Mark Elia

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Player No. 528
Nickname
Position Centre
Contract 1989
Height 183cm (6 ft)
Weight 92kg (203lbs)
DOB 25th Dec 1962
Origin
Debut Vs St George - 9th Apr 1989
Dog Years (1) 1989
Rep Caps New Zealand(2),
Other Clubs
Junior Club Te Atatu Roosters, Auckland

Biography Mark Elia joined Canterbury in 1989 as a centre.

Former St Helens player and New Zealand international, playing nine Tests from 1985 to 1989, Mark received the opportunity to play first grade against St George when Henry Raymond was relegated.

Mark was relegated mid-season for Kevin Moore and did not complete the season.

Mark Elia scored 50 tries in 70 games for St Helens and 30 tries in 36 games for the Kiwis between 1985-1989.

Elia sustained a knee injury in the 3rd Test vs Australia on July 1989 which unfortunately finished his season with the Bulldogs. He did not play again until the first game of the 1989 New Zealand tour to England and France.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1989 9 1 0 0 4
Total: 9 1 0 0 4
Average (per year): 9 1 0 0 4
Average (per game): 0.1 0 0 0.4

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 1 13 2 0 0 8
Average (per year): 13 2 0 0 8
Average (per game): 0.2 0 0 0.6

Data provided by Clint Crofts