Matt Matich

Matt Matich


  • Number: 295
  • Position: Flanker
  • Born: 10/07/91
  • Height: 185
  • Weight: 105
  • Province: Northland
  • Blues Debut: 2019 v Crusaders
  • Blues Caps: 3

Born and raised in Northland, he graduated through Mt Albert Grammar in Auckland and was the first recipient of the John Drake memorial Scholarship to Auckland University. Matich played for the University RFC. He represented Auckland in 2015 before moving back to Northland where he has played since. He is a Rugby Development Officer for the Northland Rugby Union.

Matt made his Super Rugby debut as a replacement for the Chiefs in 2018 and played for the Provincial Barbarians against the British & Irish Lions in his home province at Toll stadium in Whangarei in 2017.

In the opening round of the 2019 Super Rugby season, Matt made his debut for the Blues from the bench against the Crusaders, earning 3 Blues caps during the season.