Matt Cardey

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Matt Cardey
Full name Matthew Dane Cardey
Date of birth (1975-07-07)7 July 1975
Place of birth Papakura, New Zealand
Height 6.1 ft (1.9 m)
Weight 13.10 st (83.2 kg)
Occupation(s) Bunnings
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fullback
Correct as of 10 July 2014
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
1998–1999
1999–2003
2003–2005
Newport RFC
Llanelli RFC
Leeds Tykes
22
80
30
(50)
(170)
(20)
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2000 Wales 1 (0)
Correct as of 10 July 2014

Matthew Dane Cardey (born 7 July 1975)[1] is a New Zealand born former international rugby union fullback who played for the Wales national rugby union team.

He played his club rugby for Llanelli RFC and was initially implicated in the "grannygate" scandal but exonerated.[2]

Cardey switched from Llanelli to Leeds Tykes in 2003.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Cardey player profile Scrum.com
  2. ^ Alan Watkins (14 March 2003). "Sinkinson's case reveals absurdity of eligibility rules". The Independent. UK. Retrieved 26 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Leeds swoop for Cardey". BBC. 4 June 2003. Retrieved 26 February 2010. 

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