Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

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South Sydney Rabbitohs' Alex Johnston faces different kind of blood sport against Gold Coast Titans

Daniel Lane When South Sydney's Alex Johnston opposes his older cousin, and Gold Coast centre, James Roberts at ANZ Stadium on Monday, it should be yet another lesson in the talented three-quarter's early...

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South Sydney forward Chris McQueen says hunted Rabbitohs must play smart

Pushing for discipline: Souths  forward Chris McQueen.

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...

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South Sydney Rabbitohs need Sam Burgess to recapture 2013 form

Sam Burgess is the centre of the Dragons attention at the SCG.

Daniel Lane Former Canterbury hardman Peter Kelly says Souths need rugby-bound Sam Burgess to tap into last season’s form to help keep their premiership dream alive.

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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.

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Chris Lawrence says it'll be a mistake not to stop Wests Tigers errors

Trying times: Chris Lawrence says the Tigers high error rate against Souths was due to players trying too hard.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence said he and his teammates were well aware that their brilliant start to the season was in danger of unravelling if they do not eliminate the mistakes that plagued...

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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...

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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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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...

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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.

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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.

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Sam Burgess lives in the present to provide South Sydney purpose

Focused: Sam Burgess says he is only thinking of the Rabbitohs at the moment.

Daniel Lane South Sydney forward Sam Burgess makes it clear he is focused on seeing his job through for the Rabbitohs, despite the excitement of the challenge that awaits him to make next year's England rugby...

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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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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.

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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.

Bunnies sponsors and fans rally, though pulling power in doubt

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 22:  Issac Luke of the Rabbitohs is 
comforted by Russell Crowe after their loss during the NRL Preliminary 
Final match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the South Sydney 
Rabbitohs at ANZ Stadium on September 22, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  
(Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)         
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Daniel Lane RABBITOHS chief executive Shane Richardson said the imminent departure of Russell Crowe as a co-owner of the club would not have a detrimental impact, even though his star power had been widely...

Bunnies bruised but not broken

PNG

DANIEL LANE BOASTING a prop named Loko and a back-rower called Mexico the Papuan New Guinea Residents sounded as though they could be a bunch of tough hombres, and on Saturday the pair played their part to...

Battered and bruised, but Bunnies beat PNG

Daniel Lane BOASTING a prop named Loko and a back-rower who answers to Mexico, the PNG Residents sounded as though they could be a bunch of tough hombres, and on Saturday the team played its part to ensure...

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.