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Key Facts

Full name
Shayne Stevenson

Known as
Shayne Stevenson

Born
12 June 1970 (age 52)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 291d
Last game: 27y 66d

Height and weight
Height: 179 cm
Weight: 81 kg

Senior clubs
Fitzroy; Hawthorn

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 13
Hawthorn: 42, 21

Recruited from
Fitzroy (1994)

Shayne Stevenson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FitzroyAFL1991-19931190.820%10.643.453.360
HawthornAFL1994-199734300.8835%7.683.382.242
AFL1991-199745390.8727%8.403.402.512
Total1991-199745390.8727%8.403.402.512

AFL: 10,195th player to appear, 4,510th most games played, 2,448th most goals kickedFitzroy: 1,090th player to appear, 608th most games played, 373rd most goals kickedHawthorn: 753rd player to appear, 336th most games played, 183rd most goals kicked

Originally from TFL club Sandy Bay Shayne Stevenson was drafted by Fitzroy and made his AFL debut in 1991. He spent three seasons with the Lions, playing 11 games, all of which were losses.

Pacy, and capable of kicking the ball long distances, Stevenson played most of his football as a defender, but adapted well to other roles when required.

The 1994 season found him at Hawthorn where he would experience both his first win and his first finals match. He was very much a fringe player, however, and in four seasons with the Hawks only played 34 games and scored 30 goals.

In 1998 he returned home to Tasmania and joined fledgling TFL club Southern Districts Cats who would disband after just 27 matches. Late in the 1999 season therefore Stevenson commenced with Glenorchy with whom he would crown his career with success in that season’s grand final against Northern Bombers.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.