Sam Lane (rugby player)

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Sam Lane
Full name Samuel Thomas Lane
Date of birth (1991-02-21) 21 February 1991 (age 24)
Place of birth Brisbane, Australia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 85 kg (13 st 5 lb)
School Bishops High School
Notable relative(s) Tim Lane (father)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Fly-Half
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2011 Western Province 2 (3)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2012
2013
Reds
Waratahs
2
0
(10)
(0)
correct as of 18 February 2013.

Sam Lane (born 21 February 1991 in Brisbane, Australia) is a rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is fly-half. He made his debut for the Reds during the 2012 Super Rugby season. He previously represented Western Province in South Africa's Vodacom Cup.

Lane attended Bishops in Cape Town and played in their First XV in 2008 and 2009 alongside Springbok Nizaam Carr. Lane was the Bishops captain in 2009 and made the Western Province Craven Week side that year.

He is the son of former Wallabies assistant coach Tim Lane.

He was initially included in the Waratahs extended playing squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season,[1] but later voluntarily withdrew in order to concentrate on his recovery from knee surgery.[2]

Reference List[edit]

  1. ^ "NSW Waratahs sign Sam Lane, Jed Holloway, Matt Lucas and Luke Holmes for 2013 season". Retrieved 11 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Kaplan, Len (18 February 2013). "Lane's long road to recovery". Rugby365. Rugby365. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 

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