Jamie Mathiou (born in Queensland, Australia) is a former profssional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s. An Ireland international representative forward, he played for Australian clubs North Sydney Bears and North Queensland Cowboys, and for English club Leeds Rhinos.
While attending Kingscliff High School, Mathiou played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 1989.
Jamie Mathiou played for the Gold Coast Seagulls, North Sydney Bears and North Queensland Cowboys in Australia and Leeds Rhinos in the European Super League. His position of choice was as a prop and he also played in the second-row.
The longest serving import for Leeds Rhinos since the change of import rules in 1982, Mathiou played 136 games for the club, starting 100 from the bench. He played for Leeds from the interchange bench in their 1998 Super League Grand Final loss to Wigan Warriors.
Mathiou was an Ireland international and played at the 2000 Rugby League World Cup.
After retiring from Leeds, Mathiou played with and captained the Ipswich Jets in the Queensland Cup competition. Later he worked in recruitment for the Sydney Roosters for a number of years.