Paul Rizonico

Paul Rizonico (born 16 February 1966) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and with Port Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).

Paul Rizonico
Personal information
Full name Paul Rizonico
Date of birth (1966-02-16) 16 February 1966
Original team(s) Bundoora Juniors
Debut 16 August 1986, Collingwood
vs. Hawthorn, at Princes Park
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1986–1988 Collingwood 17 (7)
1989–1994 Port Adelaide (SANFL) 102 (22)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1994.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Before joining Collingwood at the VFL level, Rizonico played for Bundoora's junior team.[1]

In the 1987 season, Rizonico played 12 senior games and scored 5 goals, as well as contributing at the reserves level. For his contribution he won the Joseph Wren Memorial Trophy jointly with Mark Beers, when it was first awarded in 1987.[2]

After leaving Collingwood, Rizonico joined Port Adelaide in the SANFL and played with them for six years, winning two premierships.


  1. "A Magpie Life". The Footy Almanac. 9 January 2012.
  2. Mason, Luke (1 October 2013). "The Joseph Wren Memorial Trophy". BigPond.
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