Full Name: MARK MERENDA
Date of Birth: 29/10/1975
Height: 180 cm ( 5-11 )
Weight: 81 kg ( 12-11 )
Debut: 13/06/1994, Round 12, Collingwood
Last: 16/03/2000, Round 2, Essendon
Total Games: 75
Total Goals: 62
Mark is a utility player who can play in a variety of positions. He was originally recruited from West Perth. He played his early senior games with Richmond, coming off the interchange bench, before becoming a permanent wingman. Born of Aboriginal/Italian parents, Mark is a gifted player who is very strong. Pacy, skilful and a fine kick, he won the Reserves’ Goalkicking award in 1994. In 1995, he was a member of the Seniors Finals teams. In 1996, he was selected to represent the Allies against Victoria. Away from football he has completed an AFL traineeship.
Osborne Park Juniors ; West Perth Colts 1991 ; West Perth Seconds 1991-92 ; West Perth Seniors 1993, Games 13.
West Coast 2001-02, Games 26, Goals 26.