Matt Blaymire

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Matt Blaymire
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Personal information
Full name Matthew Blaymire
Nickname Matty
Born (1982-06-04) 4 June 1982 (age 34)
Leeds, England
Playing information
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 94 kg (14 st 11 lb) [1]
Position Fullback
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2003–06 York City Knights 50 22 0 0 88
2007–11 Wakefield Wildcats 106 30 0 1 121
Total 156 52 0 1 209
Source: Rugby League Project

Matt Blaymire (born 4 June 1982 in Leeds) is an English former professional rugby league footballer who played at club level for York City Knights and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats as a fullback.

Career[edit]

Blaymire started his career in the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats academy before joining York City Knights in 2003, where he scored 22 tries in 50 appearances.[2]

After impressing for York, Blaymire returned to the Wildcats at the end of the 2006 season.[3] He spent five seasons at Wakefield, making over 100 appearances for the club before being forced to retire in 2011 due to a knee injury.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official site of the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats". web page. Wakefield Wildcats. 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Martini, Peter (8 September 2011). "York City Knights in need of more nous power, says Dave Woods". York Press. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Wildcats sign Golden and Blaymire". BBC Sport. 22 September 2006. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Wakefield full-back Matthew Blaymire set to retire". BBC Sport. 7 September 2011. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 

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