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.

Football

Chance to test the impact footy has on the brain

Samantha Lane The impact that AFL football has on players' brain function will be revealed in an unprecedented study involving up to 130 retirees.

Angels and Demons

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Samantha Lane Cameron Butler has seen Melbourne Football Club players, coaches and staff through the best and worst of times.