Matt Gafa

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Matt Gafa
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Personal information
Full name Matthew Gafa
Born (1978-08-31) 31 August 1978 (age 40)
Canberra, Australia
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 15 st 4 lb (97 kg; 214 lb)
Playing information
Position Second-row, Centre, Wing
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1997 Canberra Raiders 2 0 0 0 0
1999–2001 Canberra Raiders
2004–2005 Canberra Raiders 40 31 51 0 154
2006–2009 Harlequins RL 78 24 12 0 120
Total 120 55 63 0 274
Years Team Pld T G FG P
As of 5 May 2008
Source: Rugby League Project and Yesterday's Hero

Matt Gafa (born 31 August 1978) is an Australian rugby league player. He is a Maltese international. He plays for Harlequins RL in the European Super League. He has previously played for the Canberra Raiders[1] in the NRL and has also played in France.[2]

Gafa's usual position is as a centre. He can also operate on the wing. In 2007 he has moved into the forwards in the second row, and has also operated at loose-forward. In the past he has also operated in the stand off role. At one point, he was the leading try-scorer in 2008's Super League XIII running in 4-tries in the opening two rounds of the engage Super League.[3]

Gafa now captains the Belconnen United Scholars in the Canberra Raiders Cup.


  1. ^ BBC SPORT | Rugby League | Super League | Harlequins | Quins swoop for Australian Gafa. BBC News (6 January 2006). Retrieved on 2017-08-24.
  2. ^ "McDermott in Paul Plea". Sportinglife. 9 February 2008. Retrieved 20 February 2008.
  3. ^ "Gafa Grabs Top Spot". Quins RL. 19 February 2008. Retrieved 19 February 2008.

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