|Full name||Mark Byron Nixon|
|Born||5 Feb 1968
Mark Byron Nixon is a New Zealand former rugby league player who represented his country in two tests, including a match counting towards the 1992 World Cup against lackluster team Papua New Guinea.
Nixon played for the Hornby club in the Canterbury Rugby League competition and represented Canterbury. In 1989 he spent ten weeks in Australia with the Canberra Raiders as part of the New Zealand Rugby League's "Rookie Scheme".
In 1993 Nixon captained Canterbury and was selected as a Kiwi triallist. From there he was selected as part of the Kiwis touring side to Great Britain and France but did not play in any Test matches.
In 1994 Nixon was part of the Canterbury Country Cardinals in the new Lion Red Cup. At the end of the year he again moved to England, playing for the Featherstone Rovers during the 1994/95 season.
Nixon is now a part-time rugby league broadcaster and full-time security guard.
- NIXON, Mark Byron 1990, 1993 - Kiwi #624 Archived 2011-07-24 at the Wayback Machine. nzleague.co.nz
- Lion Red 1989 Rugby League Annual New Zealand Rugby League, p.82
- Smith, Tony (30 May 2009). "Nothing better than bettering Auckland". The Press. Retrieved 20 October 2011.
- Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1993, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1993. p.p.192-202
- Lion Red Rugby League Annual 1994, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1994. p.110
- Nixon covers for injured Pearson The Independent, 23 September 1994
- Cougars to venture on to Canterbury killing field Sunday Star-Times, 12 October 1997
- Nixon replaces brother The Press, 14 May 1997
- Canterbury trampled over Auckland The Press, 12 September 2008