Andy Marinos

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Andy Marinos
Personal information
Full name Andrew William Nicko Marinos
Born (1972-11-13) 13 November 1972 (age 42)
Salisbury, Rhodesia
(today Harare, Zimbabwe)
Playing information
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 211 lb (96 kg)
Rugby league
Position Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996 Sydney Bulldogs 1 0 0 0 0
Rugby union
Position Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1999–2004 Newport GD 97 24 0 0 120
Total 97 24 0 0 120
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2002–2003 Wales 8 1 0 0 5
Source: [1][2]

Andy Marinos is a former rugby footballer who played rugby league and rugby union professionally and represented Wales at rugby union.

Rugby league career[edit]

Marinos signed for Australian rugby league club the Sydney Bulldogs in 1996, playing in one match.[2] In 1997 he represented South Africa at the Super League World Nines.

Rugby union career[edit]

A centre, Marinos played for the Stormers, Newport RFC and the Newport Gwent Dragons. He also represented Wales.[3]


He later worked as the CEO of Rodney Parade, before returning to South Africa in 2005.[4]

He is currently the acting head of the South African Rugby Union. He is also the CEO of SANZAR, a rugby committee in charge of expanding and maintaining the game of rugby union in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.


  1. ^ Andy Marinos
  2. ^ a b Andy Marinos
  3. ^ Andy Marinos Newport Gwent Dragons
  4. ^ Andy Marinos Black and Ambers