|Full name||Markus Antonio Minichiello|
30 January 1982 |
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||189 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||107 kg (16 st 12 lb)|
|Position||Second-row, Lock, Prop|
|2007–14||Gold Coast Titans||173||32||0||0||128|
|As of 17 December 2011|
|Source: Rugby League Project|
Markus Antonio "Mark" Minichiello (born 30 January 1982) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for Hull FC of Super League. He previously played for the Sydney Roosters, South Sydney Rabbitohs and the Gold Coast Titans. He is also the younger brother of Australian international fullback, Anthony Minichiello, and is known to friends and family as "The Real Minichiello" distinguishing him from his brother.
Mark started his career with the Sydney Roosters in 2002. He only played one game for the club before switching to the arch rivals the South Sydney Rabbitohs. He played 85 games with the club before signing for the Gold Coast Titans in 2007 for their inaugural season. He has been an important member for the Titans since he joined in 2007. He was selected for City in the City vs Country match on 8 May 2009.
Mark has been selected to play for NSW city, further greatening his chances of playing for the NSW Blues in the State of Origin.
On August 15 2014, Minichiello announced that he has joined Hull FC in the English Super League on a two-year deal starting in 2015. Minichiello is one of two of the lasting foundation Titans players alongside the retiring Luke Bailey
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- Mark Minichiello at the Gold Coast Titans official website.
- Mark Minichiello at the Rugby League Project.