Matt Rua

Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Wednesday, 20th July, 1977
Current Age
44 years and 91 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% List
Overall 1999-2001 11 2 0   0 8 7 4 0 63.64% 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% List
Overall 2000 5 1 0   0 4 4 1 0 80.00% 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% List
Melbourne NRL 1999 26 5 -   - 20 18 8 0 69.23% List
Melbourne NRL 2000 26 5 -   - 20 13 12 1 50.00% List
Melbourne NRL 2001 25 3 -   - 12 11 13 1 44.00% List
Melbourne NRL 2002 17 1 -   - 4 6 11 0 35.29% List
Melbourne NRL 2007 1 - -   - - 1 0 0 100.00% List
Overall 1998-2007 101 14 0   0 56 50 49 2 49.50% List

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% List
Overall 1998-2007 101 14 0   0 56 50 49 2 49.50% List

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% List
Overall 1998-2000 8 0 0   0 - 4 4 0 50.00% List

All Australian Club Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Melbourne 1998-02, 2007 102 14 -   - 56 51 49 2 50.00% List
Overall 1998-2007 102 14 0   0 56 51 49 2 50.00% List

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