Victorian Football Association
Games: 4
Goals: 3
Career: 1894

Mark Pennings in his records has listed a H or T. Shearn recruited from Heidelberg playing for Carlton in 1894.

Shearn played his first senior match on August 11 1894 in the game against Williamstown on the University Ground.
He scored 2 goals on debut.

1894 September 08
Spearin was named in the Carlton squad of 25 to play Melbourne on the University Ground.
The Age had named Shearn instead of Spearin
Blueseum now believes this player is Shearn (or Shearne) who played 4 senior games in 1894

There was a H. Shearn and a T. Shearn playing in a scratch match for Heidelberg in April 1893 (Mercury and Weekly Courier May 11 p3)
The Heidelberg Football Club at their AGM in April 1894 has player Shearn on their match committee.
On August 05 1894 Heidelberg's H. Shearn scored a goal against St. Peters
In 1892, H. Shearn and Tom Shearn (an emergency) were selected in the Heidelberg team to play Preston in a fund raiser for the Mornington Disaster. (Mercury and Weekly Courier June 16 1892 11 p3)
Possible connection? Henry Shearn a young man who assisted in ejecting a man who assaulted another. Henry appeared in the Heidelberg Court as a witness.
(Mercury and Weekly Courier, October 06 1899 p3)

Blueseum: Pre VFL Players
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