Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

GI blow leaves Dragons fuming

Nathan Merritt and  John Sutton

Daniel Lane DRAGONS coach Steve Price and his captain Ben Hornby last night slammed what they called a dangerous shot by Greg Inglis which left veteran forward Dean Young concussed and in a neck brace.

Sheens on the radar for Warriors and Dragons

Tim Sheens.

Daniel Lane Four-time premiership-winning coach Tim Sheens could be back behind a clipboard soon with the Warriors and St George Illawarra interested in signing the former Wests Tigers mentor.

League

Parramatta Eels are embracing their ethnicity, even though it wasn't planned

Eels

Daniel Lane Coincidence rather than design was behind the plan that's resulted in the Parramatta Eels starting Monday's NRL match against the Wests Tigers with eight players of Polynesian descent and four...

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lEAGUE

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.

Shane Flanagan's $2 million mansion

In the market or on the market? Shane Flanagan.

Daniel Lane Shane Flanagan's link to the $2.3million purchase of a five-bedroom mansion with views of Burraneer Bay over the weekend was not a veiled hint he'd extended his contract to coach the Cronulla Sharks.

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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League

Wests Tigers prop Keith Galloway's honeymoon interrupted by toe injury

Keith Galloway

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers prop Keith Galloway has needed to plot his pre-season training - and honeymoon in a tropical paradise - around a bung big toe.

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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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Sunday Sin Bin

Bishop warns lopsided player trade is spoiling game for Brits

Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane Great Britain legend Tommy Bishop has warned the number of English players being recruited by NRL clubs risks gutting the game in his homeland.

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Dazzling try had its origins in scorer's rare talent and hard work

Jennings

Daniel Lane While Michael Jennings' four-pointer in the opening State of Origin match entered folklore the instant he crossed Queensland's try-line, the Sydney Roosters centre's strength-and-conditioning coach...

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League

Dugan is Langlands' No.1 choice

Dugan

Daniel Lane Rugby league Immortal Graeme Langlands says Jarryd Hayne's ''poor'' positional play at fullback should consign him to the NSW wing for the State of Origin decider while Josh Dugan deserves to be...

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League

Evro & the Bunnymen to split?

Andrew Everingham

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers star Benji Marshall is not the only NRL player attracting the attention of cashed-up Japanese rugby clubs after South Sydney winger Andrew Everingham confirmed he was weighing up offers...

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Legends: Gladiators dish dirt 50 years on

Norm Provan and Arthur Summons

Daniel Lane Almost 50 years to the day since Fairfax Media photographer John O'Gready snapped two mud-caked gladiators illuminated by the sunlight penetrating the winter skies that shrouded the 1963 grand final,...

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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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.

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...

Inglis no one-man band, say Souths

Greg Inglis

Daniel Lane SOUTHS forward Jason Clark rubbished the suggestion they were in danger of being known as a one-man team after Greg Inglis dominated proceedings in the Charity Shield victory over St George Illawarra.

Rugby League

NRL 2013: the main men

Key man: Storm captain Cameron Smith.

Daniel Lane and Michael Chammas With the season kicking off on Thursday, we look at each team's key player.

Summons' sympathy for players using performance drugs

Norm Provan and Arthur Summons

Daniel Lane Arthur Summons, the Western Suburbs five-eighth whose ''gladiator'' image is immortalised alongside Norm Provan on the NRL's trophy presented to the premiers, admitted he would think about using...

League

Souths reap rewards of the Burgess family units

Sam Burgess

Daniel Lane Souths enforcer Sam Burgess attributed the genetics that made him and his three brothers a force on the footy field to his late father Mark, an old-fashioned prop, and, more remarkably, his mother...