Matt Cox

Back Row

DOB 06 Mar 1988
Birthplace Redditch, England
Weight 100 KG
Height 1.93 M

All-action back row Matt Cox - a product of the Club's Academy system - made his first-team try-scoring debut in April 2008 against Wasps.

The Redditch-born back row also impressed on the international stage after making his England Under 19 debut as a 17-year-old in 2006 before going on to help his country win the Home Unions Under 18s tournament.

Cox, who first got involved with Warriors when he was 15, appeared at openside for England in the successful 2008 Under 20 Six Nations campaign, starting all five games and scoring two tries.

A former England Sevens international, Cox moved to Gloucester Rugby in May 2010 after making 22 appearances for Warriors and scoring five tries. During his first spell at the Club he scored a hat-trick against Olympus Rugby in the Amlin Challenge Cup.

At Gloucester, Cox made 62 appearances during four seasons and was instrumental as his side won the LV= Cup in 2011 and secured a Heineken Cup position in two of his four seasons at Kingsholm.

Cox returned for a second spell at Sixways in the summer of 2014 before helping Warriors to British & Irish Cup glory and promotion to the Premiership in 2015.

Despite strong competition in the back-row, Cox worked his way into the starting line-up at the beginning of the 2015/16 season and scored a try against Leicester Tigers on his way to being awarded the Club’s Player of the Month for December.

He went on to make 18 appearances across the season, including his 50th appearance against La Rochelle in January 2016.

Cox again stood out during the 2016/17 campaign, winning back-to-back Player of the Month awards in December and January, and was rewarded with a new contract in March 2017.

 

Appearances

2017-2018

Season 2017-2018
Competition Anglo Welsh Cup
Games 2
Mins 150
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Season 2017-2018
Competition Aviva Premiership Rugby
Games 8
Mins 303
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Season 2017-2018
Competition European Rugby Challenge Cup
Games 2
Yellow Cards 1
Mins 96
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2016-2017

Season 2016-2017
Competition Anglo Welsh Cup
Games 3
Yellow Cards 1
Mins 209
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Season 2016-2017
Competition Aviva Premiership Rugby
Games 3
Mins 43
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Season 2016-2017
Competition European Rugby Challenge Cup
Games 6
Mins 469
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2015-2016

Season 2015-2016
Competition Aviva Premiership Rugby
Games 14
Tries 1
Yellow Cards 2
Mins 679
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Season 2015-2016
Competition European Rugby Challenge Cup
Games 3
Mins 181
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2014-2015

Season 2014-2015
Competition British and Irish Cup
Games 4
Yellow Cards 1
Mins 294
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Season 2014-2015
Competition The Championship
Games 12
Tries 1
Mins 577
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2009-2010

Season 2009-2010
Competition Amlin Challenge Cup
Games 5
Tries 3
Yellow Cards 1
Mins 291
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Season 2009-2010
Competition Anglo Welsh Cup
Games 1
Tries 1
Mins 80
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Season 2009-2010
Competition Guinness Premiership
Games 1
Mins 19
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2008-2009

Season 2008-2009
Competition Challenge Cup
Games 6
Mins 215
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Season 2008-2009
Competition EDF Energy Cup
Games 3
Mins 240
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Season 2008-2009
Competition Guinness Premiership
Games 5
Mins 78
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2007-2008

Season 2007-2008
Competition Guinness Premiership
Games 1
Tries 1
Yellow Cards 1
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Warriors Career Total