Alby Mathewson

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Alby Mathewson
Full name Albert Samuel Mathewson
Date of birth (1985-12-13) 13 December 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Hastings, New Zealand
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 93 kg (14 st 9 lb)
School Hastings Boys' High School
University Victoria University of Wellington
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Halfback
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2006–10
2011–12
2013
Wellington
Auckland
Hawke's Bay
48
20
12
(40)
(15)
(10)
correct as of 25 October 2013.
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2007–09
2010–12
2013–
Hurricanes
Blues
Western Force
36
47
30
(20)
(65)
(15)
correct as of 13 March 2015.
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010 New Zealand 4 (0)
correct as of 15 November 2012.

Albert Samuel "Alby" Mathewson (born 13 December 1985 in Hastings, New Zealand) is a rugby union player for the Western Force in Super Rugby. He plays as a scrum-half. He has played four Test matches for the All Blacks.[1]

Biography[edit]

Mathewson was born in Hastings, New Zealand. He studied at Victoria University after finishing his schooling at Hastings Boys' High School.[citation needed] He made his Wellington debut in 2006 and Hurricanes debut in 2007, before shifting to the Blues in 2010. Mathewson made his international debut for New Zealand in 2010.

In 2012 Mathewson signed a two-year contract with the Western Force in Australia,[2] which he extended until 2016 two years later.[3]

Super Rugby Statistics[edit]

As of 7 January 2015
Season Team Games Starts Sub Mins Tries Cons Pens Drops Points Yel Red
2007 Hurricanes 11 9 2 619 1 0 0 0 5 0 0
2008 Hurricanes 11 0 11 189 1 0 0 0 5 0 0
2009 Hurricanes 14 10 4 810 2 0 0 0 10 0 0
2010 Blues 13 13 0 939 6 0 0 0 30 0 0
2011 Blues 18 16 2 1161 6 0 0 0 30 0 0
2012 Blues 16 8 8 699 1 0 0 0 5 0 0
2013 Force 16 15 1 1142 1 0 0 0 5 2 0
2014 Force 9 8 1 564 1 0 0 0 5 0 0
Total 108 79 29 6123 19 0 0 0 95 2 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.espnscrum.com/newzealand/rugby/player/83852.html
  2. ^ Robson, Tony (31 August 2012). "May the Force be with you Alby Mathewson". Auckland Now. Fairfax. Retrieved 8 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Mathewson committed to the Force until 2016" (Press release). Western Force. 23 May 2014. Retrieved 23 May 2014. 

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