Full Name: KEVIN SHINNERS
Date of Birth: 24/03/1945
Height: 180 cm ( 5-11 )
Weight: 83 kg ( 13-1 )
Debut: 15/04/1967, Round 1, Essendon
Last Game: 27/07/1968, Round 15, St Kilda
Total Games: 23
Total Goals: 0
Total Games: 27
Total Goals: 11
Honours: Premiership 1966, Captain1968.
Kevin played most of his football across the half-back line. He started his senior career with Dandenong where he played between 1962 and 1965, and then crossed to Richmond in 1966 spending three seasons with the club. He was a member of the 1966 Reserves Premiership side and was a regular member of the senior side throughout 1967 and a reserve in the second semi-final against Carlton. He was emergency for the 1967 Premiership side then spent two years with Rochester, whilst undergoing National Service training. In 1970 he won the Bendigo League Best and Fairest award "The Michelsen Medal". He rejoined Dandenong in 1971 and remained there until the end of 1974. He is a plumber and now lives at Hampton Park. Kevin is the older brother of Brian Shinners.
Noble Park Harrisfield Juniors ; Dandenong Thirds 1959-62 ; Dandenong Seniors 1963-65 ( Honours - Best & Fairest 1965 ).
Rochester Captain/Coach 1969-70, Games 38, Goals 21 ( Honours - Competition Best & Fairest " Michelson Medal " 1970, League Representative Team Games 3 ) ; Dandenong Seniors 1971-74, Games 109 including 1963-65, Goals 29 including 1963-65 ( Honours - Premiership 1971 ) ; Hampton Park Captain/Coach 1975, Games 14 ; Hampton Park Juniors Coach.