Alan Martello

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Alan Martello
Personal information
Date of birth (1952-09-14) 14 September 1952 (age 64)
Original team(s) St Mary's Church of England
Height / weight 193cm / 100kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1970–1980 Hawthorn 223 (164)
1981–1983 Richmond 032 00(3)
Total 255 (167)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1983.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Alan Martello (born 14 September 1952) is a former Australian rules football player who played in the VFL between 1970 and 1980 for Hawthorn, and between 1981 and 1983 for Richmond. Martello was a tough Centre Half Forward and a prodigious kicker of the football. He was the youngest man ever to reach 200 games. Martello left Hawthorn in 1980 after a bitter dispute and played in a losing Grand Final for Richmond in 1982.

Following his playing career he had a long broadcasting career with 3AW as a commentator on the station's AFL coverage.


  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996

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