Shaun Atley

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Shaun Atley
Personal information
Full name Shaun Atley
Date of birth (1992-09-13) 13 September 1992 (age 23)
Place of birth Corryong, Victoria
Original team(s) Murray Bushrangers (TAC Cup)
Draft #17, 2010 National Draft, North Melbourne
Height/Weight 189cm / 81kg
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current club North Melbourne
Number 18
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2011– North Melbourne 109 (15)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2015 season.

Shaun Atley is a professional Australian rules footballer who plays for the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He was taken with draft pick #17 in the 2010 National Draft, and played the following year, in the 2011 AFL season.[1] Atley made his debut in Round 1, against West Coast.[2]

2012 was a much more successful year for Atley. He played every possible game, and was noted as one of the competition's most improved player. The catalyst of this change of form was a move to the backline, where he used his explosive pace and blistering speed to accelerate out of defence on numerous occasions to turn defence into attack. His kicking improved out of sight, and this was recognised with a fifth placing in the Syd Barker Medal.

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