Matt Utai

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Player No. 648
Grade NRL
Nickname Matty
Position Wing
Contract 2009
Height 169cm (5' 7")
Weight 96kg (212lbs)
DOB 25th May 1981
Origin Auckland, New Zealand
Debut Vs South Sydney - 5th Apr 2002
Dog Years (11) 1999 , 2000 , 2001 , 2002 , 2003 , 2004 , 2005 , 2006 , 2007 , 2008 , 2009
Rep Caps New Zealand(4),
Other Clubs Wests Tigers
Junior Club Berala Bears

Biography Built low to the ground with acceleration and brute strength to capitilise on difficult chances out wide, Matt Utai is a handful for any defender.

He joined the Bulldogs in 1999 as a centre and became a regular member of the Flegg team, playing in the Premiership winning side against Newcastle.

In 2000, Matt started the season in the Flegg team and was promoted to 1st Division. He played in the Premiership winning team against Penrith.

In 2001, Matthew started the season in 1st Division but was relegated to the Flegg team. He played in the Premiership winning team against Cronulla.
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Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 2002 21 13 0 0 52
1 2003 27 21 0 0 84
1 2004 19 16 0 0 64
1 2005 23 6 0 0 24
1 2006 16 7 0 0 28
1 2007 4 2 0 0 8
1 2008 12 6 0 0 24
1 2009 5 0 0 0 0
Total: 127 71 0 0 284
Average (per year): 15.9 8.9 0 0 35.5
Average (per game): 0.6 0 0 2.2

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 11 185 98 0 0 392
Average (per year): 16.8 8.9 0 0 35.6
Average (per game): 0.5 0 0 2.1

Data provided by Clint Crofts