SEX. LIES. SURFING. RIOTS.
WELCOME TO GOD'S COUNTRY.
The Cronulla riots shocked the world, but there were some who knew
it was coming…
There is a simmering darkness in 15-year-old Paddy. A violent incident from his past has forced him to become invisible, but a chance encounter with Dylan King ‘Neptune’ changes everything. Paddy becomes immersed in the world of the Alley Cats, a tribal surf gang
with a reputation for violence and crime. Seeking to prove himself, Paddy sparks a war with a rival gang and his world is thrown into chaos.
His friends are divided. The girl he has always wanted may
no longer be the girl he is with. At school, Brother Kelly
struggles to control Paddy’s growing anger and at home, his
mother is determined to stop history
from repeating. As the war
escalates, Paddy discovers
the world he had longed
for may not be everything
he had hoped.
Set in the fractured
paradise of Cronulla in
1992, Sons of The Shire is
a raw coming-of-age story
that follows a young man
lost in a world of fallen