Shaun joined Wigan from Wigan St Patricks in 1982 and played 149 matches for the club.
He won caps for Great Britain in 1984 and 1985 against France. He played in the 14-8 victory over New Zealand at Central Park on 6th October 1985.
He played Prop in the 34-8 victory over Warrington in the 1985 Lancashire County Cup Final.
He played Prop, and scored a try in the 18-4 victory over Hull Kingston Rovers in the 1985–86 John Player Special Trophy Final.
He played in the 8-0 victory over Warrington in the Premiership Final during the 1986–87 season at Old Trafford.
He helped Wigan to the Championship victory during the 1986–87 season.
He was awarded man of the match in the 8-2 victory over Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles in the 1987 World Club Challenge at Central Park on 7 October 1987.
He played Prop in the 28-16 victory over Warrington in the 1987 Lancashire County Cup Final.
He was an interchange/substitute in the 32-12 victory over Halifax in the 1988 Challenge Cup Final during the 1987–88 season at Wembley Stadium.
Wane played Prop in the 18-4 victory over Warrington in the 1988–89 John Player Special Trophy Final.
He played in the 24-12 victory over Halifax in the 1989–90 John Player Special Trophy.
He featured in Wigan’s Championship victory during the 1989–90 season.
In 1990 Shaun left Wigan two years into their record breaking run of eight consecutive Challenge Cup Final Wins (including their 27–0 win over St Helens in 1989, the first time any team had been held scoreless in a Cup Final at Wembley).
He joined Leeds where he spent three seasons.
He then joined Workington Town for a season before retiring in 1994.