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Key Facts

Full name
Shane Molloy

Known as
Shane Molloy

21 June 1949 (age 74)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 290d
Last game: 24y 345d

Height and weight
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 81 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 22

Family links
Jarrod Molloy (Son)

Shane Molloy

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FitzroyV/AFL1969, 1971-19746140.0744%10.904.542.984
Total1969, 1971-19746140.0744%10.904.542.984

AFL: 8,117th player to appear, 3,755th most games played, 6,748th most goals kickedFitzroy: 872nd player to appear, 203rd most games played, 514th most goals kicked

After playing five games in his debut season of 1969 Shane spent the whole of the following year in Fitzroy’s reserves. From 1971 to 1974 he was a regular senior player, ultimately playing 61 VFL games and registering four goals. Molloy was a straight ahead type of defender who boasted great courage and determination. In 1975 he crossed to VFA first division side Port Melbourne for whom he would play 41 games, highlighted by participation in the 19.18 to 10.15 defeat of Dandenong in the 1976 grand final. 

Author - John Devaney


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