Matt Gilbert

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Matthew Gilbert
Date of birth (1985-09-10) 10 September 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Sidcup, England
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 119 kg (18 st 10 lb)
Rugby union career
Playing career
Position Number Eight, Flanker
Professional / senior clubs
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010–2012
2012
2012–2014
2014-
Llanelli RFC
Mogliano Rugby
Bath Rugby
Worcester Warriors

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19
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(0)
(15)
(0)
Provincial/State sides
Years Club / team Caps (points)
2010–2012 Scarlets 15 (15)

Matthew Ian Gilbert (born 9 October 1985) is an English rugby union footballer currently playing at Flanker and number eight for Worcester Warriors in the RFU Championship. [1] He is the only deaf professional sportsman in England.[2] In 2012 Mat was fitted with a Phonak hearing device. Since then he has worked as a celebrity ambassador for Phonak, helping to raise awareness of hearing loss.[3]

He has played 11 times for the England Deaf rugby team.

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