Matt Vant Leven

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Matt Vant Leven
Birth nameMatt Vant Leven
Date of birth (1987-10-23) 23 October 1987 (age 31)
Place of birthRotorua, New Zealand
Height191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight106 kg (16 st 10 lb)
SchoolRotorua Boys' High School
Rugby union career
Position(s) Loose forward
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
2014− Kobelco Steelers 17 (10)
Correct as of 15 January 2017
Provincial / State sides
Years Team Apps (Points)
2010−13 Waikato 30 (5)
Correct as of 21 October 2013
Super Rugby
Years Team Apps (Points)
2011−13 Chiefs 12 (5)
Correct as of 4 August 2013

Matt Vant Leven (born 23 October 1987) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who plays as a loose forward for Waikato in the ITM Cup.[1]

He made his Super Rugby debut for the Chiefs in 2011 and to date has played 3 games at that level. His impressive ITM Cup performances have seen him named in the team's Wider Training Squad for the 2013 Super Rugby season.[2]

Matt Vant Leven will play for Kobelco Steelers in the 2014-'15 season of the Japanese top tier championship, Top League.[3]


  1. ^ "Matt Vant Leven Waikato Player Profile". Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Super Rugby Wider Training Groups Named". 7 December 2012. Archived from the original on 10 December 2012. Retrieved 10 December 2012. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ "new foreign players join kobelco Steelers" (in Japanese). 16 April 2014. Retrieved 17 April 2014.

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