29 January 1987
2007 Round/Fothergill Medal for best young player in VFL
2007 Rookie Draft
2008 Senior list promotion
Shane was recruited from the Sandringham Zebras via the Sandringham U18 side and is predominately a midfielder who can go forward. He has a knack for gathering high possession numbers and reads the play well. Shane was runner-up in the 2007 Liston Trophy in the VFL after impressing in 18 games for Melbourne's VFL affiliate Sandringham.
Shane’s exceptional 2007 season with the Zebras saw him added to Melbourne’s rookie list via the 2007 Rookie Draft.
A hard working onballer, Shane’s impressive speed and skill enabled him to be promoted to the Demons senior list, making his AFL debut in round 8 of the 2008 AFL season.
At just 20 years old, Shane plays with maturity that belies his age, which is reflected in his work ethic both on game day and on the training track.