As a youngster, Allwood played for the Country New South Wales Under 17s and Under 18s teams and the New South WalesCombined High Schools team. In 2011 and 2012, Allwood played for the Canberra Raiders' NYC team before moving on to the Raiders' New South Wales Cup team, the Mount Pritchard Mounties in 2013.
- Matthew Allwood
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Scone, New South Wales, Australia
- 93 kg
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- Junior Club:
- Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School
- Signed From:
- Canberra Raiders
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In Round 1 of the 2014 season, Allwood made his NRL debut for the Raiders against the North Queensland Cowboys at centrein the Raiders 28-22 loss at 1300SMILES Stadium. Allwood finished his debut year in the NRL with him playing in 11 matches and scoring 1 try for the Canberra Raiders. Due to an off-field incident, Allwood was released before the season ended.
On 20 May 2014 it was announced that Allwood had signed a 3-year contract with the New Zealand Warriors starting in 2015.
Just a week after being appointed head coach last May, Andrew McFadden showed how highly he rated Allwood by making him his first signing. Matt made 11 first-grade appearances in his debut season last year. The speedy outside back represented the Warriors for the first time at the 2015 NRL Nines.
- NSW U17
- NSW U18
- 2014 Canberra Raiders
- 2015 - NZ Warriors
- 2015 - Round 4 makes his Warriors debut against the Broncos