Mark Abbott rugby player
Mark Abbott rugby player

Mark Abbott

20th Feb 1990 1.97m/112kg No 5 Lock

Abbott made his senior debut for Hawke's Bay during the 2013 ITM Cup and made 11 starting appearances at the Magpies reached the Championship final. His impressive performances saw him rewarded with a Super Rugby contract for the 2014 season where he turned out for the Wellington based Hurricanes.

Returning to the Hurricanes squad for 2015, Abbott arrived in Hawke's Bay for the 2013 season having only played rugby for the Canterbury Colts team.

Abbott made his Super Rugby debut at lock in the first match of 2014 against the Sharks in Durban and made one other appearance against the Highlanders.

Abbott was once again included in the Hurricanes Super Rugby squad ahead of the 2017 season, having already made 31 appearances in Super Rugby and has scored 1 try.

Abbott made started 12 of the Hurricanes 14 regular season matches and is set to join Coca Cola Red Sparks after the Super Rugby season.

In December the Sunwolves confirmed the signing of Abbott for the 2019 Super Rugby season. The former Hurricane enters the 2019 season with 45 Super Rugby season.

JW December 18

Career

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No 5 Lock
2017 - present
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No 4 Lock
2018 - present
Untitled Hawke's Bay
No 5 Lock
2013 - 2017
hurricanes Hurricanes
No 4 Lock
2014 - 2017