Alex Mellor

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Alex Mellor
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Personal information
Full nameAlexander Mellor
Born (1994-09-24) 24 September 1994 (age 25)
Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Height6 ft 3 in (1.90 m)
Weight16 st 1 lb (102 kg)
Playing information
PositionSecond-row
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–16 Bradford Bulls 51 9 0 0 36
2017–19 Huddersfield Giants 79 19 0 0 76
2020– Leeds Rhinos 5 0 0 0 0
Total 135 28 0 0 112
As of 8 March 2020
Source: [1][2][3]

Alex Mellor (born 1994) is an English professional rugby league footballer who plays as a second-row and loose forward for the Leeds Rhinos in the Betfred Super League.

He has previously played for the Bradford Bulls in the Super League and the Kingstone Press Championship, and the Huddersfield Giants in the Super League.

Background[edit]

Alex Mellor was born in Halifax, West Yorkshire, England.

Bradford Bulls[edit]

Mellor had been involved in the Bradford Bulls scholarship system from under-15's.

2013[edit]

He featured in Round 20 (Warrington Wolves) and Round 27 (Huddersfield Giants).

2014[edit]

Mellor featured in the pre-season game against Hull FC.

He featured in Round 10 (Wigan Warriors) to Round 13 (Huddersfield Giants) then in Round 21 (Huddersfield Giants) to Round 23 (Leeds Rhinos). He played in Round 27 (London Broncos).

He signed a new 1 Year Deal with the Bulls despite their relegation to the Championship.

2015[edit]

Mellor featured in the pre-season friendlies against Castleford Tigers and Leeds Rhinos.

He featured in Round 1 (Leigh Centurions) to Round 4 (Hunslet Hawks) then in Round 9 (London Broncos) to Round 16 (Doncaster). Alex played in Qualifier 3 (Salford Red Devils) to Qualifier 4 (Widnes Vikings) then in Qualifier 7 (Halifax). Mellor played in the Challenge Cup in Round 5 (Hull Kingston Rovers).

Mid-way through the season Mellor signed a 2 year Extension to his contract.[citation needed]

2016[edit]

Mellor featured in the pre-season friendlies against Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers. He scored against Castleford Tigers (1 try).

He featured in Round 2 (Whitehaven) to Round 3 (Swinton Lions) then in Round 5 (Oldham) to Round 7 (London Broncos). He played in Round 10 (Dewsbury Rams) to Round 13 (Swinton Lions) then in Round 15 (Leigh Centurions). Alex featured in Round 17 (Workington Town) to Round 21 (Whitehaven) then in Round 23 (Featherstone Rovers). Alex featured in the Championship Shield Game 1 (Whitehaven) to the Final (Sheffield Eagles). Mellor played in the Challenge Cup in the 4th Round (Dewsbury Rams). He scored against Dewsbury Rams (3 tries), Oldham (1 try), Leigh Centurions (1 try), Whitehaven (3 tries) and Halifax (1 try).

Huddersfield Giants[edit]

2017[edit]

Following Bradford's liquidation before the 2017 season, he signed a 3 Year Deal with Super League side Huddersfield Giants.[4]

Mellor featured in Round 1 (Widnes Vikings) to Round 6 (Wigan Warriors). He scored against Salford Red Devils (2 tries)[citation needed]

2018[edit]

Leeds Rhinos[edit]

2020[edit]

He agreed to join Leeds ahead of the 2020 Super League season.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ loverugbyleague
  2. ^ "Bradford Bulls Website". Archived from the original on 30 June 2013. Retrieved 1 July 2013.
  3. ^ Rugby League Project
  4. ^ "UPDATED: Mellor and Welham latest to move on from liquidated Bulls". Telegraph & Argus. 5 January 2017. Retrieved 31 January 2017.

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