Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson

SNAPSHOT

  • Position: Midfield Back
  • Born: 1994
  • Height: 191 cm
  • Weight: 100 kg
  • Province: Southland

Matt is a midfield back who has played both for the Auckland and Waikato age grade teams, was spotted by NRL scouts playing for St Peters College at rugby and moved to Melbourne Storm.

He returned to play for the Suburbs club in Auckland before moving to Southland in 2015 to mix studies at the Southern Institute of Technology with his rugby. He consistently impressed for the Stags team in the Mitre 10 Cup in 2017 to earn selection back home at the Blues.