Peter Peters

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Peter Peters
Personal information
Full name Panoutas Peterides
Nickname Zorba
Born Australia
Playing information
Position Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1968 Parramatta Eels 11 1 28 1 61
1969–74 Manly-Warringah 73 14 19 0 80
Total 84 15 47 1 141

Peter Peters 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 1973 premiership winning team.He played five seasons with Manly between 1969-1974 and played over 70 grade games.

Later he became a rugby league journalist in Fairfax newspapers and 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'[1] and 'Hollywood and Zorba'.[2] Peters was nicknamed 'Zorba' for his Greek ancestry.[3] He was also a panelist on television programme Controversy Corner, hosted by Rex Mossop in the late 1970s.[2]

He later became Media Manager at Manly.[3][4]

Late in the 2011 NRL season Peters was stood down by the Manly-Warringah club over a sexist comment made to a female journalist.[5] He was later returned to the Manly Leagues Club board in 2012.


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