Rugby

Matt Giteau

5/8,Inside Centre, Toulon France

Matt Giteau is one of the most talented and exciting players in world rugby. Matt has represented the Australian Under 21 and Sevens teams and was a permanent fixture in the Wallabies from 2002 to 2011.
At just 29, Gits was considered among the elder statesmen of Australian Rugby with 102 Super Rugby appearances for the Brumbies and Western Force and 92 test caps. Matt scored more than 500 points for the Wallabies making him fourth on the all-time Australian individual point-scoring table.
A superb reader of the game, he has an electrifying turn of pace and is among the most skillful players of the modern era. His versatility has seen him selected for the Wallabies at halfback, flyhalf and inside center. Matt was a constant fixture in Barbarians teams over the years.
In 2009 Matt was awarded the John Eales Medal, Australian Rugby's highest individual award, and was nominated for the iRB Player of the Year award.
At the end of the 2011 Matt departed the Australian rugby scene after dominating the Australian game for 10 years to take up a contract with French Top 14 and Heineken Cup side RC Toulon. Matt continues to deliver on the park and his intuitive southern hemisphere running style of play is revered and respected amongst his international counterparts, local players and fanatical French fans alike.

Career Overview

Basic Information

Age
34
Height
178 cm
Weight
85 kg
Position
5/8