Mark O'Meley

Playing Career

Vital Statistics

Born
Friday, 22nd May, 1981
Current Age
42 years and 332 days
Place Of Birth
West Wyalong, New South Wales, Australia

Biography

Central Coast teenager made his first grade debut during Norths’ final season in the NRL before bursting onto the representative scene in two matches for NSW in 2001. The fiery prop’s ‘take no prisoners’ attitude could not help the Northern Eagles turn an uninspiring 2001 season, and an ankle injury and a suspension incurred in the final match of the season hurt his Kangaroo Tour aspirations. Financial troubles with the merged club saw O’Meley sign with the Bulldogs in 2002 and he gradually cemented his reputation as a hard-running forward. In 2004 he won a premiership with the Bulldogs before making his Test debut in Australia’s Tri Nations campaign in England. For a time O’Meley looked like being confined to the minor tour matches (he scored a hat-trick of tries in the ANZacs’ win over Cumbria) and he was not called into the Test team until Australia’s penultimate match, against Great Britain in Wigan. O’Meley scored a try from the interchange bench on debut but Australia lost the match 24-12. The tough, bald-headed prop then savoured Australia’s 44-4 thrashing of the Lions in the final a fortnight later before finishing the tour with the international match against the USA in Philadelphia. Since then he has become a mainstay of the NSW and Australian Test teams during the 2005-06 seasons.
- ALAN WHITICKER

Playing Career Statistics

All statistics shown in this section are based only on data available in the RLP database, and are not necessarily a complete and/or 100% accurate representation of a player's career. This information should be used as a guide only. If you see a question mark (?), it denotes that the figure is not available.

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Competitions

Competition   App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NRL 201 18 -   - 72 105 94 2 52.24% List
State of Origin 10 - -   - - 5 5 0 50.00% List
City vs Country 4 - -   - - 2 1 1 50.00% List
NRL Finals 13 2 -   - 8 5 8 0 38.46% List
Tri-Nations 11 3 -   - 12 8 3 0 72.73% List
Anzac Tests 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% List
Anzac Cup 2 - -   - - 0 2 0 0.00% List
Super League 83 13 -   - 52 44 35 4 53.01% List
Challenge Cup 7 - -   - - 4 3 0 57.14% List


International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 2004-06 14 3 -   - 12 11 3 0 78.57% List

International Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Australia 2004 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW 2001-02, 2004, 2006 10 - -   - - 5 5 0 50.00% List
NSW City 2002, 2004, 2008-09 4 - -   - - 2 1 1 50.00% List
Overall2001-2009 14 0 0   0 - 7 6 1 50.00% List


Club Career

NRL/NSWRL - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Sydney NRL 1999 22 - -   - - 6 16 0 27.27% List
Northern Eagles NRL 2000 13 - -   - - 4 9 0 30.77% List
Northern Eagles NRL 2001 21 - -   - - 9 11 1 42.86% List
Bulldogs NRL 2002 14 2 -   - 8 11 2 1 78.57% List
Bulldogs NRL 2003 23 5 -   - 20 14 9 0 60.87% List
Bulldogs NRL 2004 23 5 -   - 20 19 4 0 82.61% List
Bulldogs NRL 2005 14 1 -   - 4 6 8 0 42.86% List
Bulldogs NRL 2006 20 2 -   - 8 12 8 0 60.00% List
Bulldogs NRL 2007 16 1 -   - 4 7 9 0 43.75% List
Sydney NRL 2008 24 2 -   - 8 15 9 0 62.50% List
Sydney NRL 2009 11 - -   - - 2 9 0 18.18% List

NRL/NSWRL - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
North Sydney 1999 22 - -   - - 6 16 0 27.27% List
Northern Eagles 2000-01 34 - -   - - 13 20 1 38.24% List
Bulldogs 2002-07 110 16 -   - 64 69 40 1 62.73% List
Sydney 2008-09 35 2 -   - 8 17 18 0 48.57% List
Overall1999-2009 201 18 0   0 72 105 94 2 52.24% List

English Career - By Year

Team Season App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Hull FC 2010 22 4 -   - 16 12 10 0 54.55% List
Hull FC 2011 27 5 -   - 20 13 13 1 48.15% List
Hull FC 2012 14 1 -   - 4 9 4 1 64.29% List
Hull FC 2013 27 3 -   - 12 14 11 2 51.85% List

English Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Hull FC 2010-13 90 13 -   - 52 48 38 4 53.33% List

Your Say

  • Christopher Armitage
    05/07/2020

    Personal fave of mine. Love the Ogre!!!

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Contributions: Rugby League Tables, Shawn Dollin, Andrew Ferguson, AJ Lucantonio, Paul Carter, Greg Fiveash, Alan Katzmann, Bill Bates

Sources: NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2000, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2002, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2004, NRL 2004 Official Rugby League Annual, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2001, NRL Rugby League Yearbook 2003, 2006 Official Rugby League Annual