Gary Shaw (Australian footballer)
|Full name||Gary Shaw|
|Date of birth||13 February 1959|
|Original team(s)||Western Districts (QAFL)|
|Draft||No. 3, 1982 interstate draft|
|Height||173 cm (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
|1983–84, 1986||Collingwood||32 (33)|
|1987||Brisbane Bears||6 (5)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1987.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
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.