Matt Giteau

Born: September 2, 1982 (age 35)

Height: 5'10" (178cm)
Weight: 13st 5lb (85kg)

Hometown: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Position: Inside centre
Team: Toulon
Matt Giteau of the Wallabies runs the ball during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Samoa at ANZ Stadium on July 17, 2011
Sports Mole has 33 articles about Matt Giteau. Articles 1 to 33:
Mike Ford, the Bath director of rugby looks on during the Aviva Premiership match between Bath and Northampton Saints at the Recreation Ground on December 5, 2015
Mike Ford sacked by Toulon, Richard Cockerill to take charge until end of season
Toulon announce the exit of head coach Mike Ford, with Richard Cockerill replacing him until the end of the season.
Apr 4, 09:55
Matt Giteau of the Wallabies runs the ball during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Samoa at ANZ Stadium on July 17, 2011
Matt Giteau: 'Argentina are dangerous'
Australia's Matt Giteau believes that semi-finalists Argentina are an "incredibly dangerous" team at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 23, 20:28
Kurtley Beale of Australia congratulates Drew Mitchell after he scored his teams second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Result: Australia reach semi-finals with thrilling last-gasp win over Scotland
Bernard Foley scores a penalty in the last minute to book Australia's place in the semi-finals courtesy of a thrilling 35-34 victory over Scotland at Twickenham.
Oct 18, 17:47
Gareth Davies of Wales takes on Tevita Kuridrani (L) of Australia during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool A match between Australia and Wales at Twickenham Stadium on October 10, 2015
Half-Time Report: Australia leading Wales in Pool A decider
Australia build a 9-6 lead against Wales at half time of their decisive Pool A encounter at the Rugby World Cup.
Oct 10, 17:33
England's Chris Wood reacts after Bernard Foley scores the opening try during the Rugby World Cup match with Australia on October 3, 2015
Result: Australia condemn England to Rugby World Cup exit
England crash out of their home Rugby World Cup courtesy of a 33-13 defeat to Australia at Twickenham.
Oct 3, 21:53
England's Chris Wood reacts after Bernard Foley scores the opening try during the Rugby World Cup match with Australia on October 3, 2015
Live Commentary: England 13-33 Australia - as it happened
Relive all the action from England's devastating 33-13 defeat to Australia which eliminated them from the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Oct 3, 18:59
Tom Wood of England wins the lineout during the Rugby World Cup game with Wales on September 26, 2015
Preview: England vs. Australia
Sports Mole takes a closer look at both teams as England and Australia prepare for Saturday's crucial Pool A clash at Twickenham.
Oct 1, 21:46
Israel Folau of Australia breaks free from Moray Low and the Scottish defence to scores a try during a game on November 23, 2013
Seven to make Rugby World Cup debuts for Australia against Fiji
Australia hand Rugby World Cup debuts to seven players for their opening match of the tournament against Fiji.
Sep 21, 12:11
Matt Giteau of the Wallabies runs the ball during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Samoa at ANZ Stadium on July 17, 2011
Matt Giteau "thankful" for recall
Matt Giteau admits that he is delighted to be involved with Australia again as he prepares for the World Cup.
Sep 17, 14:20
Matt Giteau of the Wallabies runs the ball during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Samoa at ANZ Stadium on July 17, 2011
Matt Giteau, Drew Mitchell call upon Jonny Wilkinson for World Cup advice
Australians Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell admit to calling former Toulon teammate Jonny Wilkinson for advice on how to win the World Cup on English soil.
Sep 16, 22:57
Sekope Kepu of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during The Rugby Championship match between the Australia Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at ANZ Stadium on August 8, 2015
Result: Australia claim Rugby Championship title
Australia end a 10-match losing run against New Zealand to claim the Rugby Championship title for the first time since 2011.
Aug 8, 12:59
New Rugby Union generic
Result: Australia fight back to stun South Africa in Rugby Championship
Australia stage a fightback to defeat South Africa 24-20 in the Rugby Championship.
Jul 18, 13:12
Matt Giteau of the Wallabies runs the ball during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Samoa at ANZ Stadium on July 17, 2011
Matt Giteau, Drew Mitchell recalled to Australia training squad
Australia include Matt Giteu and Drew Mitchell in their extended training squad ahead of the Rugby Championship, ending the Toulon duo's prolonged absence from the fold.
Jul 2, 09:59
George Ford (L) looks on with Owen Farrell during the England captain's run at Twickenham Stadium on November 21, 2014
Jonny Wilkinson believes Owen Farrell, George Ford can both star at World Cup
Jonny Wilkinson believes Owen Farrell and George Ford can create a successful '10/12 partnership' during the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Jun 14, 20:09
Salesi Ma'afu of Northampton Saints during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Northampton Saints at Allianz Park on November 23, 2014
Salesi Ma'afu swaps Northampton Saints for Toulon
Australian prop Salesi Ma'afu joins Samu Manoa at big-spending Toulon after leaving Northampton Saints.
Jun 13, 07:53
The Toulon team celebrate their victory during the European Rugby Champions Cup Final match between ASM Clermont Auvergne and RC Toulon at Twickenham Stadium on May 2, 2015
Result: Toulon beat Clermont Auvergne to win their third European title in a row
Toulon defeat Clermont Auvergne 24-18 to clinch their third European crown.
May 2, 18:57
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Three sporting figures in the spotlight this weekend
Sports Mole singles out three sporting figures who will be in the spotlight this weekend.
May 1, 12:49
Steffon Armitage of Toulon looks on during the Heineken Cup Final between Toulon and Saracens at the Millennium Stadium on May 24, 2014
Matt Giteau: 'Steffon Armitage should be in England squad'
Matt Giteau claims that "eighth wonder of the world" Steffon Armitage should be going to the World Cup with England.
Apr 30, 03:59
Quade Cooper of Australia scores a try during the International match between Ireland and Australia at Aviva Stadium on November 16, 2013
Queensland Reds deny Toulon signing Quade Cooper
Queensland Reds deny that Quade Cooper has signed for Toulon, despite official statements from the French club suggesting otherwise.
Apr 25, 14:20
New Australian Wallabies rugby union coach Michael Cheika smiles as he speaks to the media during a press conference in Sydney on October 22, 2014
Australia adapt overseas selection policy ahead of World Cup
Australia adjust their policy on selecting overseas-based players to open the door for the likes of Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell ahead of the 2015 World Cup.
Apr 22, 16:59
General view of Murrayfield, home of Scottish Rugby on February 7, 2014
On This Day: Scotland end 27-year losing streak against Australia
On this day five years ago, Scotland end a 27-year losing streak against Australia by claiming a 9-8 victory at Murrayfield.
Nov 21, 10:09
Toulon's flanker Steffon Armitage celebrates after scoring a try despite a tackle by Llanelli Scarlets' wing Michael Tagicakibau during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Toulon and Llanelli Scarlets at the Mayol stadium in Toulon, southeaster
Result: Toulon off to winning start in Champions Cup
Toulon kick off their European Rugby Champions Cup campaign with a 28-18 win against Scarlets at the Stade Mayol.
Oct 19, 17:07
Saracens Director of Rugby Mark McCall looks on during the Aviva Premiership match between Saracens and Bath at Allianz Park on September 22, 2013
Mark McCall proud despite Saracens defeat
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall insists that he is proud of his team despite their defeat to Toulon in the Heineken Cup final.
May 25, 11:35
Toulon's English fly-half Jonny Wilkinson raises the European Cup as Toulon celebrate after winning the final rugby union match between RC Toulon and Saracens at The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, South Wales, on May 24, 2014
Result: Toulon retain Heineken Cup after seeing off Saracens
Toulon beat Saracens 23-6 to retain the Heineken Cup in today's final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
May 24, 19:22
Jonny Wilkinson of Toulon kicks a penalty during the Heineken Cup pool 2 match between Cardiff Blues and Toulon at Cardiff Arms Park on October 19, 2013
Result: Toulon into Heineken Cup semi-finals
Toulon defeat Leinster 29-14 at Stade Mayol to book their place in the Heineken Cup semi-finals.
Apr 6, 18:20
Jonny Wilkinson of Toulon kicks a penalty during the Heineken Cup pool 2 match between Cardiff Blues and Toulon at Cardiff Arms Park on October 19, 2013
Bernard Laporte: 'Jonny Wilkinson is not a robot'
Toulon director of rugby Bernard Laporte says that he is not concerned by Jonny Wilkinson's missed kicks during the team's Heineken Cup clash with Exeter Chiefs.
Dec 7, 18:34
Toulon's Florian Fresia scores a try against Exeter Chiefs during their Heineken Cup match on December 7, 2013
Result: Toulon kick to victory over Exeter Chiefs
Toulon prevent Exeter Chiefs from scoring in the second half of their Heineken Cup tie to register a 14-9 win.
Dec 7, 16:23
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall on December 16, 2012
Saracens confident of Heineken Cup upset over Toulon
Mark McCall says that Saracens can give Toulon "a run for their money" at the weekend.
Apr 24, 08:14
Simon Shaw
Simon Shaw completes Toulon move
England lock Simon Shaw joins Top 14 side Toulon on a deal until the end of the season.
Nov 14, 15:30
Matt Giteau
Matt Giteau hints at international retirement
Australian fly-half Matt Giteau hints that he may have played his last game for the national side.
Aug 17, 20:01
Matt Giteau
Robbie Deans criticised over Matt Giteau Tri-Nations axe
Matt Giteau faces a tough test to make the World Cup squad.
Jul 21, 13:00
Matt Giteau
Robbie Deans criticised over Matt Giteau Tri-Nations axe
Matt Giteau faces a tough test to make the World Cup squad.
Jul 21, 13:00
Matt Giteau
Veteran Matt Giteau dropped from Australia's Tri-Nations opener
Veteran Matt Giteau is dropped from Australia's squad for their first Tri-Nations match against South Africa.
Jul 19, 16:58



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