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Key Facts

Full name
Shane Gregory Ellis

Known as
Shane Ellis

27 September 1960 (age 62)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 28y 185d
Last game: 28y 306d

Height and weight
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
East Fremantle; West Coast

Jumper numbers
West Coast: 22

Recruited from
East Fremantle (1989)

Shane Ellis

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
East FremantleWASFL1980-1984, 1986-1991204500.25
West CoastV/AFL19891080.8020%7.903.202.600
Total1980-1984, 1986-1991214580.27

AFL: 9,988th player to appear, 8,259th most games played, 5,411th most goals kickedWest Coast: 44th player to appear, 199th most games played, 154th most goals kicked

One of the most reliable West Australian half backs of his era, Shane Ellis played a total of 204 league games for East Fremantle between 1980 and 1991. A fairest and best award recipient in 1982, he represented his state on 5 occasions, typically with great distinction and effectiveness. He also played briefly (10 games in 1989) in the VFL with West Coast.

Author - John Devaney


Full Points Footy's WA Football Companion


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