Will Matthews (rugby league)

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Will Matthews
Will Matthews.jpg
Personal information
Full name William Matthews
Born (1988-03-30) 30 March 1988 (age 29)
Kyogle, New South Wales, Australia
Height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 102 kg (16 st 1 lb)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Lock
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2008–11 Gold Coast Titans 33 1 0 0 4
2012– St. George Illawarra Dragons 54 4 0 0 16
Total 87 5 0 0 20
As of 25 June 2016
Source: Rugby League Project

Will Matthews (born 30 March 1988) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the St George-Illawarra Dragons of the National Rugby League. He primarily plays second-row and lock.

Playing career[edit]

Born in Kyogle, New South Wales, Matthews played his junior football for Kyogle Turkeys while attending Palm Beach Currumbin State High School, before being signed by the Gold Coast Titans. He played for the Tweed Heads Seagulls in the Queensland Cup in 2007 and the Titans' Toyota Cup team in 2008.[1] In Round 16 of the 2008 NRL season he made his NRL debut for the Titans against the St. George Illawarra Dragons. In June 2008, Matthews re-signed with the Titans for 3 years.[2]

On 5 July 2011, Matthews signed a 2-year contract with the St. George Illawarra Dragons starting in 2012.[3] He made his debut for the Dragons in Round 21 of the 2012 NRL season.

On 5 September 2013, Matthews re-signed with the Dragons on a 1-year contract.[4]

On 24 October 2014, Matthews again re-signed with the Dragons on a 1-year contract.[5]

On 19 June 2015, Matthews re-signed with the Dragons on a 2-year contract.[6]

Representative career[edit]

Matthews played for the Australian Schoolboys team in 2006.[7]


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