Peter Russo

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Peter Russo
Personal information
Date of birth (1959-10-29) 29 October 1959 (age 55)
Original team Pakenham
Height/Weight 177 cm / 70 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1978-1988
1989-1990
Total
Hawthorn
St Kilda
162 (102)
033 0(20)
195 (122)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1990 season.

Peter Russo (born 29 October 1959) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Hawthorn in the VFL during the 1980s before finishing his career at St Kilda.

Mostly used as a ruck-rover and in the forward pocket, Russo could also play in the back pocket and wing. He started his career with Hawthorn in 1978 and was a member of their premiership side. Russo missed out on Hawthorn's 1983 premiership through injury but was a premiership player again in 1986. In 1985 he represented Victoria at interstate football.

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