Daniel Lane

Daniel Lane

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

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Wests Tigers forward Liam Fulton could become messenger on the dangers of concussion

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers chief executive Grant Mayer has discussed with NRL head of football Todd Greenberg the prospect of Liam Fulton being recruited to address players about the dangers of not speaking up...

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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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Wests Tigers coach Mick Potter has gone from dead man walking to a man in demand

MickPotter

Daniel Lane Last year, as Wests Tigers' season lurched from one disaster to the next, head coach Mick Potter was described as the NRL's dead man walking – now he's on the verge of signing a new deal with...

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Wests Tigers prop Keith Galloway urges Liam Fulton to put family before footy

Looking at the bigger picture: Keith Galloway.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers prop Keith Galloway revealed he had taken teammate Liam Fulton aside and implored for him to accept that his long-term health – and the future of his young family – was a far...

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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.

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Wests Tigers demand compensation to ward off 'cheque-book' rivals

Hot property: Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco has been linked to Canterbury.

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers chief executive Grant Mayer warned the NRL that unless his club received compensation in the future for the juniors they developed but were signed elsewhere he'd join the code's ranks of...

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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...

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Pat Richards happy to recall that golden day with the Wests Tigers

Back with a bang: Pat Richards has enjoyed a strong start on returning to the NRL.

Daniel Lane Pat Richards has been unstoppable since returning to the Wests Tigers wing after eight years in England, but one thought jolts him dead in his tracks – what would have happened had he dropped Benji...

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Wests Tigers players engage in postcode skirmish

Aaron Woods

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers cult hero Aaron Woods sparked a new "war" in the merged club that has long been divided by petty jealousies with his constant reference to "2040" - the postcode for Balmain's spiritual...

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For Wests Tigers Blake Austin training starts long before he gets to Concord

On track: New Wests Tigers five-eighth Blake Austin.

Daniel Lane Depending on his training schedule new Wests Tigers five-eighth Blake Austin normally starts his work day by catching the 6.

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Wests Tigers pack aim to make Darcy Lussick's Easter a nightmare

Wests Tigers

Daniel Lane Powerful Wests Tigers forwards Keith Galloway and Martin Taupau warned the pack that'd bullied the likes of Manly's Jason King, the Burgess brothers from Souths and North Queensland's Test props Matt...

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Wests Tigers prop James Gavet's triumph over adversity

Onwards and upwards: Wests Tigers prop James Gavet.

Daniel Lane James Gavet, the terror of the Wests Tigers forward pack, wasn’t joking when he said, had it not been for rugby league, he would probably be in the sewers deep beneath Auckland shovelling muck for a...

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

Hot property: Wests Tigers fullback James Tedesco.

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

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Wests Tigers prop Keith Galloway's honeymoon interrupted by toe injury

Keith Galloway

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers prop Keith Galloway has needed to plot his pre-season training - and honeymoon in a tropical paradise - around a bung big toe.

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Wests Tigers recruit Blake Austin taught life lesson as coach of troubled teens

Blake Austin

Daniel Lane W ests Tigers recruit Blake Austin thought he could teach a group of children from the wrong side of the tracks a bit about football when he volunteered to coach an under-16 team at Doonside in...

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Jim Marsden denies suggestions he wants to be a Wests Tigers director

Jim Marsden

Daniel Lane Former Wests Magpies chairman Jim Marsden says he took NRL chief David Smith and other heavy hitters on a bus tour of the MacArthur region to highlight Sydney's south-west as a league goldmine, not...

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Stephen Cartwright offers aid to Wests Tigers as NRL decides on independent directors

Stephen Cartwright

Daniel Lane Stephen Cartwright, one of the state's best connected business leaders, revealed he had already discussed with NRL boss David Smith about how he could serve Wests Tigers as the league prepares to...

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Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence lauds Braith Anasta's calming influence

Braith Anasta during Wests Tigers training at Concord Oval. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Daniel Lane Wests Tigers centre Chris Lawrence said one advantage in having perhaps the NRL's most maligned player - veteran Braith Anasta - on his club's books was the sense of "calm" and "patience" he provided...

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Wests Tigers hit by staphlycoccus scare

Robbie Farah during Wests Tigers training at Concord Oval. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Daniel Lane One Wests Tigers player was described as suffering a "serious" infection and was quarantined indefinitely while another was being monitored and had received a heavy dose of antibiotics on Wednesday...

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