Peter Mellars

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Peter Mellars
Personal information
Full name Peter Orewa Mellars
Born New Zealand
Playing information
Position Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1982 New Zealand

Peter Mellars is a New Zealand former rugby league footballer and administrator who represented his country. His son, Vince, is a professional rugby league player.

Playing career[edit]

Mellars played for Petone and represented Wellington.[1] In 1982 he was selected for the New Zealand Kiwis however he did not play in any Test matches.[2]

Later years[edit]

Mellars is the chairman of the Petone Panthers club and also served as the manager of the Wellington Orcas in the final year of the Bartercard Cup.[3][4]


  1. ^ Lion Red 1988 Rugby League Annual, New Zealand Rugby Football League, 1988. p.p.151-159
  2. ^ MELLARS, Peter Orewa - 1982 Archived 2012-05-01 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Confused Orcas set to miss out". The Dominion Post. 13 August 2007. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 
  4. ^ Petone Panthers Wellington Rugby League