Matthew Powell is a Welsh rugby union footballer, who played for Worcester Warriors at scrum-half.
Matt was educated at Christ College Brecon and played for the first XV, coached by Jon Williams, between 1994-1996. Matt was part of Orchard House and later studied at Brunel University.
Matt caught the eye of Saracens and played in the same team as Danny Grewcock.
Matt left Saracens to join Harlequins in June 2000 and played in the Tetleys bitter cup final of 2001 against newcastle falcons. Matt played every game on the way to the final.
Matt Powell joined Worcester Warriors in 2003 and in 2007, penned a new three-year deal to commit himself to the club until 2010.
He was involved in the Wales set-up for the last two games of the Six Nations in 2006 and his consistent displays were later rewarded with a late call-up to play for the Barbarians in their annual match as a replacement for the former All Black, Justin Marshall. He has also made over 100 appearances in the English elite.
He announced his retirement after the 08-09 season and took up a position in the backroom staff.
Matt is currently Business Development Director at Bath RFC.