Peter Moore (Australian rules footballer)
|Full name||Peter Moore|
|Date of birth||11 January 1957|
|Height||198 cm (6 ft 6 in)|
|Weight||97 kg (214 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1987.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Early life and education
Winner of the Copeland Trophy in 1979 and 1980 and captain of Collingwood from 1981 to 1982, Moore was inducted into the Collingwood Hall of Fame before being transferred to the Melbourne Football Club.
Recurring hamstring injuries saw Moore's form drop off in his final seasons with Collingwood before being recruited by Melbourne, where his career took on a resurgence.
Moore played a total of 249 matches and was unlucky not to play in a premiership side considering he played in the Magpies' losing Grand Final teams of 1977, 1979, 1980 and 1981.
After his VFL career finished, he coached Eltham Football Club, where he began his career, to a premiership in the second division of the Diamond Valley Football League in 1989.
In 2005, Moore was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.
When Collingwood lost the 1981 Grand Final to Carlton, the players were presented with runners-up medallions on the dais. Moore infamously threw his away in the background after receiving it.