Peter Meares

Peter Meares

Peter Meares has been one of Queensland's leading sports commentators for the past 35 years.

Best known for his hosting of the immensely popular Brisbane Commonwealth Games in 1982 with the ABC, Peter has been a familiar face on television throughout Australia.

In his days at the ABC, Peter was a member of the Test cricket commentary team, called Rugby League and Union and hosted the popular Saturday night "Sports Review" for 17 years.

Switching to the commercial world with Channel 7, Peter hosted "Sportscene" on Sundays, and presented the sport on 7 Nightly News for 12 years.

He covered the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 and two more Commonwealth Games, as well as calling network Basketball and Tennis.

He's won many media awards, and was made an Advance Australia Ambassador for services to sport in 1983. He's called almost every popular sport, and a few exotic ones, like Korfball and Sepak Takraw, as well!

A popular Master of Ceremonies, Peter has many tales to tell of life in front of the cameras, and behind the scenes in the grandstand or dressing-room.

Now freelance, Peter is calling sport on Pay Television around the world, running a sports production company, Mearesport, and is in demand on the speaking circuit. He hosts his own TV programme "Superstars and Legends" on Fox Sports and has written two books: "Legends of Australian Sport - The Inside Story" (UQP 2003) and "Wallaby Legends" (Lothian Books, 2005). He keeps fit playing golf and tennis and loves talking sport.

Peter is available for commentary, guest speaking, master of ceremonies, commercials, voiceovers, media training, or as a sports consultant.


Fox Sports


Sports Speakers

Commonwealth Games

Books and Authors

Football Legends

Gold Coast Directory

To enquire about booking Peter contact Media Man Australia

Wallaby Legends, by Peter Meares

The inside story on thirty-five -all-time wallaby greats is revealed in this action-packed account of their careers. Featuring the guts and the glory, and based on first-person interviews where possible, wallaby legends also provides statistics and career histories of each player.

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