Mark McJennett

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Mark McJennett
Personal information
Full name Mark McJennett
Born (1954-09-01) 1 September 1954 (age 64)
Cardiff, Wales
Playing information
Weight 16 st 0 lb (102 kg)
Rugby union
Position Flanker, Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Cardiff RFC
–Dec 1979 Newport RFC 40 8 32
Total 40 8 0 0 32
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Crawshays RFC
Rugby league
Position Prop, Second-row
Years Team Pld T G FG P
Dec 1979–≥84 Barrow
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1980–84 Wales 2+1
Source: [1]

Mark 'Macker' McJennett (born (1954-09-01)1 September 1954) is a Welsh former rugby union, and professional rugby league footballer of the 1970s and 1980s. He played club level rugby union (RU) for Cardiff RFC, and Newport RFC (captain), and for the invitational team Crawshays RFC, as a flanker, or wing, i.e. number 6 or 7, or, 11 or 14, and representative level rugby league (RL) for Wales, and at club level for Barrow, as a prop, or second-row, i.e. number 8 or 10, or, 11 or 12, during the era of contested scrums.[1][2]


Mark McJennett was born in Cardiff, Wales.

Playing career

International honours

Mark McJennett won 3 caps for Wales (RL) while at Barrow 1980–1984 2-caps plus 1 as substitute.[1]

County Cup Final appearances

Mark McJennett played right-prop, i.e. number 10, in Barrow's 12-8 victory over Widnes in the 1983 Lancashire County Cup Final during the 1983–84 season at Central Park, Wigan, on Saturday 1 October 1983,[3] the entire Barrow team was inducted into the Barrow Hall of Fame in 2003.

Outside of rugby

Mark McJennett is a Company Director.

Genealogical Information

Mark McJennett is the son of the rugby union footballer of the 1940s to the 1960s for Cardiff, Newport, and Crawshays, and coach of the 1960s and 1970s for Newport, Ian McJennett[1][2].


  1. ^ a b c "Statistics at". 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012.
  2. ^ Williams, Graham; Lush, Peter; Farrar, David (2009). The British Rugby League Records Book. London League. pp. 108–114. ISBN 978-1-903659-49-6.
  3. ^ "1983–1984 Lancashire Cup Final". 31 December 2011. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 1 January 2012.

External links

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  • Newport RFC : 1978/9 Season Summary
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