Matt Allen

Matt Allen

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 28/02/1974 (44)
Place Of Birth Farnborough
Height 188cm / 6' 2"
Weight 96kg / 15st 1lbs

Centre Matt Allen played 59 games for Cardiff between 2001 and 2004. Educated at St Dunstans College, Loughbourgh University and University of Wales Cardiff he played for Northampton and Bedford as well as Cardiff. Matt won a European Cup winners medal, with Northampton in 2000 and made over 180 appearances for the Saints. He represented England "A" playing 11 times, Emerging England and England as well as playing 6 times for the Barbarians. In 2011 he toured South Africa with the British and Irish legends side.

A level 2 rugby coach, he worked as a player development officer at the Rugby Players Association.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  2001/2002 30 18 1 11 7 0 0 0 35  
  2002/2003 26 15 0 11 4 0 0 0 20  
  2003/2004 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5  
  Total 59 36 1 22 12 0 0 0 60  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  18/08/2001 Connacht CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 6  
  24/08/2001 Neath CE 1 0 0 0 5 L 14 - 25  
  29/08/2001 Newport CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 20 - 14  
  01/09/2001 Caerphilly CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 49 - 15  
  11/09/2001 Edinburgh Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 24  
  15/09/2001 Munster CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 51  
  22/09/2001 Swansea Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 13  
  28/09/2001 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 17  
  06/10/2001 ASM Clermont Auvergne CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 37  
  20/10/2001 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  27/10/2001 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 46 - 7  
  04/11/2001 Glasgow Warriors Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 32 - 47  
  15/12/2001 Neath Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 12  
  22/12/2001 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 D 25 - 25  
  26/12/2001 Pontypridd CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 28 - 20  
  29/12/2001 Ebbw Vale Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 22  
  05/01/2002 ASM Clermont Auvergne CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 20  
  09/01/2002 Rumney CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 7  
  12/01/2002 Northampton Saints Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  19/01/2002 Glasgow Warriors CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 12  
  23/02/2002 Aberavon CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 24 - 16  
  09/03/2002 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 16  
  16/03/2002 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 18  
  17/04/2002 Caerphilly CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 16  
  19/04/2002 Edinburgh Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  26/04/2002 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 14  
  30/04/2002 Glasgow Warriors CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 22 - 19  
  04/05/2002 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 24  
  07/05/2002 Bridgend Ravens CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 47 - 27  
  10/05/2002 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 28  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  17/08/2002 CS Bourgoin-Jallieu Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 14  
  24/08/2002 Bath Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 12 - 10  
  31/08/2002 Glasgow Warriors CE 1 0 0 0 5 L 35 - 44  
  06/09/2002 Connacht CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 22 - 23  
  05/10/2002 Bridgend Ravens Rep 2 0 0 0 10 W 37 - 12  
  12/10/2002 Biarritz Olympique PB CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 26  
  30/11/2002 Edinburgh Rugby CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 22  
  07/12/2002 Northampton Saints CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 11 - 25  
  15/12/2002 Northampton Saints Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 31  
  21/12/2002 Pontypridd CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 12  
  26/12/2002 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 6  
  04/01/2003 Neath CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 32  
  11/01/2003 Ulster CE 1 0 0 0 5 L 21 - 33  
  18/01/2003 Biarritz Olympique PB CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 75  
  24/01/2003 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 32 - 19  
  08/02/2003 Bonymaen CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 41 - 16  
  05/04/2003 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 18  
  19/04/2003 Scarlets Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 44  
  22/04/2003 Ebbw Vale CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 24  
  25/04/2003 Newport CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 17  
  02/05/2003 Caerphilly CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 38 - 8  
  10/05/2003 Caerphilly CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 48 - 32  
  16/05/2003 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 L 12 - 35  
  23/05/2003 Scarlets CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 27  
  27/05/2003 Bridgend Ravens CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 13  
  30/05/2003 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 30 - 21  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  10/01/2004 Pontypool CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 10  
  24/04/2004 Neath CE 1 0 0 0 5 W 37 - 27  
  01/05/2004 Swansea CE 0 0 0 0 0 W 35 - 9  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Bedford Blues - Northampton Saints - Cardiff -
Region: - Cardiff Blues -
Invitational: - Barbarians -
Honours: - Emerging England - England - England A -

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