Johnny Matthews rugby player
Johnny Matthews rugby player

Johnny Matthews

5th Jul 1993 1.82m/107kg Hooker

Scotland’s Scott Cummings full of praise for ‘massive influence’ Gregor Townsend

20 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scott Cummings described Gregor Townsend as “a massive influence” on his career as he savours his second World Cup under the Scotland head coach. The 26-year-old lock has enjoyed the most...

From Elie to Nice – Johnny Matthews buzzing after joining Scotland squad

21 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Uncapped Glasgow front-rower Johnny Matthews revealed he was stunned to get a call out of the blue on Saturday asking him to fly to France to join Scotland’s World Cup squad. The 30-year-old was...

Cummings, Matthews (Scotland) - 'It was a whirlwind 24 hours'

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Comments from Scotland second-row Scott Cummings on Tuesday as they prepare to face Romania in Lille on Saturday, 30 September.   Scott Cummings, second-row On how they have emerged physically...

UPDATE: Hooker McInally replaced by Matthews - Scotland update squad for Rugby World Cup 2023

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland have replaced injured hooker Stuart McInally with Johnny Matthews in their 33-man squad for Rugby World Cup 2023. Former captain McInally, himself an injury replacement for Dave Cherry earlier...

Hooker Johnny Matthews is a perfectly able deputy for Scotland – John Dalziel

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

John Dalziel is adamant new recruit Johnny Matthews will prove a perfectly able deputy after Scotland’s World Cup hooker curse continued with the departure of Stuart McInally from the squad. It...

Steven Kitshoff Overtakes Irish Star as URC Top 100 Leader

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff has risen to the No 1 spot in the latest update to the URC Top 100 with forward players dominating the upper end of the ‘pound-for-pound’ rankings.   Based...

Wainiqolo, Matthews top Challenge Cup try-scoring charts

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Not only did wing Jiuta Wainiqolo’s try against Glasgow Warriors in the EPCR Challenge Cup final help RC Toulon lift the trophy for the first time, but it also saw him draw level with opposing...

Match Preview: Challenge Cup final to see new winner crowned

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Friday night’s EPCR Challenge Cup final will see one club lift the trophy for the first time as Glasgow Warriors clash with RC Toulon at the Aviva Stadium.   17 clubs have won the EPCR...

Glasgow Warriors’ route to Challenge Cup final

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Glasgow Warriors have fought their way to a maiden EPCR Challenge Cup final. Here we take a look at their path to face RC Toulon in Dublin on May 19.   Round 1: Bath Rugby 19 Glasgow Warriors...

Richie Gray hits a century against Munster

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Richie Gray will become the latest Glasgow Warriors centurion this weekend, after the second-rower was selected in the starting XV for tomorrow night’s BKT United Rugby Championship quarter-final...