Matthew Veater

Matthew Veater

Position: Lock

Date Of Birth 11/07/1976 (41)
Place Of Birth Abergavenny
Height 196cm / 6' 5"
Weight 108kg / 17st

Mathew Veater played for Blackwood from U12s to age 24 playing three seasons without missing a game. Captain and Vice Captain of Newport 2004/5 & 2005/6 respectively, he was the backbone of the Newport pack for seven seasons before transferring to Cardiff in the summer of 2008.

He made his debut in a preseason friendly against Falmouth on 16th August 2008 and the following week-end was Cardiff captain in the 14-7 away win against Coventry. Following his stint at Cardiff he signed for Pontypool but a serious neck injury forced him to retire from the game.

Playing Summary
  Season P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
  2008/2009 28 22 0 6 2 0 0 0 10  
  2009/2010 29 15 2 12 3 0 0 0 15  
  Total 57 37 2 18 5 0 0 0 25  

Click on a season for a match by match breakdown.

  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  16/08/2008 Falmouth SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 80 - 8  
  22/08/2008 Coventry SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 14 - 7  
  30/08/2008 Merthyr SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 14  
  27/09/2008 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 28 - 32  
  04/10/2008 Llandovery SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 9  
  11/10/2008 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 25 - 26  
  18/10/2008 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 27  
  25/10/2008 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 28 - 26  
  01/11/2008 Glamorgan Wanderers SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 26 - 21  
  15/11/2008 Llanelli SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 3 - 32  
  28/11/2008 Beddau SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 52 - 11  
  06/12/2008 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 6  
  13/12/2008 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 15  
  20/12/2008 Bethesda SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 55 - 17  
  27/12/2008 Bedwas SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 43 - 0  
  13/02/2009 Aberavon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 3  
  21/02/2009 Llanelli Rep 1 0 0 0 5 L 25 - 29  
  28/02/2009 Ebbw Vale SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 15 - 13  
  07/03/2009 Neath SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 25 - 19  
  17/03/2009 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 18  
  28/03/2009 Bridgend Ravens SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 20 - 13  
  04/04/2009 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 33 - 22  
  10/04/2009 Bedwas SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 39 - 18  
  17/04/2009 Glamorgan Wanderers SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 29 - 13  
  25/04/2009 Llanelli SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 36 - 9  
  28/04/2009 Pontypridd Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 22  
  02/05/2009 Pontypool SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 15 - 32  
  08/05/2009 Aberavon Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 40 - 41  
  Date Opponent Position Try Con Pen DG Pts   Result  
  15/08/2009 Cornish Pirates SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 13 - 60  
  29/08/2009 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 29 - 35  
  19/09/2009 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 32 - 32  
  26/09/2009 Llandovery Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 20 - 25  
  03/10/2009 Pontypool SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 38 - 10  
  10/10/2009 Carmarthen Quins SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 27 - 16  
  17/10/2009 Bedwas Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 29 - 22  
  25/10/2009 Neath SR 1 0 0 0 5 W 39 - 27  
  31/10/2009 Pontypridd SR 1 0 0 0 5 L 12 - 20  
  07/11/2009 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 23  
  20/11/2009 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 16  
  28/11/2009 Birmingham & Solihull Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 51 - 20  
  05/12/2009 Llanelli SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 16 - 10  
  12/12/2009 Pontypridd SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 21 - 20  
  26/12/2009 Glamorgan Wanderers SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 0 - 26  
  16/01/2010 Bedlinog SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 7 - 3  
  23/01/2010 Llandovery SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 45 - 5  
  13/02/2010 Doncaster Knights SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 34  
  20/02/2010 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 22 - 20  
  27/02/2010 Rotherham Titans SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 27  
  19/03/2010 Bedwas Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 17 - 21  
  27/03/2010 Bedwas Rep 0 0 0 0 0 W 34 - 24  
  31/03/2010 Newport SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 19 - 17  
  03/04/2010 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 10 - 23  
  07/04/2010 Cross Keys SR 0 0 0 0 0 W 17 - 16  
  10/04/2010 Llanelli Rep 0 0 0 0 0 L 24 - 42  
  13/04/2010 Aberavon SR 0 0 0 0 0 D 31 - 31  
  21/04/2010 Swansea SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 19 - 34  
  29/04/2010 Llanelli SR 0 0 0 0 0 L 9 - 14  
  Team P W D L Try Con Pen DG PTS  
Clubs: - Blackwood - Cardiff - Cross Keys - Newport -
Region: - Dragons -
Invitational: - Barbarians - Crawshays - Dragons Premiership Select -

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