Matt Alexander (rugby union)

Matt Alexander (born December 5, 1966) is a South African-born retired rugby union player who played at fly-half for the United States national rugby union team and the English rugby union club Sale Sharks.

Matt Alexander
Date of birth (1966-12-05) December 5, 1966 (age 56)
Place of birthSouth Africa
Height6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)[1]
Weight185 lb (84 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Fly-half
Amateur team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
2013 Ontario Blues[2] ()
Senior career
Years Team Apps (Points)
Sale Sharks
Denver Barbarians RFC
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1995-1998 United States 24 (286)
Correct as of August 29, 2020

Early life and careerEdit

Alexander was born in South Africa on December 5, 1966. He began his professional playing career in rugby for the Sale Sharks, a professional rugby union club from Greater Manchester, England.[3]

Alexander debuted for the United States national rugby union team on September 5, 1995. He made 24 official appearances for the USA Eagles and is third on their list of all-time leading scorers with 286 points.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Matt Alexander". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ "Mullins cracks Blues' U20 roster". The Intelligencer. Retrieved August 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "Gig Harbor QB Davis Alexander plays older than his age". The News Tribune.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. ^ "Matt Alexander". ESPN scrum. Retrieved August 28, 2020.