Mark Merenda

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Mark Merenda
Personal information
Date of birth (1975-10-29) 29 October 1975 (age 39)
Original team Osborne Park / West Perth
Debut Round 12, 13 June 1994, Richmond
v. Collingwood, at the MCG
Height/Weight 180 cm / 81 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
West Coast
075 (62)
026 (26)
101 (88)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2002 season.
Career highlights

Mark Merenda (born 29 October 1975) is a former Australian rules footballer who played in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Merenda began his career with the West Perth Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).

Debuting in 1994 with the Richmond Football Club, he was noted as a midfielder or small forward. At the end of the 2000 season, after being out of action at Richmond from Round 2 onwards, he was moved to his home state to play with the West Coast Eagles after 75 games with the Tigers. In 2001 he kicked the Goal of the Year in Round 3 against St Kilda.

Back injuries plagued Merenda throughout his career and he was forced to retire at the end of the 2002 season. He is now involved with coaching at Claremont Football Club.

Mark Merenda is of Siclian descent.[1]


  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996

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