Shay Gap Hawks 1975-1983

The town of Shay Gap formed a football club and entered the De Grey Football Association in 1975.

At its peak, Shay Gap had a population of over 850 people (Ref. Wikipedia, 2014).  The town was closed in February 1994.

In this photo it appears that Shay Gap are playing against Port Hedland Panthers:

What a view of football played in the Pilbara, Shay Gap
What a view of football played in the Pilbara, Shay Gap
Town of Shay Gap 1975
Town of Shay Gap 1975

2 thoughts on “Shay Gap Hawks 1975-1983”

  1. According to Michaels Giles via facebook, “Shay Gap had the hardest ground and the hardest supporters, some very good footballers and some actually played footy.”

  2. In 1978 Derek Chandler was Presidents and Sandra Cross was Secretary (ref. Kevan William Waters via facebook, 1 March 2014)

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