Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

James Tedesco to stay at Wests Tigers despite signing with Canberra Raiders

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers chief executive Grant Mayer says the club did not prompt James Tedesco to renege on his lucrative deal with Canberra.

Stuart to stick around: Hayne says coach won't link up with the Raiders

Hayne

Daniel Lane Parramatta superstar Jarryd Hayne said he believed Eels coach Ricky Stuart would finish the job he started at the besieged club despite speculation Canberra had tabled a seven-year-deal worth...

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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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Raiders deny Furner's on his way out the exit door

Daniel Lane CANBERRA chairman John McIntyre has denied next Sunday's match between the Raiders and last-placed Parramatta will be coach David Furner's final chance to save his job.

League

Earl joins Canberra Raiders

Daniel Lane Penrith winger Sandor Earl was the latest first grade player to join another club mid-season after he was granted a release to join the Canberra Raiders.

League

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...

League

Andrew Dunemann frontrunner for vacant Cronulla Sharks gig

Former Canberra Raiders assistant coach Andrew Dunemann.

Daniel Lane Andrew Dunemann, who was made the caretaker coach when David Furner was dismissed by Canberra last season, is in the frame to take the same role with Cronulla.

League

Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah calls for NRL to end get-out rule despite James Tedesco re-signing

Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah is pleased James Tedesco is sticking around.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers skipper Robbie Farah questioned the NRL having a rule that allowed players to back out of contracts before round 13 of each season even though it enabled his club to retain...

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League

Jarryd Hayne looks back to move forward at Parramatta Eels

Jarryd Hayne

Daniel Lane Jarryd Hayne chose the NRL's lavish launch during the week as heavy-hitters, celebrities, the rich and the shameless milled to rub shoulders with him to say that he knew the lament of the housing...

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League

Penrith rookie Dallin Watene-Zelezniak shapes up to a family legend

Star of the future: Penrith's Dallin Watene-Zelezniak makes his first-grade debut this weekend.

Daniel Lane Teenager Dallin Watene-Zelezniak, earmarked for years by junior talent scouts as rugby league's ''next big thing'', will take a significant step in his quest to honour a famous ancestor when he makes...

Kiwis beat Kangaroos to the punch on precocious Panther

Stephen Kearney

Daniel Lane Penrith teenager Dallin Watene-Zelezniak is in demand to pledge his allegiance to New Zealand after he was sought out by the Kiwi national coach Stephen Kearney for a patriotically-charged meeting...

Hopoate getting cold feet about Eels

William Hopoate

Daniel Lane As Ricky Stuart weighs up whether to coach the besieged Eels or accept a lucrative contract tabled by his spiritual home, Canberra, his decision could determine if prized recruit William Hopoate...

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League

Gallen confident Sharks won't be a soft touch for rampaging Cowboys

Gallen.

Daniel Lane Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen paid no credence to the notion - or the importance - of Saturday's opponents North Queensland having the so-called ''momentum'' going into the sudden-death final after...

League

Manager flies north to discuss options for Hopoate's future after sudden exit

William Hopoate

Daniel Lane Tyran Smith, the manager of Parramatta's prized recruit William Hopoate, said the star player would wait to see who replaced Ricky Stuart as coach of the Eels before deciding whether to honour his...

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League

A vulnerable kid keen to look after his family

Earl

Daniel Lane The morning 14-year-old Sandor Earl entered the boxing gym above the mechanic's shop on Five Dock's busy Queens Road, it was obvious he was a born athlete.

Rugby League

Cronulla could face $1m fine from NRL over supplements program

Shane Flanagan.

Daniel Lane Club braces for $1 million fine over corporate governance issues relating to 2011 program.

Cash-strapped Cronulla prepare to cop $1 million doping fine

CRONULLA SHARKS

Daniel Lane Cronulla are bracing themselves for a $1 million fine from the NRL over corporate governance issues relating to their controversial supplements program in 2011.

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Myles away from his patchy past

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Daniel Lane A REJUVENATED Nate Myles said his Kangaroos jumper, and other season highlights, proved he needed a change of scenery after his stint at Sydney Roosters ended disastrously last year.

Peponis: There's worse things in game than shoulder charge

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Daniel Lane, Ben Stanley CANTERBURY chairman George Peponis is adamant the NRL has a greater priority than outlawing the shoulder charge to safeguard its players from unnecessary punishment - the former Test skipper believes...

League

Earl sets his sights on a City jersey

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Daniel Lane WHILE England and New Zealand have called for Canberra winger Sandor Earl to swear his allegiance to them in this World Cup year, his sights are set on representing City Origin against Country at...