appoint independent doctors at matches to assess players for concussion.

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

Ricky Stuart

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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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.

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Lote Tuqiri a South Sydney Rabbitoh after signing one-year contract

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Daniel Lane South Sydney coach Michael Maguire said Lote Tuqiri, at 34, was in the mix to play for the top squad this season after the club revived his NRL career.

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Now Hopoate looks to Japan

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Daniel Lane WILL HOPOATE is the latest big name NRL player eyeing off a stint in Japanese rugby.

Maguire sees value in foreign loan deals

NRL. Charity Shield. Souths Sydney Coach Michael Maguire and players Greg Inglis and Ben Teo with St George Illawarra Coach Steve Price and players Ben Creagh and Gerard Beale
Wednesday 23rd January, 2013
Photos: Anthony Johnson

Daniel Lane SOUTHS coach Michael Maguire said he would consider the merit of the NRL one day using the English Premier League's loan system, the practice where clubs allowed contracted players to represent other...

Daley avoids Mundine bait

Laurie Daley

Daniel Lane LAURIE DALEY was deep in preparing the Indigenous All Stars' battle plan for this year's annual game against the rest of the NRL's best when he learned Anthony Mundine dismissed him and the late...

Rabbitohs clear Te'o after rap singer rant

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Daniel Lane SOUTH SYDNEY have cleared Queensland State of Origin forward Ben Te'o of any wrongdoing after a rap singer made an allegation on Twitter that he was attacked by the Rabbitohs off-season recruit.

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Cagey Hasler confident Dogs will easily look after No.1

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

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Cullen predicts Cronulla will survive long term

FAIRFAX. SPORT. BRISBANE. BRONCOS.  Brisbane Broncos chief executive Bruno Cullen at a press conference today to announce the axing of several players.  Picture by Paul Harris.  Thursday 10 August 2006.

Daniel Lane Bruno Cullen, who was appointed by the NRL to steer Cronulla through their maze of dramas which have eventuated from the ASADA investigation into alleged drug use, was adamant the besieged Sharks had...

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I could learn a thing or two from Reynolds, admits Pearce

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Daniel Lane Sydney Roosters halfback Mitchell Pearce conceded that not only was his reign as the NSW Blues' No.7 under threat from South Sydney's Adam Reynolds but he also envied aspects of his rival's game.

Master and apprentice go toe-to-toe for the honours

Craig Bellamy

Daniel Lane, Michael Chammas FRANK Ponissi, the general manager of Melbourne Storm's football operations, listened to the notion there would be two versions of his team playing one another at ANZ Stadium on Saturday night and,...

Axed after refusal to have heart operation

South Sydney Rabbitohs have sacked promising young rugby league player Kurt French after he refused to have a heart operation - a procedure the player claims he doesn't need. Photographed at Ranwick. Sun Herald Sport. 04 May 2012. Photo by Simon Alekna.

ADRIAN PROSZENKO and DANIEL LANE ONE of South Sydney's most promising young players has had his contract torn up for refusing to have a heart operation he claims he does not need.

Rabbitohs go back to drawing board

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 22:  Scott Geddes of the Rabbitohs takes on the defence during the round 16 NRL match between the Brisbane Broncos and the South Sydney Rabbitohs at Suncorp Stadium on June 22, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Daniel Lane SOUTH SYDNEY co-captain Michael Crocker hoped his teammates learned something in each of the 121 more tackles they had to make compared with Brisbane in Friday night's disappointing loss.

Tassie AFL club backs Storm

Daniel Lane TASMANIA'S most successful Australian football club will bankroll the Melbourne Storm's bid to establish a foothold for rugby league in Hobart when Craig Bellamy's men play Brisbane in a trial there...