|V/AFL Clubs||St Kilda, Melbourne|
Picked up as a late pick in the 1990 AFL Draft (pick 92), Jamie Shanahan spent two seasons with St Kilda's reserves before debuting in 1992 with the St Kilda Football Club. Shanahan played in St Kilda’s 1996 AFL Ansett Australia Cup winning side – the club's first AFL Cup win. He was a tall, solid defender and was valuable to the club. Shanahan played in 22 of 22 matches in the 1997 AFL Premiership Season home and away rounds in which St Kilda Football Club qualified in first position for the 1997 AFL Finals Series, winning the club’s second minor Premiership and first McClelland Trophy. His peak came in 1997 with the Saints when he performed brilliantly at full-back, but during the 1997 AFL Grand Final he suffered from a goal onslaught by Adelaide matchwinners Darren Jarman and Shane Ellen.
After the 1997 season had finished, Shanahan moved to the Melbourne Football Club after the Saints refused to grant the then 30-year-old's request for a long-term contract. He played out his career at the Demons and played his last game at the end of 1999.