Greg Phillips (born 26 March 1959) is a former Australian rules football player who played with for the Port Adelaide Football Club in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) and Collingwood Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He also played 20 interstate matches for South Australia.
|Date of birth||26 March 1959|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||98 kg (216 lb)|
|1976–82, 1987–93||Port Adelaide (SANFL)||343 (93)|
|1983–86||Collingwood (VFL)||84 (12)|
|Representative team honours|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1993.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Port Adelaide (1976–1982)
Greg Phillips started his career in 1976 at Port Adelaide and was a key member of their defence during a successful era for the club. At the 1980 Adelaide State of Origin Carnival he was selected in the All-Australian team.
Port Adelaide (1987–1993)
Greg returned to Port Adelaide in 1987. The following year Greg Phillips won the club's best and fairest. Phillips was captain of Port Adelaide from 1991 to the end of the 1993 season, when he announced his retirement. He was a member of eight Port Adelaide premiership sides, in 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1988, 1989, 1990 and 1992
In 1980 Greg Phillips was named in the All Australian squad. In 2000 Phillips was selected as a centre half back in Port Adelaide's official 'Greatest Team 1870 to 2000'.
His daughter Erin Phillips is a member of the Australian basketball team, began playing Australian rules with the Adelaide AFL Women's team in the inaugural 2017 season, and is a two time AFLW best and fairest winner. Daughter Amy is married to current AFL player Shaun Burgoyne. Phillips now coaches Virginia Football Club in the Adelaide Plains Football League, whom he has led to three consecutive grand finals.
- Smith, Steve (23 February 2017). "With WNBA and AFLW, Erin Phillips redefines two-sport stardom". ESPN.com. Retrieved 25 February 2017.
- McGowan, Marc (14 September 2016). "Olympic medal-winning basketballer Erin Phillips signs with AFLNT-Adelaide Crows football". NT News. News Limited. Retrieved 14 September 2016.