Matt King

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Friday, 22nd August, 1980
Current Age
41 years and 56 days
Place Of Birth
Casino, New South Wales, Australia

Awards & Accolades

Brad Fittler Medal
2005

Biography

Former Casino (NSW) junior, the brother of first graders Chris (P’matta) and Andrew King (four clubs, including Manly), has become something of a cult hero with Storm fans. Matt King’s unwieldy hairstyle, which earned him the nickname ‘Sideshow Bob’ after one of the popular Simpson characters, was often prominent in crossing the tryline in 2004. That year he represented Country Origin after just 11 games with Melbourne but rep honours came quickly the following year. King played in all three matches in NSW’s State of Origin win in 2005, crossing for a hat-trick of tries in the deciding match of the series in Brisbane, and was a try-scorer on debut for Australia in the shock 38-28 loss to NZ in Sydney at the end of the year. King appeared in all six Tests (v NZ, GB and France) at the end of the year. However, following NSW’s loss in the 2006 Origin series and Melbourne’s loss in the grand final, King surrendered his wing position after three appearances against NZ (the one-off Test in May and two Tri-Nations Tests) to accommodate the good from of Brisbane pair Justin Hodges and Brent Tate.

- 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 %  
Australia 2005-07 10 2 -   - 8 8 2 0 80.00% List
Overall 2005-2007 10 2 0   0 8 8 2 0 80.00% List


Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
NSW Country 2004-05, 2012 3 - -   - - 1 2 0 33.33% List
New South Wales 2005-07 9 6 -   - 24 4 5 0 44.44% List
Overall 2004-2012 12 6 0   0 24 5 7 0 41.67% List


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Melbourne NRL 2003 4 1 -   - 4 3 1 0 75.00% List
Melbourne NRL 2004 20 15 -   - 60 10 10 0 50.00% List
Melbourne NRL 2005 23 14 -   - 56 13 10 0 56.52% List
Melbourne NRL 2006 21 10 -   - 40 18 3 0 85.71% List
Melbourne NRL 2007 23 20 1 / 1 100.00% - 82 20 3 0 86.96% List
South Sydney NRL 2012 20 3 -   - 12 13 7 0 65.00% List
South Sydney NRL 2013 3 - -   - - 1 2 0 33.33% List
Overall 2003-2013 114 63 1 / 1 100.00% 0 254 78 36 0 68.42% List

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Melbourne 2003-07 91 60 1 / 1 100.00% - 242 64 27 0 70.33% List
South Sydney 2012-13 23 3 -   - 12 14 9 0 60.87% List
Overall 2003-2013 114 63 1 / 1 100.00% 0 254 78 36 0 68.42% List

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Melbourne 2003-07 12 9 -   - 36 8 4 0 66.67% List
South Sydney 2012 1 - -   - - 0 1 0 0.00% List
Overall 2003-2012 13 9 0   0 36 8 5 0 61.54% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Melbourne 2003-07 91 60 1   - 242 64 27 0 70.33% List
South Sydney 2012-13 24 3 -   - 12 14 10 0 58.33% List
Overall 2003-2013 115 63 1   0 254 78 37 0 67.83% List

English League Career - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Warrington Super League XIII 2008 28 11 -   - 44 13 15 0 46.43% List
Warrington Super League XIV 2009 26 13 -   - 52 15 11 0 57.69% List
Warrington Super League XV 2010 31 20 -   - 80 23 8 0 74.19% List
Warrington Super League XVI 2011 21 22 -   - 88 17 4 0 80.95% List
Overall 2008-2011 106 66 0   0 264 68 38 0 64.15% List

English League Career - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Warrington 2008-11 106 11 -   - 44 68 38 0 64.15% List
Overall 2008-2011 106 66 0   0 264 68 38 0 64.15% List

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