Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

South Sydney forward Chris McQueen says hunted Rabbitohs must play smart

Daniel Lane South Sydney forward Chris McQueen conceded his team would continue to pay a heavy price if its forwards allowed rival packs to successfully copy the plan Wests Tigers used in last Friday's shock...

League

Sam Burgess gone, but South Sydney Rabbitohs won't lose Luke, Tom or George

Burgess

Michael Carayannis, Daniel Lane Sam Burgess may be leaving the NRL but his exit won't end the time of his brothers at South Sydney.

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Rabbitohs clear Te'o after rap singer rant

Te'O

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.

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.

League

Tony Archer wants answers after North Queensland Cowboys' fury over video refereeing

Tony Archer

Adrian Proszenko and Daniel Lane The officials involved in the obstruction call that robbed North Queensland could be axed after referees boss Tony Archer admitted he had "real questions" about the video refereeing decision.

League

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

Chris McQueen makes a break against the Roosters in round one.

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

League

Adam Reynolds desperate to pull bunny out of hat

Disappointed: Adam Reynolds leaves the field at the final whistle.

Daniel Lane This time last year Adam Reynolds was mooted by critics as a serious challenger for Mitchell Pearce's NSW State of Origin jumper but the Souths halfback said he understood the reasons why those calls...

League

Dylan Walker's school work gets a gold star from Souths

Master and pupil: Dylan Walker watched Adam Reynolds a lot at Matraville High.

Daniel Lane Souths supporters ought to take some comfort before Sunday's match against Canberra, knowing their star halfback Adam Reynolds may as well have been an elective subject for fill-in five-eighth Dylan...

League

South Sydney star Greg Inglis wrestles with concussion law

Greg Inglis

Daniel Lane Souths superstar Greg Inglis provided an insight into the mindshift NRL players still needed to make in these early days of the concussion law when he admitted it was "disappointing" to be confined...

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League

Wests Tigers prop Aaron Woods has plenty of grunt

Aaron Woods got through plenty of work on Friday night against the Rabbitohs.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers forwards coach Steve Roach says former NSW Origin player Aaron Woods lived up to the pre-match plan to take the Rabbitohs pack head on.

League

Liam Fulton accepts dementia could be part of playing league

Concussion fears: Liam Fulton.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers forward Liam Fulton has provided an insight into why the NRL - and its clubs' doctors - need to protect some players from themselves.

League

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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League

Painful truth: Maguire reminds Souths how quickly hope turns to despair

Adam Reynolds

Daniel Lane Souths coach Michael Maguire nominated ''memory'' as the perfect remedy for his squad to combat any suggestion the top-of-the-table Rabbitohs had all but sealed their 21st premiership title.

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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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Souths have the belief to win without Inglis

Greg Inglis

Daniel Lane Souths centre Bryson Goodwin said the top-of-the-table Rabbitohs had the players needed to win the premiership even if injured superstar Greg Inglis did not play again this year.

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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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Rugby League

No Burgess baiting for me, vows Storm leader

Cameron Smith with daughter Matilda on Saturday.

Daniel Lane Melbourne skipper Cameron Smith insists he has no plan to ruffle any feathers.

League

Burgess must control fire fuelling his game or risk being burnt, says Fenech

Sam Burgess

Daniel Lane South Sydney legend Mario Fenech, who was sent off nine times in his career, has pleaded for the club's enforcer Sam Burgess to learn from the hot-headed mistakes that have made him a marked man.

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League

Winger aims to inspire family

Dylan Farrell

Daniel Lane With the late afternoon sun streaming into his living room, Dylan Farrell cradles his one-week-old son Derain with a tenderness you don't expect from a Souths winger who, when he's being belted by...

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Sacked Souths recruiter considers legal action against dismissal

Rabbitohs

Daniel Lane Sacked South Sydney football and development manager Mark Hughes has advised the Rabbitohs he is considering taking legal action against the club over his dismissal.