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Rugby union player
2 October 1989, Boksburg
Morné Melvin Mellett is a former South African rugby union player, that played with the Blue Bulls provincial team between 2010 and 2014 and with the Bulls Super Rugby team between 2013 and 2015. His usual position is prop.
After representing the Falcons at several youth tournaments, he joined the Blue Bulls in 2010.
He made his first team debut for the Blue Bulls in the 2010 Vodacom Cup, coming on as a substitute in their game against his former team, the Falcons. He made several appearances in this competition over the next three seasons and finally made his Currie Cup debut in the 2012 Currie Cup Premier Division against the Free State Cheetahs.
He also played for UP Tuks in the 2010 and 2011 Varsity Cup competitions.
He retired in December 2015, aged just 26, on medical advice after he suffered a vertebral artery dissection earlier in the year.