Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

Manly Sea Eagles veteran Glenn Stewart appears increasingly likely to move on

Brad Walter and Daniel Lane Manly back-rower Glenn Stewart is still waiting on an offer from the Sea Eagles as he edges closer to finishing his career at another club.

Sea Eagles have nothing to hide despite doping probe

Geoff Toovey

Daniel Lane Manly players and coach Geoff Toovey presented a united front on Tuesday when they said there was no reason for them to fear the anti-doping investigation that threatens to destroy Cronulla.

League

William Hopoate tough enough for Manly test, says teammate Jarryd Hayne

Give the man time: Jarryd Hayne has urged league fans to give Will Hopoate time to rediscover his best.

Daniel Lane Parramatta co-captain Jarryd Hayne said his time with new teammate William Hopoate proved that - despite the pressure on him to perform - he had the mental toughness needed to fire.

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League

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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League

Kieran Foran: repay blood and love with loyalty clause

Kieran Foran

Daniel Lane Manly superstar Kieran Foran slammed the commercial reality of the NRL that meant an account's book could result in his teammate and friend Glenn Stewart leaving the Sea Eagles as he urged for...

League

One-time Manly fan Aaron Woods gives Wests Tigers pack a punch

Changed man: After being a Manly fan as a child, Aaron Woods's loyalty now lies with the Wests Tigers.

Daniel Lane Aaron Woods grew up as a self-confessed "mad" Manly fan but the NSW Origin prop realised he was really a dyed-in-the-wool Wests Tigers man last year when the Sea Eagles tabled a lucrative deal for...

League

Blake Austin plays the part of Cherry-Evans at Tigers training - and gets crunched

Crunched: Tigers utility Blake Austin.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers utility player Blake Austin received a taste of what Manly halfback Daly Cherry-Evans can expect at Leichhardt Oval on Sunday.

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League

Justin Horo says Manly will restore bruised pride

Justin Horo

Daniel Lane Manly's Justin Horo admitted the sight of the Wests Tigers forwards smiling throughout last Sunday's ambush at Leichhardt Oval was harder to take than the physical battering.

League

Golden Boomerang promises return to success

Busy man: Canterbury mental performance coach John Novak.

Daniel Lane John Novak, the mental performance coach at top-of-the-NRL-table Canterbury, has more than enough laurels to stuff a mattress.

League

Sweet smell of success so close for Rose

George Rose

Daniel Lane On Sunday morning George Rose III will wake late, eat a breakfast befitting a king and rest before fuelling up on sweet potato and chicken to transform - his spare tyre, love handles and all - into a...

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League

Watmough rejects silvertails tag for blue-collar beach boys

Anthony Watmough

Daniel Lane Anthony Watmough implored rugby league supporters from Sydney's west to get behind Manly in Sunday's grand final by describing his Sea Eagles as their socio-economic brethren and not the...

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Peachey backs new Blues coach to give indigenous talent a fair go

Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane Former Cronulla and South Sydney fullback David Peachey said he hoped Laurie Daley's appointment as coach of the NSW State of Origin team would open the door for more indigenous players to wear the...

League

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.

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.

League

Groat harbours no grudge despite suffering devastating hit

Ben Te'o connects with Matt Groat

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers prop Matt Groat, who was the victim of one of the NRL's most devastating shoulder charges, said the decision by the code's authorities to ban it would save players from unnecessary harm.

Racist abuse puts Manly off limits for Pritchards

Chris Barrett and Daniel Lane Shocked: Raima Pritchard with husband Frank. Photo: Jenny Evans

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League

Hasler backs Manly to weed out fans who crossed line

Des Hasler

Daniel Lane Canterbury coach Des Hasler condemned the Manly spectators who racially abused Frank Pritchard's wife during last Friday's controversial Bulldogs victory at Brookvale Oval as ''disappointing''.

League

Racist abuse puts Manly off limits for Pritchards

Raima Morgan and Frank Pritchard

Chris Barrett, Daniel Lane The wife of Bulldogs forward Frank Pritchard says her family has been hurt by racial abuse directed at them during last Friday's match at Brookvale Oval, and she is unlikely to return to Manly as a...

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League

Players leave nothing in the tank as tricolours' defence seals heroic win

Jake Friend

Daniel Lane It was a brutal blood-and-bone encounter, as the sickening sight of Manly forward Richard Fa'aoso being carted from the field on the medicab minutes before half-time with his neck in a brace...

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Rugby League

Manly on a Storm warning

Kieran Foran

Joe Barton, Daniel Lane Manly duo Kieran Foran and Jason King admit the Sea Eagles will need to lift if they are to topple fierce rival Melbourne Storm and reach their fourth NRL grand final in the past six seasons.