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Shane Butler - 2019 Inductee

Not many have accomplished as much as Shane Butler did in a South Adelaide guernsey. Shane Butler is a former captain and winner of the 1980 Knuckey Cup.

After a stellar career that spanned 12 seasons across 285 games that placed him second on the all-time list of the most games played behind Stuart Palmer, Butler was recognised for his contribution to the football club.

The North Gambier product who was a fierce competitor across the centreline or half forward flank, Butler arrived in 1977 were he would go on to play in four-night Premierships in 1978, 1979, 1984 and 1986.

He remains arguably one of the best footballers in South Australia to never be selected to represent his state.

Shane Butler
South Adelaide Player 1232
285 Games
133 Goals
1980 Knuckey Cup winner
Night Premierships 1978, 1979, 1984 & 1986
Captain 1988 & 1989
Coach 1996
Debut Round 1 vs West Adelaide 02/04/1977



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