Mark Nicholls (rugby league)

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Mark Nicholls
Mark Nicholls (rugby league).jpg
Nicholls playing for the Mount Pritchard Mounties in 2013.
Personal information
Born (1990-01-05) 5 January 1990 (age 27)
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Height 194 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 104 kg (16 st 5 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop, Second-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2012–15 Canberra Raiders 19 1 0 0 4
2017– Melbourne Storm 0 0 0 0 0
Total 19 1 0 0 4
As of 21 September 2015
Source: [1]

Mark Nicholls (born 5 January 1990) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. He plays at prop and second-row. He previously played for the Canberra Raiders.

Background[edit]

Born in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Nicholls played his junior rugby league for the Leeton Raiders and Gungahlin Bulls, before being signed by the Canberra Raiders.

Playing career[edit]

Early career[edit]

From 2008 to 2010, Nicholls played for the Canberra Raiders' NYC team.[2][3] In October 2010, he played for the Junior Kangaroos against the Junior Kiwis.[4]

2012[edit]

In Round 17 of the 2012 NRL season, Nicholls made his NRL debut for the Raiders against the St. George Illawarra Dragons.[5] He went on to play 12 consecutive games that year, coming off the bench as a prop.[6][7]

2013[edit]

On 25 April, Nicholls re-signed with the Raiders on a 2-year contract.[8]

2014[edit]

On 9 July, Nicholls played for the New South Wales Residents against the Queensland Residents.[9]

2015[edit]

On 6 October, Nicholls signed a 1-year contract with the Melbourne Storm starting in 2016.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mark Nicholls - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 1990-01-05. Retrieved 2016-11-03. 
  2. ^ "N". NYC DATABASE. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 
  3. ^ Jean, David (17 March 2009). "Dream green start just out of reach". The Sydney Morning Herald. The Canberra Times. Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "Junior Kangaroos team named". NRL - The official site of the National Rugby League - NRL.com. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 
  5. ^ Shawn Dollin and Andrew Ferguson (19 August 2015). "NRL 2012". Retrieved 24 September 2015. 
  6. ^ Shawn Dollin and Andrew Ferguson (1 September 2015). "Custom Match List". Retrieved 24 September 2015. 
  7. ^ http://www.raiders.com.au/news-display/Player-Review-2012--Mark-Nicholls/65446. Retrieved 14 January 2013.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]
  8. ^ "Mark Nicholls re-signs until the end of 2015". NRL - Zero Tackle. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 
  9. ^ NRL. "VB NSW Cup Representative Side - Team Announcement". NSWRL. Retrieved 2015-09-26. 
  10. ^ "Storm announce four key signings | NRL". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2015-10-06. 
  11. ^ "STORM SIGN RAIDER". Rugby League Week. Retrieved 24 September 2015. 

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