About crawf

  • 1974 - 1989


    Crawf was born in Mount Barker South Australia and grew up in Finley, New South Wales.

    He spent his childhood obsessed with all types of sport but also loved Madonna and Michael Jackson.
    He played all sports from cricket and BMX riding to tennis and athletics, young Crawf had a go at it all!
    But there was one sport that he dreamed about – to be an AFL Footballer.

  • 1989 - 1991


    Shane attended boarding school at Assumption
    College in Kilmore, Victoria, and was selected
    by Hawthorn Football Club with the 13th pick in the 1991 AFL Draft.
    He made his debut in 1993. A dream come true for the small statured man with big teeth.

  • 1993 - 2008


    During 305 AFL games, Crawf achieved four All-Australian selections, won the 1999 Brownlow Medal (the same year he became the Hawks’ Captain) and represented Australia in three International Rulesseries captaining back-to-back victories under Coach Garry Lyon.

    In 2006, Crawf celebrated the birth of his first child, Charlie Crawford, with his partner Olivia.

    Crawford’s 305th and final AFL game on 27 September 2008, saw him finally taste the ultimate success, with the Hawks’ 2008 triumph.

    He played more AFL games before receiving his first Premiership Medal than any other player – it certainly was one of the most well deserved Premiership medals any individual has ever received.

    A month following the 2008 Premiership marked the arrival of Crawf’s second child, Benjamin Crawford.

    Crawf was offered another year with the Hawks, but he announced his retirement, after Hawthorn won the 2008 Grand Final, wanting to go out on a high note.

    He is now remembered as one of the greatest midfielders in the modern era of AFL Football. In 2012, Crawf was inducted into the Australian Hall of Fame.c

  • 2008 - today


     Crawf has had a long association with Channel Nine both during and post his AFL career. He is currently a key member of ‘The Footy Show’, the ‘Sunday Footy Show’ and ‘Postcards’.

    In 2010, Crawf displayed the ultimate show of dedication and generosity when he embarked on his journey ‘That’s What I’m Walkin About’, an 12 day ultra-marathon from Adelaide to Melbourne. The run raised an incredible $600,000 for Breast Cancer Network Australia.

     In June-July 2013, Shane set off from Melbourne on a 3600 kilometre ride for BCNA – the ‘Tour de Crawf’ – which saw him take on the notorious headwinds of Nullabor to reach Perth after 22 days, an average of over 160 kilometres each day. After riding further than the Tour de France in less days, Shane again generated extraordinary publicity for BCNA, while raising over $1.3 million. In all, his efforts have generated over $2 million in donations to BCNA, while connecting with countless women and families who have been affected by Breast Cancer.

     In December 2011, Shane and his partner Olivia were delighted to welcome their twin boys Jack and Harry Crawford.

     Crawf is a columnist at the Sunday Herald Sun, taking readers behind the scenes and into the mind of a champion. In 2012, Crawford was appointed as the AFLs Auskick Ambassador, with the aim of enhancing junior development for Australia’s Game.

    More recently, Crawf launched his own Digital Media Channel Crawf TV and website platform This hub of entertainment for kids and adults provides a creative outlet for Crawf to engage with the public in his unique way. 

     A devoted family man, Crawf lives in Melbourne with partner Olivia and their sons Charlie, Benjamin and twins Harry and Jack.

     Crawf’s flair and hard work and excitement that encapsulated his career as a player will no doubt be factors in continuing to entertain to have a special connection with the public.

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