Matt was Born in Peterborough and played his junior rugby at Spalding Rugby Club. He then attended Oakham School and whilst there he joined Leicester Tigers Academy where he played for England U16, Tigers U18, Leicester Tigers “A” team and was selected for the England U18 training squad.
Since leaving school, Matt has spent time playing for Montpellier Espoirs as well as at South Leicester. He spent the 2017/18 season signed to Bedford Blues but was loaned out to Bishops Stortford in National 1 gaining valuable experience. He will combine his rugby with studying a degree in Business Management Accounting and Finance from Nottingham Trent University.