Joe Mellor

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Joe Mellor
Personal information
Full name Joseph Patrick Mellor
Born 21 November 1990 (1990-11-21) (age 24)
Warrington, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 11 st 9 lb (74 kg; 163 lb) [1]
Playing information
Position Stand-off
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011 Harlequins Rugby League (Loan) 1 0 0 0 0
2012 Widnes (Loan) 25 11 0 0 44
2013– Widnes
Total 26 11 0 0 44
As of 21 July 2013
Source: Wigan Profile, RLP

Joseph Patrick Mellor (born 21 November 1990) is a professional rugby league player who currently plays for Widnes. He was released by Wigan at the end of the 2012 Super League season, which he spent on loan at Widnes. He signed as a professional for Wigan from Warrington-based amateur side Latchford Albion.

He is by preference a Stand-off and made his first grade début in rugby league whilst on loan at Harlequins in 2011's Super League XVI, coming off the bench in a 27-16 win over St Helens in round five of the 2011 competition. In 2009, Mellor was awarded Man-of-the-Match in the Reserve Grand Final following a fantastic performance. An injury-plagued 2010 meant limited appearances, however, he did play in the Under-20 Valvoline Cup Final win over St Helens.

On his return to Wigan, Joe Mellor was dual-registered with Widnes along with Dominic Crosby and Logan Tomkins. Mellor has featured at stand-off for the Chemics scoring tries in the home fixtures against Barrow and Toulouse Olympique and a brace away at Barrow.

Wigan players Liam Farrell, Stefan Marsh and Ben Davies were dual-registered with Widnes in 2010.[2]


Mellor spent the 2012 season on loan at Super League club Widnes. Mellor signed a 2-year contract with Widnes after being released by Wigan at the end of his contract in 2012.

(For 2014 Super League season highlights, stats and results click on 2014 Super League season results)


  1. ^ " //90 Joe Mellor". web page. 2011. Retrieved 13 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Match Report". 2011-03-11. Retrieved 2011-03-11.