Thursday - Monday papers home delivered with all of the latest footy news! He took on a rookie contract with SACA (South Australian Cricket Association) in 2004, turning down a second one in 2005 to focus on his football. And after being overlooked as this year’s All-Australian captain despite being the only skipper in the team, Hurn responded in typical fashion. Hurn was picked 13th in the first round in the 2005 draft to West Coast Eagles.
More recently, WA sports psychologists Neil McLean and Jodii Maguire have added some polish. to add information, pictures and relationships, join in discussions and get credit for your contributions. Relationships. Hurn will lead West Coast into a blockbuster qualifying final against Collingwood at Optus Stadium tonight.

Hurn played every game, including the three finals, including 15 disposals and a goal in the nail biting semi-final win over Carlton. "This just feels like the right time to relinquish my role as captain. Shannon Hurn with his mother Sandi and father William. I’m extremely proud that he’s been able to resist all the off-field temptations and just hold his own and work in with the club.”.

Shannon William Hurn (born 4 September 1987) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). The South32 Rottnest Channel Swim, registrations open soon! In 2018, Hurn's form improved dramatically; in a change of role in defence, he established himself as one of the best defenders in the comp, earning a maiden All-Australian selection on the halfback flank. Hurn started out his captaincy with a highly successful first season in charge, leading West Coast to a surprise grand final in 2015. “When Shannon was in the mix to get drafted, we prepared him to be his own man.

They have to be self-sufficient and self-reliant and that’s when you have a really strong group in general.

He cited the fallout from the 2015 grand final loss and the elimination finals loss to the Western Bulldogs the following season as his toughest times as captain. “You’ve got to have a vision and say, ‘This is where we want to go, boys’. While Shannon Hurn has made his name as a long-kicking defender, his thoughts are never far away from being on the land By Nathan Schmook on Shannon Hurn has adjusted to life in Perth, but the call of his family farm in the Barossa Valley is constant.

They have to be self-sufficient and self-reliant and that’s when you have a really strong group in general. Hurn broke his leg twice in 2008 but has played 245 AFL games, making him eighth-highest in the number of matches played for the Eagles.

Fellow defender Brad Sheppard said Hurn had naturally built respect from the players.

His zodiac sign is Virgo. Unfortunately, the Eagles fell short to a rampant Hawthorn by 46 points, with the Hawks pulling off a threepeat for the first time since Brisbane in 2003. Mr Hurn said he and his wife had given their son and daughter Ashton life-learning tools which were as earthy as their rural surrounds. According to our records, Shannon Hurn is possibly single.

[2] In 2011, he truly established himself as an elite kick and a highly damaging player off of the half back line. ', People in team colours took over the streets in Melbourne in the lead up to the AFL Grand Final on Saturday afternoon. This is a decision that is based around what is best for the club over the next four or five years," Hurn said in a statement. On arriving in WA as an 18-year-old in late 2005, Hurn already had a strong body. “Some like to get their captain’s hat on and be up the front and parade around and get all the girls, and some like to be chief engineer. and more from FamousFix.com. The subsequent two seasons proved to be a mixed bag for West Coast, with the club making finals both times, but being convincingly beaten by the Western Bulldogs (who went on to win the premiership as the first team from seventh in AFL history) in an EF, and Greater Western Sydney in a QF.

“It was never about, ‘You’ve got to lead the way’,” Hurn said. He was crucial to the Eagles' success, as they rebounded from the wooden spoon the previous year to a top-four team the next. Shannon Hurn is a 33 year old Australian Football AFL Player. “They had to be inclusive of everybody and respectful of every-body but make their own journey in life,” he said.

From South Australia, he excelled at both cricket and football at junior level, and at one stage had a rookie contract with the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA). The West Coast skipper is known for having one of the biggest kicks in the game.

“One of the things you learn when you get older in life (is) whatever decision is made, some people really like it and some people don’t,” he said. He stepped down as captain following the 2019 season, to be replaced by Luke Shuey.

“My analogy is the big flyboys flying the aeroplanes,” his SA-based farming father William said. “They had to be inclusive of everybody and respectful of every-body but make their own journey in life,” he said. Hurn grew up with natural leadership around him. photos, Generally playing as a half-back flanker, Hurn has one of the most penetrating kicks in the AFL. From South Australia, he excelled at both cricket and football at junior level, and at one stage had a rookie contract with the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA).

“Some people are a bit more outgoing and I’ve been a bit more of a private person, just wanting to contribute to the footy club,” Hurn said. He was nominated for the 2007 AFL Rising Star for his 19 possession performance in round 11 against Essendon. “When Shannon was in the mix to get drafted, we prepared him to be his own man.

Hurn, who prepares for game day with four Weet-Bix and two cups of coffee, revealed he had used the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator in a bid to understand more about his personality traits. See Help us build our profile of Shannon Hurn!
Mr Hurn said he and his wife had given their son and daughter Ashton life-learning tools which were as earthy as their rural surrounds. Without fanfare or any hint of hubris and in defiance of many critics, Hurn has grown into the type of leader all teams covet — a dependable, approachable cleanskin, who has led the Eagles into the AFL finals in all four seasons of his captaincy. Shannon Hurn as a rookie in 2006 was sporting more hair than his more recent crew-cut with receding hairline. “It’s the evolution of him as captain and I think he’s more comfortable in the role,” Sheppard told TABradio.

Prior to being drafted by West Coast, Hurn played for Central District in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL), playing in premiership sides in 2004 and 2005.

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His uncompromising desire to stay focused on his football was underpinned in his early years by setting a club record when he stayed with his Perth host family for four years and three months. In 2012, Hurn continued his strong form, playing all 24 games, including an 18 disposal and one goal effort in the Elimination Final demolition of North Melbourne.

From South Australia, he excelled at both cricket and football at junior level, and at one stage had a rookie contract with the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA). © West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020. But you don’t want to hold blokes’ hands because then they don’t get to learn. “He’s very approachable and the biggest step up from previous years is that he has really got to know each individual on the list. [4], On 8 December 2014 it was announced that Hurn would become the 10th captain of the West Coast Eagles.[5]. Shannon William Hurn (born 4 September 1987) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). His zodiac sign is Virgo. Born Shannon William Hurn on 4th September, 1987 in Angaston, South Australia, he is famous for West Coast Eagles.

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This coincided with a remarkable rise for West Coast, with the club expected to fall after losing a substantial amount of experience in the offseason. 20 de outubro "This just feels like the right time to relinquish my role as captain. “It’s not about you as an individual, it’s about what you can do for the team.”. In 2013, Wilson made her first philanthropic endeavor when she and her husband pledged $12 million to launch the Chip and Shannon Wilson School of Design at … Hurn made his debut for West Coast in round 5, 2006 against the Brisbane Lions. At West Coast, he debuted during the 2006 season, and has since played over 200 games for the club. Fallen AFL champ Cousins guilty of stalking ex, Power must up offer or Fantasia will return to Dons, Balcatta finally gets big local shopping centre, Positivity Perth’s weakest link in global rankings. lists After Darren Glass retired midway through the 2014 season, Hurn was named acting co-captain of the club for the remainder of the season, along with four other players. We have no records of past relationships for Shannon Hurn.

He continued his strong form into 2019, finishing with a second consecutive All-Australian selection, where he was named as Vice-Captain. Over the next two years, Hurn continued to provide drive off halfback and through kick-ins.

At West Coast, he debuted during the 2006 season, and has since played over 200 games for the club. He preferred golf, farming, and fishing and hunting trips with teammate Mark LeCras in Cervantes, Jurien Bay, Gingin and Piawaning. “It was more about being a good, moral citizen and being a good person. Connect any celebrity with Shannon Hurn to see how closely they are linked... romantically! You can’t speak highly enough of Shannon Hurn, he really sets the standards around the club.”. Hurn played just six games in 2008 because of injury, in what was a poor year for the Eagles, but he rebounded to play 22 games in 2009, and 15 in 2010. “I’ll give you all the outlandish quotes, you get ready to write them down,” Hurn joked in a rare and expansive interview with The Weekend West about his personal development. Shannon William Hurn (born 4 September 1987) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). The move was typical of the low-key manner of improving his leadership at a club that boasts one of WA’s biggest brands. Prior to being drafted by West Coast, Hurn played for Central District in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL), playing in premiership sides in 2004 and 2005. Very much in the no-nonsense mould of his Eagles predecessor Darren Glass, Hurn first assumed a captaincy role with SA’s under-15s cricket team and later led that State’s under-18s team in the annual national junior football championship that has become the major talent pool for the AFL. Was $13 now $7 per week for 12 weeks* (Digital + Print).