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 Melbourne's doctor and other officials will be called before the AFL following claims the club had a relationship with the man at the centre of the Australian sport anti-doping investigation.
Caroline Wilson and Samantha Lane Dan Bates stands down following revelations that he had worked with controversial sports scientist Stephen Dank.
Samantha Lane Cameron Butler has seen Melbourne Football Club players, coaches and staff through the best and worst of times.
Samantha Lane AFL boss Andrew Demetriou has revealed he has received serious threats during the drugs crisis engulfing the game.
Samantha Lane Melbourne president Don McLardy has set a mid-year marker to review the club's on-field performance, describing an imminent meeting with Greater Western Sydney - when pressure will mount on embattled...
Samantha Lane The impact that AFL football has on players' brain function will be revealed in an unprecedented study involving up to 130 retirees.
Jon Pierik and Samantha Lane Former footballer Ronnie Burns says Mifsud may not have a choice other than to step down.