date of Birth13/12/1989
Widnes-born Shane returned to the Vikings having originally joined the club’s Scholarship programme from West Bank Bears and progressed to the first team before moving on at the end of 2011. The England U15 International cites his coaches at West Bank Bears as the major influence on his career while he names his career highlights as his Vikings debut and winning the Illawarra League with Thirroul Butchers during his spell in Australia. ‘The Grenade’ also gained selection for a New South Wales representative side which toured Samoa. Since his return to England Shane clocked up over 150 appearances to add to those in Widnes’ colours and made his 100th appearance for the Vikings in 2021. Having settled in the Second Row, he is targeting a return to Super League with his hometown club. Combining rugby with his career in the Chemical Industry with local company Vynova, father of one son Shane enjoys playing golf in his spare time while also supporting Liverpool FC.
Career record at 31st December 2021 251 apps; 78 tries; 135 goals; 582 points