Buffalo Courier-Express – November 8, 1957
One of the most attractive wrestling programs of the current season will be presented by the Buffalo Wrestling Club tonight at 8:15 in Memorial Auditorium.
Fritz von Erich will face Ronnie Etchison and Gene Kiniski will go against Joe Blanchard in the co-features. Continue reading
Posted in 1957
Tagged Al Costello, Danny Ferrazzo, Fritz Von Erich, Fuzzy Cupid, Gene Kiniski, Joe Blanchard, Lord Littlebrook, Pee Wee James, Ronnie Etchison, Roy Heffernan, Roy McClarity, Tiger Tasker, Tito Infante, Wally Greb
Long Island Star-Journal – June 8, 1962
Bob Orton and The Great Scott will clash with the Fabulous Kangaroos – Roy Heffernan and Al Costello – in the best-of-three falls tag team match which headlines a non-televised pro wrestling matinee card at Sunnyside Garden tomorrow. Continue reading
Posted in 1962
Tagged Al Costello, Arnold Skaaland, Bob Ellis, Bob Orton, Bobo Brazil, Danny McShane, Edouard Carpentier, Fabulous Kangaroos, Golden Terror, Great Scott, Karl Von Hess, Miguel Perez, Mike Mazurki, Pampero Firpo, Paul Jones, Roy Heffernan, Skull Murphy
The Kingston Daily Freeman – May 23, 1962
Pro Mat Show
Buddy (Natureboy) Rogers will head a star studded cast as professional wrestling makes another appearance tonight at the Kingston Municipal Auditorium. Rogers, who will be making his first appearance in this city, will meet Pompero Firpo in one of five bouts which are expected to attract a top crowd. Action will begin at 8:40 p. m. Continue reading
Posted in 1962
Tagged Al Costello, Buddy Rogers, Edouard Carpentier, Fabulous Kangaroos, Fred Atkins, Giant Baba, Lou Albano, Mike Mazurki, Pampero Firpo, Ray Heffernan, Tony Altomare, Tony Monovsos
The Sydney Morning Herald – July 25, 1951
By Hugh Dash
At a recent Sydney Stadium wrestle I made a sneak survey among 20 ringside regulars, men and women.
Two were convinced they were seeing a genuine life-and-death struggle between the bone-and-muscle men. Continue reading
Posted in 1951
Tagged Al Costello, Billy Hansen, Chief Little Wolf, Dick Raines, Ed "Strangler" Lewis, Fred Atkins, John Pesek, LaVerne Baxter, Pat Meehan, Seelie Samara, Tom Lurich
The Canberra Times – November 24, 1947
Al Costello and Leo Jensen, wrestled a draw at the Leichhardt Stadium last night. Both had a fall each.
The Canberra Times – February 10, 1947
Mel Peters defeated Al Costello by two falls to one in the main wrestle at Leichhardt Stadium last night. It was the American’s fifth successive victory.
The Canberra Times – December 15, 1947
Al Costello was disqualified in the seventh round of a wrestle with Bonny Muir at the Leichhardt Stadium last night.
Sunday Herald – June 1, 1958
The New Haven Arena will offer another of its star-studded wrestling programs next Saturday, headed by a tag team match sending famed Antonino Rocca and Ricki Starr against the Australian pair of Don Heffernan and Al Costello, called “the Kangaroos” after the famous animals of their homeland. Continue reading
Posted in 1958
Tagged Al Costello, Antonino Rocca, Dr. Jerry Graham, Eddie Graham, Fabulous Kangaroos, Harry Lewis, Luis Martinez, Mark Lewin, Marvin Mercer, Miguel Perez, Ricki Starr, Roy Heffernan, Steve Stanley
Sunday Herald – June 8, 1958
Al Costello, left, and Don Heffernan, the “Australian Kangaroos,” will follow up a June 7th tag team match with Antonino Rocca and Ricki Starr at the New Haven Arena with a feature bout against Chief Big Heart and Chief Kit Fox as wrestling returns to Bridgeport via a June 16th show at the Pleasure Beach ballroom.
Reading Eagle – May 18, 1958
It isn’t often Ricki Starr is forced to share top billing on a wrestling card but such will be the case Friday night when Promoter Ray Fabiani presents another of his all-action all-star cards in the Reading Armory. Continue reading