Matty Blythe

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Matty Blythe
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Personal information
Born (1988-11-20) 20 November 1988 (age 28)
Irlam, Salford, England
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 14 st 11 lb (94 kg)[1]
Playing information
Position Second-row, Centre
Club
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2007–12 Warrington Wolves 69 11 0 0 48
2010(Loan) Leigh Centurions 19 10 0 0 40
2013–16 Bradford Bulls 64 20 0 0 80
2017– Warrington Wolves 2 0 0 0 0
Total 154 41 0 0 168
As of 25 March 2017

Matty Blythe will return to Warrington starting from 2017. Blythe has recently signed a one-year deal keeping him at the club until the 2018 season.

Matty Blythe born in Irlam, Salford, England is a rugby league who played for Bradford Bulls in the Kingstone Press Championship.

Matty Blythe's position of choice is as a second-row.

Bradford Bulls[edit]

2013 - 2013 Season

In 2013 Blythe was loaned out to Super League side Bradford Bulls for the full season. Blythe played in the pre-season friendlies against Dewsbury Rams and Leeds Rhinos. He scored against Dewsbury Rams (1 try).

He featured in six consecutive games from Round 1 (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats) to Round 6 (Widnes Vikings). He was injured for Round 7-13 and Round 4 of the Challenge Cup. He returned and featured in Round 14 (Leeds Rhinos) to Round 21 (Wigan Warriors) and also in the Challenge Cup against London Broncos. He missed Round 22-24 due to injury. Matty featured in Round 25 (Castleford Tigers). Blythe scored against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (1 try), Hull F.C. (1 try), Castleford Tigers (1 try), Huddersfield Giants (1 try), Salford City Reds (2 tries) and St Helens R.F.C. (1 try). He signed a permanent 3 Year Deal with Bradford near the end of the season.

2014 - 2014 Season

Blythe missed the pre-season games against Hull F.C., Dewsbury Rams and Castleford Tigers due to injury.

Matty missed Rounds 1-5 due to injury. He featured in Round 6 (Hull Kingston Rovers) to Round 9 (Leeds Rhinos). He was injured for Rounds 10-14. Blythe played in Round 15 (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats) to Round 20 (St Helens R.F.C.) then in Round 22 (Wigan Warriors) to Round 26 (Widnes Vikings). He also featured in Round 4 (Oldham Roughyeds) and in the Quarter Final (Warrington Wolves) in the Challenge Cup. He scored against Wigan Warriors (1 try).

2015 - 2015 Season

Blythe did not feature in any of the pre-season friendlies.

Blythe featured in Round 17 (Dewsbury Rams) to Round 23 (Halifax). Blythe played in Qualifier 1 (Sheffield Eagles) to Qualifier 4 (Widnes Vikings) then in Qualifier 7 (Halifax). Matty played in the £1 Million Game (Wakefield Trinity Wildcats). He scored against Batley Bulldogs (2 tries), Hunslet Hawks (1 try), Leigh Centurions (3 tries) and Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (1 try).

2016 - 2016 Season

Blythe featured in both pre-season friendlies against Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers.

He featured in Round 1 (Featherstone Rovers) to Round 4 (Leigh Centurions) then in Round 6 (Batley Bulldogs) to Round 7 (London Broncos). Matty played in Round 13 (Swinton Lions) to Round 15 (Leigh Centurions) then in Round 19 (Halifax) to Round 21 (Whitehaven). He played in Round 23 (Featherstone Rovers). Matty featured in the Championship Shield Game 1 (Whitehaven) to Game 2 (Halifax). Blythe played in the Challenge Cup in the 4th Round (Dewsbury Rams). He scored against Swinton Lions (1 try), Dewsbury Rams (2 tries), London Broncos (1 try) and Whitehaven (1 try).

At the end of the season Blythe signed a 1 Year Deal with ex club Warrington Wolves.[2]

Statistics[edit]

Season Appearance Tries Goals F/G Points
2007 Warrington Wolves 1 0 0 0 0
2008 Warrington Wolves 7 1 0 0 4
2009 Warrington Wolves 11 1 0 0 4
2010 Warrington Wolves 1 1 0 0 4
2011 Warrington Wolves 22 3 0 0 12
2012 Warrington Wolves 18 6 0 0 24
2013 Bradford Bulls 16 7 0 0 28
2014 Bradford Bulls 17 1 0 0 4
2015 Bradford Bulls 15 7 0 0 28
2016 Bradford Bulls 16 5 0 0 20
Total 124 32 0 0 128

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The official Engage Super League web site". web page. Super League. Retrieved 18 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Matty Blythe: Warrington Wolves re-sign Bradford Bulls utility man". BBC Sport. 19 August 2016. Retrieved 20 February 2017. 

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