|Full name||Leslie John Rusich|
|Date of birth||9 May 1889|
|Date of death||21 November 1953(aged 64)|
|Place of death||Albert Park|
|Height / weight||175 cm / 69 kg|
|1912–1915||South Melbourne||54 (33)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1915.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Rusich, who was of Austrian descent, played his football as a forward. He was in a pocket for South Melbourne in the 1912 VFL Grand Final and kicked the first goal, but finished on the losing team. Rusich also appeared in South Melbourne's 1914 Grand Final loss, as a flanker.
- "Family Notices.". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 23 November 1953. p. 10. Retrieved 21 September 2014.
- "Les Rusich – Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.
- AFL Tables: Les Rusich
- Les Rusich's statistics from AFL Tables
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