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 Pioneer football coach Peta Searle and the man who helped her break a glass ceiling, Gary Ayres, do not doubt that women will join AFL coaching ranks.
Samantha Lane Nearly double the crowd was at the same venue to watch the same clubs in 2007.
Samantha Lane A match under lights at the MCG in June will be a contest between two AFL clubs unlike any before. In an historic curtain-raiser, women will play for Melbourne and the Western Bulldogs before a...
Samantha Lane From 2015 onwards, Carlton wants to play eight home games at the MCG.
Samantha Lane Imposing further restrictions on players in limited down time they have deemed unwise.
Samantha Lane Cameron Butler has seen Melbourne Football Club players, coaches and staff through the best and worst of times.