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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Attitude and confidence help Titans to pass tough tests

On top: Mark Minichiello is ready for Wests Tigers.

Daniel Lane Gold Coast forward Mark Minichiello listed defence, attitude, fitness and confidence as the reasons why his Titans had defied their critics to start round eight in fourth position on the premiership...

Inglis wary of Titans' in-form halfback

Greg Inglis

Daniel Lane Gold Coast five-eighth Aidan Sezer was targeted by Souths superstar Greg Inglis before Sunday's so-called Rumble at the Reef in Cairns, as the man the premiership leaders needed to zero in on.

Titans know Sezer's solid

Aidan Sezer

Daniel Lane Gold Coast five-eighth Aidan Sezer grinned when he heard Souths star Greg Inglis described him recently as a kid with a 30-year-old's head on his shoulders, because a few years ago ''erratic'' would...

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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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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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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

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

Adam Blair says Andrew Fifita will come under intense scrutiny from fans

Under scrutiny: Andrew Fifita's move to Canterbury will put pressure on the prop.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers prop Adam Blair knows all about the pressure of becoming a high-profile signing at a new club and has some advice for Andrew Fifita.

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.

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.

Shark attack

Cronulla Sharks training.

Daniel Lane, Nick Ralston Cronulla Sharks players have allegedly received under-the-table payments from a security company sponsor, opening another battle front for the club at the centre of an investigation by the Australian...

Eagles duo in Origin frame

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 19:  Tony Williams of the Sea Eagles makes a break during the round three NRL match between the Cronulla Sharks and the Manly Sea Eagles at Toyota Stadium on March 19, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

Adrian Proszenko, Daniel Lane NSW forward Tony Williams is set to make an early return for Manly today and teammate Glenn Stewart is also making a last-ditch bid to beat his knee injury in time for the State of Origin series...