Gary Shaw (Australian footballer)

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Gary Shaw
Personal information
Full name Gary Shaw
Date of birth (1959-02-13) 13 February 1959 (age 55)
Original team Western Districts
Height/Weight 173 cm / 73 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1983-84, 1986
1987
Total -
Collingwood
Brisbane Bears
32 (33)
6 (5)
38 (38)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1987 season.

Gary Shaw (born 13 February 1959) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood and the Brisbane Bears in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1980s.

Queenslander Gary Shaw started at Western Districts before moving west to Claremont where he was a WAFL premiership player in 1981. In the Grand Final he shared the Simpson Medal with Maurice Rioli of South Fremantle. A 'Best and Fairest' winner in 1982, Shaw represented Western Australia at interstate football.

Shaw, an on baller, crossed to Collingwood in 1983 but struggled to make an impact. He had his best season in 1984 when he kicked 21 goals and took part in their finals campaign. His stint at Brisbane was also unsuccessful.

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