DOB: 22 February 1888
Died: 23 November 1965
Debut: Round 1, 1912 against Collingwood at MCG
Last Game: Round 18, 1912 against St. Kilda at MCG
Number: 15 (1912)
The 6'6" forward was the biggest player of his era. Lane was described as a "high mark" and "powerful kickist" upon his recruitment, but he only played one season with the club.
Cleared to Carlton in early 1913 he never played a match for them. Umpired in the Gippsland area that year.
Described as an Ex-Brightonian before moving to Adelaide in some sources. Also known as W.Lane in contemporary Football Records. Probably from West Adelaide not Sturt.
Players without photos
Argus - 15/04/1912
Herald - 19/04/1912
Football Record - R1 1912
Richmond Guardian - 31/05/1913
Australian Football profile