|Name Mark Gleeson||Role Journalist|
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Mark Gleeson is a rugby league player from Wigan, Greater Manchester, England. He is contracted to Halifax until the end of the NL1 2008 season. His brother is the rugby league footballer Martin Gleeson.
Like Martin he spent seven years of his junior career in Australia after emigrating with his family aged 8, and signed for the Wolves Academy, featuring in their 1999 under-19 Grand Final team against Leeds. Briefly returned to Australia to play in Cairns, Queensland,
Gleeson won Sky's Man of the Match award on full début against champions Bradford in 2001. Gleeson re-signed for Warrington when Paul Cullen took over as coach in time for the 2003 season. He made his England début against France at Headingley in 2005.
In July 2008, Mark was released from his contract at Warrington Wolves and opted to sign for National League One side Halifax, after his contract with Featherstone Rovers fell through. Mark was enveiled as Halifax's new signing during halftime in their match against Leigh Centurions which was shown live on Sky Sports.
On 14 August 2008, one month after Gleeson signed for Halifax, he signed a new and improved contract until the end of the 2009 season.