Peter Sterling is an Australian rugby league commentator, television personality and former player know all about Peter Sterling Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Professional Career, Children, Salary, Wiki in this article.
Peter Sterling Wiki
|Birthdate ( Age)||16 June 1960|
|Place of Birth||Toowoomba, Australia|
|Children||Daughter Hannah and Son James|
|Parents||Name not Known|
|Profession||Australian rugby league commentator, television personality and former player|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Peter Maxwell John Sterling OAM nicknamed Sterlo, is an Australian rugby league commentator, television personality and former player. He was one of the all-time great halfbacks and a major contributor to Parramatta Eels’ dominance of the New South Wales Rugby League premiership in the 1980s.
Sterling played eighteen Tests for the Australian national team between 1982 and 1988.His time spent playing for English club Hull F.C. also earned him membership in their hall of fame.
Peter Sterling Family, Parents
Sterling was born in Toowoomba and raised in Raymond Terrace and Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia.He commenced his playing career at the age of fourteen when he joined the Wagga Wagga Kangaroo Panthers in 1974.As a teenager Sterling spent several years living at RAAF Base Wagga, where his father was serving as a dental technician. Sterling then moved to Sydney, where he attended the Patrician Brothers’ College on a scholarship.
Peter Sterling Wife, Children
Peter Sterling is Married With wife Selina and The Couple have a daughter Hannah and a son James together. Peter Sterling have a very happy family. Currently, he lives with his wife and children on the Central Coast.
Peter Sterling Net Worth
Peter Maxwell John Sterling OAM nicknamed Sterlo, is an Australian rugby league commentator, television personality and former player has an estimated Net Worth around $2 Million in 2022.
Peter Sterling Professional Career
Sterling joined the Parramatta Eels in 1978 making his first appearance as a Fullback during the 1978 finals series, and played his first game as the Eels halfback in the 17–11 Minor-Semi replay loss to eventual premiers Manly. After a few games at Five-eighth in 1979, Sterling shifted to halfback and established himself as a player to watch in 1980.
Sterling was then chosen for the 1982 Kangaroo tour, and along with Queensland halfback Mark Murray was backup to incumbent test halfback Steve Mortimer, despite having not played in the 1982 State of Origin series. After travelling with part of the team to Perth to face a Western Australian team and thus missing a place in Australia’s first ever test against Papua New Guinea, Sterling was presented a golden opportunity by coach Frank Stanton when he was chosen for the first game of the tour against English club side Hull Kingston Rovers.
Sterling won The Rothman’s medal in 1987 and 1990 but only featured in one match of The 1991 season after suffering a shoulder injury. He returned to the field in 1992, but his shoulder was injured again after being hit in a hard tackle by Western Suburbs player David Gillespie. This would prove to be Sterling’s final game as he retired due to being unable to recover from the recurring shoulder problem.
Sterling’s sharp intelligence marked him as an astute analyst of the game with the former Eel commentating for the Nine Network after initially starting in the media with Western Sydney radio station 2WS and Channel 10 where he was a sideline commentator for their coverage of the 1987 NSWRL finals.
His autobiography, ‘Sterlo! The Story of a Champion’ was released in 1989.Sterling later went on to host The Sunday Footy Show, anchoring the program from the show’s inception in 1993 until the end of the 2015 season with him being replaced by Yvonne Sampson from the 2016 season.
Sterling was also co-host of Nine’s The NRL Footy Show from 1994–2006 alongside Paul Vautin. He made a guest appearance in 2007 on the first episode for the year to say farewell to the show before coming back for a short stint in 2010 as alternating host.He currently hosts Nine’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ and is a member of their commentary team, he also rotates the hosting of ‘Sunday Afternoon Football’ with Yvonne Sampson.
Sterling now hosts On the Couch with Sterlo which airs on Tuesday every week. He hosted the FoxSports program between the 2015 and 2017 seasons before signing an exclusive deal with channel Nine from 2018 onwards.On 9 August 2021, it was announced that Sterling would be leaving the Nine Network after 27 years.
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