Full name Marc Christopher Gwynne Ellis
Born October 8, 1971, Wellington
Current age 44 years 289 days
Major teams New Zealand
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 198 lb
|IRB Rugby World Cup||1995-1995||5||3||2||35||7||0||0||0||4||1||0||80.00|
|Test debut||Scotland v New Zealand at Murrayfield, Nov 20, 1993 match details|
|Last Test||South Africa v New Zealand at Johannesburg, Jun 24, 1995 match details|
|Test Statsguru||Main menu | Career summary | Match list | Most points | Most tries | Tournament list|
Ellis made his first strides in New Zealand rugby with Otago in 1991, making his first All Blacks squad a year later. He made his Test debut at first-five-eighth against Scotland in 1993, scoring two tries. In 1995 he celebrated his international recall at the Rugby World Cup, scoring a record six tries in a 145-17 demolition of Japan. Later that year he crossed codes to rugby league, winning caps for New Zealand in the 13-man-code, before returning to union to end his career with North Harbour, the Blues and Highlanders. Following his retirement he became a TV presenter and successful businessman in New Zealand.
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