Matt Keating

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Matt Keating
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Personal information
Full name Matthew Keating
Born (1986-09-06) 6 September 1986 (age 30)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 87 kg (13 st 10 lb)
Playing information
Position Hooker
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–13 Parramatta Eels 130 9 0 0 36
Source: RLP

Matt Keating (born 6 September 1986 in Sydney, Australia) is a retired rugby league player. A hooker, he played 130 games for the Parramatta Eels between 2008 and 2013.[1] He is the older brother of fellow NRL player Kris Keating.

Rugby league career[edit]

2008-13: Career with Parramatta[edit]

Matthew Keating made his first grade debut for the Parramatta Eels on Round 1 of 2008 against the Canterbury Bulldogs. Keating took on the role of starting hooker as the replacement for Mark Riddell, who left the team to play in the Super League. He played in every game for the Eels since making his debut in Round 1 of 2008 to the 2009 NRL Grand Final (52 Consecutive first grade games).[2]

In June 2013, Keating was one of 12 Parramatta players that were told that their futures at the club were uncertain by coach, Ricky Stuart.

2014: Career with Burleigh Bears[edit]

In October 2013, Keating signed with the Burleigh Bears for the 2014 Intrust Super Cup season.


  1. ^ [1] The Courier-Mail NRL / Eels / Matthew Keating
  2. ^ [2] Matthew Keating Player Profile

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