Mark Riley (rugby league)

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Mark Riley (born 16 June 1967 in New Zealand)[1] is a former rugby league player.[2] He played for a number of English rugby league sides during the 1990s.

Playing career[edit]

While playing for the Otahuhu Leopards in the Auckland Rugby League competition in 1990 he won the Best and Fairest award.[3]

A Scrum-half/Halfback, Riley enjoyed a particularly successful season with the then London Crusaders in 1990-91, when he and Wing Mark Johnson each challenged for the title of leading try-scorer in the second tier of English rugby league. He later went on to play a part in a successful promotion winning season with Swinton Lionsin 1996, breaking the clubs most tries in a match record, scoring 6 vs Prescot Panthers, 11 August 1996.