|Full name||Matthew Shir|
|Date of birth||12 September 1981|
|Original team(s)||Benalla / Murray Bushrangers|
|Draft||83rd, 1999 National Draft|
|Height||184 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2002.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Shir, a defender, was drafted by Adelaide from the Murray Bushrangers of the TAC Cup, although he was from Benalla originally. He was hampered by groin injuries during his time in Adelaide. At SANFL level he played for Glenelg.
He made his way to Queensland in 2010 to play with Aspley.
- "AFL Tables: Matthew Shir". afltables.com.
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.
- "Past Players H-O (1–99 games)". Official AFL Website of the Adelaide Football Club. Archived from the original on 27 February 2011.
- "Ex-Crows AFL Player Joins Aspley". SportingPulse.