|Date of birth||13 May 1975|
|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Original team||West Adelaide (SANFL)|
|Debut||14 April 1996, Sydney Swans
v. Collingwood Magpies, at SCG
Sydney Swans (1996–2005)175 games, 125 goals
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2005 season.
Matthew Nicks (born 13 May 1975) is a South Australian Australian Football League player. He was recruited from the West Adelaide Football Club to the Sydney Swans with the 21st selection in the 1994 AFL Draft.
He made his debut in 1996 and over the next ten seasons played a total of 175 games. He retired from football in 2005 after prolonged struggles with injury and illness, including a broken leg in 1995, pneumonia in 2000, a broken finger in 2001 and a stress fracture in his leg in 2005.
He is currently part of the coaching panel at the Port Adelaide Football Club.
- Lovett, Michael, ed. (2005). AFL Record 2005: Guide to Season. p. 416. ISBN 0-9580300-6-5.
- Loyal Nicks forced to call it quits
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 483. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.
Matthew Nicks's statistics from AFL Tables
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