Shane Fell

Shane Fell (born 29 September 1967) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Sydney in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Shane Fell
Personal information
Full name Shane Fell
Date of birth (1967-09-29) 29 September 1967
Original team(s) Glenorchy
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)
Position(s) Full-forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1990 Sydney 15 (30)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1990.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

A forward, Fell played his early football at Glenorchy and was the TFL Statewide League's leading goal-kicker in 1989 with 114 goals before opting to ply his trade on the mainland.

Fell was initially recruited to Geelong but they offloaded him to Sydney in the 1989 VFL Draft. He was one of four Sydney player to make their debut in the opening round of the 1990 AFL season, one of which was future Brownlow winner Paul Kelly. The forward kicked five goals to equal the club record of most goals by a player in their first game with the club. He finished the year with 30 goals, his tally including a six-goal haul against Geelong at the SCG.

References

  • Shane Fell's playing statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
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