Shane Tongerie

Shane Tongerie (born 10 February 1971) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Adelaide in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Shane Tongerie
Personal information
Full name Shane Tongerie
Date of birth (1971-02-10) 10 February 1971
Original team(s) Central District
Draft 18th, 1994 Pre-Season Draft
Height 184 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1994 Adelaide 4 (3)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1994.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Tongerie played for Central District in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) before being selected by Adelaide with the 18th pick of the 1994 Pre-Season Draft.[1] He kicked three goals on debut, against the Brisbane Bears at the Gabba, after coming off the bench.[2] However in his next three games Tongerie had a combined total of just 11 disposals and lost his place in the side.[2]

An Indigenous Australian, Tongerie was a member of the Aboriginal All-Stars team which defeated Collingwood by 20 points at Marrara Oval in Darwin in 1994.[3]


  1. "Shane Tongerie". Adelaide Football Club. Archived from the original on 27 February 2011.
  2. AFL Tables: Shane Tongerie
  3. Full Points Footy: Top End Triumph
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