Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

League

Paul Gallen warns Cronulla Sharks' NRL rivals the joke could be on them

Daniel Lane  Despite many problems facing the club - on and off the field - Paul Gallen has warned fellow NRL clubs to treat Cronulla as the game's laughing stock at their peril.

League

Cronulla Sharks chief executive Steve Noyce says NRL territorial draft proposal worth another look

Daniel Lane Cronulla chief executive Steve Noyce said the NRL must revisit the failed 2004 territorial draft proposal to open new sources of junior talent to clubs and ease the poaching that has infuriated teams...

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Cronulla Sharks not just team of senior citizens: Noyce

Vintage performers Paul Gallen and Luke Lewis starred for NSW on Wednesday night and will be key members of Cronulla's attempts to turn their season around over the second half of the year.

Daniel Lane Cronulla chief executive Steve Noyce took a swipe at critics of the club's growing number of 30-something players after 30-year-old Michael Ennis was recruited to replace talented 20-year-old Michael...

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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

Paul Gallen's gladiatorial approach the only constant in another uncertain Sharks season

Paul Gallen.

Daniel Lane Cronulla skipper Paul Gallen has revealed he has suffered as a result of his "win at all costs" attitude, the very competitiveness that looms – again – as the besieged club's x-factor.

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League

Cronulla Sharks meet to discuss fallout over coach Shane Flanagan's NRL ban

Shane Flanagan.

Daniel Lane Cronulla players have all been summoned to attend a team meeting at Remondis Stadium on Thursday.

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Cronulla Sharks prodigy Michael Lichaa next on Canterbury Bulldogs' shopping list

Hot property: Michael Lichaa of the Sharks.

Daniel Lane Canterbury are believed to have masterminded a multimillion-dollar raid on Cronulla, with sources at Belmore suggesting the Dogs have snared not only Origin prop Andrew Fifita but also talented young...

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League

Sharks prop Andrew Fifita breaks down after telling teammates of Canterbury Bulldogs switch

Andrew Fifita

Brad Walter, Daniel Lane Test prop Andrew Fifita broke down and cried after Monday night's loss to Gold Coast as he told Cronulla team-mates the reasons he had accepted a four year $3.4 million deal with Canterbury.

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League

Cronulla Sharks boss Steve Noyce pleads for NRL and ASADA to release findings

End the waiting game: Sharks boss Steve Noyce wants a resolution to the club's problems.

Daniel Lane Cronulla Sharks chief executive Steve Noyce made an impassioned plea for the NRL and ASADA to put the club - and its players - out of their misery and reveal whatever findings their investigations...

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League

Fair go for David Fifita in NRL at Cronulla Sharks

Chance to prove himself: David Fifita is playing for a contract with the Sharks.

Daniel Lane Cronulla chief executive Steve Noyce says David Fifita, the twin of Canterbury-bound enforcer Andrew, still has a future at the Sharks despite his brother's decision to leave the club for a...

Ten months of hell ends for former Cronulla Sharks doctor David Givney

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Michael Carayannis, Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko Former Cronulla doctor David Givney says he can finally rest easy after being cleared by the NRL after an investigation into the Sharks' supplement policy in 2011.

Rugby League

NRL grants Cronulla Sharks more time to respond to breach notice

Cronulla sharks logo, emblem,

Daniel Lane NRL grants Cronulla an extension to respond to the breach notice issued to the club for its 2011 supplements program after it was accepted the festive season could have disrupted proceedings.

Seventh tackle try shows fickle footballing gods are finally on Sharks' side

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Daniel Lane The Cronulla team that played in Saturday's elimination final were up against more than the in-form North Queensland Cowboys: they needed to defy the footballing Gods who, since 1973, had toyed with...

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League

Beau Ryan has high hopes for Cronulla Sharks to end title drought

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Daniel Lane Cronulla star Beau Ryan has risked incurring the wrath of the footy gods by publicly proclaiming the premiership-starved Sharks would not only challenge the big guns this season but could also...

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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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What makes Andrew Fifita of the Cronulla Sharks one of the NRL's most wanted players?

Andrew Fifita

Daniel Lane Andrew Fifita, the powerhouse Cronulla prop who has NRL and rugby union bosses fighting over him, was asked a seemingly simple question that forced him to dig deep and wrestle with what he unearthed.

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Comeback king Gordon aims to show Sharks fans he is still flash

Michael Gordon

Daniel Lane CRONULLA recruit Michael Gordon, restricted to 25 matches in the past two seasons through knee and ankle injuries, insists the nature of the problems that sidelined him did not mess with his head.

Seething Sharks to present a united front, says Gallen

Paul Gallen.

Daniel Lane Cronulla captain Paul Gallen said the Sharks would not only take the field against the Gold Coast on Sunday but each player would dedicate the match to the five staff members many believed were made...

League

Sharks set to reinstate Flanagan amid groundswell of support

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Daniel Lane The besieged Cronulla Sharks are expected to reinstate Shane Flanagan as their coach on Tuesday after the club's supporters - and playing roster - made it clear they wanted him back at the helm.

League

Not the time to skimp as board defends Sharks' legal expenses

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Daniel Lane, Adrian Proszenko Cronulla board member Craig Douglas defended the money his club was spending on legal advice to navigate the Sharks through the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority investigation as a...