Matthew White (rugby league)

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Matthew White
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White (middle) playing for the Titans in 2011.
Personal information
Born (1984-05-17) 17 May 1984 (age 32)
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 113 kg (17 st 11 lb)
Playing information
Position Prop
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2005–08 Newcastle Knights 28 0 0 0 0
2009–15 Gold Coast Titans 125 1 0 0 4
2016– Melbourne Storm 1 0 0 0 0
Total 154 1 0 0 4
As of 17 July 2016
Source: [1]

Matthew White (born 17 May 1984) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who currently plays for the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League. He plays at prop and previously played for the Newcastle Knights and Gold Coast Titans.

Background[edit]

Born in Armidale, New South Wales, White played his junior rugby league for the Inverell Hawks, before being signed by the Newcastle Knights.

Playing career[edit]

2005[edit]

In Round 1 of the 2005 NRL season, White made his NRL debut for the Newcastle Knights against the Melbourne Storm.[2]

2009[edit]

In 2009, after playing 28 games for the Knights, White joined the Gold Coast Titans on a 1-year contract.[3] He made his Titans debut in Round 1 against his former club Newcastle.[4]

2012[edit]

On 11 July, White re-signed with the Titans on a 3-year contract.[5]

2013[edit]

In 2013, White suffered an Anterior cruciate ligament injury which ruled him out for the entire 2013 season.[6]

2014[edit]

On 4 June, White extended his contract with the Titans from the end of 2015 to the end of 2016.[6]

2015[edit]

On 25 August, White signed a 1-year contract with the Melbourne Storm starting in 2016, after being released from the final year of his Titans contract.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Matthew White - Career Stats & Summary". Rugby League Project. 1984-05-17. Retrieved 2016-07-17. 
  2. ^ "NRL 2005 - Round 1". Rugby League Project. 2005-03-13. Retrieved 2015-08-25. 
  3. ^ "2009 NRL Player Movements". NRL Live. 2008-10-04. Retrieved 2008-10-04. 
  4. ^ "NRL 2009 - Round 1". Rugby League Project. Retrieved 2015-08-25. 
  5. ^ "Titans re-sign forward duo until 2015". Zero Tackle. 2012-07-11. Retrieved 2015-08-25. 
  6. ^ a b "Titans re-sign Matthew White". Zero Tackle. 2014-06-04. Retrieved 2015-08-25. 
  7. ^ "White to join Melbourne Storm L". Zero Tackle. Retrieved 2015-08-25. 

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