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Mark Ioane (born 3 December 1990) is a New Zealand professional rugby league footballer who plays as a prop for the London Broncos in the Betfred Super League.

Mark Ioane
Mark Ioane London.jpg
Personal information
Born (1990-12-03) 3 December 1990 (age 28)
Auckland, New Zealand
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight17 st 2 lb (109 kg)
Playing information
PositionProp
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–15 Gold Coast Titans 24 0 0 0 0
2015 St. George Illawarra 5 1 0 0 4
2016– London Broncos 99 19 0 0 76
Total 128 20 0 0 80
As of 16 August 2019
Source: [1][2]

He has previously played for the Gold Coast Titans and St. George Illawarra Dragons in the NRL.

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Early yearsEdit

Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Ioane attended De La Salle College in Mangere East.

Playing careerEdit

Ioane was signed by the New Zealand Warriors and played 25 games for the Junior Warriors in the 2010 Toyota Cup, scoring four tries.[3] He started at prop in the grand final, won by the Junior Warriors 42-28. He was selected by the Junior Kiwis at the end of the year.

In 2011 Ioane joined the Canberra Raiders but could not break into the first grade side. While at the Raiders Ioane played for the Souths Logan Magpies in the Queensland Cup and the Mount Pritchard Mounties in the NSW Cup. Ioane won the Mounties player of the year award in 2012.[4]

Ioane signed for the Gold Coast Titans in 2013 on a one season deal and played for the Burleigh Bears in the Queensland Cup.[5] He was named to make his National Rugby League debut for the Titans against the New Zealand Warriors on 5 May 2013.[6][7]

On 1 July 2015, Ioane joined the St. George Illawarra Dragons mid-season for the rest of the year.[8] On 9 November 2015, he signed a 1-year contract with English Kingstone Press Championship side, London Broncos starting in 2016.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mark Ioane Player Stats". Loverugbyleague.com. 17 July 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2016.
  2. ^ Rugby League Project
  3. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130208052245/http://nzleague.co.nz/pages/warriors_players_U20.php?player=58&name=IOANE%2C%20Mark. Archived from the original on 8 February 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20130514145143/http://www.titans.com.au/news-display/Mark-Ioane-holding-nothing-back-for-NRL-dream/65741. Archived from the original on 14 May 2013. Retrieved 2 July 2015. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "NRL 2013 and Rugby League News | Gold Coast Bulletin". Goldcoast.com.au. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  6. ^ Chris Barclay (1 May 2013). "Ioane happy to have his career back on track". Stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  7. ^ "Mark Ioane to Debut as Gold Coast Titans Ring Changes". Couriermail.com.au. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  8. ^ "Add Depth To Squad". Dragons.com.au. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  9. ^ "Ioane heads to London Broncos | NRL". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 9 November 2015.

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