|Full name||Panoutas Peterides|
|Source: Yesterday's Hero|
Peter Peters (b. Panoutas Peterides) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer, commentator and journalist.
He was a first grade player for Parramatta Eels (1967–68) and Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles from 1969 to 1974, playing in the 1972 and 1973 premiership winning teams, Later he became a football commentator on radio station 2GB before moving to 2KY, forming a partnership with former referee Greg Hartley, which became popularly known as the 'Decibel Duo' and 'Hollywood and Zorba'. Peters was nicknamed 'Zorba' for his Greek ancestry. He was also a panelist on tevelision programme Controversy Corner, hosted by Rex Mossop in the late 1970s.
Peters has been involved in many controversial incidents throughout his career, most notable cases are the remarks he makes on radio. Delmege the ownder of the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles came under a random attack by Peter's in 2011 accusing him on radio last weekend of being "un-Manly over a backflip on the future of CEO Grant Mayer. Newer on air controversies include the mocking of NRL player Josh McCrone stating he plays like a Crohns disease patient. Not only was this comment of great insult to those who suffer Crohns disease but it caused fury on internet forums and subsequently pressure has risen for Peter's to step down from his broadcasting role on Sportal Australia.
- Christopher, Peter (26 September 1992). "Decibel Duo splits after Grand Final". The Sun-Herald (Australia: Fairfax Media). p. 3. Retrieved 13 February 2011.
- The 2KY Team - 2KY Australia 1017 (Racing Radio)
- ABC Sport - Rugby League - 'Shattered' Kennedy's career in the balance
- AAP (1 September 2011). "Peters stood down by Sea Eagles". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 1 September 2011.