Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Leeds Rhinos Foundation

Changing Lives Through Sport

Matthew Nicholson

Matthew Nicholson

JOB ROLE: Schools Partnership Officer

BIGGEST ACHIEVEMENT: Playing professional Rugby League

SPORTING BACKGROUND: Played Rugby League since I was six years old for Stanningley SARLC. Signed for Leeds Rhinos Academy in 2008 and currently playing for Doncaster ARLFC. I got involved with the Foundation in 2010 during my time in the Academy Squad and have done bits of work for the foundation ever since.

ROLE MODEL: My dad was always my role model growing up, he was a professional player back in the 1980s for Wigan and Bramley. He is also a very well respected coach at Stanningley SARLC. He is a roofer by Trade.

BIGGEST SPORTING MOMENT: Scoring a try on a Sky Televised Game whilst plying on Loan at Dewsbury Rams.

EMAIL: Matthew.Nicholson@leedsrhinosfoundation.org

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