Matt Allen

Matt Allen

Position: Centre

Date Of Birth 28/02/1974 (43)
Place Of Birth Farnborough
Height 188cm / 6' 2"
Weight 96kg / 15st 1lbs

Matt Allen, Centre played 59 games for Cardiff between 2001/02 and 2003/04
Educated at St Dunstans College, Loughbourgh University & University of Wales Cardiff he also played for Northampton Saints and Bedford Blues.

Matt won a European Cup winners medal in 2000 and made over 180 appearances for the Saints. He represented England "A" playing 11 times. Emerging England and England and played 6 times for the Barbarians. Toured South Africa with the British and Irish legends side in 2011

He also is a level 2 rugby coach, currently Player development officer at 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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