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Shannon Motlop

Image DOB: 18 August 1978

MFC Debut: Round 5, 2005 against Sydney at SCG
Last Game: Round 22, 2006 against Adelaide at Football Park

From: North Melbourne/North Adelaide

Number: 44 2005 - 2006

Games: 10 (64 total)
Goals: 5 (36 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
40640.00

The former North Melbourne premiership player signed from the SANFL side under special consideration from the AFL after the death of Troy Broadbridge in the Indian Ocean Tsunami.

The Roosters initially refused to release him, but a compensation package was hammered out that allowed Motlop to restart his AFL career.

Motlop battled hamstring injuries during 2005, and with just ten games across two seasons he was nothing more than serviceable, but little more could have been asked of a player who joined the club in such amazing circumstances. He played in the 2005 and 2006 Sandringham VFL premiership sides.

In 2009 he played for Dunolly in the Maryborough Castlemaine league and was named best on ground in that year's grand final despite Dunolly losing, before joining Wanderers in the NT Summer competition. In 2010 he signed to play for Robinvale then joined St Arnaud in 2012.

He remained with Wanderers through the 2015 season.

His brothers Daniel played for Port Adelaide/Geelong and Steven for Geelong.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
2005 750
2006 300

Lists
Family at other clubs
Indigenous Players
Interstate recruits
North Melbourne
SANFL

Media
"Motlop released to play for Demons" - The Age 16/03/2005
"Ex-AFL player signed to Robinvale" - Mildura Independant 28/01/2010

Links
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 16 November 2015 12:59:16 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 18)

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