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Matt O'Brien - Fly-half

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Matt O'Brien
Height178
Weight90
Date Of Birth30/05/1992
Place Of BirthNewport
EducationCardiff Metropolitan University, Caerleon Comprehensive School
ClubsNewport, Caerleon
RegionsDragons, Dragons U18
InvitationalDragons Premiership Select
ManagedDragons Academy
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Newport born Matt attended UWIC. Signed from Ebbw Vale / Pontypool Sept 2013.
Newport RFC Debut (rep) Llanelli (H) Sept 2013 20-26L – kicking 1c and 1p.
A very established member of the squad blessed with a wide range of skills that he displays in the No. 10 jersey and sometimes at No.12. Has made 150+ appearances and scored 1000+ points to be the current highest points scorer in the squad. Appointed captain for 2021/22 & 2022/23. Lifted the cup at the Principality Stadium in 2022.

Started is managerial career as Dragons Academy Coach, has also coached Wales U18's and U20's and now also coaches the Dragons 1st XV Backs.
COMPETITION PLAYED T C P DG PTS YC RC
2023-2024 Indigo Premiership 19 + 2 6 65 9 1 190 0 0
2023-2024 Indigo Premiership Cup 1 + 0 0 1 1 0 5 0 0
2022-2023 Indigo Premiership 15 + 3 0 28 12 1 95 0 0
2022-2023 Indigo Premiership Cup 3 + 0 1 4 1 0 16 0 0
2021-2022 Indigo Premiership 10 + 0 6 8 2 0 52 0 0
2021-2022 Indigo Premiership Cup 13 + 0 8 14 5 0 83 0 0
2019-2020 Indigo Premiership 15 + 0 2 22 17 0 105 0 0
2019-2020 Specsavers Cup 1 + 0 0 2 2 0 10 0 0
2018-2019 Principality Premiership 22 + 2 6 46 35 0 227 0 0
2017-2018 Principality Premiership 20 + 4 5 51 32 0 223 0 0
2017-2018 WRU National Cup 4 + 0 1 10 5 0 40 0 0
2016-2017 Fosters Challenge Cup 4 + 0 1 7 8 0 43 0 0
2016-2017 Principality Premiership 14 + 7 3 18 21 1 117 0 0
2016-2017 WRU National Cup 2 + 0 0 1 4 0 14 0 0
2015-2016 Premiership Challenge Cup 1 + 2 0 5 0 0 10 0 0
2015-2016 Principality Premiership 9 + 4 4 15 0 0 54 0 0
2014-2015 Principality Premiership 5 + 0 0 0 2 1 9 0 0
2015 Club Friendlies 1 + 0 1 2 1 0 12 0 0
2013-2014 Principality Premiership 9 + 5 1 1 2 0 13 0 0
2013-2014 SWALEC Cup 1 + 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 WRU British & Irish Cup Qualifying 2 + 0 1 0 0 1 8 0 0