Samantha Lane

Samantha Lane

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.

Richmond president plays it cool

Samantha Lane Peggy O'Neal will take to the pulpit on certain issues, but has no intention of proffering regular opinion on matters on which others are better qualified to present.

Carlton plays waiting game with Jamison

Samantha Lane Club says it's ''not impossible'' it would field best defender for opening home-and-away clash with Richmond.