Matt Cockbain

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Matthew Cockbain
Full name Matthew James Cockbain
Date of birth (1972-09-19) September 19, 1972 (age 42)
Place of birth Coffs Harbour, New South Wales
Height 197 cm (6 ft 6 in)[1]
Weight 105 kg (16 st 7 lb)
Notable relative(s) Brent Cockbain (brother)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Lock, Flanker
Amateur clubs
Years Club / team
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)

Cardiff Blues
World Corporation
7 (5)
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1995-2003 Queensland Reds 91 (35)
Super Rugby
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1997-2003 Reds 73 (30)
National team(s)
Years Club / team Caps (points)
1997–2003 Australia 63 (5)
Coaching career
Years Club / team
2013- Melbourne Rebels (assistant coach)
Rugby union career

Matt Cockbain (born 19 September 1972) is an Australian rugby union footballer. He is currently[when?] an Assistant Coach with the Melbourne Rebels.[citation needed]

Cockbain played over 60 tests for the national team, the Wallabies including winning the 1999 Rugby World Cup. He made his debut for Australia in 1997 in Brisbane, in a Test match against France. He played for the Queensland Reds, a short stint with the Cardiff Blues, World Corporation in Japan and for the Melbourne Rebels (ARC) franchise in the now defunct Australian Rugby Championship provincial competition in 2007. He was called up as an injury standby for the 2007 Wallaby World Cup squad.[citation needed] His brother, Brent Cockbain played rugby union for Wales.


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