Matt Calland

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Matt Calland
Personal information
Born (1971-08-20) August 20, 1971 (age 42)
Widnes, England
Playing information
Height 183cm
Weight 98kg
Years Team Pld T G FG P
–1995 Featherstone Rovers
1995–98 Bradford Bulls
Huddersfield Giants
Rochdale Hornets
Total 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1996 England 1 0 0 0 0

Matt Calland is the head coach at Halifax RLFC. He has played at Featherstone Rovers, Bradford Bulls, Rochdale Hornets and has been capped by England.[1] Matt was named the assistant coach at Halifax in June 2006. Martin Hall moved upstairs in October to take up the post of director of football. Calland was then named the new head coach of Halifax RLFC.On the 26th Sept 2010 against all odds he masterminded a 23 -22 comeback against red-hot favourites Featherstone Rovers they came back from 22 - 4 to win in extra time thanks to a Ben Black drop goal, it was the first trophy Halifax had won in 23 years.

Calland played for Bradford at centre in their 1996 Challenge Cup final loss to St Helens.[2]

Calland won a cap for England while at Bradford Bulls in 1996 against France (sub).[3]


  1. ^ "Calland happy with options". Halifax Evening Courier. 4 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-16. 
  2. ^ "". Steve Prescott Stats. Steve Prescott Foundation. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "England Statistics at". englandrl. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 1 January 2012. 

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