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Matty Barron - Second row

Wales RL U19
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Matty Barron
Date Of Birth17/11/1986
Place Of BirthNewcastle upon Tyne
Height188
Weight99
ClubsToronto Wolfpack, Newcastle Thunder, York City Knights
HonoursWales RL, Wales Nines, Wales RL U19, Wales Students, England Youth
Matty Barron actually played for England Youth first before switching to Wales U19s, then the senior men's side, after qualifying through his Rhondda born mother, turning out in the 2017 World Cup in Australia. He was also a member of the Wales side who won the 2009 and 2015 European Cups. A one-club man, in the UK at least, he spent his entire UK pro club career at Gateshead Thunder, apart from a loan spell at York, after starting out at community side Gateshead Panthers. He came In 2021, he captained the newly revitalised Toronto Wolfpack.

Also played in the Danny Jones Memorial Match - Keighley Cougars v Wales on 25/10/2015. Click here for details on this game.
SEASON P W D L TRY GOALS DG PTS
2006 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
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