Brad Shine

Bradley John Shine (born 25 September 1959) is a former Australian rules football player who played for the Carlton Football Club in the AFL and Swan Districts Football Club in the WAFL throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. Shine was recruited to Swan Districts in 1980 the same year as Graham Melrose and Anthony Solin during this time he wore the number 7 guernsey. With good skills and pace he fast became an integral part of the dominant Swan Districts side of the early 1980s and played in the 1982,1983 and 1984 premiership teams. In the 1982 and 1984 Grand Finals he played on th half forward flank but in the 1983 Grand Final he played on the ball as a rover and was awarded the Simpson Medal for his superb efforts on the day. In 1985 Shine moved eastwards to play for Carlton but never really made his mark in the seniors but was awarded the reserves best and fairest in 1985 and reserves best Clubman in 1986. During his time at Carlton he wore the number 10 guernsey. Returning to Swan Districts in 1989 he played his last season in 1990 after playing 111 games for the club and kicking 85 goals.

Brad Shine
Personal information
Full name Bradley John Shine
Date of birth (1959-09-25) 25 September 1959[1]
Original team(s) Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1980–84, 1989–90 Swan Districts (WAFL) 111 (85)[2]
1985–88 Carlton (VFL) 023 0(2)[3]
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1990.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,


  1. "Carlton Football Club - Blueseum - Brad Shine". 2007. Retrieved 24 September 2007.
  2. "Swan Districts Football Club - All Players". 2007. Archived from the original on 17 August 2007. Retrieved 24 September 2007.
  3. "Carlton Football Club - Blueseum - Guernsey 18". 2007. Retrieved 24 September 2007.
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