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Shane Barry Crawford (born 9 September 1974) is a former Australian rules footballer, having played for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Australian Football League. He is currently an Australian television personality who appears regularly on the AFL Footy Show.
Crawford played 305 career AFL games. He is also a four-time All-Australian player and played in three International Rules series’ for Australia. He became Captain of Hawthorn in 1999 and that season also won the AFL’s top individual honours, the Brownlow Medal and the Leigh Matthews Trophy. He has won four Hawthorn Best & Fairest Awards (1998, 1999, 2002, 2003) and came second in the Brownlow in 2003, losing to the winners by one vote. He was also a member of Hawthorn’s 2008 Premiership side.
In 2012 Crawford was inducted in the Australian Football Hall of Fame.
Crawford is currently a television presenter on Channel Nine, being part of two current shows. Crawford is a permanent panel member of The Footy Show and is a presenter on Postcards, a holiday and destination program which airs on Saturday evenings. He was also a contestant on the first season of Channel 9’s series The Celebrity Apprentice, where celebrities compete for charities of their choosing. Shane raised $49,311 for his charity the Breast Cancer Network Australia. He finished third overall behind dance guru Jason Coleman and comedian Julia Morris.
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