|Hilder playing for the Knights in 2009|
|Full name||Matthew Hilder|
30 April 1982 |
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||94 kg (14 st 11 lb)|
|Position||Lock, Hooker, Five-eighth, Second-row|
|2007||Gold Coast Titans||19||1||0||0||4|
|Source: RLP & Yesterday's Hero|
Matt Hilder (born 30 April 1982 in Sutherland, New South Wales is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Newcastle Knights of the National Rugby League. He previously played for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks and Gold Coast Titans.
Hilder played his junior rugby league for Cronulla Caringbah.
Hilder made his First Grade Debut in Round 1, Cronulla v Melbourne at Toyota Park, 16 March 2003. He played four seasons of first grade for the Cronulla Sharks. In 2006, Matt Hilder threw a chair at a man during an argument on 10 September, causing head injuries. Hilder was fined $1,000.
Gold Coast Titans
Hilder joined the Gold Coast Titans for their inaugural season, signing a one year contract. He was a regular in first-grade, but left the club at the end of the season.
On 6 September 2013, Hilder re-signed with the Knights on a 1-year contract.
Hilder has three kids, two daughters, Indy and Eden and a son, Sony.
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