Samantha Lane is a sports writer with The Age's sports section. She joined The Sunday Age's sports team in 2005, where she specialised in the coverage of Australian Rules football, before joining the daily Age in 2007. She has a wealth of multi-media broadcasting experience since starting her journalism career in 2002 at www.afl.com.au. She is also a panellist on Network Ten's Before the Game. Samantha covered the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, the 2008 Beijing Olympics and will be reporting extensively on the 2012 London Olympics.
Samantha Lane Amy Burgoyne - Wife of Shaun and mother of Ky, 6, Percy, 3, and Leni, 6 weeks.
Samantha Lane ASADA's interrogation of Essendon players could be expedited, with the process expected to be completed significantly earlier than the forecast 12 weeks.
Samantha Lane Countdown clocks would be introduced at AFL games if Etihad Stadium's new boss had licence to break tradition and alert all comers to the time remaining in play.
Samantha Lane Mitch Morton finally achieves his life-long ambition of playing in a premiership team.
Samantha Lane Adam Goodes' logic-defying pain threshold acclaimed by Sydney doctor who, after treating many a wounded Swan over 15 years, remains gobsmacked by the co-captain's grand final heroics.
Samantha Lane It has taken years for this Bomber turned Sydney Swan to achieve overnight success.
Samantha Lane AFL umpires boss Jeff Gieschen has satisfied himself and the league - if not others - that seemingly inconclusive footage of a contentious scoring decision was, in fact, conclusive.
Samantha Lane Carlton luminaries put the heat on the club's administration to get the call on a new coach right.
Samantha Lane AFL to be more scrupulous about who plays Greater Western Sydney and Gold Coast twice in 2013.
Samantha Lane A torn hamstring appears to have ruined Brent Guerra's season at the climax.