|Date of birth||30 May 1957|
|Original team(s)||Frankston Peninsula|
Round 1, 1974, St Kilda|
vs. Fitzroy, at Moorabbin Oval
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||78 kg (172 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1988.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
He was just sixteen when he made his VFL debut in round 1, 1974 for St Kilda. After playing eight games with St Kilda in 1980, he joined Hawthorn for the rest of that season and was a key player during a successful decade for the club. He won the VFL Players Association Most Valuable Player award, now known as the Leigh Matthews Trophy, as well as Hawthorn's best and fairest honours in 1984. The following year he earned All-Australian selection premiership for the third consecutive year . Greene's last game was the 1988 grand final win over Melbourne.
Greene has been involved at a few different clubs over the years, in 1994 at North Melbourne, Greene was the fitness advisor, a position he also held in 1997 at St. Kilda.
Since retiring from football, Greene has worked as a PE teacher, first at Melbourne Grammar, and currently (2011 – present) at Marnebek School in Cranbourne.
- Russell Greene's playing statistics from AFL Tables
- Russell Greene at AustralianFootball.com
- Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
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