Edwards at a game for the Tigers against Brisbane in April 2015
|Full name||Shane Edwards|
|Date of birth||25 October 1988|
|Place of birth||South Australia|
|Original team(s)||North Adelaide|
|Draft||26th overall, 2006
|Height/Weight||180 cm / 71 kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2015 season.
In 2008 Edwards had a good year playing off the half back flank for Richmond, he also got one Brownlow Medal vote for his great performance against Essendon in round 9.
In 2009 Edwards was in and out of the side but was recalled for Jade Rawlings's first game as coach in round 12 against West Coast.
Edwards had his break-out season in 2010, playing all 22 of the Tigers' matches, finishing sixth (narrowly missing out on a top five finish) in the 2010 Jack Dyer Medal and was awarded the Club’s Most Improved Player award.
Originally from the Adelaide suburb of Salisbury, his father Greg Edwards was also a talented footballer and also played for North Adelaide. He is currently the chief executive officer of the club. His maternal grandmother is one of the stolen generation from the Arunta people from central Australia, whilst his maternal grandfather is German.
- Wilson, Caroline (19 May 2012). "Living the Dream".
- Shane Edwards's profile on the official website of the Richmond Football Club
- Shane Edwards's statistics from AFL Tables
- Shane Edwards's statistics from Footy Wire
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