Matt Rua

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Wednesday, 20th July, 1977
Current Age
36 years and 272 days
Place Of Birth
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Biography

Kiwi Test forward, a former centre in Auckland and Manly’s lower grades (1995-97) came off the interchange bench in Melbourne’s 1999 grand final win. Rua represented NZ in five World Cup matches in 2000 and playing in the second row in the Kiwis’ 40-12 loss to Australia in the final. The 11 Test-veteran left Melbourne at the end of the 2002 season after being largely used as an interchange player.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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International

Test Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
New Zealand 1999-01 11 2 -   - 8 7 4 0 63.64% Match list
Overall 1999-2001 11 2 0   0 8 7 4 0 63.64% Match list

World Cup Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
New Zealand 1999-2000 5 1 -   - 4 4 1 0 80.00% Match list
Overall 2000 5 1 0   0 4 4 1 0 80.00% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Melbourne NRL 1998 6 - -   - - 1 5 0 16.67% Match list
Melbourne NRL 1999 26 5 -   - 20 18 8 0 69.23% Match list
Melbourne NRL 2000 26 5 -   - 20 13 12 1 50.00% Match list
Melbourne NRL 2001 25 3 -   - 12 11 13 1 44.00% Match list
Melbourne NRL 2002 17 1 -   - 4 6 11 0 35.29% Match list
Melbourne NRL 2007 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1998-2007 ? 14 0   0 56 ? ? ? ?  

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Melbourne 1998-02, 2007 101 14 -   - 56 50 49 2 49.50% Match list
Overall 1998-2007 ? 14 0   0 56 ? ? ? ?  

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Melbourne 1998-00 8 - -   - - 4 4 0 50.00% Match list
Overall 1998-2000 8 0 0   0 4 4 0 50.00% Match list

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Last modified: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 06:51:48 +1100 (Sydney time)