Matthew Rees- Professional Rugby Player at Cardiff Blues
Professional Rugby Player
D.O.B – 09/12/1980
Matthew Rees (born 9 December 1980 in Tonyrefail, Wales) is a Wales and British Lions international rugby union footballer who currently plays for the Scarlets in the Celtic League. His usual position is at hooker. He previously played for the now defunct Celtic Warriors and Pontypridd.
Rees made his debut for Wales against the USA in 2005.
In June 2009 Rees, Gethin Jenkins and Adam Jones were selected as the British and Irish Lions front row for the 2nd Test against South Africa. This was the first time an all-Welsh front row was selected for a Lions test match since Billy Williams, Bryn Meredith and Courtney Meredith on the 1955 Lions tour.