Matt Daylight

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Matt Daylight
Personal information
Full name Matthew Daylight
Born (1974-03-02) 2 March 1974 (age 43)
Australia
Playing information
Position Wing
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1995 Cronulla Sharks 2 1 0 0 4
1997 Western Reds 11 3 0 0 12
1998 Adelaide Rams 20 7 0 0 28
1999 Gateshead Thunder 30 25 0 0 100
2000 Hull F.C. 22 12 0 0 48
2001 Cronulla Sharks 3 1 0 0 4
Total 88 49 0 0 196
Representative
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2000 Scotland 3 0 0 0 0
Source: RLP

Matthew "Matt" Daylight (born 2 March 1974) is an Australian former rugby league player. He played for five different clubs throughout his career in both Australia and England. A speedy outside back, Daylight played his career on the Wing.

Career[edit]

Australia[edit]

Daylight started his career with the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks in 1995, playing two games for the Sharks. In 1997 he joined the Western Reds who would play in the Australian Super League competition. His most successful stint in Australia was in the inaugural season of the National Rugby League when he played for the Adelaide Rams. Daylight played 20 games for the Rams, scoring 7 tries.

Matt Daylight's last season was again with Cronulla in 2001, where he played just three games and scored one try.

England[edit]

After the Rams were dissolved prior to the 1999 NRL season, Daylight linked with the Gateshead Thunder in 1999, scoring 25 tries in 30 appearances for the club. He then left the Thunder to join Hull F.C. in 2000, scoring 12 tries in 22 games.

Representative career[edit]

Daylight was also selected as a Scotland international and played at the 2000 Rugby League World Cup.

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