Mark Taylor (born 27 February 1973) is a former Wales international rugby union player who played at centre. He is a former captain of Wales and was the first person to score a try at the newly built Millennium Stadium against South Africa in 1999. He signed for Sale Sharks from Llanelli Scarlets in April 2005 and in 2007 he returned to Wales to play rugby for the Ospreys. In the 2005–2006 season, Taylor started the final as Sale Sharks won their first ever Premiership title. He retired at the end of the 2007–2008 season.