Mark Connors
Date of birth (1971-05-17) 17 May 1971 (age 52)
Place of birthBrisbane, Australia
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight229 lb (104 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock, Flanker
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2002–04 Northampton Saints 50 (23)
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
1994–2005 Queensland 134 ((?))
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
1996–2001 Reds 66 (30)
International career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1999–2000 Australia 20 (10)

Mark Connors (born 17 May 1971, Brisbane) is an Australian rugby union footballer. He is currently the Queensland Reds third most capped player ever, playing 134 games for the side. He has played for Australia 20 times, including their victory in the 1999 Rugby World Cup.

Playing career

A product of St Laurence's College, South Brisbane, he made his debut for the Queensland Reds against La Plata in a 1994 tour of Argentina. He was part of the Queensland Reds 1995 Super 10 side that won the competition. He made his international debut for Australia on 17 July 1999 in a game against the Springboks in Brisbane, which Australia won 32 points to six. Connors was part of the Wallabies side that won the 1999 Rugby World Cup in Wales. In 2000 the Wallabies won the Tri Nations as well as the Bledisloe Cup. After spending three seasons in both England and Japan, he returned to the Queensland Reds.