Carlton Reserves Career: 1978 - 1981
Reserve Games: 34
Reserve Goals: 14
Height: 6.0' (183 cm)
Weight: 13.3' (84 kg)
Guernsey No. 31 (1979 - 1981) & 49 (1978)
Guernsey No. 22 (1978 - 1979 U/19's)
DOB: 8th January, 1960.
Mark Hegarty was a local boy from Pascoe Vale, he came up through the U/19's to later play Reserve Grade Football from 1978 to 1981 for the Blues. Hegarty was a tough on-baller who liked to kick a goal. He was also a key member of the U/19's back-to-back premierships in 1978 and 1979 which was under the guidance of former Carlton premiership winger Bryan Quirk. Hegarty kicked the sealer in the 1979 Grand Final to secure the premiership for the Blues U/19's. He was also reported for striking in the Grand Final.
He did not manage a Senior game for Carlton.
Career Highlights1978 Under 19's 5th Best & Fairest
1978 Under 19's Premiership Player
1978 Under 19's Third in club goalkicking: 36 goals
1979 Under 19's Premiership Player